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Filipino soldiers receive Taegeuk Medal South Korea’s highest medal for bravery

Two Filipino soldiers received the coveted “Taegeuk Medal” (Medal for Valor), South Korea’s highest military decoration given to a soldier for bravery in combat during the Korean War. The recipients were retired Maj. Maximo Young...

Lonely Planet picks Palawan one of the Best Destinations in Asia Pacific

Popular travel guide Lonely Planet has recommended Palawan in the Philippines as one of the 10 Best Unforgettable Travel Destinations in the Asia Pacific. Palawan was named the Top 8 choice of Lonely Planet travel...

Jose Rizal monument stands in Canada’s own Luneta Park

Filipino national hero Jose Rizal's monument now stands in Canada's own version of Manila's Luneta Park Gardens. The cold cast bronze monument of Dr. Rizal is six feet tall and is installed on a granite...

Philippines’ Shiela DeForest crowned Mrs. Eco International 2019 in Las Vegas

Mrs. Eco Philippines Shiela DeForest raised the Philippine flag in Las Vegas and won the Mrs. Eco International 2019 crown. The former public affairs officer of the British Embassy in Manila emerged as the winner...

Filipino dance crew UPeepz bags 1st runner up title in California championships

Filipino dance crew UPeepz emerged in the Top 2 to win the first runner up title in the 2019 Body Rock Dance Competition in San Diego, California. UPeepz, the World Hip-hop Dance Champions, again made...

FREE transportation for students nationwide starts July 1st

Free transportation for students in the Philippines will start on July 1, according to the Department of Transportation (DoTr) instructions to the country's state-controlled transport agencies. Students will enjoy free rides on trains and waived...

Philippines is 1st country in Southeast Asia to launch 5G postpaid service

The Philippines is the first country in Southeast Asia to experience fifth generation (5G) postpaid service with the launch of Globe Telecom's Home Air Fiber 5G. The 5G service makes use of fixed location wireless...

Manila international airport exit is 7th fastest in Asia Pacific region

Manila International Airport has been ranked the 7th fastest to exit in the Asia Pacific region. The Philippines' main international airport was listed by Berlin-based Backlane as among those who meet global median time for...

Palawan tops Yahoo’s World’s Best Islands

Yahoo LIFESTYLE has ranked Palawan as the top 1 choice for the world's best islands. Yahoo's "12 Best Islands in the Whole Entire World" recommends Palawan and 11 other islands where one can "spend our...

Kiwi-Pinoy iChannel2020 launched at Winternational Fiesta in New Zealand

The Kiwi-Pinoy (KiwiNoy) iChannel2020 show "Dining With Heroes" was launched at the Winternational Fiesta in New Zealand. The Auckland-based iChannel2020 Media Group started broadcasting multicultural and Filipino stories on June 16 on Freeview channel Kordia...

Bohol’s Dalareich tableya, Davao’s Auro cacao win Gold in London’s Academy of Chocolate Awards

  The Philippines' Dalareich tableya from Bohol and Auro cacao from Davao jointly won the Gold at the 2019 Academy of Chocolate Awards in London - marking the first time local chocolate producers were given...

Why does vlogger Drew Binsky love the Philippines?

Viral vlogger Drew Binsky loves the Philippines - and his many YouTube videos attest to this. Drew Binsky has declared the Philippines as his favorite among over 170 he has visited in his travels. The YouTube...

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