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Filipino language course in Philippine Studies offered in Humboldt University of Berlin

Filipino language is now being offered in the Advancing Philippine Studies Program of Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany. Germany's premier university will have its first Filipino language full module as one of the major...

Baybayin, native scripts preserved online with smartphones’ Gboard

The Philippines' indigenous writing systems - the Baybayin, Buhid, Hanunuo, and Tagbanwa - have been preserved online through the Google Gboard for smartphones. Google announced on Thursday the inclusion of the native scripts in the...
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Mikey Bustos’ new YouTube anniversary video showcases Filipino pride

Mikey Bustos' new video marking the 9th anniversary of his being a YouTuber celebrates the internet sensation's pride in being Filipino. The Filipino-Canadian celebrity YouTuber released the video on social media on July 31 while...

Bongga to Kilig Filipino-coined words in the latest edition of Oxford English Dictionary

A new set of Filipino-coined words are included among the 1,400 new words, senses, and subentries that have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary's (OED) June update. The new quarterly update on the Third...

First KiwiNoy Member of Parliament Paulo Garcia speaks Filipino in maiden statement

The first KiwiNoy Member of Parliament (MP) Paulo Garcia delivered his historical maiden statement in Wellington in three languages - he started speaking in Te Reo Maori, then in the Filipino language, and in...

Filipino language and culture studies to be offered in Alberta, Canada schools

Canadians will soon have the opportunity to learn the Filipino language and culture through the new K-12 curriculum being developed in Alberta, Canada. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley made the announcement about the adding of Filipino...

Why I Am Learning Filipino and Why Your Foreign Friends Need to Do the...

I've been getting a lot of questions on how I learn my Tagalog. Here's how! Besides watching Filipino films, singing Tagalog songs and watching Filipino YouTube videos, I also have a teacher named Adrian! Why...

How Prince Harry’s fiancee knows how to speak Filipino

HRH Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle has once again made the news headlines when a video of her speaking in the Filipino language went viral on the internet. Markle is seen saying “Salamat po” on...
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Marcelito Pomoy stuns America’s Got Talent judges, now in semis

Filipino singer Marcelito Pomoy surprised the judges and audience of "America's Got Talent (AGT) : The Champions" with his unique solo performance of a duet by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli and earned himself a spot in the talent show's final four.