By Cathy C. Yamsuan
Outgoing Sen. Edgardo J. Angara was conferred the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun by Emperor Akihito in Tokyo on Thursday, making him the third Filipino to be given what is said to be the highest distinction given by the Japanese government to an individual.
By Fat Reyes
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday said a Chinese paper recently awarded the Philippines as the Most Romantic Destination.
By Matikas Santos
Six of Asia’s best, including Filipino scientist Dr. Romulo Davide, were formally honored with the Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s Nobel Prize, during ceremonies Friday afternoon.
By Jerome Aning
Five distinguished Asians who won this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards arrived in Manila on Sunday ahead of the awarding ceremonies on Friday at the Philippine International Convention Center.
By Matikas Santos
Creative and innovative Filipino artists are being called to join in the Sixth International Manga Awards, the Embassy of Japan announced Thursday.
By Frances Mangosing
INQUIRER.net, the online arm of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, has been chosen as one of 10 recipients of the 2011 Torch Bearer Awards for its pioneering role in online media, the Philippine American Press Club (PAPC) said.
By Tarra Quismundo
For promoting environmental education among children with special needs, a Filipino student won the Bayer Young Environmental Leader Award Thursday night here (early Friday in Manila) along with three other young environmentalists from around the world.
By Edison A. delos Angeles
CEBU City, Philippines—Another Filipino team made its country proud. Cebu City’s Dancesport team bagged 34 gold medals at the recent Empire State Dancesport competition at the Crowne Plaza, Manhattan Hotel in New York. The team also got 33 gold medals during the Nevada Star Ball Dancesport championship at the Green Valley Ranch Hotel & Casino, [...]
By Julie Alipala
It is disheartening enough to be lured by false promises much more being driven to become a sex worker.
By Doris C. Bongcac
, Edison delos Angeles
A former security guard’s love of acting has gained the support of Cebuano officials after the Visayan film he starred in won inclusion in the prestigious 34th Gawad Urian Nights this Tuesday. Gregg Tecson was nominated as best supporting actor for his role of “Tatay Carding” in the Cebuano independent film “Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria,” [...]
THE Saceda Youth Lead (SYL), a non-government organization in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, awarded a college dean of St. Paul University Dumaguete (SPUD) as this year’s Saceda Youth Lead Outstanding Teacher. Dr. Caridad Maadil, dean of the College of Arts and Education, was chosen for her “exceptional” achievement in student development. A statement from SPUD [...]
HOLCIM Philippines Inc. has launched the search for “Galing Mason” award to honor outstanding Filipino masons in the country. As a cement manufacturer, the company seeks to recognize the importance of construction workers. The company said masonry is a noble job, thus the need to be recognized. Holcim Philippines Sustainable Development head Mike Cabalda said [...]