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Verdict is Philippines’ official entry to 2020 Oscars

The award-winning film Verdict by Raymund Ribay Gutierrez has been selected by the Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) as the country's official entry to the 2020 Oscars Awards. FAP today announced its selection of...

Manila Int’l Expo showcases PHL as a topnotch global diving destination

The Philippines' dive spots are being pushed to the forefront of the global diving industry with the staging of the 1st Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX) scheduled this weekend from September 20-22 at the...

Melanie Marquez’s daughter Michelle Dee aims for Philippines’ 2nd Miss World pageant title

Newly-crowned Miss World Philippines Michelle Marquez Dee is building her own pageant legacy as she aims for the country's second Miss World title when she competes in London later this year. Miss World, one of...

The Philippines youngest-ever tourism ambassador 4-year-old Scarlet Snow Belo

Four-year-old Scarlet Snow Belo has signed up as the Philippines' newest tourism ambassador - the youngest-ever to sign up for the goodwill post. Scarlet Snow and Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat posted Tuesday...

Bayanihan wins World Dance title at 15th International Folklore Fest in Brazil

Bayanihan, the National Dance Company of the Philippines, successfully raised the Philippine flag in South America by winning the 1st Federation of International Dance Festivals (FIDAF) Brazil World Championship at the 15th edition of...

BPI’s cybersecurity, financial inclusion campaigns win 3 Quill Awards

The Philippines' first bank, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), won three trophies at the 17th IABC Philippine Quill Awards. The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Philippine chapter recognized the Bank of the Philippine...

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'...

Miss Earth Karen Ibasco represents Philippines at 1st U-N Youth Climate Summit in New...

Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco is representing the Philippines at the first Youth Climate Summit of the United Nations (UN) to be held in New York City on September 21, 2019. Karen Ibasco went on...

Sagada marathoner James Tellias finishes perilous Ultra Trail mountain race in France

Sagada native marathoner James Tellias raised the Philippine colors in France as the only Filipino finisher of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) 2019. James Tellias finished the Ultra Trail, widely-considered the most difficult...

Antique’s pride and Cinemalaya Best Film “John Denver Trending” represents Philippines in Busan Film...

A multi-awarded indie film from Antique in Western Visayas is representing the Philippines at the 24th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) to be held from October 3 to 12 in South Korea. "John Denver Trending",...

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...

Cebu City opens the Philippines’ largest oceanarium

The Philippines' largest and deepest oceanarium has opened next to SM Seaside City Cebu. Cebu Ocean Park, the first marine theme park in the Visayas, boasts of a larger and deeper water volume than that...

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University of the Philippines 100% passing rate, tops Licensure Librarians Exam

University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) registered a 100% passing rate and dominated the topnotchers of the September Licensure Examination for librarians conducted by...

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