Teaching calligraphy, cultivating Iranian art 

CONSIDERED as one of the most aesthetic expressions of handwriting, calligraphy is a beautiful art form of rendering letters, elements and symbols by the...

Pink Shorts Manila to tackle LGBTQI topics

TO raise awareness on the issues being faced by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) persons and their community,...

World Press Photo awardee showcases works

KNOWN for his captivating photographs from different parts of the world telling stories of mankind’s struggles and triumphs, Czech photographer Jan Šibík currently showcases...

Michelin-starred chef brings best French flavors in cooking classes

FRENCH culinary students and professional chefs from the Center For Culinary Arts, Manila and the Institut Culinaire Disciples Escoffier (CCA-ICDE) recently had a chance...

BCCP to hold Iloilo trade mission

PART of the British Embassy’s Great Festival Celebration to highlight business opportunities in the Visayas, the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) is organizing...

Brit champions cause of countryside football

ASK a typical Filipino which sport he or she follows or plays, and easily that one would reply basketball, volleyball or boxing. Perhaps, this is...

More Filipinos discover Israel—‘The Holy Land, Start-up Nation’

THE Embassy of Israel has welcomed the increase in the number of visitors from the Philippines in 2017 who have discovered their country, known...

Australia, World Food Programme serve meals to Marawi school kids

THE Australian government has provided A$1.1 million, or about P42.7 million, to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support the Philippines’s response...

Envoy seeks enhanced bilateral discussions

THE European Union (EU)Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen said he wants to see more Philippine government officials visiting his region’s member-countries this year...

The ‘word’ according to Lech Wałęsa

"YOU better make your questions interesting. If are boring, I will fall asleep,” came the stern warning of former Polish President Lech Wałęsa...

Australian Embassy welcomes New Colombo Plan scholars

PART of their country’s National Day celebrations late in January, the Australian Embassy in Manila recently hosted a reception to welcome New Colombo Plan...

Hungarian professor leads local chorale fest

THE Kodály Society of the Philippines and the St. Scholastica’s College-Manila School of Music recently invited six different Filipino choirs to the first-ever Kanta!...

South Korea, PHL eye closer infrastructure, trade ties

SOUTH Korea aims to strengthen its cooperation with the Philippines to partner with the Duterte administration’s infrastructure projects, as well as to boost the...

Philippine Ambassador Philippe J. Lhuillier assumes chairmanship of ASEAN committee in...

The Philippine Embassy assumed the chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Madrid (ACM) in an official turnover ceremony held on 22 January 2018 at...

BPO exec elevates PHL ops to peak performance

WITHOUT a doubt, the Philippines has entrenched itself as the powerhouse in the business-process outsourcing (BPO) sector. Proof of such high confidence in the skills...

12th International ICT Awards Philippines: All about exemplifying excellence

THE Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines will stage the 12th edition of the International ICT Awards Philippines on March 22 at the...

Qatar raises glasses to PHL media

THE State of Qatar, thru the efforts of Ambassador Ali Ibrahim Al Malki, recently feted members of the Philippine media at his residence. Together with...

Malacañang hosts new ambassadors to PHL

PRESIDENT Duterte on January 23 received the credentials of the new envoys of Portugal, Ukraine and Yemen in a ceremony at Malacañan Palace as...

Envoy envisions an ‘exciting 2018’ for Australia-PHL affairs

WHEN this author addressed Australia’s Ambassador to the Philippines Amanda Gorely with the honorific “Her Excellency” as befiting her stature, she immediately set the...

China to build Sarangani rehab center 

SOON to rise in  Sarangani province is a China-funded, P350-million regional Dangerous Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (DDATRC), which broke ground on January...