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Philippines’ premier orchestra PPO holds FREE concert at Manila’s Kartilya ng Katipunan

If you want to catch performances by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) but cannot go to the Cultural Center of the Philippines as they open the 2019-2020 concert season today, don't worry. The Philippines'...

Historical 19th century Manila underground reservoir “El Deposito” to reopen in 2020

The 19th century underground water reservoir of "El Deposito" which supplied potable water to Manila will be reopening in 2020. The 150-meter labyrinth of tunnels found underneath the grounds of Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine have been...

Manila’s radiance inspires Vincent Quilop’s watercolor art exhibit

Filipino artist Vincent Kristan "Vin" Quilop's watercolor art and sketches, inspired by Manila's iconic beauty, are back in the Philippines after the Art Vancouver showcase in Canada. Vincent Quilop was the only Filipino to be...

WATCH: Lea Salonga sings “We Win As One” SEA Games theme song

The 2019 South East Asian (SEA) Games soundtrack sung by Broadway royalty Lea Salonga has been launched in Manila. The multiawarded musical theatre actress performed the soundtrack in a music video for the 30th SEA...

Manila soars 12 notches in EIU Safest City world ranking

Manila has improved its ranking up 12 notches in the 2019 edition of the Safe Cities Index report by The Economist Intelligence Unit. The capital city of the Philippines ranked 43rd with an overall score...
Mayor Isko Moreno

Manila explores collaboration with Singapore and United States for anti-flooding program

The capital city of Manila is setting up innovative anti-flooding programs with the help of the technical expertise of the countries of Singapore and the United States. Envoys from the two technologically-advanced countries met separately...
Mr. World Philippine JB Saliba

JB Saliba excited to show fellow Mr. World 2019 contestants the richness of Philippines’...

Mr. World Philippines JB Saliba expressed his excitement to share the beauty of Filipino culture to his fellow candidates who are in the Philippines to compete in the Mr. World 2019 pageant. The Philippine bet...
Philippine Floorball Association

Philippines upsets South Korea to bag 3rd in Asia-Oceania Floorball Championships

The Philippine floorball team beat the highly-favored South Korean team in overtime, 6-5, to win the bronze medal in the recently concluded Asia Oceania Floorball Confederation Cup at the Alonte Sports Arena in Manila. The...

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...
Amazon Philippines

3,200 jobs in United States tech giant Amazon available in Manila and Cebu

United States tech giant Amazon has announced the opening of 3,200 jobs in Manila and Cebu. The new job hirings will serve in the Amazon Customer Service Centers in the Philippines servicing North America and...
Broadway star Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga stars in Sweeney Todd musical in Manila

Filipino Broadway star Lea Salonga is set to perform in Manila for the staging of the musical thriller, Sweeney Todd. The Tony and Lawrence Olivier award-winning Filipina will play the character of Mrs. Lovett, the...

5 Manila Heritage Museums to visit on Philippine Independence Month

Historical Manila houses many heritage museums that people visit year round. The month of June is especially popular as it coincides with Philippine Independence anniversary celebrations. Filipinos in the Philippines and around the world mark...