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UP Diliman experiment wins 1st place in Space Mission Idea Contest in Japan

We may soon see Filipino designed technology aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as Filipino science researchers from the University of the Philippines Diliman (UP Diliman) won First Place in the 2019 Space Mission Idea Contest (MIC6) at the 7th University Space Engineering Consortium-Global (UNISEC-Global) Meeting in Japan.

Filipino Olympians EJ Obiena, Caloy Yulo given full PSC support for Olympics 2020

Filipino qualifiers in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Ernest John "EJ" Obiena and Carlos "Caloy" Edriel Yulo, are being given full support by the Philippines' sports agency in their bid to win the nation's first gold medal in the international quadrennial games.
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Philippines, Japan, and UK collaborate for climate change-resistant coastal communities

The need to address the effects of climate change on coastal communities has brought together science agencies from the Philippines, Japan, and the United Kingdom to build sustainable coastal communities in Southeast Asia. The Japan...
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Southville’s Gwyneth Tangog is first Filipino to pass Japan’s SUKEN Pre-college Math certification

Southville International School and Colleges' 10th-grade student, Gwyneth Margaux “Gwyn” G. Tangog, became the first Filipino student to pass the Pre-College level (Kyu) examination of the Sugaku Kentei (SUKEN) World Mathematics Certification Program.

MNL48’s Abby Trinidad stars with AKB48 in Japan’s Red and White Song Fest

MNL48's Abby Trinidad represented the Philippines in Japan's biggest New Year's Eve music show, the Kōhaku Uta Gassen or the Red and White Song Festival. MNL48 Abby was invited by Japan's popular girl group AKB48,...

Philippines welcomes 8-Millionth tourist Yachiyo Imamoto from Yokohama, Japan

Metro Manila today welcomed its 8-Millionth and 8-Millionth-and-1 tourists Yachiyo Imamoto and her husband, Tamio, from Yokohama, Japan. The 71-year-old Yachiyo is visiting the Philippines for the 8th time. The Japanese couple arrived at the...

Johnkimverlu Tupas joins popular NETFLIX Japanese reality show ‘Terrace House’

Filipino personal assistant Johnkimverlu Tupas, now a reality show contestant, has been hitting the headlines after joining Japan's popular reality show, 'Terrace House'. The 22-year-old Tupas stepped in as cast member of the reality TV...

UP Pep Squad scores Silver & Bronze at 2019 Cheerleading World Championships in Japan

The University of the Philippines Pep Squad (UP Pep Squad) raised the Philippine flag in Japan after scoring a Silver and a Bronze at the 2019 Cheerleading World Championships held November 23-24 in Takasaki. The...

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...
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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.