Two Filipinos jointly win International Community Nurse of the Year award

By Michael Duque and Liezel Longboan The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) recently conferred its first International Community Nurse of the Year Award to Filipino nurses Dennis Singson and Marc Rodriguera. The newly created award recognises the contribution of internationally educated nurses to community nursing in England.

Filipino Chevening “pandemic scholars” shine in the UK

By Ana Santos It is hard to imagine there ever being  a bad time to study abroad on an all-expenses paid scholarship. Unless that time is during a global pandemic that has thrown the world into chaos and uncertainty. Every year about 60,000 applicants from

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Filipino streetfood powerhouse: the Spoon & Rice story

By Naomi Edge As Filipino food gains ground with the foodie community, Filipino street food business Spoon & Rice is expanding in and around London. Launched in October 2020, Spoon & Rice has just opened its third branch in trendy Boxpark Croydon. Tinig went to

“Hallelujah!” Haraya Choir’s Christmas concert to be staged

Award-winning Filipino-British singing group, Haraya Choir, is set to perform their Christmas concert Hallelujah! after months of planning and despite the challenges of having in person rehearsals posed by Covid-19. The ensemble will perform an a cappella repertoire of Filipino favourites that include Pasko Na, Sinta Ko and Payapang

VFS Philippine passport renewal processing centres now open in Cardiff, Edinburgh and Dublin

The Philippine Embassy in London has recently announced that VFS Philippine ePassport Renewal Processing Centres are now open in Cardiff, Wales; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Dublin, Ireland. All processing centres are open from Monday to Friday, by appointment only. The processing centres will only accept straightforward