CEO sees ‘green’ with innovative gift cards

CARLOS KORTEN, the Filipino-American CEO of Pasig & Hudson Consulting, has “green blood” running through his veins. As a Boston Celtics fan, he said the...

Ex-PHL embassy official in Baghdad is new DFA communications chief

FORMER chargé d’affaires of the Philippine embassy in Baghdad Elmer G. Cato has officially assumed the role of new acting assistant secretary for Public...

12th International ICT Awards winners announced

THE 12th International ICT Awards-Philippines has bestowed recognition upon the year’s “best of the best” in the local information and communications technology as well...

European Literary Fair 2018 showcases continent’s best-written prose, poetry

THE European Literary Fair recently celebrated literature from our neighboring continent as dozens of new book titles are now made available to Filipino readers. The...

NJLA goes Asia Pacific; call for submissions ongoing

THE Philippines Graphic and the BusinessMirror have recently announced the expansion of the Nick Joaquin Literary Awards (NJLA) to member-countries of the Association of...

Envoy expects more Danish tourist arrivals

WITH the Philippines becoming one of the most popular tourist draws in Asia, Ambassador Jan Top Christensen of Denmark is optimistic that more than...

‘Allow us to join 2018 World Health Assembly to enhance global...

THE enjoyment of good health is one of the universal human rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic...

Doctor-diplomat prescribes ‘preferential trading’ for enhanced Pakistan-Philippines relations

PAKISTAN’S Ambassador Dr. Aman Rashid claimed that there are many comparisons between his country and the Philippines, notwithstanding the geographical distance that separate them. “We...

On its National Day, Pakistan pitches ‘twinning’ of Makati/Manila, Karachi

PAKISTAN’S embassy officials in Manila organized a special reception on March 23 to commemorate their country’s 78th National Day anniversary. With celebrations ongoing for the...

Envoys, public-private partnerships spread hope, joy for Marawi residents

Story & photos by Nonie Reyes | Chief Photographer LANAO DEL SUR—The effects of last year’s fighting in Marawi City cannot simply be downplayed, especially...

EU, global stakeholders unite vs cybercrime

EUROPEAN Union (EU) Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen has underscored the need for international cooperation and dialogue to address issues as compelling as...

World Bank exec: Mindanao’s growth to drive country’s progress

DAVAO CITY—The growth and development of Mindanao could drive the country’s full progress if the government and other stakeholders succeed in unlocking the region’s...

China, PHL deepen cooperation; build new ‘maritime silk road’

SPRING is a season teeming with vitality in the picturesque Hainan province of China, where the Annual Conference of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)...

Mission: PHL fact sheet

WHAT IS MISSION:PHL? Mission:PHL, the BusinessMirror’s Envoys & Expats Recognition Awards, celebrates the role of nations as partners in Philippine development. It gives due recognition to...

Ambassador inspires everyone to discern ‘noise’ from ‘voice’ on Israel

THE mere mention of Jerusalem conjures images of an ancient city that teems of religious piety. To some however, it also connotes of a...

Diplomatic, expat community; govt agencies show enthusiastic support for ‘Mission: PHL’

AMBASSADORS and representatives of the nation’s diplomatic circle, including executives and officials of government agencies, recently gathered for the inaugural event of  “Mission: PHL”—the ...

Fostering stronger MEX-PHL ties

ALMOST seven months since I have arrived in this country, I consider myself most fortunate to experience and feel the cultural affinity existing between...

Czechia ‘marks the spot’ for CNN Philippines’s ‘FlipTrip’

THE Czech Republic will soon take centerstage on CNN Philippines’s travel show FlipTrip, with film director Pepe Diokno and writer Jessica Zafra as hosts...

Neda in ‘Mission: PHL’

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia (seated, right) and BusinessMirror Publisher T. Anthony C. Cabangon (seated, left) finalize the memorandum of agreement to formalize the participation...

Strengthening bilateral relations through economic cooperation

Pakistan and the Philippines enjoy longstanding ties of friendship regulated through twenty-four cooperation agreements, MoUs/ MoAs in political, economic, commercial, defense, cultural and social...