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Taguig City Whiz Kid Triumphs as Overall Champion, Leads Philippines’ Medal Haul at Singapore...

Taguig's own math prodigy, Kalel Elijah A. Lontok, has risen above the ranks to become the Overall Champion at the 19th International Mathematics Competition (IMC) in Singapore. Lontok, a bright scholar at the Senator Renato 'Compañero' Cayetano Memorial Science and Technology High School in Taguig City, led Team Philippines to an impressive victory. His triumph spearheaded a haul of 42 medals and awards for the Philippines, underscoring the nation's prowess in mathematical problem-solving.

UP Diliman produces record-breaking number of new scientists

Filipino scientific excellence has reached new heights with the University of the Philippines Diliman – College of Science (UPD-CS) welcoming a record-high number of new scientists in over 40 years.

From Dumaguete Farm Kid to International Scholar: Uziah George Teejee Acaso’s Remarkable Journey to...

From the verdant farmlands of Dumaguete to the high-tech campuses of the United States and Australia, Uziah George Teejee Acaso is proving that dreams know no boundaries. A couple of months ago, this exceptional Filipino student made waves on social media when he announced his acceptance into 11 prestigious universities overseas.

Dr. Papa’s Impact Is Viral: Meet The Trailblazer of Phage Biology in Asia!

In her younger years, Donna Papa kindly asked maintenance personnel if she could use a piece of worn laboratory equipment thrown in the trash by her peers to test out her ideas for Phage Biology. The result? A lifetime of advocacy to combat antimicrobial resistance in aquaculture, horticulture, and health.

Dr. Eileen De Villa’s Excellence: How the People’s Doctor of Toronto Honors Filipino Roots

Fortunate is the Filipino who uses her platforms to bring out the best in others. A bright statement to share as colorful as the scarves she wore in her public appearances. People may know Dr. Eileen De Villa as a loving mother of three. A public health doctor to almost three million residents in Toronto. An Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto. Maybe even as a friend to Canada’s multicultural city. One thing our Kababayans should know is she is also a proud Filipino!

Rwanda forever! A Filipino’s purposeful visit to the Land of Thousand Hills

The first thing that comes to mind for Filipinos when thinking of trips abroad would be Singapore, Thailand, or Japan. Even wondering of a chance encounter with BTS in South Korea would be a dream come true! Never would I have thought that I would be visiting the Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda. This landlocked country in Central Africa has numerous attractions such as Lake Kivu, where you could pick out fresh tea leaves, and Akagera National Park for your safari game drive experience. The best part about the country is that it is Visa-free for Filipinos!

Tricycle Driver’s Son Defies Odds: Filipino Student Julian Martir Accepted to 30 US &...

In an astonishing display of determination and hard work, 20-year-old Julian Martir, the son of a tricycle driver and a vendor from Negros, Philippines, has been accepted into 30 prestigious universities in the United States, amassing a total of almost $2 million in scholarships. Julian's achievements have stunned and inspired many, as his family has struggled to make ends meet, with Julian being the youngest among four siblings.

From UP Rural High School to the Ivy League: What’s the Secret Behind Carl...

In an extraordinary display of determination and intellect, Carl Audric Guia, a student from the University of the Philippines Rural High School in Los Baños, Laguna, has achieved the seemingly impossible. Guia has been offered full scholarships to not one, but five prestigious Ivy League colleges in the United States.

Cebu island girl Simone Balaba offered 55M worth of scholarships to 9 US colleges

Simone Gabrielle Balaba, a high school senior from Cebu, Philippines, has achieved a remarkable feat in her academic journey. She has been offered scholarships totaling more than PHP 55 million ($1.1 million) from nine colleges and universities in the United States.

Filipina student Pierre Madlangbayan wins Kansas City Shakespeare tilt, advances to nationals

Filipina student Pierre Beatrix Madlangbayan won first place at the English-Speaking Union (ESU) Kansas City Branch Shakespeare Competition, earning the right to advance to the national competition to be held in New York City.

La Union’s Khim Hipol wins Canada travel award for Filipino identity photos

La Union-born Khim Hipol has won the prestigious Audain Travel Award for his photography which explores the complicated Filipino national identity amid the history of colonization in the Philippines.

Delivery rider by day & virtual assistant at night finishes college with Magna Cum...

Working two shifts as a delivery rider by day and virtual assistant at night has not stopped working student Francis Jan Ax Valerio from graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors, the second top academic distinction from a university.
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