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Patricia Javier crowned 1st-ever Noble Queen of the Universe

Filipino actress Genesis Canlapan, popularly known as Patricia Javier successfully raised the Philippine flag in the inaugural edition of Noble Queen of the Universe The Pinay movie actress-turned-beauty queen bested more than 20 candidates from...

Rizal’s Flordeliz Mabao brings home Miss Scuba International 2nd Runner-up in Malaysia

Miss Philippines Flordeliz Mabao of Taytay, Rizal gracefully raised the Philippine colors in international beauty pageantry after winning the Miss Scuba International 2019 Second Runner-up title in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The Filipina beauty shined among...

Pre-Christmas Festivals You Can Enjoy This November

Indeed, Christmas is in the air in the Philippines as holiday songs are already playing on the radio and in stores while Yuletide lighting events come one after another. While everyone may be busy for...

Baguio artist Paperspective transforms paper into masterpieces of endangered Philippine animals

The Baguio artist behind Paperspective, Shaphir Aleph Lizarondo, finally came out of his comfort zone as he presented his first paper art series at the Corte de Papel of the Blanco Art Gallery in...

Rizal’s Masungi Georeserve is Top 3 in United Nations World Tourism awards in Russia

Masungi Georeserve in Rizal province has been recognized as a Top 3 privately-led sustainable tourism project at the 2019 United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards for Enterprises in St. Petersburg, Russia. Masungi Georeserve and...
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Eco-friendly architecture in Rizal bags Popular Choice award at Architizer A+ in New York

Rizal Eco-Center, the Philippines' entry for eco-friendly architecture, bagged the Popular Choice award at the 2019 Architizer A+ Awards in New York. The winning Rizal Eco-Center design will be made of 30,000 recycled plastic bottles...

Personified Philippine flag introduced in Japanese Anime as “Rizal”

The Philippine flag has been personified into a Japanese anime character named Rizal in time for the country's 121st Independence Day celebration. "Rizal" was introduced by the website World Flags as part of the promotion...

Benitez family’s MiraNila Heritage House opens to public as museum, library, and event venue

Heritage house MiraNila, owned by the Benitez family, is now open to museum-goers and library patrons. The Benitez ancestral home, declared a heritage house 8 years ago in April 2011 by the National Commission for...

Spain Names Madrid Street After Jose Rizal

Exactly 122 years after his death, National Hero Jose Rizal is still honoring the Filipino legacy abroad. A street in Madrid, Spain has been renamed after our National Hero, after a city hall resolution that...

10 PHL Vacation Spots You Can Visit This Christmas

As travelers from around the world seek out the warmth of the Pinoy welcome, a guide to the most-visited and lesser-known but equally charming destinations can prove useful - even to Filipinos coming home...

Forget The Usual Getaways – Rizal Should Be Your Next Weekend Out Of Town...

With several non-working holidays this week, many of you are probably already looking at spending time away from the metro. But before you head on over to old reliable Tagaytay and other usual destinations,...
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Marcelito Pomoy stuns America’s Got Talent judges, now in semis

Filipino singer Marcelito Pomoy surprised the judges and audience of "America's Got Talent (AGT) : The Champions" with his unique solo performance of a duet by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli and earned himself a spot in the talent show's final four.