Charmie Joy Pagulong
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Ilonggo film in Busan Filmfest
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
An Ilonggo documentary that tells the plight of the Ati of Boracay Island as they struggle to keep their land — the one that is being claimed as rightfully theirs — has been included in this year’s...
#Trending: Frustration, horror stories at the airport
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - August 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Affected passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport took to social media their frustrations on their flights’ cancelation and delay due to the NAIA’s closure after a plane from China skidded...
Stars, showrunners at AsiaPOP Comicon Manila
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Stars and showrunners led the Netflix contingent at the AsiaPOP Comicon Manila.
Ramon Tulfo denies link to DOT deal
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Media personality and columnist Ramon Tulfo has denied any involvement in the controversial P89.9-million advertisement deal between the Department of Tourism during the term of his sister, Wanda Teo, as DOT secretary...
Philippines urged to roll out more infrastructure projects, security assistance with China
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
A senior advisor at the World Bank has urged the Philippine government to make use of China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative by rolling out more infrastructure projects and national security assistance...
Filipino student pilot crowned Miss Belgium
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - January 16, 2018 - 12:01am
A 22-year-old Belgian-born Filipina from Antwerp was crowned Miss Belgium 2018 on Saturday at a gala show at the Plopsaland Theater in De Panne.
Word war erupts among DDS bloggers
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Diehard online supporters of President Duterte have been engaged in a word war that has set social media a-buzz.
PETA uses theater arts as a force for social change
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - August 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
More than just a theater group, the Philippine Educational Theater Association uses the power of the arts to raise awareness and empower communities to bring forth social change.
Love of learning is at the heart of Teach for the Philippines
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
In a bid to improve the quality of education for public schools, independent organization Teach for the Philippines (TFP) enlists young leaders to teach in public schools and to create sustainable projects for local...
Ex-PEZA chief, theater group among Magsaysay awardees
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Former Philippine Economic Zone Authority director general Lilia de Lima and the Philippine Educational Theater Association are among this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awardees, joining four others from Indonesia,...
Why teach for the Philippines?
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - June 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
It was not as though she was wanting in opportunity. At 22, Elaine Quidato, had just graduated with high honors from the university, a promising teaching career ahead of her. But it was in a public school in Binan,...
STAR bags 4 journalism awards from Rotary Manila
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - June 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
On its 45th year, the Rotary Club of Manila awarded four Journalism Awards in the Print Category to The Philippine STAR in a ceremony held yesterday at the New World Hotel in Makati City.
Phl improves in World Press Freedom Index
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - April 27, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines rose 11 places to 127th in the latest World Press Freedom Index partly because of a fall in the number of journalists killed in 2016.
STAR bags journalism awards from Trinity
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippine STAR bagged three major awards in the print category at the 2017 Platinum Stallion Media Awards (PSMA) of Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City on Saturday.
Philippines among world’s top retirement destinations
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - April 12, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines ranked 19th among 24 countries named as best retirement havens, according to the 2017 Global Retirement Index Report released in January.
14 Pinoys among world’s billionaires
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - March 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Fourteen Filipinos made it to this year’s list of the world’s richest people, with business tycoon Henry Sy remaining the wealthiest person in the Philippines.
Philippines ranks 72nd in world happiness index
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Filipinos have been happier citizens in the past year – 10 notches higher, to be exact.
Harvey pokes fun at previous flap; Pia grateful
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - January 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Her name may have briefly escaped pageant host Steve Harvey when it was time to announce the winner, but Pia Wurtzbach said he deserves her gratitude for making her the “most popular Miss Universe” –...
Oops...Maxine Medina says Imelda Marcos ‘invented’ terno
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - January 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Miss Philippines Maxine Medina made a gaffe during the preliminary round of the 65th Miss Universe pageant when she said that the terno was invented by former first lady Imelda Marcos.
Vinta, pearls for Maxine in battle of costumes
by Charmie Joy Pagulong - January 28, 2017 - 12:00am
The country’s bet to Miss Universe Maxine Medina dazzled in her national costume during the preliminary competition of the Miss Universe pageant at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena on Thursday night.
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