STORIES

Veteran journalist Vicente Tirol dies at 75

22nd October 2020
by Paterno R. Esmaquel II MANILA, Philippines The late Vicente Tirol is best remembered as publisher of ‘Pinoy Times,’ a hard-hitting tabloid run by veteran journalists and known for its exposés against then president Joseph Estrada Veteran journalist Vicente...

Thai alumnus speaks on the importance of a strong int’l alumni network

16th October 2020
The webinar featured Dr. Weerapon Thongma, 2019 UPLB Outstanding Alumnus and a faculty-administrator at Maejo University, Thailand, who talked about sustaining the alliance between UPLB and its international alumni.

Chari Heredia-Reyes brings tastes of home to the US

22nd September 2020
By Carla Bianca Ravanes-Higham Just like most Filipinos, Chari Heredia-Reyes grew up surrounded by everything sweet “in a full household where fruitcakes and pastries were lined up by the hundreds during the Christmas season.” Coming from a family of...

Google doodles Filipina artist Pacita Abad

5th August 2020
By MARK CRUZET GOOGLE on Friday paid tribute to award-winning Filipina artist Pacita Abad with a doodle of herself and her work. Abad was born in 1946 in Basco, Batanes. In 1967, she graduated with a degree in Political...

He discovered his career by accident and is now a top LA photographer

23rd January 2019
LOS ANGELES–If you’ve flipped through a fitness or health magazine, chances are you have seen the work of Filipino American Noel Daganta of Daganta Photography, who is a rising star in the photography industry.

Shaping a community of readers

8th January 2019
“BIBI Mangki is a reading monkey who believed that there is unity in diversity and that we are more similar than different. It does not matter if you are a monkey, as long as you aspire for a peaceful...