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Forbes names Janice Lao as top global sustainability leader

Business leader Janice Lao has been named one of the top global sustainability leaders in Forbes magazine.

Filipina student wins London public speaking Grand Prize

Johanne Jazmin Tan Jabines, a third-year University of the Philippines student bagged the top prize at the International Public Speaking Competition Grand Final in London.

6 young Filipino programmers win medals in Singapore’s National Olympiad in Informatics

Six young Filipino programmers have won medals for the Philippines in Singapore’s 22nd National Olympiad in Informatics (NOI), besting competitors from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand,...

Million peso jackpot-winner Filipina nurse in Dubai to donate part of prize to building...

A Filipino nurse based in Dubai has won Dh100,000 (Php 1.4 million) in a raffle at the Dubai Shopping Festival and vowed to donate...

US filmmaker Aaron Lapkin makes films to support Filipino cinema

American actor and director Aaron Lapkin has come to the Philippines to make films about stories of Filipinos and support the local cinema community.

World Poetree Festival honors Filipino Father of Visual Poetry in India

International delegates gathered at the World Poetree Festival honored two Filipino poets – one doctor-poet and an author-poet - in ceremonies held in October...

Jollibee and McDonald’s V-day digital videos are tugging people’s heartstrings

Pinoy hearts are a-flutter this Valentine’s Day as a result of a digital video “war” between rival fast food giants Jollibee and McDonald’s. The two...

Vida Cruz triumphs in Writers of the Future Contest

Filipina science fiction and fantasy writer, Vida Cruz, has won first place in the 2nd Quarter 2017 Writers of the Future Contest for new...

Filipina gold medalists power Team Philippines at Asian Games in Indonesia

The Philippines’ women athletes powered the country’s medal haul at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, winning all 4 gold medals from individual and team sports in weighlifting, golf, and skateboarding.

Filipino novelist Gina Apostol helps Southeast Asian writers in London

Award-winning Filipino novelist Gina Apostol is helping other Southeast Asian writers based in London. Apostol conducted a masterclass for SULAT, a platform launched by the...

Gina Apostol, Reine Arcache Melvin’s award-winning novels debut in London

Filipino novelists Gina Apostol and Reine Arcache Melvin’s award-winning novels were celebrated in London this January 2019. The joint launch of the Filipino authors’ recent...

Zamboanga Sibugay dubbed “Little Disneyland” for lights show festival

The Municipality of Ipil in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay in Mindanao has been dubbed as “Little Disneyland” for its annual celebration of Festival...

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