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AirAsia now flies from Clark to Taipei

By Frank Cimatu/rappler.com – Budget airline Philippines AirAsia Incorporated (AirAsia Philippines) is now flying from Clark, Pampanga to Taipei, Taiwan. The budget airline on Thursday, July 12, inaugurated its first international flight from Clark International Airport in Pampanga. AirAsia flight Z2 5126 arrived in Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport at Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 16th, 2018Related News

Manny Pacquiao KO’s Luccas Matthysse in 7th round to claim WBA welterweight title

By Dan Rafael/ESPN.com – Questions abounded about what Manny Pacquiao had left. After all, the Filipino legend, winner of world titles in a boxing-record eight weight divisions and one of the greatest fighters in history, is 39 now and has been a professional fighter for 23 years. He was also Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 16th, 2018Related News

The Philippines is the inspiration for this new Uniqlo collection

via CNNPhilippines – Wherever she may be, it seems that Paulina Ortega never loses her connection to home. Throughout her eight-year career, the Sydney-based visual artist and designer has worked with both local and international clients like Bench, Barbie, Samsung, and HaagenDazs, among others. When we last spoke to her Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 14th, 2018Related News

Taiwan extends visa-free entry for Filipinos until July 2019

By Paterno Esmaquel II/rappler.com – Taiwan announced on Thursday, July 12, that it has extended the visa-free privilege for Filipinos until July 31, 2019, and will afterwards review if it will extend this policy again. “On behalf of the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), the Taipei Economic and Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2018Related News

Japanese automotive firms seek to hire 50,000 Filipino workers

By Katrina Domingo/ABS-CBN News – Around 40 Japanese automotive firms are looking to recruit 50,000 Filipinos as the Philippines continues to position itself as an automotive manufacturing hub in Southeast Asia, job and employment website JobStreet.com Philippines said Wednesday. Some 40 automotive companies have partnered with JobStreet.com to launch a Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2018Related News

Filipino rock climber volunteers on Thai cave rescue

By Alyssa Rola/CNN Philippines – Filipino rock climber Cedjie Aquino was one of the volunteers who had been working closely with the rescue operations team in the attempt to save the soccer team trapped in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex in Thailand. Aquino, who lives and works in Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2018Related News

5 members of Filipino family die in vehicular accident in US

via manilatimes.net – Five members of a Filipino family in the United States were killed in a car accident in New Jersey in the United States, according to reports of the incident posted online. According to NorthJersey.com and People Magazine, the Trinidads from Teaneck, New Jersey came from a beach Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2018Related News

Metro Manila Pride breaks records in Southeast Asia

via rappler.com – Drawing a 25,000-strong crowd to this year’s Pride March and Festival, Metro Manila Pride now stands as the largest and oldest Pride demonstration in Southeast Asia. With the theme #RiseUpTogether, the Pride March was more than just about creating a safe space for the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2018Related News

Philippines basketballer Troy Rike gets cash reward for protecting Boomer Chris Goulding during brawl

via abc.net.au – As players wait on the outcome of a FIBA investigation into a brawl during a World Cup qualifier in the Philippines on Monday night, one player has received a cash reward for protecting Boomer Chris Goulding. According to Philippines media, Troy Rike received a commendation and a Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 5th, 2018Related News

US and Philippines: Friends, Partners, and Allies

By US AMBASSADOR Sung Kim/gmanetwork.com – MEvery July 4, the United States and the Philippines celebrate Philippine-American Friendship Day and the United States celebrates our Independence Day. This gives me an opportunity to reflect on the US-Philippine bilateral relationship as well as my time here. Over the past Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 4th, 2018Related News

Brawl Mars FIBA Qualifier Between the Philippines and Australia

By Benjamin Hoffman/nytimes.com – It was not quite “The Malice at the Palace,” but a brawl at a FIBA World Cup qualifier game on Monday was one of the crazier scenes in recent basketball history, with haymaker punches and folding chairs thrown, wild kicks attempted, and 13 players eventually being Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 3rd, 2018Related News

DepEd Chief: We can’t impose cap on tuition hikes

By Pia Garcia/CNN Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) cannot tell private schools how much they charge for tuition increase, Secretary Leonor Briones told CNN Philippines Sunday. Asked about a reasonable rate of tuition increase, she said, “Hindi naman natin yan masasabi kasi…merong schools nagse-specialze sa STEM (Science Technology Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 2nd, 2018Related News

Pro-administration blogger indicted for cyber libel vs. Trillanes

By CNN Philippines Staff – The Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office has recommended the filing of a cyber-libel case by Senator Antonio Trillanes against blogger RJ Nieto. Trillanes filed a cyber-libel complaint against Nieto, who runs the pro-administration Thinking Pinoy blog, for a 2017 post alleging that U.S. President Donald Trump Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJul 1st, 2018Related News

Philippines launches 1st CubeSat into space

By Shaira Panela/rappler.com – Maya-1, the Philippines’ first cube satellite (CubeSat) has flown into space through SpaceX Falcon-9 CRS 15 rocket. The rocket was launched into space on Friday, June 29, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in the United States. As of April 2018, at least 800 CubeSats have been launched Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJun 30th, 2018Related News

Want to read more Filipino literature? Here’s where to start

By Tristan Zinampan/rappler.com – When asked about Filipino literature, what books could you recall top-of-mind? Let me guess, Noli Me Tangere? El Filibusterismo? The sad truth is that many of us (this writer not excluded) simply know more about the literature overseas than within our country. It’s a disheartening reality, Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJun 30th, 2018Related News

These 4 Filipino Flavors Will Amp Up Your Summer Barbecues

By Andy Wang/foodandwine.com – Getting ready to fire up the grill for another summer party? While the sun brings the heat, you can bring the crowd-pleasing umami and acid by cooking with Filipino flavors. Here are four easy ways to get started, with tips from two chefs who are leading Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJun 29th, 2018Related News

Fire hits building under construction at SM Megamall

via rappler.com – The fire on Thursday evening, June 28, reaches the 3rd alarm. A fire hit a building under construction at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City on Thursday evening, June 28. In a tweet at 8:16 pm on Thursday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the fire Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJun 29th, 2018Related News

Mactan-Cebu airport’s new terminal to begin operations on July 1

via rappler.com – The recently inaugurated Terminal 2 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will begin commercial operations at 2 am on Sunday, July 1. The resort-themed Terminal 2 was inaugurated just last June 7. It will be for international flights, while the older Terminal 1 will be for domestic Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJun 29th, 2018Related News

DepEd: Proposed drug test for 10-year-old students violates law

By Sofia Tomacruz/rappler.com – The Department of Education (DepEd) said the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct drug tests on students as young as 10 years old is against the law. The DepEd pointed out the fact in a statement on the PDEA proposal on Thursday, Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJun 23rd, 2018Related News

Pinoy floral designer wins big with toilet paper wedding dress

By Don Tagala/ABS-CBN News – After getting laid off from his job of 13 years at Farm Fresh, a Filipino floral designer from Chesapeake, Virginia won $10,000 for creating the best toilet paper wedding dress in New York Wednesday. Fifty-one-year-old Ronaldo “Roy” Cruz bested nine other finalists who showcased their Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJun 23rd, 2018Related News