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Maureen Montange, 28, who represented the Philippines in the Miss Globe 2021 pageant held at Tirana, Albania, bagged the coveted crown on Saturday. Montange is the second Filipina to wear the Miss Globe crown after the Philippines won it in 2015. She hails from Batangas. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/CV6jGZtjpbl/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_l...

November 6, 2021
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Cindy Faye Obeñita, a 25-year-old Tourism Officer from Cagayan de Oro, Philippines was crowned Miss Intercontinental 2021 in Egypt on Saturday.  She bested over 70 ladies from around the world and was the second Filipina to wear the Miss Intercontinental crown after Karen Gallman who won in 2018.

October 30, 2021
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Weightlifter Hidilyn Francisco Diaz made history on Monday as the Philippines’ first athlete to win gold at the Olympics.

Diaz clinched the top spot in the women’s 55kg weightlifting category at the Tokyo 2020 games, besting world champion Liao Qiuyun from China and setting an Olympic record for hoisting 224kg....

July 26, 2021
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Pharmaceutical company Moderna on Monday claimed the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) it manufactured was 95% effective, based on interim data from a late-stage trial. The US biotech company made the announcement a week after Pfizer Inc's reported that it’s vaccine was a...

November 18, 2020
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American pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. promised it will provide the supply of COVID-19 vaccines to the Philippines once approved for distribution, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manel “Babe” Romualdez said Monday. This came after Pfizer, one of the world’s premier biopharmaceutical comp...

November 12, 2020
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Joseph R. Biden of the Democratic Party has won the U.S. presidential election, according to projections made by American media in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

Despite a razor-thin margin of votes with Republican incumbent Donald J. Trump, Biden had flipped the results in his favour in his childhood state of P...

November 8, 2020
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has repatriated  111 Filipino seafarers who have been stranded in Fujian, China since late May, with the remains of two seafarers also brought home on July 23. The DFA said 101 seafarers from nine Chinese fishing vessels were rescued, along with 10 others who have been stranded at the Indian Ocean. htt...

July 24, 2020
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  Filipino and Japanese officials will sign a labor agreement tomorrow (March 19) in Tokyo for the smooth deployment of Filipino workers to Japan. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Japan will open 350,000 jobs to foreign nationals next month and a big chunk of it may be cornered by overseas Filipino workers. “Our workers may ...

March 18, 2019
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  Twenty-four-year-old Bicolana beauty Catriona Gray won the crown at the 2018 Miss Universe Beauty pageant held in Thailand this morning. Catriona, a native of Albay, bested 93 other candidates at the beauty pageant that was televised live around the world from Bangkok, Thailand.  Miss Africa Tamryn Green was first runner-up while Miss...

December 17, 2018