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Filipino math aces win 2 gold, 13 silver, 3 bronze medals at India math contest


The Philippines won a total of 18 medals, including two golds, in the just-ended 2014 Wizards at Mathematics International Competition (Wizmic), held from Oct. 18 to 21 in Lucknow, northern India.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Harvard student goes (and excels) into unknown worlds

THE KATIGBAKS with parents Joy and Aldi (center). Lance is on the right.

Harvard University, which was home to US President Barack Obama, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and social media tycoon Mark Zuckerberg currently houses three Filipino undergraduates.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Global Pinoy,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Boston College renames scholarship grant to honor Ninoy and Cory Aquino

BOSTON COLLEGE VISIT President Aquino greets students,
members of the faculty and members of the Filipino community at
the reception line during his visit to Boston College on Sunday.
INQSnap this page to watch a video. RYAN LIM/MALACAÑANG PHOTO BUREAU

President Aquino on Sunday expressed his gratitude to Boston College for renaming its Asian-American Scholarship after his parents, Benigno and Corazon Aquino.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH, Germany ink tech-voc pact

Tesda Director General Joel Villanueva. tesda.gov.ph photo

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has hooked up with its counterpart in Germany to boost technical-vocational education and training (TVET) in the Philippines.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Mother, son succeed in Land Down Under

CARVING A NAME FOR THEMSELVES Katrina, Paolo and Angela Harrold

For mother and son, Katrina Develos Harrold and Paolo Janssen, success in a foreign country is not measured by skin color, age, nationality nor education, but by perseverance and self-esteem in one’s chosen fields.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »