Czech Republic pumps prime projects into PHL

THE Philippines today is often touted as the fastest-growing economy in the region, in the same breath that the Czech Republic is also considered...

ICCPI intros L’Aperitivo Italiano in Alabang

THE Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines Inc.’s (ICCPI) acclaimed business networking event, L’Aperitivo Italiano, was recently staged in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, for...

Young Pinoy talents display handweaving artistry in Osaka

TEN students from Saint Francis School-VSA Arts Philippines, including their parent chaperones and mentors, participated in last month’s Rock & Art 2017 Osaka Festival...

Malaysia spurs ‘healthy’ business environment within PHL

NEWLY elected President of the Malaysian Chamber of Commerce Inc. (MCCI) Edward Ling has been in the country for the last 15 years while...

Australia boosts business links in Asean, PHL

The Australian Ministry for Trade, Tourism and Investment recently established the Philippine chapter of Australia-Asean Chamber of Commerce (AustCham Asean), touted as a new...

PHL’s future heroes–in the eyes of an expat

IN the five-and-a-half years I have lived in the Philippines, much of my time was spent telling Filipinos and foreigners alike about the “genius”...

France, Germany to train PBT, Tuloy Foundation ballet dancers

THE 31st season production of the Philippine Ballet Theatre (PBT) continues its performances at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theater with...

Cine Europa 2017 screens classics, contemporaries for free across PHL

ACKNOWLEDGED as the grand dame of foreign film festivals in the country, Cine Europa has achieved a milestone as it celebrates its 20th anniversary...

Comic book launch binds families of the rescuer and rescued

THIS year marks the 80th anniversary of one of the most extraordinary humanitarian stories on the eve of World War II, which is centered...

Diplomat bridges distance by deepening Panama-PHL partnership

WHEN this reporter was assigned to interview Panama’s Ambassador to the Philippines Rolando Guevara, the Panama hat immediately came to mind. He thought it would...

British Embassy fetes new batch of PHL Chevening scholars

TWENTY-seven Filipino future leaders were awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarships by the British government to study postgraduate courses in the UK. Funded by the Foreign...

Czech Republic is new academic hub for PHL students

AMONG thousands of applicants who tried for the Czech Republic’s Government Scholarship in the past year, aspiring young Filipino individuals have been successfully accepted...

Chinese embassy donates ambulance for Boracay rescue group

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan—The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the Philippines recently donated an ambulance unit to a rescue group based in...

Mexico fortifies centuries-long camaraderie, ‘sisterhood’ with PHL

Story & photos by Recto Mercene THE captain of Mexico’s multi-sailed sailing ship, ARM (Armada República Mexicana) Cuauhtémoc, recently hosted a dinner for the country’s...

China’s PLA commemorates anniversary; features military might

Story & photo by Recto Mercene THE People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China hosted—for the first time in the country—a celebration of its anniversary, which...

Australian Embassy, FDCP fete best short films

THE Short+Sweet Film Festival, together with the Australian Embassy and Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), had its successful inaugural year in July,...

Narrator accompanies Japan masterpiece in silent-film fest

THE Japan Foundation in Manila proudly brings a rare performance by Japanese-renowned benshi, or silent-film narrator, Ichiro Kataoka, who will accompany Yasujiro Ozu’s silent...

GM drives impressive growth of global skin-care company

GALDERMA Philippines General Manager Raghavendra Sadashiva is excited on his assignment in the country, as his company has been registering impressive growth rates, particularly...

More Filipinos travel to the Holy Land

THE Embassy of Israel welcomed the growing number of Filipinos traveling to “The Holy Land”. Data from Israel’s Ministry of Tourism showed that around 9,000...

PHL envoy to China paves path of peace and stability

TWO years ago, “citizen” Chito Sta. Romana was asked: “If you were president of the Philippines for just one day, what would you want...