WORLD CLASS TRAVEL DESTINATION: TripAdvisor.com names Boracay 9th best beach in Asia
The Philippines’ Boracay’s White Beach was recently named the ninth best beach in Asia in TripAdvisor.com’s 2019 Travelers’ Choice Award. The recognition came following the island resort’s reopening after it went through a six-month intensive rehabilitation last year. The 10.32 square-kilometer island reopened its beaches to tourists on October 26, 2018. Boracay, even while under… (0 comment)

PH conquers the universe: Catriona Gray is 4th Filipina Ms. Universe
The Philippines conquered the most prestigious beauty pageant in the universe with Catriona Gray proclaimed as Miss Universe 2018 title-holder out of 93 other contestants from countries around the world. The Miss Universe 2018 coronation night was held on Monday, December 17, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. In her winning answer about her experience working in… (0 comment)

Modern-day Filipino Heroes: Recognizing OFWs deeds, sacrifices
Over 10-million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) worldwide work to earn a living to support their families. But far more than securing their families’ basic needs, their hard work provides strong remittance inflows which favor the country’s economic development. Their remittance money is a great source of the country’s foreign reserves. OFWs willingly take the risk… (0 comment)

UK-based Duterte supporters help Pinoy kids with cancer
A group of supporters of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte based in the United Kingdom became the latest benefactor of the House of Hope Foundation for Kids with Cancer, Inc. in Davao City. In partnership with the House of Hope, the UK-Duterte Diehard Supporters (UK-DDS) have poured in their resources to build a major project they… (0 comment)

Jordan Clarkson shows Pinoy pride in 2018 Asian Games
National Basketball Association Cleveland Star Jordan Clarkson performed the significant task of carrying the Philippine flag during the festive 2018 Asian Games opening ceremonies at Gelora Bung Kar No Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 18, 2018. In an interview with Philippine Daily Inquirer, Clarkson said: “I have never done something like that and that… (0 comment)

OFWs’ sacrifices, contributions recognized in SONA
In his third State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 23, 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte acknowledged the millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for their sacrifices and great contributions to the Philippine economy. “We admire our Filipino migrant workers for their selflessness and courage in enduring the hardships of living away from home to… (0 comment)

Filipina from poor family rises as new president of US university
The Utah Valley University (UVU) in the United States recently announced the appointment of Dr. Astrid Tuminez, a Filipina, as its new president. Tuminez, who grew up in a poor community in the Philippines, was selected from a field of international and national candidates to head the publicly funded university starting on the third quarter… (0 comment)

AFP congratulates Col. Manny Pacquiao for victory
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) joins the rest of the nation in celebrating the victory of Filipino boxing icon and Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao over Argentinian boxer Lucas Matthysse at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday. “We, at the Armed Forces of the Philippines joins the whole nation in celebrating another… (0 comment)