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UST graduate Justine Santiago tops CPA board exams, UP top performing school

University of Santo Tomas (UST) graduate Justine Louie Bautista Santiago topped the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure Examination while the University of the Philippines Diliman (UP Diliman) secured its ranking as the top-performing school...

MEET: EJ Obiena, Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Philippines medal hope

Meet Ernest John "EJ" Obiena, the 23-year-old medal hope for the Philippines at the 2020 Summer Olympics. EJ Obiena is the first Filipino to qualify for a berth in the 2020 Summer Olympics to be...

MEET: UST’s Jay Patrick Nieles, UP’s Christian Luke Badua, young Filipino Science awardees

Meet Jay Patrick Nieles of the University of Santos Tomas (UST) and Christian Luke Badua of the University of the Philippines Manila (UP Manila), the young Filipino scientists who received the 2019 BPI DoST...

LIST: Cebu and Bicol universities, UST top-notchers in board exams for electrical engineers

The University of San Carlos (USC) in Cebu City in central Philippines, Bicol University (BU) in Luzon, and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Metro Manila topped the results of the Licensure Examinations...

UST, UP Manila science students develop brain-computer, cancer treatment to aid patients

Science students from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and University of the Philippines (UP) Manila developed medical aids for patients and won top science prizes for their research. University of Santo Tomas student Jay...
Filipino composer Mark Agpasa

UST Singers’ Mark Agpasa judged Composition Winner of 2019 Busan Choral Festival & Competition

University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers' assistant musical director, Mark Raeniel Agpasa, was declared Composition Winner of the 2019 Busan Choral Festival & Competition. Mark Agpasa, a University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music graduate,...
Chino Sy Tancontian

Chino Sy Tancontian grabs bronze in 2019 Asian Judo Cup in HongKong

Davao City's Chino Sy Tancontian brought home the bronze medal from the International Judo Federation (IJF) Asian Cup Cadets and Juniors Championships in HongKong. The country's Judo and Sambo fighter, who delivered the Philippines' first...
Fr. Gerard Francisco Timoner

Fr. Gerard Francisco Timoner III 1st Filipino & Asian priest to head global Dominican...

A Filipino priest from the Bicol region is the new worldwide head of the Order of Preachers, also known as the Dominicans. Fr. Gerard Francisco Timoner III, as the new Master of the Dominican Order,...
Dr. Ian Kendrich Fontanilla

University of the Philippines-led biology team pioneers DNA barcoding to protect wildlife

A University of the Philippines (UP) Institute of Biology-led team is pioneering a method called DNA barcoding that can help protect wildlife from exploitation. The UP Bio team spearheaded by Dr. Ian Kendrich Fontanilla, Adrian...

UP, Ateneo, De La Salle, UST score high in QS World University Rankings

Four higher education institutions in the Philippines namely, the University of the Philippines (UP), Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University (DLSU), and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) have scored high on...

UP leads 30-strong Philippine College Radio Congress, on air festival

DZUP 1602, the University of the Philippines (UP) college radio station, is leading the establishment of the College Radio Network of the Philippines supported by 29 other universities and colleges from all over the country which participated in the Philippine College Radio Congress (PCRC).

Mindanao State University, Mapua & UP shine in latest Asian school rankings

8 Philippine universities were included in the latest 2019 list of London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top 500 Universities in Asia.

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Maria Ressa wins Stanford University Shorenstein Journalism Award

The Philippines' investigative journalist Maria Ressa is the winner of the 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award given by Stanford University in California. Ressa, the CEO and...