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The Erasmus Program

Filipinos dominate European Union scholarship programs

This year, the Philippines will have the highest number of students benefiting from a European Union (EU) scholarship among all countries
The UST Singers perform in Italy

UST Singers sweep Florence Choral Competition

THE University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers won the Grand Prize, the Golden David trophy, for Best Choir at the recently concluded Florence
The Youthful Index

Manila one of the most youthful cities in the world

Manila is one of the best cities in the world for young people to live, work and play. In its 2015 Youthful Cities Index report, the Toronto-based
PHL Math Team

Pinoy mathletes bag 12 golds, 138 medals in Hong Kong

Filipino students brought home a harvest of medals - 12 gold, 37 silver, and 89 bronze medals from the International Mathematics Wizard Challenge
The record-breaking Zumba class

Mandaluyong Zumba dancers capture Guinness World Record

A Guinness World Record was awarded to Mandaluyong City in July for having 12, 975 Zumba participants gathering on the streets of Mandaluyong
Bioluminescence by John Herrera

John Herrera bags top prize in London fashion competition

Filipino designer John Herrera became the crystal award winner of London Emerging Designer (L.E.D) competition of twelve designers
UP Concert Chorus in Poland

UP Concert Chorus wins Grand Prix in Poland

The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus (UPCC) is the 2015 Grand Prix winner at the 6th International Krakow Choir Festival in Poland.
'The Rocking Horse' by Elmer Borlongan

Filipino book Rocking Horse featured in Google

Critically-acclaimed Filipino children’s book “The Rocking Horse” has earned a spot in Google’s online exhibit managed by the Google Cultural Institute.
Ligaya Fernando-Amilbangsa

Ligaya Fernando-Amilbangsa is Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

A Filipina cultural artist cited for using the healing power of the arts and preserving the pre-Islamic dance tradition
Arturo Caleda

Pinoy WW II vets allowed to reunite with children in America

Filipino World War II veterans can now reunite with their children when a new Obama administration immigration policy takes effect.
Philippine Eagle

Rare PHL Eagle nest found in Cordillera province

An active Philippine Eagle nest was found in the Cordillera province of Apayao, the first active nest to be found in Luzon.
Ramone Tesorero

Gifted Pinoy child shines in Switzerland school

A pre-teen Filipino boy who recently migrated to Switzerland with his parents has been featured in two leading newspapers in Switzerland as a child prodigy.

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