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Search for 2020 Outstanding Government Workers opens

Jan 02, 2020 - 11:47 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The deadline of nomination is on March 31, 2020

How do you save the Philippine eagles? First, empower the communities

Oct 01, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Philippine Eagle Foundation receives this year's Eduardo Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution for its collaboration with indigenous peoples in saving the endangered national bird

STORY TIME. Students listen as Philippine Eagle Foundation members tell the story of the national bird. Photo by the Philippine Eagle Foundation

TOYM 2018 nominations extended until August 31

Aug 07, 2018 - 9:55 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Online nominations for The Outstanding Young Men Awards will be accepted until August 31, 2018

12 teachers make it to Metrobank Foundation awards semi-finals

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:31 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The shortlist consists of 4 elementary, 4 secondary, and 4 higher education teachers who will advance to the next stage of the search

TOWNS awardees urge PET: Apply 25% shading threshold in VP poll protest

May 16, 2018 - 4:22 PM

'We believe that indiscriminately and arbitrarily changing the rules in the middle of the game is tantamount to stealing the votes of the Filipino people,' say The Outstanding Women in the Nation's Service awardees

ANGAT BUHAY. Vice President Leni Robredo gives an update on the accomplishments of her Angat Buhay program. Photo from OVP

TOWNS back Maria Ressa, Patricia Licuanan: ‘We will not be intimidated’

Jan 24, 2018 - 2:14 PM

The TOWNS awardees say there is a frequent harassment of the Duterte government against women leaders 'who are doing their jobs with competence, dignity, and integrity'

WOMEN LEADERS. TOWNS awardees support resigned CHED chair Patricia Licuanan and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa amid intimidations against women by the government.

Search is on for honest, hardworking government workers

Dec 20, 2017 - 5:36 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All government workers in the career and non-career service including appointive barangay may be nominated

Rappler editors named distinguished UP mass communication alumni

Nov 13, 2017 - 10:38 PM

Rappler editor at large Marites Dañguilan Vitug and news editor Miriam Grace A. Go receive the Glory Medal of Distinction for their achievements in investigative journalism

DISTINCTION. Rappler news editor Miriam Grace A. Go (center) receives her Glory Medal of Distinction from the UP College of Mass Communication dean Elena Pernia (right) and UPCMC Alumni Association president Malou Fagar on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug, another awardee, is out of the country. Photo courtesy of Bernard Testa

Search for 2018 Outstanding Government Workers opens

Oct 27, 2017 - 4:42 PM

The deadline of nomination is on March 30, 2018

CSC salutes outstanding public school teachers

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 8 teachers are among the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers awarded by the Civil Service Commission

File photo from AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 11, 2017

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:37 AM

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Teachers, soldiers, cops are Metrobank Foundation's outstanding Filipinos for 2017

Aug 14, 2017 - 4:57 PM

Five of the 10 awardees come from Mindanao Each awardee will receive a cash incentive of P1 million each a gold medallion and a trophy

The 2017 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos (from left top row): Jennifer Rojo, Dr. Esperanza Cabrera, Dr. Alonzo Gabriel, Edgar Elago, (from left bottom row) Staff Sergeant Narding Pascual PA, Lieutenant Colonel Elmer Suderio PA, Lieutenant Colonel Ricky Bunayog PA, Police Chief Inspector Rosalino Ibay, Jr., Police Senior Superintendent Joel Doria, and Police Officer 3 Shiela May Pansoy.

LOOK: Kathy Bersola, Janelle Frayna part of Ten Outstanding Students in NCR

Jul 26, 2017 - 7:02 PM

The pair prove that student athletes can excel in both academics and in their chosen sport

OUTSTANDING. The Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines for the National Capital Region. Photo from TOSP NCR's Facebook page

P10 million awaits 10 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:01 AM

The awardees will be given the opportunity to share their best practices through lectures across the country

Answering the call for Magis by serving others

Feb 18, 2017 - 8:21 AM

For Gimar Reyes one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines for 2016 a life devoted to service for others is his way of loving God back

SERVICE. As a Jesuit Volunteer, Gimar Reyes is currently living with an Agta Dumagat community in Sitio Maninit, Barangay Tinib in Casiguran, Aurora. Photo courtesy of Gimar Reyes/XU

WATCH: Raising daughters as outstanding campus journalists

Feb 04, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The Larroder sisters have been competing their way to the National Schools Press Conference for 5 consecutive years since 2013

FIRST TIME. From radio broadcasting, this is their first time competing for TV broadcasting. Photo by Vina Salazar/Rappler

Indigenous leader, educator receive national awards for social work

Jan 03, 2017 - 10:43 AM

Two community volunteers are cited as 2016 National Outstanding Volunteers by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency

Indigenous leader Marcelo Gusanan and educator Ryan Homan are recognized as 2016 National Outstanding Volunteers by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency. Photo by DSWD

Duterte cites 23 outstanding overseas Filipinos, organizations

Dec 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The Philippine president confers on them the Lingkod sa Kapwa Pilipino Kaanib ng Bayan Banaag and Pamana ng Pilipino awards

AWARDEES. President Duterte honors 23 overseas Filipinos and organizations for their outstanding service to fellow Filipinos and to the Filipino community at the Malacañan Palace. Photo courtesy of Commission on Filipino Overseas

#LingkodBayani: Meet the outstanding public servants of 2016

Dec 20, 2016 - 6:25 PM

They are the recipients of the 2016 Presidential Lingkod Bayan Dangal ng Bayan and Civil Service Commission CSC Pagasa awards

President Rodrigo Duterte congratulates 2016 Dangal ng Bayan awardee Rio Ador Gabaisen, a hearing-impaired teacher at Dapa Central Elementary School & SPED Center, on December 19, 2016 at Malacañang. Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Public servants recognized for outstanding work in gov't

Dec 19, 2016 - 8:59 PM

President Duterte thanks this year s batch of exemplary government workers for going the extra mile in public service

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVANTS. President Rodrigo Duterte confers the awards to the 2016 Presidential Lingkod Bayan awardees at Malacañang on December 19, 2016. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LIVE: 2016 Search for Outstanding Government Workers

Dec 19, 2016 - 6:39 PM

Watch the 2016 Search for Outstanding Government Workers

Robredo receives TOWNS special award

Nov 17, 2016 - 9:57 PM

UPDATED Vice President Leni Robredo is given the Tanglaw award – last given to an awardee in 1995 – for championing women s rights and empowering the marginalized

TOWNS 2016: What makes these women outstanding?

Nov 11, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Named The Outstanding Women in the Nation s Service for 2016 are 8 achievers in the fields of social development sports media arts government service social enterprise education and ICT

DILG recognizes over 300 LGUs for good governance

Oct 29, 2016 - 10:08 PM

Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno urges the local government units to continue engaging the public and to look forward to new challenges under federalism

Outstanding Filipinos awarded for excellence and heroism

Sep 15, 2016 - 1:32 PM

The Metrobank Foundation honored 30 Filipino heroes as they gave awards to Outstanding Filipinos on September 5 2016

Briones: We need to recognize more teachers

Sep 10, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The Philippines celebrates National Teachers Month from September 5 to October 5

RECOGNIZE TEACHERS. Grade two pupils at the President Aquino Elementary School in Batasan, Quezon City, during the start of classes 2016-17. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

VP Robredo honors outstanding Filipinos as 'modern day heroes'

Sep 09, 2016 - 3:13 PM

It is befitting then that we pay tribute to these noble men and women who have lit up our way with their stories that burn ablaze with courage with hope with determination and with persistence

VP Robredo, Metrobank Chairman Arthur V. Ty, and the board of judges with the awardees | Photo from Metrobank Foundation (MBFI)

Search for TOWNS 2016 nominees extended until August 31

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:21 AM

The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service Award is a prestigious recognition given triennially to women who aside from having excelled in their respective disciplines have also contributed to the advancement of our country

UAAP may replace ‘Athlete of the Year’ award with ‘Outstanding Players'

May 26, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Following the controversy over Season 78 s 4 co Athletes of the Year the UAAP is considering a move to make each school responsible for their own selection

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May 03, 2016 - 12:47 PM

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Purisima to critics: PH debt position 'best in 18 years'

Feb 21, 2016 - 12:31 AM

By virtually any sensible measure we are much better off today than we were 6 or even 18 years ago with the earliest comparable annual debt data says the finance secretary

Nominations open for outstanding public servants

Feb 02, 2016 - 6:48 PM

Know any government employees who deserve to be awarded for exemplary service? Nominate them today

10 young global Filipinos honored at TOYM 2015 awards

Jan 28, 2016 - 1:09 AM

The 2015 TOYM Awards is inspired by the theme Building our Nation for Global Competitiveness

Aboitiz-supported scholars receive recognition for excellence

Jan 13, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Press Release: Two young scholars use the opportunities given to them to excel in academics and beyond

EXCELLENCE. Adriel Sanchez and Armand Canoy, both Aboitiz scholars, receive recognition for their academic achievements. Image courtesy of the Aboitiz Group

Rappler's Patricia Evangelista wins 2015 TOYM award

Dec 08, 2015 - 12:08 AM

The 10 recipients of this year s awards embody the spirit of TOYM and are recognized for their excellence in their fields and service to countrymen

2015 AWARDEES. The 10 recipients of The Oustanding Young Men awards for 2015 are recognized for their excellence in their chosen fields. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Outstanding police officers named

Aug 17, 2015 - 5:25 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Metrobank Foundation announces winners of the COPS award

COPS AWARDEES. The 2015 Country’s Outstanding Police Officers (L-R): PSSupt. Marlo Meneses, PSInsp. Maricris Mulat, PSSupt. Camilo Cascolan, PSSupt.Valfrie Tabian, PO2 Adolfo Andrada, SPO4 Florante Ubina, SPO1 Aurora Manuela, SPO3 Dino Sagayo, SPO2 Dominador Canlas, and PO2 Mary Demontaño. Photo from Metrobank Foundation.

Applications for 1st National Youth Forum on Heritage extended until Sept 25

Aug 15, 2015 - 3:30 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The 1st National Youth Forum on Heritage will be composed of 80 delegates

Teacher to tribal kids, Mindanao peace group win Aboitiz awards

Aug 14, 2015 - 5:49 PM

The awards named after the business family from Cebu recognize individuals and institutions for bringing about positive change in their communities

Help choose outstanding government workers

Aug 11, 2015 - 3:24 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Civil Service Commission names the semi finalists and asks the public to help in the judging Check here how you can participate

TOPS 2014: 10 outstanding PH public school students chosen

Feb 25, 2015 - 11:03 PM

Poverty is not a hindrance to success

Search on for hardworking public officials and employees

Jan 24, 2015 - 9:17 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The Civil Service Commission is accepting nominations to the 2015 Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees

Q and A: Sheila Coronel on diversity and the digital ‘eruption’

Oct 27, 2014 - 8:44 PM

Sheila Coronel talks to Rappler about the need for diversity in newsrooms and how the changing media landscape affects news and investigative journalism

'POST-ERUPTION.' As academic dean of the Columbia Journalism School, Sheila Coronel explores ways to promote diversity in a changing media landscape. Photo courtesy of Columbia University

‘Beyond visibility, Filipinos in US must lead’

Oct 26, 2014 - 9:33 PM

Now on its fourth year The Outstanding Filipino Awards TOFA is the culminating event of the Filipino American History Month in October

#TOFA2014: Celebrating Fil-Am History Month in the Big Apple

Oct 25, 2014 - 8:06 PM

To be an outstanding Filipino American isn’t just about your bloodline – it’s about being the best in who you are and what you do – and inspiring others to do the same

Search for the Ten Outstanding Public School Students of the Philippines (TOPS) 2014

Oct 08, 2014 - 12:56 PM

UPDATED Time to give back For the first time recipients of the TOPS Awards will help look for the next deserving batch of scholars

Debt-to-gov’t ratio hits 38.1% in end-March

Sep 23, 2014 - 11:29 PM

The general government debt went down due to the strong GDP performance and slower debt accumulation for Q2 to Q4 2013 the Finance department says

LOWER DEBT. The government aims to reduce the national debt to below 45% by 2016. File photo from Agence France-Presse

The accidental teachers

Sep 06, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Three awardees of Metrobank s Search for Outstanding Teachers talk about how they ended up teaching and why they love doing it

INBORN. (From L-R) Dr Noel Ibis, Anna Abellera, and Dr Resurreccion Sadaba talk to Rappler about how they ended up teaching and why they're loving it. File photos from Metrobank Foundation

Metrobank Foundation names outstanding teachers for 2014

Aug 18, 2014 - 11:39 AM

The foundation honors members of the teaching profession who exhibit competence dedication and leadership

‘New generation’ of cops out to win hearts and minds

Aug 17, 2014 - 11:13 AM

The PNP doesn’t always have the best of reputations but some cops are out to prove that perception wrong PO3 Alexander Baradillo Fazon Jr of the CARAGA Police Regional Office is one of them

SERVICE. PO3 Alexander Baradillo Fazon, Jr. from Butuan says the MBFI's COPS award is the highlight of his career. Photo courtesy of the Metrobank Foundation, Inc

Iranian is first woman to win mathematics 'Nobel'

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:34 AM

UPDATED Maryam Mirzakhani a Harvard educated mathematician and professor at Stanford University in California is one of four winners of the Fields Medal

Stanford University Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, first female recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal. Image courtesy Maryam Mirzakhani/Stanford University