Filipino Chocolate Brand Auro Just Opened Its First International Boutique In Tokyo

By Cheryl Tiu/ – Auro Chocolate is a proudly Filipino bean-to-bar company that sources their cacao from farming communities in Davao, Philippines. They have been making waves not only for their quality (at the 2018 Academy of Chocolate Awards in London last July, they won bronze for their 70% Read more »

Undas is a Filipino fiesta

By Elfren S. Cruz/The Philippine Star – For Filipino Catholics, the proper day to visit the graves of their deceased loved ones is actually on Nov. 2 which is All Souls’ Day. This is supposed to be a day of mourning for the dead. There should be no parties Read more »

Philippines: Most dangerous place for journalists in Asia

By Raul Dancel/Philippines Correspondent In Manila/ – The Philippines was the most dangerous country in Asia for journalists last year. It has been that way in recent years, and it is unlikely to change soon, especially with a government targeting journalists criticising its policies. Four journalists were killed there last Read more »

Pinoy gymnast Carlo Yulo earns historic qualification in worlds

By ABS-CBN – Eighteen year-old Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo continues to make waves in the Federation International de Gymnastique (FIG) World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Yulo has qualified for the event’s Individual All Around Final, and is the first Filipino to ever do so, according to GAP (Gymnastic Read more »

Singer Rico Puno dead at 65

via – OPM singer Rico Puno has taken his final bow with his passing Tuesday morning. He was 65. Puno’s death was announced on social media by his sister-in-law Anna Puno. “I am seized with deep emotional shock when I found out that our OPM King – Kuya Rico Read more »

Filipino singer Marcelito Pomoy to guest on Ellen Show

By CNN Philippines Staff – Pilipinas Got Talent Season 2 winner Marcelito Pomoy is on the spotlight again for his unique singing voice, this time on the international stage. Known for his ability to sing low and high notes in one performance, Pomoy was recognized by U.S. television show Read more »