Viva Andrada O’Flynn wins Covid Times Poetry Competition

Filipina Viva Andrada O’Flynn proves that even in times of COVID-19 inspiration can be found. Representing the Philippines, Viva recently was awarded as one of the winners of Covid Times Poetry Competition. A global multilingual competition, Covid Times Poetry Competition, emphasised oneness among all, breaking barriers of language, nationality and age. It unleashed poets to…

Darren Espanto named UNDP’s Youth Advocate

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed teenage singing sensation and actor, Darren Espanto as its very first celebrity Youth Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with focus on climate action, biodiversity conservation and youth empowerment. The multi-awarded singer/songwriter is being tapped to initially help UNDP in raising awareness on the roles children and…

A message from Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO

When Kamarudin and I started AirAsia nearly 20 years ago, we had a dream of allowing everyone the opportunity to fly. Sadly, that opportunity has now been taken away from us for now. It’s an uncertain time. Never could I have imagined it, no one could have predicted it and yet everyone has been touched…

Kathryn Bernardo, Nadine Lustre, Julia Barretto, Janine Gutierrez score spots in the top 50 Metro Most Stylish 2020 list

Metro Most Stylish, the annual best dressed list of the Metro brand, celebrates fashion in the country through the recognition of Filipinas who are admired for their style. Now on its third year of illustrating the transformative power of personal style, Metro has included many accomplished and empowered women on their 2020 list, with this…

Netflix and UN Women launch special collection curated by 55 groundbreaking women in entertainment

Netflix and UN Women recently launched “Because She Watched” – a special Netflix collection of series, documentaries, and films to celebrate International Women’s Day. The collection, which will be available all year, is curated by female creators from behind and in front of the camera – including Sophia Loren, Janet Mock, Salma Hayek, Yalitza Aparicio,…

Steven Tan is the new president of SM Supermalls

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime), one of the largest integrated property developers in Southeast Asia, announces the appointment of Mr. Steven Tan as President of Shopping Center Management Corporation (SCMC), the mall management unit of the Company. This new position is a step up from his recent role as the mall’s chief operating officer,…