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Astrid Tuminez from poverty to success Utah Valley University’s 1st woman president

Philippine-born and raised Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez has overcome her impoverished beginnings to become the first woman president of Utah Valley University (UVU).

Pinoy-French goalkeeper Alphonse Areola & France win World Cup in Russia

France the 2018 FIFA World Cup champions has a goalkeeper of Filipino descent.

May Adrales honoured with Alan Schneider Director Award in New York

Filipino-American director May Adrales received the Alan Schneider Director Award from the Theatre Communications Group (TCG) of New York.

PH Time Is Now NY affirms global Filipino excellence, heads to Canada

The over 130 Filipinos from around the globe who made an impressive showing of their bayanihan spirit during the inaugural PH Time Is Now in June held in New York City has given rise for the networking and mentoring event to next be held in Toronto.

Atchara Sandwich featured at biggest Eurasian Festival in The Hague

Filipino Chef Reynorr Samson’s “atchara” sandwich headlined the Philippine cuisine showcase at the 60th Tongtong Festival in Amsterdam, the biggest Eurasian food festival in the Hague.

Rommel Lugada bags bronze in Moscow Int’l Foto Awards

With his modern take on Filipino sights and visuals in his portfolio, Filipino photographer Rommel Lugada was recognized and awarded the bronze prize in the prestigious Moscow International Foto Awards.

PAL’s Mabuhay Magazine triumphs in prestigious Society of Publishers in Asia Awards

Philippine Airlines MABUHAY MAGAZINE won the prestigious journalism award for 'Excellence in Arts and Culture Reporting' in the prestigious Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards 2018

Kenneth Cobonpue’s Peacock Easy Chair wins U-S Product Design Competition in Las Vegas

Filipino designer Kenneth Cobonpue continuously shines in the international arena and receive recognitions for his talent and ingenuity.

SM Supermalls scores 2 International Visual Merchandising Awards

SM Supermalls scored two citations from The International Visual Merchandising (VM) Awards at the Retail Design Expo in London.
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5 Highlights at ToyCon PH 2018 top-billing World Class Pinoy

oyCon PH, Asia’s biggest and longest-running convention for toy creators and enthusiasts, hobbyists, and collectibles hunters, marked its 17th edition with the spotlight on Pinoy talents.

9 Google Doodles mark Philippines Independence Day

When internet users in the Philippines went online on June 12, 2018 using the popular search engine Google, they were met by a new Doodle depicting the Philippines Independence Day.

Philippine Independence Day 120th anniversary marked in PHLPost stamp

The 120th anniversary of Philippine Independence Day will be marked by the issuance of new Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) commemorative stamps.

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“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.