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Rico Hizon: Leading the Way in Asian Broadcast Journalism with Asian TV Awards Win

Celebrated Filipino broadcast journalist Rico Hizon has once again proven that hard work and passion are rewarded after clinching the Best News Presenter or Anchor award at the 28th Asian Television Awards (ATA), held on January 2024, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This remarkable achievement underscores Hizon's dominant presence in Asian journalism and marks his latest triumph in a series of prestigious accolades.

Rico Hizon Triumphs at Asian Academy Creative Awards, Elevating Philippine Journalism

Filipino broadcast journalist Rico Hizon has achieved a remarkable feat, securing the title of Best Factual Presenter Grand Winner at the prestigious 2023 Asian Academy Creative Awards (AACA). This accolade further cements Hizon's status as a prominent figure in Asian journalism.

Rico Hizon Leads Philippine Charge with Double Nominations at 28th Asian Television Awards

Filipino broadcast journalist Rico Hizon of CNN Philippines is setting his sights on further accolades at the 28th Asian Television Awards (ATA), slated for January 2024 in Vietnam. Hizon, a familiar face on the global news stage, has garnered nominations for Best News Presenter or Anchor and Best News Programme with his nightly newscast, The Final Word.

From Frying Pan to Fame: Discover How the ‘Lumpia Queen’ Wrapped Up TikTok’s Top...

In the bustling world of food on TikTok, a new queen has been crowned. Abi Marquez, known to her fans as the "Lumpia Queen", has sizzled her way to fame, bagging the title of TikTok Philippines Foodie Creator of the Year 2023. With her innovative one-minute cooking videos, Abi has rolled up a fanbase hungry for more than just her scrumptious lumpia.

Rico Hizon Bags Philippines’ Best Factual Presenter at AACA: Sets Stage for Grand Finals...

Rico Hizon has clinched the title of Best Factual Presenter for the Philippines at the 2023 Asian Academy Creative Awards (AACA), Asia-Pacific’s most prestigious Award For Creative Excellence at which the region’s best content and creatives are scored patterned after the International Emmy Awards. The Filipino journalist is set to shine on the international stage at the Grand Awards and Gala Finals in December.

What Did the ‘Good Boy’ Reveal in Manila? Kim Seon-ho’s Second Visit Unveils More...

Kim Seon-ho, fondly known to his fans as the "Good Boy", has once again graced the shores of the Philippines, marking his second visit in the span of just seven months. The echoes of the love and warmth were palpable, and the actor's connection with his legions of fans was, once again, a sight to behold.

How TikTok’s Viral Food Vlogger Juju Imao Stirs Up the Netizens’ Cravings in Less...

Every once in a while, a fresh face emerges on social media, and Juju Imao, better known as JujuMao on TikTok and JujuMaoEats on Instagram, is one such character. Going from a real estate agent to a global food sensation, this digital creator has made his mark on the internet, cooking up a storm and serving it in bite-sized videos of less than a minute.

Overcoming Boundaries: Monette Mahinay’s Journey as the World’s First Filipino Blind Dubber

When Monette Mahinay was younger, she had a strong interest in painting, with her life dream revolving around turning this passion into a career. However, an unexpected twist in her life story came when she started experiencing vision problems and eventually became blind. The unforeseen hurdle might have led others into desolation and despair, but not Monette. She found her voice amidst the darkness and went on to become the first Filipino blind dubber in the world.

Piolo Pascual Unveils His Passion for Patriotism in ‘Ibarra, The Musical’: What Playing Jose...

"Don't wait for change to happen; be the initiative for that change," says the Philippine film and television heartthrob, Piolo Pascual, best known for his leading roles in high-grossing films and popular TV shows. Now at 46, Pascual is demonstrating his versatility as he transitions to the musical theatre stage. He debuts in 'Ibarra, The Musical' as Crisostomo Ibarra, a character from Jose Rizal's famous novel 'Noli Me Tangere'.

From Open Casting to Netflix Stardom: Meet Sam Morelos, the Filipino-American Teen Actress Shaking...

In the constellation of Hollywood, a new star is shining brightly, illuminating the path for aspiring artists and bringing a breath of fresh Filipino air to the global scene. Sam Morelos, the 17-year-old Filipino-American sensation, has garnered the admiration of international viewers for her role as Nikki in Netflix's "That '90s Show," the anticipated sequel to the iconic "That '70s Show." Born in Los Angeles to Quezon City immigrants, Sam is a first-generation Filipino American proudly championing her roots in her flourishing career.

How Leni Robredo Turned Adversity into Advocacy: Discover the Inspiring Journey of the Former...

Leni Robredo's journey from the Philippines' Vice President to a leading advocate for change is a story of resilience and determination. Having faced numerous challenges throughout her political career, Robredo has emerged as a beacon of hope and inspiration for many.

What do Maria Ressa, Rico Hizon, and other icons reveal about Filipino Identity?

What is the Filipino identity? This year's Fookien Times Philippines Yearbook gathered answers from notable personalities such as Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Maria Ressa and CNN anchor Rico Hizon, among many others, and came up with a unique survey of how far the nation has come in embracing its heritage.
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