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Alex Eala takes home runner-up honors at the World Super Junior Tennis tourney in...

Filipino teen champion Alexandra "Alex" Eala brought pride to the Philippines as the Top 2 finisher at the 2019 World Super Junior Tennis Championships held in Osaka, Japan. Alex Eala played excellent games on her...

Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo somersaults his way to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Filipino gymnast Carlos Edriel "Caloy" Yulo has successfully secured a berth in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Japan. Yulo's Japanese coach Munehiro Kugimiya confirmed on his social media the Olympics qualification of the Philippines' top...

Japan’s Amakusa City and Negros Occidental forge tourism exchange partnership

Amakusa City in Japan is forging a tourism exchange program with Negros Occidental in the Philippines. The Amakusa Tourism Promotion Team visited Negros Occidental to meet with the provincial officials to explore a tourism business...

Japan’s eyeglass lens maker Hoya expands Philippine operations

Japanese eyeglass lens maker Hoya Lens through its Philippine manufacturer is expanding operations in the country with the infusion of an additional $15.77 million to its current investments. Hoya Lens Philippines through EHS Lens Philippines...
Multi-awarded Filipino vocal group Acapellago

Acapellago bags 2019 Vocal Asia Festival’s top prizes in Japan

Filipino vocal group Acapellago once again raised the Philippine flag on the international stage after winning the top prize at the 2019 Vocal Asia Festival in Japan. The 5-member award-winning Pinoy singing group won two major...

Pinoy ballroom dancers win gold, silver at Asian DanceSport Games 2019 in Japan

Pinoy ballroom dancers raised the country's flag in Japan, winning 2 golds and 2 silvers at the Asian Dancesport Games 2019. The Philippine National Dancesport Team, composed of dance couple Angelo Marquez and Stephanie Sabalo...
Joanna Ampil

Joanna Ampil stars as Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar Tokyo staging

Joanna Ampil will star as Mary Magdalene in a new staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, in Japan. The award-winning theater star and film actress is scheduled to debut on...

Japan’s Uniqlo sets up 1st stand alone Philippine retail store in Alabang

Japan's Uniqlo is expanding its operations in the Philippines with its first stand-alone retail store in the country. The Uniqlo roadside store is only the second of its kind in Southeast Asia. Uniqlo had previously...

Team Philippines wins 2 Golds and 1 Bronze at Asia Oceanic Beach Ultimate Championships...

Team Philippines won 2 Gold medals and a Bronze at the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) 2019 Asia Oceanic Beach Ultimate Championships in Japan. The Filipino athletes made podium finishes in all three divisions of...

Japan’s Tamiya launches 1st ever Jeepney model kit

Japan's Tamiya launched its first ever Jeepney model kit at the Mini 4WD Asia Challenge 2019 held in Manila. The famous Japanese toymaker immortalized the Philippine iconic transport vehicle in a Mini 4-wheel drive model...
Morisette Amon

Morissette starstruck with Will Smith, duets with Aladdin composer Alan Menken in Tokyo

Filipina singer Morissette Amon met Aladdin's Will Smith and Alan Menken in Tokyo to chat about the new film. Early this week, Disney released the video of the meeting between the new voice of Princess...
Ariana Dormitorio

Ilonggo mountain biker Ariana Dormitorio wins gold in Japan race

Filipino mountain biker Ariana Dormitorio emerged champion at the 2019 Yawatahama International Cross Country race in Japan. The Ilongga cyclist bagged the gold medal for completing the 21.50-kilometer race with the record of one hour,...

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