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Trip Advisor’s Top 25 Best Destinations Asia recommends Panay Island in Visayas

The Philippines’ Panay Island in the Visayas is on the Top 25 Best Destinations Asia recommended by Trip Advisor’s Travelers Choice Awards. The only Philippine destination in the Top 25 Best Destinations Asia of the...

Automated train prototype turned over by DOST to Bataan Peninsula State University for new...

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Philippines turned over its Automated Guideway Transit prototype train to the Bataan Peninsula State University in Balanga City, Bataan on March 14. DOST, which also recently introduced the...

Philippine bank wins Asia Pacific development financing awards for Clark solar, alternative driving projects

Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) took home two awards from the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) Development awards held at the Sultanate of Oman. DBP was declared winner...

Filipino workers welfare advocate Teresita Villasenor’s art showcased in LA City Hall Women’s History...

Filipino welfare advocate Teresita “Terry” Villasenor’s artwork is being showcased in the LA City Hall Women’s History Month exhibit launched on International Women’s Day on March 8 as part of the government’s gender equity...

German YouTuber Tobi Krick records beauty of his Philippine experience

German national Tobi Krick, a vlogger on YouTube, did not originally intend to come to the Philippines but his videos clearly show he eventually grew to love the country and its people. In fact,...

Catriona Gray crowns Puteri Indonesia, advocates women empowerment and positivity

Reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray marked International Women’s Day by crowning the new queen of Puteri Indonesia 2019 and afterwards talking to the Indonesian beauties about women empowerment and positivity. Gray attended the March 8...

DOST-SEI opens scholarship slots for S&T grad students to study abroad

The Department of Science and Technology-Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is opening scholarship slots to science professionals who wish to pursue further studies abroad. In a media release sent by DOST-SEI to Good News Pilipinas, the government...

MEET: Dr. Lucille Abad, promoter of peaceful use for nuclear technology

Meet Dr. Lucille V. Abad of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) who was featured by the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) in the Juana Says series for International Women’s Day 2019. Dr. Abad, the...

Top 2 finish for Joyce Pilarsky’s Balangiga Bells-inspired collection at Britain’s Top Designer Awards

Award-winning international fashion and jewelry designer Joyce Pilarsky presented a collection inspired from the historical Balangiga Bells in the Philippines and emerged with the Top 2 award at the prestigious Britain’s Top Designer Awards. The...

Filipino short films return to the limelight in Germany’s film festival

Three successful Filipino short films have made their way to screenings at the upcoming Landshut Short Film Festival (Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival) in Germany. Happening this March 20 to 25, this year's edition of the Germany film...

Conde Nast Traveler lists El Nido among world’s best island beaches

El Nido in Palawan, Philippines has been ranked Top 5 in the latest edition of Conde Nast Traveler's (CNT) "The 24 Best Island Beaches in the World." El Nido, one of the “Best Resorts of...

MEET: Cebuano Wakeboarder Raphael Trinidad, Philippines’ hope for Olympic Gold

It was Filipino wakeboarder prodigy Raphael Trinidad’s first time going into the world stage. But what he didn’t realize then was it would also be the Philippines' first ever medal finish at the 10th...

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“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.