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Filipino artist makes bootleg toys inspired by our country’s leaders

Manila-based artist Pato presents his ‘Super Prends’ collection Country leaders, in many ways, are like superheroes—or ideally, at least. They protect and lead people, they have powers embedded in their jobs, and many believe in them. Assuming a role in the nation’s government, however, comes with great challenges. They may not be fighting a fierce […]Read More

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PSC lauds Filipino Paralympians after Tokyo campaign

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) on Monday lauded the Filipino Paralympians after the recently concluded 2020 Tokyo Games. In a statement, PSC chairman William Ramirez said the para-athletes are heroes for representing the country in Japan. “We take pride in these rare Filipino Paralympians. They inspire the country with their achievement. They are our new […]Read More

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BSP and SEC not yet requiring Axie Infinity to register

MANILA – Play-to-earn online game Axie Infinity is not yet required to register with Philippine securities and monetary regulators, but it will be monitored.  The Securities and Exchange Commission and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said on Monday that Axie Infinity isn’t required to register with them right now, but they are closely monitoring the game […]Read More

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Western Union Launches Digital Money Transfer Services with Cebuana Lhuillier

Expanded Collaboration to Offer Outbound and Inbound Money Transfer Services through Cebuana Lhuillier Mobile App MANILA, Philippines, September 06, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Cebuana Lhuillier, the largest and long-tenured micro-financial service provider in the Philippines, today announced the launch of digital money transfers to enable […]Read More

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Calgary’s Filipino community celebrates culture, food and music

CALGARY — A downtown Calgary park was awash in a fiesta of fun, aimed at celebrating a vibrant portion of the city’s community. Fiesta Filipino began at Olympic Plaza on Saturday and organizers said the event was pulled off in just a short period of time. It’s all because COVID-19 restrictions made it difficult for […]Read More

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Kobe Paras signs with B.League’s Niigata Albirex BB

Kobe Paras has been announced as the latest Filipino signing headed to the Japan B.League, joining six others under the Asian Player Quota. B.League club Niigata Albirex BB on Sunday posted on social media about the signing of the Paras for the 2021-2022 season.   We are plesed to announce that we have signed with […]Read More

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$15M Grant to Fund Research on Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander,

A new $15-million federal grant will help the work of local health researchers from the Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Filipino communities. Each of these communities has disproportionately higher rates of physical ailments and mental health conditions compared to other ethnicities in Hawai‘i, as well as being underrepresented in the health sciences. The grant will […]Read More

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Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) Reaches Agreement with Key Stakeholders to

MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) announced today that it has entered into a series of agreements with substantially all of the Company’s lenders, lessors, and aircraft and engine suppliers, as well as its majority shareholder, to allow the Company to successfully restructure and reorganize its finances to navigate the COVID-19 crisis and emerge as […]Read More

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No Pinoy hurt as Ida’s remnants hit US Northeast

(Anadolu photo) MANILA – No Filipino has been reported hurt as remnants of Hurricane Ida triggered massive flooding across the northeastern United States, including New York and New Jersey. “(There are) no reports yet of Filipinos affected in the 10 US Northeast states covered by the Consulate in New York City, although an advisory was […]Read More