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Finding Rare Comet NEOWISE in Philippines’ skies this July

The magnificent rare Comet NEOWISE can be seen in Philippine skies this July and will be seen closest to earth's horizon on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

Elderly couple living in jeepney get new home, livelihood from Angel Locsin’s Iba Yan

An elderly couple living in a jeepney for 2 years were given a new home and livelihood by Angel Locsin's "Iba 'Yan!" program.

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.

8-foot flower spotted in Rizals’ Masungi Georeserve

An 8-foot-7-inch flower has been spotted by park rangers at the Masungi Georeserve in Baras town of Rizal province.

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 UniverseThe 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...

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