Five out of the ten people selected by Stargate People Asia as People of the Year 2021, including two special awardees, are alumni of the University of the Philippines (UP). This was announced last December 12.
Locals hitching a ride on a restored military truck after WWII was the catalyst to launching one of the largest bus companies in the Philippines. Today, the locals are still hopping on board, but travelling in far more comfort.
This year’s Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos have been presented during a press conference held on August 8 in Taguig City.
By: Nestor Corrales MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has named former University of the Philippines president Emil Javier as the nation’s latest national scientist. Duterte conferred Javier the Order of National Scientist through Proclamation No. 781 released on Thursday. “[T]he works of Emil Q. Javier, Ph.D., in the field of agriculture, through spearheading the […]
PIONEERING flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has a new chief pilot on the seat.
UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla wins the 2019 PRC Award – Outstanding Professional for Medicine and Eric Nubla award for being the best among this year’s winners from the different professions. Source: UP Manila FB Page
Noted architect Philip H. Recto (BS Arch ’70) was conferred the Likha Gold Medal Award by the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) last April 11, 2019. This is the highest UAP architecture award and is given to illustrious architects in recognition of their impeccable moral character, highest standard of professional and ethical conduct, excellence […]
The Government of Japan announced on May 21, 2019 the conferment of The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star on Ambassador Delia Domingo Albert, former foreign secretary, in recognition of her contribution to strengthening the economic relations between Japan and the Philippines. When she was foreign secretary in 2003 to 2004, she […]
Cebu City, Philippines—When she was a kid, Cebuana beauty queen Karla Bautista-Siao dreamt of becoming a lawyer. “I am fascinated about law and I wanted to be the voice for the voiceless,” she told Cebu Daily News Digital. Twenty-six years later, that childhood dream came true. Last May 3, 2019, Karla’s name came out as among […]