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University of the East short films to compete in international festivals in Europe, U-S,...

University of the East (UE) Caloocan students are raising the Philippine flag in international competitions with their short films slated for screenings in festivals in Europe, the United States, and Asia this October to...

6-year-old Chess whiz kid Scott Matthew Escalera is highest-rated player in U-S age group

Six-year-old Filipino-American chess player Scott Matthew Escalera is the highest-ranking player in his age group in the latest United States Chess Federation (USCF) ratings. The chess whiz kid from Illinois ranked in the 22nd spot...

MEET: Multilingual 8-year-old Kirsten Santos, Spanish Spelling Bee National Champion in the U.S.

Meet Filipino-American Kirsten Santos, the 8-year-old winner of the 2019 National Spanish Spelling Bee in Denver, Colorado. The young national champion was among the 40 students from 15 states and the District of Columbia who...

Bianca Pagdanganan is 1st-ever Filipina to top LPGA Qualifying Tournament in the U.S.

Bianca Pagdanganan topped the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Qualifying Tournament Stage 1, the first Filipina to lead the United States sporting event. Pagdanganan will lead the 96 successful players who will advance to the...
Coalixon WCOPA dance champion

Sultan Kudarat’s Coalixon hailed Dance Group of the World Senior Grand Champions in the...

Coalixon, a three-member dance group from Sultan Kudarat in Southern Philippines, has won the title of 2019 Senior Grand Champion Dance Group of the World at the 23rd World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA)...
Philippines' young coconuts

Philippines’ young coconuts first shipments off to U.S. and China

The Philippines had already shipped its first batch of young coconuts export to the United States and China this month. Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol confirmed that 48 tons of young coconuts or...
Sigaw: A Shadowplay

Shadow puppet play “Sigaw” depicts the plight of Filipino workers in the U.S.

A new shadow puppet play, "Sigaw (Scream, Shout, Cry)," is shedding light on the plight of Filipino workers in the United States. Bindlestiff, a Filipino-American performing arts group based in California, is currently staging the...

BBC’s Rico Hizon reveals Jollibee Founder Tony Tan Caktiong’s plans for Chicken Joy to...

Jollibee's Founder Tony Tan Caktiong revealed to British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Filipino broadcast journalist Rico Hizon his plans to speed up the pace of expansion of its worldwide franchise. BBC news anchor Rico Hizon, the...

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