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4.08.2018

Jessica Soho - first Filipina NYF Best News Anchor finalist

GMA News Pillar Jessica Soho marks another milestone in Philippine broadcast history, this time around becoming the very first Filipino news anchor to become a finalist at the prestigious New York Festivals Television & Film Awards.

Read more ➤ GMA News Pillar Jessica Soho is first-ever Filipino to be named as NYF Best News Anchor finalist

11.04.2017

Filipino World Records: Be A World Record Superstar!

Filipino World Records [aka filipinoworldrecords.com] is inviting Filipinos to create a new world record and break that record anytime anywhere.

Tagline: You have the Filipino prowess to become a World Record Superstar!

To join, all you need to do is to become an active participant with a World Record in mind. Learn more by clicking FWR's logo below.

10.26.2017

BAYBAYINISTA.COM: Baybayin Is Everywhere!


BAYBAYIN IS EVERYWHERE!

That's our tagline for the new Baybayinista.com social networking site (SNS). But why Baybayinista? Well, Baybayin people are here to stay; they're here, there, or everywhere.

Baybayinistas promote Baybayin as a living script. We are a community. We are continuing the legacy of its inventors as heirs, users, advocates, artists, educators and innovators with a cultural identity.

Baybayinista.com is a social media platform where Baybayin people can post their unique marks (mga tatak) and be recognized. Each Baybayinista has distinctive signatures or prints. We would like to use our own strokes or typefaces but we are indebted to the original pre-Filipino natives who created them. We are also thankful to the scribes during the Spanish period who preserved the script somehow through their vocabulary books.

So, today, we are calling your attention if you're a Baybayinista or simply a participant who is interested in spreading Baybayin script everywhere to beta test with us. Let's gather as a pioneering community establishing a network where we can be identified as brothers and sisters. Join us at Baybayinista.com. Mabuhay!

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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