Korean extends genuine care to society’s ‘forgotten neighbors’

IF you are a seasoned sailor, the entire world can be your oyster. There are endless possibilities out there if you work hard enough...

First Czech beer to hit PHL market

THE Czech Republic’s signature beer will soon be available in the Philippines, which is brewed from the picturesque South Bohemian town of Ceske Budejovice,...

Israel, PHL agencies laud start-up for innovating school record-keeping

A START-UP called Wela School Systems claimed it will accomplish in two hours what takes teachers two weeks to complete, including filling up report...

SoKor governor lures Filipinos to Gangwon-do

NO less than Gov. Choi Moon-soon personally invited Filipinos last month to visit his province of Gangwon-do in east South Korea when he graced...

ECCP’s second networking night a success

THE European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) held its second networking social on September 26, which had various business executives, expats and...

Czechia tightens scholarly ties with local educ institutions

IN recent years one of the most distinguished core policies of the Czech Republic in the Philippines is support in higher education, as emphasis...

On its National Day, Germany hails ‘people connection’ with PHL

Story & photos by Recto Mercene GERMANY recently celebrated its National Day of Unity in Manila led by its Ambassador to the Philippines Dr. Gordon...

Big businesses could learn from social enterprises

Story & photos by Thomas Graham LAST year my company MAD (Make A Difference) Travel had the opportunity to welcome Frenchman Jean-Philippe Courtois, the president...

‘Achtung’! German films now on screen

Organized by the Goethe-Institut Philippinen in partnership with SM Retail, SM Lifestyle Entertainment Inc., SM Cinema and with the support of the Film Development...

EU urges Filipinos to pursue higher studies in Europe

FILIPINO students, teachers and academicians are being urged to undertake postgraduate studies in universities in Europe. The European Higher Education Fair (Ehef) 2017, to be...

Filipino expats trumpet PHL tourism in Japan

THAT we made it to Osaka on our own—my daughter Angeline and I—is a feat in itself, considering it was our first time to...

Brazilian conquers Siargao’s surfs, Pinoys’ hearts

THERE’S definitely more to capoeira and samba that Brazilians excel in, as surfing star Raoni Monteiro scored a major surprise to rule the recent...

Brits take a bite into PHL biz as they beef up...

Story & photos by Recto Mercene         "AFTER 20 years ‘mooing’ outside the Philippines, British beef has finally returned, and we’re ‘beefing’ up our presence...

Hungary’s ambassador, advisor share lessons on federalism

IS the Philippines ready for federalism? What are the signs that a country is ready for this type of government? Will the minority be...

Brazil holds Grand National Day

THE Federative Republic of Brazil, through its embassy in Manila, celebrated its National Day on September 6. The grand affair unfolded on the eve of...

EU envoys firm up commitment on Mindanao peace process, development

EUROPEAN ambassadors to the Philippines, led by the European Union’s (EU) Franz Jessen, recently visited Cotabato City to reiterate the bloc’s commitment to support...

‘Pearl of the Orient’, ‘Treasure Island’ discover each other at Taiwan...

THE recently-concluded Taiwan Expo 2017 served as a catalyst for Taiwan and the Philippines to mutually discover each other’s importance in terms of national...

Uplifting tourism for Filipinos tops KTO executive’s agenda

SINCE moving here in the Philippines two years ago, the excitement of the Director of Korea Tourism Office (KTO) in Manila Park In-shik to...

Cultural fest fosters friendship between the Philippines and South Korea

Story & photo by Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco IT started as a way to help build friendship between the Philippines and South Korea almost three decades back,...

China closely collaborates with PHL to combat drug menace

THE People’s Republic of China claims that close coordination between Philippine drug-enforcement agents and their Chinese counterparts has resulted in stronger narcotic-control cooperation between...