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MEET: Ana Wahleithner, 1st Filipina Winter Youth Olympics competitor

Meet Ana Noelle Reynado Wahleithner, the first Filipina to qualify to compete at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The 16-year-old skier was confirmed by the Philippine Olympic Committee and announced in early October by...
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MEET: Bayang Barrios, lumad woman warrior artist for indigenous peoples

Meet Bayang Barrios, the Filipino music artist who proudly carries and passionately fights for the indigenous peoples' heritage. In recent weeks, the name Bayang Barrios came up when people talked about the longest-running jukebox musical...

MEET: CEO Gina Romero empowering Filipino women with work from home career opportunities

Career or family? It’s that age-old question that embodies any modern woman’s worst nightmare – having to choose between marriage/parenthood and a professional life outside the home. Settling with the former means battling with regret...

MEET: EJ Obiena, Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Philippines medal hope

Meet Ernest John "EJ" Obiena, the 23-year-old medal hope for the Philippines at the 2020 Summer Olympics. EJ Obiena is the first Filipino to qualify for a berth in the 2020 Summer Olympics to be...

MEET: UST’s Jay Patrick Nieles, UP’s Christian Luke Badua, young Filipino Science awardees

Meet Jay Patrick Nieles of the University of Santos Tomas (UST) and Christian Luke Badua of the University of the Philippines Manila (UP Manila), the young Filipino scientists who received the 2019 BPI DoST...
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MEET: Rak of Aegis stars Bayang Barrios, Noel Cabangon, Myke Salomon | Filipino...

Meet Bayang Barrios, Noel Cabangon, and Myke Salomon - three of the lead stars on the longest-running hit jukebox Filipino musical, Rak of Aegis. The 7th season of Rak of Aegis, staged in collaboration with...

MEET: Multilingual 8-year-old Kirsten Santos, Spanish Spelling Bee National Champion in the U.S.

Meet Filipino-American Kirsten Santos, the 8-year-old winner of the 2019 National Spanish Spelling Bee in Denver, Colorado. The young national champion was among the 40 students from 15 states and the District of Columbia who...

MEET: Filipino violinist Ruth Livioco-Tumpalan, American Protege Awardee

Meet Ruth Joana Livioco-Tumpalan, the Filipina violinist who bagged 1st place at the 2019 American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition. The award-winning Filipina violinist competed against musicians from 17 countries and emerged as one...
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MEET: Aldrean Alogon, Wesleyan University Class of 2023 Freeman Asian Scholar

Meet Aldrean Paul Alogon, the 2019 winner of the Freeman Asian Scholarship and now a member of the Wesleyan University Class of 2023. Aldrean won the 4-year Wesleyan Freeman Asian Scholarship worth $300,000 given to...
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MEET: Gian Magdangal, Ang Huling El Bimbo’s lead star | Good News Pilipinas! TV...

Meet Gian Magdangal, lead star of "Ang Huling El Bimbo (AHEB)" - the hit all-Filipino musical based on the musical legacy of 90s indie music icon Eraserheads. Gian Magdangal is a highly-acclaimed multi-talented singer, recording...
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MEET: Manny Pacquiao, Filipino world boxing champion | Good News Pilipinas! TV Filipino Pride...

Meet Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino world boxing champion credited with the historic 8 division titles. Manny Pacquiao has been a source of Filipino Pride with his rags-to-riches backstory that has kept him humble through several...

MEET Jobellyn Barbasa, Filipina Executive Chef at Manila Peninsula’s Escolta

Meet Jobellyn Barbasa, the Filipina Executive Chef at Manila Peninsula Hotel’s Escolta Restaurant. The 30-year-old holds the highest position of Chef de Cuisine in the kitchen of the famous hotel restaurant. Jobellyn Barbasa rose to the...

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