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Maine Mendoza returns to MAC in New York for new cosmetic collaboration

Maine Mendoza is back at MAC Cosmetics headquarters. The first collaboration between the TV and Movie star and the international brand MAC Cosmetics for a...

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...

Manny Calonzo wins Int’l Environment Award for campaign vs lead paint

Filipino environmentalist Manny Calonzo is among seven people from around the world to be awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.

MEET: Bobby Pontillas, Oscars nominee for One Small Step animation

Meet Bobby Pontillas, the Filipino-American animator and Art Director of Taiko Studios who created the Oscar-nominated animated short film “One Small Step.” Pontillas’ animated film...

Philippine Arts Month opens with Pasinaya festival of 3,000 artists

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) celebrated the start of Philippine Arts Month in February with a jampacked weekend of “Pasinaya” - a...

Mamasons Pinoy dirty ice cream delicious success in London

The iconic Pinoy dirty ice cream is now being enjoyed by Londoners with the establishment of Mamasons in Camden Town.

Spoken word poetry takes on national hero Jose Rizal’s ideals

The Philippines’ national hero, Jose Rizal, will be honored by young spoken word poets at the Poetry Slam: #HugotRizalVolume 2.0 competition to be held in the hero’s hometown Calamba on August 31.

MEET: Xantheia Pennisi, 1st Filipino-Australian to compete in Red Bull Cliff diving world series

Introducing Xantheia Pennisi, the Filipino-Australian competing in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019 tour. Pennisi's long overdue homecoming to her parental heritage's homeland...

20 inspiring Filipino innovators and changemakers gather in NYC to mentor global Pinoys

The legendary Filipino ambition, perseverance and talent will be in the spotlight on the world stage as some 20 Filipino innovators and changemakers from around the world gather in New York City for the first time this June to share their personal stories of learning, growth and success in hopes of inspiring the next generation.

Worth Lodriga creates painting series on 5 Filipino Traditions

Child prodigy Worth Lodriga, the Little Picasso of the Philippines, is creating artworks for his Philippine Culture Series on 5 Filipino traditions. Lodriga, who has...

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.

Parangal Dance Company celebrates Filipino culture in Colombia

For the first time a dance company representing the Philippines’ indigenous people culture was invited to the annual Folclórico Internacional de Barraquilla Estefania Caicedo in Colombia.

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