The GNP Team

Feb 142018

Do you believe in this quote? “How you view money will dictate how you use it?” Different people have different views when it comes to money. The range of perceptions about money is very interesting. Money is like an addiction, the more you have it, the more you want it. Money is power, once you […]

Feb 132018
Miss Toxic beauty pageant advocates love for Pinoy skin and safe cosmetics

Beauty pageant lovers have another contest to enjoy – and this time it promises to keep the beautiful Pinoy skin healthy and safe from toxic cosmetics. Miss Toxic Pretty is an advocacy pageant staged by the EcoWaste Coalition, in collaboration with the Manila Science High School (MSHS) Grade 9 consumer chemistry students to promote critical […]

Feb 112018

Julie Saurat has always been passionate about volunteering for NGOs. That’s why when an opportunity to work for a foundation in the Philippines presented itself, it didn’t take long for her to say yes. “I thought right away: ‘This is exactly what I was looking for!’” she said. After a four-year stint in France, the […]

Feb 112018

Filipino films continue to make headlines at International Film Festivals. “Bagahe” (which literally means “baggage” in Tagalog), a film about a Filipino domestic worker won the top prize at the 2018 Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France. Directed by Zig Madamba Dulay, won the Golden Cycle Rickshaw award for Best Fiction Film. […]

Feb 102018

Philippine Airlines makes history! The flag carrier has been certified as the country’s first 4-star airline, the flag carrier said Thursday. PAL joined 42 other 4-star airlines on the list of Skytrax, a London-based international air transport rating organization. PAL chairman and chief executive officer Lucio Tan called the accreditation a “big win for the […]

Feb 092018
How Claveria lives up to its name as Coastal Paradise of the North

Widely acknowledged as the Coastal Paradise of the North, the municipality of Claveria in Cagayan at the northwestern tip of Luzon Island offers various interesting top-notch tourist spots for the world traveler. Claveria is tagged as Region 2’s major tourism destination with its unspoiled beaches and rivers that offer long walks with beautiful sights. Its […]

Feb 092018

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) will now be able to enjoy a 20-percent fare discount on ALL public utility vehicles including jeepneys, buses, UV express, shuttle services and trains plus transport network vehicle services such as Grab and Uber, According to the Department of Transportation’s Memorandum Circular (MC) ‎‎2018-004, PWDs will just have to present documents […]

Feb 072018

The University of the Philippines (UP) is the only Philippine university in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2018. UP placed 156th in 2018, jumping from the 201st-250th bracket in 2017. The state university also has the distinction of also being the local school in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings […]

Feb 072018
2 Pinoys Go for Gold  in 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Michael Martinez and Asa Miller are the only 2 Filipinos that will be representing the Philippines in the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics starting February 9. Martinez will be competing in the figure skating competition and Asa Miller in the Alpine Skiing Event. Martinez has been practicing his routines with his coach Vyachelsav Zagorodnuyk. This will […]

Feb 062018

Top business process outsourcing company Convergys Philippines, with its 60,000-strong workforce, became the first in its industry to gain international certification on workplace gender equality. It is also just the second company in the country to achieve it. The certification, called Economic Dividends for Gender Equality or EDGE, is a world-leading system designed to help […]