Category: Amazing Pinoy

Pinoy students win BIG in Vietnam International math Competition

Filipino student mathletes won 10 medals in the 16th Hanoi Open Mathematics Challenge (HOMC 2019) held on 2-6 April, 2019 in Vietnam. The event was participated by more than 700 students from China, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. “It’s the first international… Read more »

5 Thais and 3 Filipinos among Forbes 30 under 30

Forbes released on Monday, April 1 the fourth Forbes 30 under 30 Asia which included 300 young entrepreneurs, disruptors, and innovators in ten different categories: The Arts (Art & Style, Food & Drink); Entertainment & Sports; Finance & Venture Capital; Media, Marketing & Advertising; Retail & Ecommerce; Enterprise Technology; Industry, Manufacturing & Energy; Healthcare &… Read more »

Philippines UP; Thailand DOWN in 2019 World Happiness Report

Philippines is the 69th happiest country in the world, an improved ranking from 71st ; while Thailand went down to 52nd from 46th last year. 156 countries were included in  the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network’s 2019 World Happiness Report. For the second year, Finland remains to be the happiest country in the world, while South… Read more »

Cancer Survivor now a Doctor

In his Facebook post hashtagged #10YearChallenge #CancerSurvivor wrote: “10 years ago ang pinagdadasal ko lang naman ay ang gumaling, wala akong idea na gagawin mo pala akong instrumento para ako naman ang makapagpagaling ng iba. “ (Ten years ago I prayed that I will be healed, I didn’t had the idea that You will make… Read more »

Filipina Quantum Physicist receives L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

Dr. Mary Jacquiline Romero was awarded as one of the International Rising Talents by the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science on March 14, 2018 in Paris, France. Created in 1998, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards identify and support eminent women in science throughout the world. Each year, five Awards Laureates are recognized for their… Read more »

‘I hope I made you proud, Tay. You deserve all the love in the world:’ Lawyer Castro’s tribute to ‘mangtataho’ goes viral

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, lawyer Alex Castro wrote on her Facebook page a tribute to a taho vendor she calls Tatay Dong. “I imagined myself saying those words to you as I was driving along the University Avenue this morning. Coming home to UP always meant coming home to everything I loved and cherished… Read more »