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12 Ways Overseas Filipinos and Embassies Celebrate Christmas

Here are 12 ways overseas Filipinos led by Philippine embassies and consulates are celebrating Christmas traditions abroad via online concerts, programs, and outreach activities.

UP alumnus Albert Rosana wins Canada’s Killam Memorial Graduate Prize

University of the Philippines Los Baños alumnus Albert Remus Rosana has been awarded the prestigious Dorothy J. Killam Memorial Graduate Prize at the University of Alberta (UA) in Edmonton, Canada.

Dr. Jose Rizal monument now stands in Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Philippines' national hero Dr. Jose Rizal's life-sized bronze monument now stands in Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada.

Patrick Fernandez’s immigrant art showcased in solo exhibit in Canada

Filipino artist Patrick Fernandez's exhibition "Luntian" (Green) was showcased at the 5th Edition of Art NOW Fine Art Fair 2020, which showcases the works of established and emerging artists and artisans from across Canada.

Rhea Santos leads ABS-CBN reporters, journalists for Filipino News in Canada

Rhea Santos now leads former ABS-CBN reporters in a Canadian TV program that provides Filipino news and information.

Fil-Canadian May Farrales, 1st Filipino tenured professor at Simon Fraser University

Filipino-Canadian May Farrales has been given tenure as a professor at Simon Fraser University (SFU), the first Filipino to be given the post at the prestigious educational institution in Canada.

Overseas Filipinos lead Philippine Independence Day celebrations in U.S., Canada, UAE

Overseas Filipinos are leading Philippine Independence Day celebrations outside the country as the nation marks the 122nd anniversary of the Proclamation of Independence on June 12, 2020.

Huge crowds camp out in new milestone Jollibee stores in Canada and US

Jollibee, the well loved Philippine fast food chain, ended 2019 with more milestones as it opened new branches in Canada and the United States with huge crowds lining up for the openings.

7-year-old Helene Elias wins “Ideas” aircraft design award at Innovation Fair in Montreal

Seven-year-old Helene Margaret Bariso Elias from the Philippines won the regional tilt of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Innovation contest for aircraft design. Helene Elias was awarded as the Asia-Pacific Regional Winner of the...
Epic pyrotechnic battle in Moosomin

Philippines victorious in pyrotechnic battle in Canada

The Philippines won the 2019 "Living Skies Come Alive" international pyrotechnic battle held in Moosomin, Saskatchewan in Canada. Platinum Fireworks Inc., the country's representative in the annual competition, bested Team Canada in the annual fireworks...
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7 Filipino filmmakers join Lady Gaga and Adele in Oscars’ Academy Class of 2019

Seven Filipino filmmakers have been invited to join the Oscars' Academy Class of 2019, adding to the roster of Filipinos making their names in the international scene. These 7 internationally-recognized film directors, editors, animators, and...

Taste of Manila to showcase Filipino streetfood in Canada

Taste of Manila, the largest street food festival outside of the Philippines, is all set to showcase Filipino streetfood in Canada. The annual Filipino food festival comes just after Canada celebrated its first Filipino heritage...

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Western Visayas longest bridge opens in Aklan, cuts travel time to...

The new Kalibo Bridge III, the longest bridge in Western Visayas, was opened this week and is expected to cut travel time of tourists going to the world-famous Boracay Island.