Jaclyn Jose, in a scene from Brillante Mendoza's Serbis

Philippine cinema centerstage in New York’s MoMA

Contemporary Philippine cinema is getting the spotlight at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) of New York in June.

Margarita Lorenzana-Manzke makes semifinals cut for Outstanding Pastry Chef in food world’s James Beard...

Filipina pastry chef Margarita Lorenzana-Manzke made the semifinalist cut in this year’s James Beard Awards – dubbed the “Oscars” of the food world. This is...
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PH climbs 10 ranks in World Happiness Index

Filipinos are known to be one of the happiest people in the world and we continue to prove it as the Philippines ranks 72nd among 155 countries
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Domulot’s: Uplifting the lives & uniting the Aeta community

When the Aeta tribes at the foot of Mt. Pinatubo were faced with the threat of losing the stewardship of their ancestral land to potential land grabbers

MRT-3 to give free rides to soldiers starting April 25

All active personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be entitled to free rides at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) starting April 25.
Foreign tourists visiting the Philippines

Foreign tourists visiting the Philippines in 2019 continue to improve 2018 numbers

Over 3.4 million foreign tourists have visited the Philippines between January to May of 2019, a marked improvement on the visitor arrivals for the...
Kristine Ohagan

Mindanao farmers become tech-savvy BPO managers

Technology-savvy young farmers from the rural towns of Mindanao in Southern Philippines are making the most of their technology know-how
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Two Filipino photographers given Pride Photo Awards

Two Filipino photographers, Gian Cruz and Geloy Concepcion, have been given the 2016 Pride Photo Awards. Cruz was awarded the second prize

Jane Gerardo-Abaya leads International Atomic Energy Agency division based in Austria

Austria-based Filipino scientist Dr. Jane Gerardo-Abaya now leads a division of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Dr. Gerardo-Abaya was appointed in January 2019 as...

Overseas Filipino Workers’ expired employment certificates extended by POEA

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) whose overseas employment certificates (OECs) have expired during the community quarantine are being allowed to leave the Philippines for work abroad.

Cultural Center of the Philippines innovates, builds 21st Century Art Museum

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is building a 21st Century Art Museum to mark the institution's 50th anniversary this year. CCP announced on...

Overseas Filipinos in Korea, Italy, New Zealand, U.S. join relief campaign for Taal Volcano...

As the heightened alert continues at the Taal Volcano in Batangas province, Filipinos across the nation have kept vigil with the evacuees who fled their homes by providing for their needs through relief campaigns.

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Updated Quarantine Guidelines for ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, MGCQ in the Philippines

The Philippine government has placed the country under varying levels of community quarantine since March 2020 to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.