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Pinoy Christmas: Better to receive, best to give

by Priam Nepomuceno MANILA -- Aside from the glow brought by sparkling lights and glittering decorations, the most wonderful season of the year is shining even...

‘Stiletto race’ highlights women empowerment in Marikina

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA -- As part of efforts to promote its shoe industry and uphold gender equality, Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro underscored the...

Lantern Festival of Gov’t agencies champions Violence Against Women(VAW) advocacy

By William L. Beltran What started out as a simple celebration of Christmas joy in 2015, is now considered the most spectacular and highly-anticipated inter-government...

Running from a painful childhood to ASEAN Games

By Rey Anthony H. Chiu As a young kid, he has dreamt of getting a new pair of shoes. Poverty and an unstable childhood kept him...

PH talents perform for the 30th SEA Games opening

By PHISGOC TAGUIG CITY, Nov. 29 -- Athletes, guests, and spectators attending the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Opening Ceremony on November 30 (Saturday) will...

An angel’s journey from darkness into light

Photo credits: Zham & Karen Dela Paz-Libunao Angel.  You would think she is a fallen angel when you see her for what she used to...

Young Abrenians practice loom weaving to keep the culture alive

By Christian Allister G. Tubadeza Still hands, focused mindset, hard work, and patience. These are needed to achieve pure art through a loom weaving technique...

Bangsamoro children: Becoming exemplary amidst poverty

By PIA Cotabato City Children in the Bangsamoro region are among the poorest in the country based on the data of the United Nations (UN)....

UP alumna finds passion for service thru ROTC

by Christine Cudis MANILA -- When she was younger, 29-year-old 1Lt. Marjorie Siwa already planned that she would pursue law -- earn well, be a private...

Bringing Israel closer to Filipinos

by Christine Cudis MANILA -- A simple photo of a kindergarten pupil dressed up like Miss Asia-Pacific Israel 2019 during a United Nations event in their...

Las Piñas Boys’ Choir marks 50th year with NegOr concerts

By Mary Judaline Partlow DUMAGUETE CITY – The renowned Las Piñas Boys’ Choir will be performing at three different venues in Negros Oriental this week as...

Carabao Island: PH’s next Boracay?

by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA -- While its arrivals cannot rival Boracay's yet, Carabao Island is striving to build its character as an up-and-coming tourist...

Urban biodiversity fortifies cities against disasters, improves health

by ACB In cities where buildings and concrete often dominate the landscape, green spaces are few and far between and are often a luxury. These...

Solar – powered rice insect trap leads winners in RICE 2019

By Carlito C. Dar BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 22 (PIA) - - A solar-powered light trap for rice insect created by three students from Camalog...

Seeing light through volunteerism

By PIA Cotabato City Mahatma Gandhi once said, “ The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” For over...