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Albay’s Kayesha Chua crowned Miss Asia Awards 2019 in Vietnam

Filipina beauty queen Kayesha Clauden Chua successfully raised the Philippine flag in Vietnam after winning the 2019 Miss Asia Awards crown and title for the country. The 26-year-old Bicolana beauty shined among the candidates from...

The Philippines wins at 2019 World Travel Awards in Vietnam

The Philippines won two major awards for Asia’s Leading Tourism Board and Asia’s Dive Destination in the recently concluded 2019 World Travel Awards held in Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. The Philippines was finally recognized for...

Bulacan’s Adrian Joseph Arias bags Mr. Culture World 1st Runner-up title in Vietnam

The country's bet to the 2019 Mr. Culture World, Adrian Joseph Arias of Bulacan, raised the Philippine colors in Vietnam for bagging the 1st Runner-up title in the pageant held Friday. The 22-year-old model and...

Filipino jins snag 6 golds at Asian Taekwondo Championships in Vietnam

Filipino jins successfully raised the country's flag in Vietnam by winning a total of 13 medals, including 6 golds, from the 2019 Asian Taekwondo Open Championships. The Philippine Taekwondo Team harvested 6 golds, 3 each...
Aicelle Santos

Aicelle Santos wins Silver at ASEAN Singing competition in Vietnam

Aicelle Santos once again made the country proud by winning silver at the ASEAN+3 Song Contest in Vietnam. The world-class Filipino singer emerged in 2nd place among 22 professional singers from Southeast Asian countries, China,...
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,...

Ateneo students hailed as Asia’s best debaters in Vietnam championship

Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) students were hailed as Asia's best debaters at the United Asians Debating Championship (UADC) held in Vietnam. Filipino students Adrian Padilla, Jaime Siy, and Mikko Vitug brought home the 2019...

Filipino mathletes bag Golds in Vietnam international competition

Filipino mathletes won 10 medals at the 16th Hanoi Open Mathematics Competition (HOMC 2019) in Vietnam held from April 2 to 6, 2019. The senior and junior high school students from various Philippine schools showed...

Christian Bables wins best actor for Signal Rock in Hanoi film fest

Christian Bables was declared Best Actor at the 2018 Hanoi International Film Festival (HANIFF) in closing ceremonies held on October 31.

PHL economy remains vibrant, still one of Asia’s fastest growing

Strong government spending and household consumption continues to be the engine that's driving the Philippine economy northbound.

World Bank: Philippines will continue to be Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy

The World Banks predicts the Philippines will continue to be the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to hit 6.7 percent this year and the next before moderating to...

Philippine economy sizzles in Q3 growing 6.9%, one of Asia’s best

The Philippine economy grew by 6.9% from July to September 2017, beating analysts expectations and overtaking China in growth again. The country’s Q3 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) surpassed the midyear growth rate of 6.5 percent,...

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