National Artist Napoleon Abueva died on Friday morning. He was 88. His daughter, Amihan, confirmed his death. Abueva's wake will be in the Delaney Hall of the University of the Philippines Chapel starting Friday, after 7 p.m., reports CNN Philippines.
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Erin Entrada Kelly, a Filipino American writer, won the prestigious John Newbery Medal, one of the top literary prizes given out at the American Library Association’s awards for her young adult and children’s literature book, Hello, Universe, reports The New York Times.
The University of the Philippines (UP) has been ranked among the top universities in Asia by Times Higher Education (THE), a London-based magazine and a “leading provider” of higher education data in the world, reports Inquirer.net.
The Philippine justice ministry charged with murder and kidnapping a doctor, Russel Salic, linked to a foiled plot to mount gun and bomb attacks in the heart of New York City, over his role in the abduction of six sawmill workers, and the beheading of two of them, in a southern province, reports Yahoo News.
A Young Filipina Warrior Princess has made history on the international tennis courts. Alex Eala, the unseeded Filipina tennis wonder won the Les Petits As-Le Mondial Lacoste Girls Singles Championship Match in Tarbes, France, reports Goodnewspilipinas.com.