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University of the Philippines alumna Luisa Igloria named Virginia state’s Poet Laureate

University of the Philippines (UP) alumna Luisa Igloria has been named Poet Laureate of Virginia in the United States.

Overseas Filipinos lead Philippine Independence Day celebrations in U.S., Canada, UAE

Overseas Filipinos are leading Philippine Independence Day celebrations outside the country as the nation marks the 122nd anniversary of the Proclamation of Independence on June 12, 2020.

Pampanga’s Melanie Martins is 1st Filipina given U.S. Submarine Warfare Specialist honors

Pampanga's Melanie Martins has become the first Filipina to be given the United States Submarine Warfare Specialist honors for her competency while serving onboard the USS Ohio.

BREAKING NEWS: Wesley So wins 1st United States Clutch Chess Champions Showdown

BREAKING NEWS: Wesley So has won the first edition of the Clutch Chess Champions Showdown between the top American Grandmasters.

Huge crowds camp out in new milestone Jollibee stores in Canada and US

Jollibee, the well loved Philippine fast food chain, ended 2019 with more milestones as it opened new branches in Canada and the United States with huge crowds lining up for the openings.

Top US NCAA schools court rising Pinoy basketball star Kai Sotto

Rising Pinoy basketball star Kai Zachary Sotto has definitely caught the attention of the United States (US) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 schools as he continues to be scouted by top colleges...

Manila Dragon Boat Team wins 2 overall titles, 6 golds in Guam Festival

Manila-based SAG-1 DragonBoat Team bagged 2 overall championships and 6 gold medals in complete domination of the 4th Guam Thanksgiving Day Dragon Boat Festival in the United States.The Philippine team completely overpowered other international...

Pisay alumnus Justin Banusing’s team FreShip wins IBM’s Food Waste Developer Challenge in U-S

Philippine Science High School (Pisay) - Western Visayas alumnus Justin Banusing and his team from the University of Washington (UW) are the winners of the 2019 IBM Food Waste Developer Challenge.The 19-year-old Bunasing, the...

Filipino-American musical Felix Starro premieres off Broadway

Felix Starro, the first off-Broadway musical created by Filipino-Americans, is set to premiere this September at Theatre Row in Manhattan.The Ma-Yi Theater Company's production opens its 30th anniversary season with the new musical created...
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Manila explores collaboration with Singapore and United States for anti-flooding program

The capital city of Manila is setting up innovative anti-flooding programs with the help of the technical expertise of the countries of Singapore and the United States.Envoys from the two technologically-advanced countries met separately...
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...

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Baguio City gears up for 1st PHL cable car system to...

Looks like Its Going to be More Fun in Baguio as the top travel destination gears up to be the first city to put up a cable car system in the Philippines.