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Palawan, Philippines voted 2020’s World’s Best Island 

The Island of Palawan has once again been named as 2020's "Best Island in the World" by the prestigious Travel+Leisure magazine of New York.

Philippines’ COVID 19 Test Kit Version 2 receives FDA certification

The first Philippine-made test kit for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been upgraded to a 2nd version and has already passed confirmatory tests of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) laboratories.

UCLA offers intensive course on Pilipino experiences by Fall 2020

This coming Fall semester, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will be offering its new Pilipino Studies Minor Program for undergraduates.

Philippines opens Asia’s first Green Lane for seafarers’ free movement across borders

The Philippines has opened the first “green lane” for seafarers in Asia to allow the free movement of seafarers and personnel across borders.

JUST IN: Palawan, Philippines in Most Popular Post-Lockdown Travel Destinations

World-famous Palawan in the Philippines has been named among the most popular travel destinations after the lifting of the global lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

Manila to issue tablets, laptops, WiFi for students and teachers

The City of Manila will issue tablets, laptops, and WiFi for public school teachers and students from Kinder to Grade 12 to aid in learning during the upcoming school year of 2020-2021.

Megalodon giant shark tooth fossil discovered in Maribojoc, Bohol

A Megalodon giant shark tooth fossil has been discovered in Maribojoc, Bohol, the second time the discovery was made in the town of the island province of Bohol in Central Visayas.

Young Pinoy actor Will Ashley awarded YouTube Silver Play Button

Teen actor Will Ashley has joined the list of Filipino artists who recently received their plaques from YouTube.

Rizal’s Masungi Geopark named finalist in WIN WIN Youth Award of Sweden

The Philippines' Masungi Geopark Project, a geo-reserve conservation site in Baras, Rizal, has been selected as one of the top 5 finalists for the WIN WIN Gothenburg Youth Sustainability Award 2020.

Popular travel site lists Filipino recipes that showcase Philippines’ best cuisine

Tourism website Big 7 Travel has listed Filipino recipes as its recommended dishes that showcase the diversity and versatility of the Philippines’ cuisine.

Flying Doctor Erwin Conrad Abueva pilots for OFWs by day, cares for patients by...

Doctor and First Officer pilot Erwin Conrad Abueva is a double-agent, a hero saving people both in the air and in the ground.

World’s 1st Catholic diocese to go full solar is in Leyte, Philippines

The world's first Roman Catholic diocese to go full solar is in Maasin, Leyte in the Philippines.

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