Events

Cebu airport hosts Asia’s biggest outdoor car show

CEBU CITY– The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will, for the first time, showcase cars as it hosts the 10thedition of the "Bumper to Bumper (B2B)" event in Cebu.In a statement, the GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) said the event slated on Saturday and Sunday (June 5-6) at... Read More

Mexico bags 3rd Miss Universe crown

MANILA – Mexico's Andrea Meza beat 73 other candidates to take home the 69th Miss Universe crown and her country’s third at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on Sunday (Monday, PH time).The 26-year-old Meza succeeded South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi, who was... Read More

PH ‘Bangkóta’ launches game-based learning in Expo 2020 Dubai

MANILA – In the run-up to the opening of Expo 2020 Dubai on October 1, 2021, the Philippines integrates its deep story of cultural sustainability with the power of technology through highly engaging, interactive digital mobile applications that will take visitors on a journey of discovery,... Read More

‘ISDA’ holds month-long outreach to mark Sara’s birth month

MANILA – Members of “Inday Sara Duterte Ako (ISDA) volunteer support group have lined up several outreach activities during the whole month of May in celebration of Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Z. Duterte’s birth month,.The group, which has been calling for Mayor Sara to consider... Read More

ISDA volunteer group honors ordinary Pinoys

MANILA – Volunteer group “Inday Sara Duterte Ako” (ISDA) honored ordinary Filipinos in simultaneous activities in time for the celebration of the 79th Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9.Dubbed “Sharing and caring never stops, anytime, all the time!”, the simultaneous... Read More

Remember lives lost in Holocaust: envoy

MANILA – The sufferings and deaths during the Holocaust serve as a grim reminder for everyone that there is no room for prejudice, injustice, antisemitism, and racism, Israel Ambassador Rafael Harpaz said Thursday as the world honors the 6 million Jews who died under the hands of the German... Read More

Japan embassy opens 2021 MEXT scholarship program

MANILA – The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan is now accepting applications for the Teacher Training and Japanese Studies categories of the 2021 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.All Filipino citizens who meet the following qualifications are... Read More

Cloud shaped like Virgin Mary seen on Manila Cathedral’s rooftop

MANILA – A cloud formation depicting the image of a pregnant Blessed Virgin Mary that was caught on video standing on the rooftop of the Manila Cathedral last Dec. 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, has attracted over 100,000 views, and counting, on Facebook.The whole episode that... Read More

France relaunches Cultural Thursday with classical music concert

MANILA – The French Embassy in Manila is reviving its “Les Jeudis culturels” or Cultural Thursdays with a virtual French classical music concert starting November 26, months after its halt due to the restrictions brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.The event... Read More

SJ-AS-SJ help address blood supply shortage amid pandemic

MANILA – Members of the SCINTILLA JURIS (SJ) Fraternity and Confraternity, the Astrum Scientis Sorority and the Stella Juris Sorority who recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) are urging the public to join their nationwide blood donation drive to help address the shortage of... Read More

Robust SoKor-PH cultural ties to continue

MANILA -- The strong bilateral cultural relations between South Korea and the Philippines is expected to continue with more exciting and informative events in the country this year, according to the Korean Culture Center in the Philippines (KCCP).“Last year proved to be another milestone year... Read More

Boyce Avenue concert in Pangasinan town pushes through

CALASIAO, Pangasinan -- The Double V Productions, a local producing company in Pangasinan, has assured the safety of the fans as it pushes through with the Boyce Avenue concert to be held here on Wednesday night amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).In an interview Tuesday,... Read More

OBIT/ Book author Zenaida Flores-Agustin passes away

Zenaida Flores-Agustin, 86, a poet and book author, has passed away on Christmas Day due to lingering illness, her family announced Thursday."Today, our family mourn the passing of our beloved Inay, Zenaida Flores-Agustin. On the day of the birth of our Lord Jesus she was called to join in the feast... Read More

SoKor holds 1st Korean arts, culture exhibit in PH

MANILA – The diplomatic ties between South Korea and the Philippines were further boosted with the holding of the first exhibit showcasing Korean arts and culture at the Metropolitan Museum in Manila on Thursday.South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-man was the guest of honor and... Read More

Filipino hospitality makes mark on Taiwanese youth

MANILA -- Aside from the stunning beaches the Philippines is famous for, Filipino hospitality is one of the numerous things about the country that leaves a mark on foreigners who travel to the country.But for the visiting Taiwanese youths under Taipei's International Youth Ambassadors Exchange... Read More

Martyrs of Turkey coup try commemorated in PH

MANILA-- The embassy of the Republic of Turkey in the Philippines commemorated the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for democracy in Turkey through a photo exhibit at Fairmont Hotel, Makati City on July 15 marking the third year anniversary of the event.“Most Balkan countries, Asia, and... Read More

Moon dazzles public in EU-hosted astronomy event

MANILA -- Dozens were enthralled with a closer view of the moon as the European Union (EU) delegation capped its first public telescope viewing event in Manila on Monday night.The star- and moon-gazing event "One Starry Night: Meet Eur Astronomers" was in cooperation with SM, the Philippine... Read More

Germany brings back own 'Mabuhay' trade fair in PH

MANILA -- The German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. is bringing back a German signature event that will showcase at least 30 companies and organizations on May 25."Mabuhay Germany demonstrates our flourishing bilateral trade relations. It is also an event that brings business,... Read More

Pistang Pinoy in Shizuoka: Celebrating PH cultural identity in Japan

MANILA – The Philippines is known for its multitude of "fiestas" or festivals going on nationwide all year round -- from celebrating good harvest to remembering patron saints and key figures in the Bible.Bringing this vibrant Filipino culture abroad, the Filipino community brought the third... Read More

Access MBA to hold 'Masters Open Fair' in Manila in April

MANILA -- Access MBA, a global leader in one-to-one business education events, will hold an open fair in Manila to showcase international masters programs in a variety of fields.The fair, dubbed as "Access Masters Spring 2019 Tour", will include 60 leading international business schools. It will be... Read More