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Reel Time story of 12-year-old volunteer teacher in Sorsogon bags Gold at Cannes, France

The story of 12-year-old volunteer teacher "Dagul", presented in a documentary on GMA Network's Reel Time, won the Gold Dolphin at the 2019 Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards held on September 26 (September...

Filip + Inna, MerriaMBatara debut in prestigious Paris fashion trade show

Filipino fashion brands Filip + Inna and MerriaMBatara are set to debut at the Premiere Classe 2019 fashion trade show in the Jardin des Tuileries of Paris, France from September 27 to 30, 2019. Filip...

Sagada marathoner James Tellias finishes perilous Ultra Trail mountain race in France

Sagada native marathoner James Tellias raised the Philippine colors in France as the only Filipino finisher of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) 2019. James Tellias finished the Ultra Trail, widely-considered the most difficult...

Abu Dhabi-based Filipino triathlete raises Palawan mission funds in back-to-back Germany and France races

Abu Dhabi-based Filipino missionary triathlete Romeo Puncia biked, swam, and ran in back-to-back tough triathlon races in Germany and France to raise funds for tribal missions in Palawan, Philippines. Romeo Puncia, a Race with a...

Filipino-Ecuadorian Leylah Annie Fernandez captures French Open Junior Singles title

Filipino-Ecuadorian Leylah Annie Fernandez emerged victorious at the French Open Junior Girls Championship in Paris, France. The 16-year-old tennis player of Filipino descent playing for Canada brought down her opponents one after the other in...

Filipino-Belgian Lodens brothers bag silver & bronze in Ju-Jitsu competition in Paris

Fresh from vacationing in the Philippines, Filipino-Belgian Belgium's Got Talent Champion Ian Lodens together with brother Ryan bagged silver and bronze at the Ju-Jitsu Grand Slam Paris Open. After fulfilling a vacation promise to his...

Paete carver Rogel Cabisidan wins King of Ice Sculptors title in France

A Filipino wood carver who hails from Paete, Laguna – the Woodcarving Capital of the Philippines - emerged with the top prizes in an international ice carving competition in France, earning him the moniker,...

Pinoy-French goalkeeper Alphonse Areola & France win World Cup in Russia

France the 2018 FIFA World Cup champions has a goalkeeper of Filipino descent.

Filipino sharp shooters win Gold in Shotgun World Championships in France

The Philippine Practical Shooting Association’s shotgun team won two gold medals in the IPSC Shotgun World Shooting Championship at the Centre National-Tir Sportif in Chateauroux, France.

David Carlos bags Bronze Medal in 2018 FIBA 3×3 Slam Dunk Contest

David Carlos won the bronze medal in the recently concluded FIBA 3x3 World Cup slam dunk contest at the Philippine Arena.

French volunteer falls in love with the Philippines

Julie Saurat has always been passionate about volunteering for NGOs. That’s why when an opportunity to work for a foundation in the Philippines presented itself, it didn’t take long for her to say yes. “I...

Two Filipino films bag Top Prizes in France and Rotterdam filmfests

Filipino films continue to make headlines at International Film Festivals. "Bagahe" (which literally means "baggage" in Tagalog), a film about a Filipino domestic worker won the top prize at the 2018 Vesoul International Film Festival...

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Maria Ressa wins Stanford University Shorenstein Journalism Award

The Philippines' investigative journalist Maria Ressa is the winner of the 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award given by Stanford University in California. Ressa, the CEO and...