Archive for the ‘Pinoy News’ Category

Top 10 richest people in the Philippines in 2014 according to Forbes Asia

Mall tycoon Henry Sy remained the richest person in the Philippines in 2014, Forbes Asia said, as it reported that the combined worth of the country’s 50 wealthiest expanded further. Thanks to his SM Malls and Banco de Oro, Sy’s net wealth increased by $700 million to $12.7 billion in 2014, placing him on top of the […]

House approves bill declaring malunggay as national vegetable

The House of Representatives has approved a bill seeking to declare malunggay (moringa) as the national vegetable of the Philippines and the month of November of every year as the “National Malunggay Month.” Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia, one of the bill’s authors, cited the economic, nutritional and medicinal benefits of malunggay. She […]

Megan Young immortalized on stamps

If you’re a big fan of celebrity turned beauty queen- Megan Young, then check out her new immortalized stamps. The country’s first Miss World is immortalized on stamps last Monday, Feb. 24.  Philippine Postal Corporation (or PhilPost) released limited edition of the Megan stamps and souvenir sheets featuring her during her coronation in Bali, Indonesia, Sept. […]

Kobe unveils new shoe inspired by Pacquiao

Kobe Bryant unveiled his new shoe inspired by Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao. The new Kobe 9 have some similarities with boxing shoes, the manufacturer incorporate a “Flyknit technology,” weaving fabric for snug high-cut ankle support. “The idea, first going to a low-cut shoe, football had a great influence in my life, looking at how they […]