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Gandhi’s life celebrated in Manila, rest of the world

AS a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, October 2 was declared “International Day of Nonviolence” as numerous parts of the world, including Manila, celebrated his...

Unified Germany: ‘Reliable partner on global, bilateral issues’

THE Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Philippines Dr. Gordon Kricke and his wife, Anke Mackrodt Kricke, received distinguished guests from...

Switzerland contributes to Phil. Red Cross for Ompong

SHORTLY after the devastating onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (international code name Mangkhut), Switzerland immediately lent its support to the emergency response and recovery efforts...

Playing his part in this side of the world Argentine envoy...

BEHIND the aristocratic bearing of Ambassador Jose Nestor Ureta lies an interesting persona: that of an aspiring thespian. Like any good dramatist, the Argentinian envoy...

La Cámara holds speed-networking night

THE La Cámara (Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation in the Philippines Inc.), in collaboration with the Dutch, French, German, Italian and British...

Euro education fair opens doors to Filipinos

FILIPINO students are being encouraged by the European Union (EU) to explore further learning in its member-states through the 2018 European Higher Education Fair...

Korean War vets’ scions awarded scholarships

THE Embassy of South Korea in the Philippines, along with Lotte Chilsung Beverage Co. Ltd., one of the largest beverage makers in South Korea,...

Consul champions Taiwan’s youth as voices of hope, unity

WHEN Taiwanese Consul Steve C. C. Hsia saw Makati City for the first time, he was amazed with the number of skyscrapers that line...

Czech comics centennial set in Manila

IN celebration of the 100th year of Czech comics, the famed works of notable Czech artists and writers of both mainstream and alternative comics...

Taiwan Excellence [email protected] S.I.P. 2018: Visions of integrated, smart cities

AT the recently held System Integration Philippines (SIP), the Taiwan Excellence Awards held a simultaneous seminar where industry visionaries spoke of the technological innovations...

208th anniversary of Mexico’s independence

MEXICO recently celebrated the 208th anniversary of its proclamation of independence, projecting strength and dynamism. With a territorial area of almost 2 million square kilometers,...

Korean film festival 2018 goes ‘time traveling’

THE annual Korean Film Festival has just unreeled at the SM Megamall Cinema, which gave mallgoers a glimpse of Korean history and culture through...

Harnessing potentials is top priority As Chile celebrates its National Day,...

THE Philippines and Chile, though geographically “worlds apart,” share numerous parallelisms in history and heritage. In 2015 the BusinessMirror ran a feature on the Southern...

US decorates WW II veterans with highest civilian honor

AMBASSADOR of the United States to the Philippines Sung Kim presented bronze replicas of the Congressional Gold Medal, the US Congress’ highest civilian honor,...

PHL International Law Society holds national conference

A LARGE number of legal scholars, eminent personalities and students of international law attended the inaugural national conference of the Philippine Society of International...

EU, Asean, China ready to aid PHL after Ompong As embassies...

THE European Union (EU), Asean member-states and China on Sunday expressed readiness to assist the Philippines with its recovery and relief operations as Typhoon...

BOI partners with garments, textile, leather-goods manufacturers to further strengthen local...

THE Board of Investments (BOI), the country’s lead industry development and primary investment promotion agency, has teamed up with the Philippine Exhibitions and Trade...

Spreading the voice, shining the light Social entrepreneurship is seen as...

ITALIAN designer and social entrepreneur Sergio Boero believes in making a world of difference by providing a “beam” of hope to an underserved portion...

Fashioning and fabricating through bamboo

Story & photos by Recto L. Mercene COMMEMORATING the 70th anniversary of the state of Israel and 60th year of its friendship treaty with the...

GHI envoy champions public health in Micronesia, Guam

AGANA—Special envoy of the President for Global Health Initiatives (GHI) and former Health Undersecretary Dr. Susan P. Mercado visited Micronesia and Guam to campaign...
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