3 Philippine university teams dominate ASEAN marine design haquathon to save seas
Three university teams from the Philippines have won this year’s Haquathon 2.0 (H20), an ASEAN regional hackathon for tech-based solutions to save our seas.
Ben&Ben represents Philippines in ASEAN-Korean ROUND Festival 2020
Indie folk-pop band Ben&Ben will be representing the Philippines in the upcoming online ROUND Music Festival organized this year by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Korea.
UST-DOST scholar Dr. Maria Ruth Pineda-Cortel’s diabetes study vies for ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize
University of Santo Tomas (UST) professor and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) scholar Dr. Maria Ruth Pineda-Cortel is vying for the 2020 Association of Southeast Asian Nations-United States (ASEAN-U.S). Science Prize for Women with her research on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
Batangueño Joemari Manguiat bags 1st prize in ASEAN Identity Logo Design Competition
Batangueño Joemari Manguiat brought honor to the Philippines after winning the 2020 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Identity Logo Design Competition.
Negros’ San Carlos City bags ASEAN Clean Tourism City badge
For the second-straight time, San Carlos City in Negros Occidental bagged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City badge. The Western Visayas city announced on November 28 its repeat achievement as the...
Baguio City gets ASEAN stamp of approval as Clean Tourist City awardee
Baguio, dubbed the City of Pines in the Cordillera Region of Luzon, added another item to its credentials as an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City award recipient. The new award tags...
Iloilo named ASEAN Clean Tourist City Awardee
Iloilo City on the island of Panay bagged the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award for the Philippines
Philippine economy to accelerate growth in 2020, HSBC predicts
The Philippine economy will witness faster economic growth in 2020, according to Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation's (HSBC) ASEAN economist Joseph Incalcaterra. The British bank's chief economist said a 6.4 percent growth rate may...
Philippines ranks 3rd in CEOWorld’s Best Countries to Invest in 2019
The Philippines ranked as the 3rd best country to invest in or do business for 2019, according to CEOWorld survey results. The Philippines named one of Expat Explorer's best places for expats, ranked in the...
Signal Rock wins best film in ASEAN International Film Festival
Multiple award-winning movie Signal Rock bagged its first Best Film Award at the Asean International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA) 2019 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Signal Rock, the film about Intoy who can only communicate...
7 Good Reasons to Do Business in the Philippines
The Philippines is no longer the sick man of Asia, and the world’s businesses know it. With the country breaking new records in the stock market, sustaining a rising GDP growth rate, receiving positive international...
World Bank commends PHL’s model for migrant labor support
The Philippines was commended for its migrant labor support system in a World Bank (WB) report issued in October. The WB report, “Migrating to Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers to Labor Mobility in Southeast Asia,” commended the...
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