Consul general offers a toast for robust ties between the Philippines and...

"DID you know that wine was first produced in Georgia?” Consul General Joselito Carlson Aseniero asked this reporter as we sat together during a recent...

Eigasai 2018 celebrates collaboration, diversity

THE Japan Foundation-Manila has recently announced the full lineup of films, guests and special talks for this year’s Japanese film festival, more popularly known...

Davao City marks 72nd PHL-Australia Friendship Day

PROMINENT Davaoeños, members of the country’s diplomatic corps and the Australian Global Alumni, as well as art lovers, recently celebrated this year’s Philippine-Australia Friendship...

Shedding new light on Cinco de Mayo, historic events thru ‘Why...

RECENTLY, the Embassy of Mexico in the Philippines was pleased to receive Prof. Cuauhtémoc Villamar, a Mexican diplomat and historian who has devoted most...

China-Asean center secretary-general pitches regional, media cooperation

SINCE its establishment half a century ago, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations has forged a formidable partnership with the People’s Republic of China—one...

Envoy vows to lure more South Korea tourists

LAOANG, Northern Samar—Ambassador of South Korea to the Philippines Han Dong-man said his government is committed to bring in more tourists to the country...

PHL: Next investment harbor for Italian firms

THE Philippines could be the next best investment destination for Italian companies. This possibility was opened by the honorary consulate-general of the country to Milan...

USAID, PHL biz group launch youth project

THE United States Agency for International Development (Usaid) and the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) on June 1 launched YouthWorks PH, a five-year, P1.7-billion...

Advisor’s visit to boost Japanese trade in the country

MITSUHIRO MIYAKOSHI, special advisor to Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and officer in charge of promoting the export of Japanese agricultural products, made an...

Japanese expat extols Filipino talent

ASKED why he chose the Philippines among other countries in Asia to establish his business, Hideki Tanifuji shared that he sees the great potential...

French film festival unreels across PHL

CONTINUING its tradition of offering the best of French contemporary and classic cinema to Filipino moviegoers, the embassy of France in the Philippines will...

Germany, PHL mark 10-year cooperation in climate protection, biodiversity conservation

AMBASSADOR of Germany to the Philippines Dr. Gordon Kricke hosted a dinner reception to celebrate 10 years of partnership between his country and the...

Lhuillier strengthens diplomatic relations with Andorra, Spain

PHILIPPINE Ambassador to Spain Philippe J. Lhuillier recently met with the Principality of Andorra’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Ubach to discuss ways on...

Taiwanese diplomat wows with his wit, words of wisdom

JUST what exactly is the secret to getting rich? For Taiwan’s Ambassador Henry Ming-Jeng Chen, director general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s (Mofa) Department of...

Hungary opens Cebu, Angeles City consulates

THE honorary consulate general of Hungary in Angeles City, Pampanga, opened its doors on May 11 to provide a live and local connection between...

New Zealand names honorary consuls in Visayas, Mindanao

New Zealand Ambassador to the Philippines David Strachan recently announced the appointments of honorary consuls in Cebu and Mindanao, in the persons of Manuel...

Japan, Jica pave way for big-ticket infra, transpo ODAs

THE Japanese government has been one of the country’s largest sources of official development assistance (ODA). Through the years, the Japanese government has helped finance...

CEO transitions real-estate sector into the new digital realm

IN a society that celebrates men as leaders and initiators, she has always strived to break dictates of the norm. Having spent her early years...

Senior exec shares multifaceted proficiencies

JLL Phils. Inc. Country Head Christophe Vicic is a senior executive who enjoys working in international business environments, as they give him opportunities to...

Kids discover football, fun in Manila thru FFH

VISITING refugee children from Marawi City and Muslim orphans of war from the Dar Amanah Children’s Home in Silang, Cavite, were treated to a...