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How Did Ernest John Obiena Defy Gravity and Vault into the Elite 6-Metre Club?...

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to literally reach new heights? Ernest John "EJ" Obiena, the 27-year-old Filipino Olympian, can now answer this question with first-hand experience. He has become the latest member of the pole vault six-metre club – an exclusive group of athletes worldwide that have managed to scale one of the most elusive barriers in elite athletics. But what makes Obiena's feat particularly notable?

“Believe there is good in the world” – Maria Ressa in Nobel Peace Prize...

"In order to be the good, we have to believe there is good in the world." These words were part of Maria Ressa's historic lecture as she received the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway, an award conferred annually to those who have given the greatest benefit to humankind.

Filipina photojournalist Hannah Morales tapped for Nobel Prize exhibit in Oslo

Filipina photojournalist Hannah Reyes Morales is part of the photo exhibition in Oslo, Norway, that highlights the work of the first Filipino Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Maria Ressa.

UP Open University sweeps International Prizes of Excellence in Norway

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) has swept all three Prizes of Excellence awarded by the Norway-based International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) this year.

Mindanao’s Felicitas Pantoja wins prestigious “Nobel Prize for Business” in Oslo

Mindanao-based entrepreneur Felicitas "Joji" Bautista Pantoja has won the prestigious Oslo Business for Peace Award in Norway.
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Cavite’s Wesley So checkmates World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen to rule 1st World Fischer...

Cavite-born Filipino-American Chess Grand Master (GM) Wesley So has beaten champion GM Magnus Carlsen to become the First Champion of the first official World Fischer Random Chess Championship (FR Chess) held in Norway. GM Wesley...
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