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Cebu’s Barangay Bojo listed in UN WTO Best Tourism Villages

Barangay Bojo in Aloguinsan, Cebu province has been named among the Best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for its outstanding practices to promote eco-tourism and environmental sustainability.

Samar’s Samela Aubrey Godin wins Miss Culture International in South Africa

Miss Philippines Samela Aubrey Godin has raised the country’s flag in South Africa by winning the Miss Culture International 2021, the country's first crown in the pageant held live despite the coronavirus pandemic and its Omicron variant treat.

Philippines’ history lessons from Yoyoy Villame’s Magellan 1521 song

The Philippines' history lessons about Ferdinand Magellan's arrival in 1521 and fate at the hands of Lapu Lapu in Mactan were made pop culture material when Visayan troubadour and Bohol native Yoyoy Villame made a hit song with his "Magellan".

Samar, Leyte improve waste management with plastics for food barter

Samar and Leyte are improving their waste management with programs that allow residents to collect plastic wastes and barter them in exchange for rice and other food products.

Samar’s Basey Bypass Road leading to Sohoton Cave and Balantak Falls opens livelihood to...

The Basey Bypass Road Project in Samar leading to the popular destinations of Sohoton National Park and Balantak Falls has residents and stakeholders anticipating its opening.

Woven by Samar women artisans collaborate with Global fashion brand Charles & Keith

Global fashion brand Charles & Keith are collaborating with Woven Philippines in a new collection of handwoven bags made by women artisans from Basey, Samar. The Charles & Keith and Woven special capsule collection was...

Samar high school broadcasters rehearsal Facebook video showcases budding Filipino radio talents

https://www.facebook.com/KJMPromotionsPH/videos/337161737136492/ A Facebook video of a team of high school broadcasters from Samar has earned widespread attention from netizens, academics, and professional broadcasters, drawing attention to the budding Filipino radio talents. The Eastern Samar National Comprehensive...

Pinay lawyer-beauty queen wins Miss Summer World 2018

A Filipino beauty won the pageant title for Miss Summer World 2018 in Europe, becoming the first Asian to win the title.
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6 must-see tourist adventure spots in the Visayas

More than just Boracay or Cebu, the Visayas islands boast of varied natural and man-made structures that can fill the traveler’s adventure streak.
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FULL LIST: The Philippines’ Universities Recognized on Webometrics World Ranking

The 2024 Webometrics Ranking has revealed the performance of Philippine universities on a global stage, highlighting academic excellence and open access to knowledge of...