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MEET Kelsy Lua, promising filmmaking talent based out of LA

Kelsy Lua is a film editor based in LA who has made waves in both the local indie film scene and in film festivals in the Philippines, her country of birth. She has worked as the editor of multiple projects, which include award-winning short films Gawilan, Breach of Trust, On The Clock, and A Blossom in the Night, among others.

Philippines’ John Simon, POGI, win UN Asia Environmental Enforcement Award

The Philippines' heroic customs official, John Simon, and the Philippine Operation Group on Ivory and Illegal Wildlife Trade (POGI) have won the United National Environment Programme (UNEP) Asia Environmental Enforcement Award for 2020.

Filipina leaders Louise Mabulo, Josefa Tauli named NatGeo Young Explorers

Filipina youth leaders Louise Mabulo and Josefa Tauli, both University of the Philippines alumni, have been named 2020 Young Explorer recipients of the National Geographic Society which awards funding to young people engaged in impact-driven efforts to address global issues.

LIST: How to Celebrate Valentine’s At Home With Your Family

Valentine's Day on February 14 is traditionally celebrated by going out to restaurants, date spots, and vacation destinations.

James Beard Best Chef Tom Cunanan, Paolo Dungca open Pogiboy DC fastfood

James Beard awardee Filipino chef Tom Cunanan and his Bad Saint partner Paolo Dungca are featuring Pinoy-inspired dishes at their newly opened fast-food counter in Washington, D.C. named Pogiboy.

Filipina leaders appointed to top posts in U.S. government

Three Filipina leaders have been named to top government posts under the administration of new United States President Joe Biden, an affirmation of the government's track towards diversity in America's leadership.

Filipino-American Jason Tengco named White House liaison

Filipino-American Jason Tengco has been named the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's White House Liaison.

UP, DLSU scientists’ inspiring stories featured on iShare pilot webisode

The inspiring stories of scientists Dr. Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem of the University of the Philippines (UP) and Dr. Anthony SF Chiu of De La Salle University Manila's (DLSU) are featured on the digital storytelling platform iShare's pilot webisode.

Filipino immigrant Carla Montemayor wins London Writers Award

Filipino immigrant Carla Montemayor has won a London Writers Award (LWA) given by Spread the Word, a writer development agency championing the underrepresented and marginalized voices in the United Kingdom publishing industry.

Filipino-British chef Josh Boutwood awarded La Liste Young Talent of the Year

Filipino-British Chef Josh Boutwood of The Test Kitchen in Manila has been honored with the "Young Talent of the Year" award by La Liste, a restaurant finder and gastronomic ranking system based in France.

Customs collector John Simon receives 1st-ever Environmental Justice Award

Customs collector John Simon has received the first-ever Environmental Justice Award from waste and pollution watchdog group, EcoWaste Coalition.

Angel Locsin receives Red Cross Spirit of Philanthropy Award

Angel Locsin has been bestowed the Spirit of Philanthropy Award by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) organization to honor the Filipino actress' volunteer work in the country.

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