Filipino AIT students win big in AIT Student Union Cultural Show

Filipino students from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) bagged multiple awards in the AIT Student Union Cultural Show, held on February 10, at the AIT Auditorium, with the theme, “All About 20th Century”. The AIT Filipino Student Association (AFSA) joined 5 out of 6 categories and had won the following: Non-traditional Dance Competition – Winner… Read more »

PAL first Philippine airline receives 4-star rating from Skytrax

Philippine flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is now a 4-star airline. This upgrade rating is given by London-based Skytrax after a tedious auditing of its in-flight and on-ground services. This announcement was done by PAL themselves last Thursday, February 8. The up ranking was also due to the “major enhancement to its end-to-end passenger experience”,… Read more »

Chef Dards showcases Filipino cuisine at Thai International Travel Fair 2018

Chef Dards is back with more Filipino dishes, and this time, he was able to prepare authentic Filipino dishes at the Thai International Travel Fair 2018, a five-day travel and exposition event that happened last February 7-11, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. Chef Dards was more than happy to showcase what genuine Filipino… Read more »

Filipino films win big in international film fests

Filipino films continue to dominate in international film fests as Director Zig Dulay, on Tuesday, took home top prize in the 2018 Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France for his movie, “Bagahe”. The story revolves around an OFW (Overseas Filipino worker) who, after leaving her boss, is suspected of abandoning a newborn… Read more »

74 foreigners denied entry to PH for lack of respect and courtesy

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has reported that in 2017, at least 74 foreigners were not allowed entry to the Philippines due to “disrespecting Immigration officers”. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said in a statement that “the entry and stay of foreigners in the country is not a right but a mere privilege. Thus, they [foreigners]… Read more »