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Fil-Am teen Jared Caguiat sets Alaska weightlifting squats record

Filipino-American teenager Jaredval Lopez Caguiat set a new weightlifting squats High School record in the state of Alaska.

California names new school after 1st Fil-Am teacher Flora Arca Mata

A new elementary school in Stockton City will be named the Flora Arca Mata School to honor the first person of color and first Filipino-American teacher to serve in the Stockton Unified School District...

Fil-Am Charlotte Nebres lands historic lead role in New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Eleven-year-old Filipino-American Charlotte Nebres has made history as the first black "Marie" in New York City Ballet's holiday staging of "The Nutcracker". The casting of Nebres, whose father hails from the Philippines, in the lead...

Hollywood actor Dante Basco directs debut film “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers”

Watch out for “The Fabulous Filipino Brothers”, the film that marks the directorial debut of Filipino-American Hollywood actor and poet Dante Basco. Dante Basco is known as the first Fil-Am to make it in Hollywood...

Baler’s Arvin Amatorio is 2nd Filipino mayor in New Jersey

Baler, Aurora native Arvin Gomez Amatorio won the mayoralty race of Bergenfield in Bergen County, New Jersey on Tuesday, making the immigration lawyer the second mayor of Filipino descent to lead the town nearly...

MEET: Ana Wahleithner, 1st Filipina Winter Youth Olympics competitor

Meet Ana Noelle Reynado Wahleithner, the first Filipina to qualify to compete at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The 16-year-old skier was confirmed by the Philippine Olympic Committee and announced in early October by...

Washington State celebrates 1st Fil-Am History Month in October

The state of Washington is set to officially celebrate the Filipino-American History Month (FAHM) for the first time this October 2019. The Filipino-American History Month across the state of Washington was declared with the passing...

MEET: Multilingual 8-year-old Kirsten Santos, Spanish Spelling Bee National Champion in the U.S.

Meet Filipino-American Kirsten Santos, the 8-year-old winner of the 2019 National Spanish Spelling Bee in Denver, Colorado. The young national champion was among the 40 students from 15 states and the District of Columbia who...
Nanay Ko the musical feature

Filipino-American Musical Comedy Film “Nanay Ko” soon to hit America’s big screens

A group of Filipino-American filmmakers in the United States led by Mallorie Ortega is working on "Nanay Ko (Filipino for 'My Mother')," a uniquely Filipino-American musical comedy film that aims to uplift diversity on...

Filipino-American Grammy winner H.E.R. is Essence cover artist

Filipino-American Grammy winner H.E.R. is on the June cover of Essence magazine. H.E.R. (Having Everything Revealed) is the moniker of Gabriella Wilson, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter who delivered an industry upset at the Grammys earlier this...

Nickelodeon teases “Blue’s Clues & You” new host Joshua Dela Cruz

Nickelodeon has just released a video teaser for the revived "Blue's Clues & You" children's television series now hosted by Filipino-American Josh Dela Cruz. The popular animated series for preschoolers which first aired in 1996...

Regina Aquino wins Helen Hayes Best Actress Award | Good News Pilipinas Exclusive

Filipino-American actress Regina Aquino started and ended her acceptance speech with these Filipino words of endearment and appreciation: "Mahal kita... Salamat! (I love you... Thank you)" as she won the plum Helen Hayes Award...
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Pasig River hailed 1st Asia Riverprize champion for reviving waterway

The Pasig River rehabilitation project has been adjudged as the most noteworthy endeavor in Asia, earning the 1st Asia Riverprize, the world’s foremost award in river basin management.