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MEET: 4 Filipino Erasmus+ Scholars excelling in the European Union

Meet the four Filipino Erasmus+ Scholars displaying excellence and setting the bar high in the European Union: Kenneth Tua, Jay Michael Cordero, Graciela Mante, and Erwin Alcasid.

Fil-Am Dr. Barbie doll honors pandemic work, advocacy on anti-Asian hate

Filipino-American Dr. Audrey Sue Cruz has been honored with her own custom Barbie doll in recognition of her work on the frontlines of the ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus disease and advocating against Asian hate and violence in the United States.

How Filipino scholar Trish Victoria accidentally became Japan’s singing champion

Georgetown University scholar Trish Victoria became the singing champion of the 2021 NHK Nodo Jiman in Japan in a situation she refers to as "accidental".

Lav Diaz named Jury Chairman of France’s Marseille International Film Fest

Acclaimed Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz has been named Jury President of the 32nd FIDMarseille International Film Festival in France.

Fil-Am professor Christine Balance joins 1st-ever Asian American think tank

Filipino-American professor and author Christine Bacareza Balance has been appointed to the advisory board of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Victory Alliance, the first-ever think tank dedicated solely to Asian American issues.

Yale student Joan Ongchoco is 1st Filipina recipient of U.S. William James Prize

Yale University Filipina graduate student Joan Danielle Ongchoco has been awarded the William James Prize by the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP) in the United States.

Oscars invites Filipino American artist H.E.R. to Academy Class of 2021

America's Oscars has invited Filipino American artist H.E.R. to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Class of 2021.

Ateneo alumna Shawntel Nicole Nieto is 1st Filipino recipient of Diana Award

Former Ateneo Lady Eagle badminton player Shawntel Nicole Martinez Nieto has made history as the first-ever Filipino recipient of the Diana Award, the most prestigious accolade given to young people in honor of the Princess of Wales for outstanding social work and humanitarian efforts.

Marichu Antonio is 1st Filipino-Canadian named Calgary’s Citizen of the Year

Human rights advocate Marichu Antonio has made history as the first Filipino-Canadian woman to win Calgary's Citizen of the Year award.

UP alumnus, Rice Terraces researcher Stephen Acabado named UCLA Center director

University of the Philippines (UP) Anthropology alumnus Dr. Stephen Acabado has been appointed the new Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) International Institute.

Filipino Cardinal Chito Tagle joins Vatican body on Eastern Catholic churches

Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio "Chito" Tagle is joining the Vatican body that supports Eastern Catholic churches after being appointed by Pope Francis.

Filipina chef Johanne Siy named Chef of the Year at World Gourmet Awards

Filipina chef Johanne Siy has been named the MKN Female Chef of the Year at the prestigious World Gourmet Awards held in Singapore.
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How to Check Your Voter Status for Philippine Elections

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