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Parangal Dance Company celebrates 455th Manila-Acapulco galleon trade anniversary in Mexico

The Parangal Dance Company of California is set to represent the Philippines in the celebration of the 455th anniversary of the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade. The 2-day event slated on November 20 to 21 will serve...

2019 foreign tourist arrivals soars to 6.16 million, up 14 percent from last year

Foreign tourist arrivals in the Philippines has reached a record 6-million-plus mark in the first nine months of the year, registering a 14%+ improvement on last year's numbers. The 3rd Quarter Tourist Arrival Data from...

Philippines’ Dr. Yanga Colleges scores Gold in World Robot Olympiad in Hungary

The Philippine Robotics National Team represented by Dr. Yanga Colleges Inc. (DYCI) took the GOLD at the World Robot Olympiad in Hungary - out classing 74 countries with over 2700 participants in the most...

Google, IdeaSpace partnership to boost Philippines’ startup industry

Google has partnered with IdeaSpace in a bid to boost the Philippines growing startup industry. Google Developers Launchpad is set to connect non-profit organization IdeaSpace, the Philippines' largest private sector-supported organization for early-stage technology entrepreneurship,...

Philippines’ Sycwin is world’s 1st company with industrial brands certified lead-safe paint

Philippine paint manufacturer, Sycwin Coating & Wires, has been declared the world's first company to have its industrial brand paints certified lead-safe. Sycwin's entire portfolio of architectural paints of 10 brands and 590 paint products...
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Philippines advocates disaster-preparedness, World Tsunami Awareness campaign

The Philippines, through the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS), is advocating disaster-preparedness and is joining the Tsunami awareness campaign on November 5 - a day designated...

BPI builds digital ecosystem for more convenient banking in Philippines

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has taken its digital innovation a step further by building a digital ecosystem. BPI launched on October 29 its digital ecosystem to make everyday financial transactions more convenient...

Bohol’s Vanessa Sarno bags 2 Golds to lead 8-medal haul for PHL at Asian...

Bohol's teen weightlifter Vanessa Sarno raised the Philippine flag in North Korea as the 16-year-old bagged 2 gold medals and a silver at the 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships. The Filipino champion weightlifter...

UE’s Samantha Catantan captures 1st Gold at Asian Fencing Championship in Thailand

Samantha Kyle Catantan has given the country another history-making victory for Philippine sports as she captured the country’s first Women's Individual gold medal in the Asian Under-23 Fencing Championship in Thailand. The 17-year-old Filipina fencer...

Philippines surges 29 notches in World Bank’s “Doing Business 2020” Report

The Philippines surged 29 notches to the 95th rank in World Bank's (WB) “Doing Business 2020” Report released in October, indicating the regulatory environment in the country is more conducive to the starting and...

German restaurant in Hamburg features sumptuous Filipino dishes of renowned chef Claude Tayag

Internationally-renowned Filipino Chef Claude Tayag showcased Filipino dishes at the trendy Underdocks Restaurant in Hamburg, Germany. Chef Tayag used his culinary skills to present his all-seafood and vegetable version of classic Filipino dishes at the...

Miss Grand Philippines Samantha Lo leads swimsuit, national costume polls in Venezuela

The Philippines' bet, Samantha Ashley Lo of Cebu City, is leading in the online voting of the swimsuit and national costume competitions at the Miss Grand International (MGI) 2019. The Bb. Pilipinas - Grand International...

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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.