THE street where her home is situated is named Mayaman, a word that means rich in Pilipino.
Program for Young Parents: Giving second chances to teen moms—nominated for the Project of the Year, Mission: PHL, the BusinessMirror Envoys&Expats Awards
DEVELOPED in 2014 by the United States Agency for International Development (Usaid), the Program for Young Parents (PYP): Giving Second Chances to Teen Moms, was one of the projects nominated for Project of the Year at the recent Mission: PHL, the BusinessMirror Envoys&Expats Awards.
AMBASSADOR of the European Delegation in the Philippines Franz Jessen visited on April 12 the Tarlac outpatient recovery clinic, distinguished in the recent MISSION: PHL awards, together with fellow diplomats Michel Goffin of Belgium, Jozsef Bencze of Hungary and Elizabeth De Lang of The Netherlands.
IT was a recognition event like no other in recent times…. On the evening of April 4, the BusinessMirror staged the grand awarding ceremony of MISSION: PHL, the Envoys&Expats Awards at the SM Aura Premier’s Samsung Hall.
NOTHING is stronger than an idea whose time has come. Thus went the immortal words of the writer Victor Hugo, often quoted and borrowed for concepts and undertakings that have come to fruition, and ultimately foster worthwhile endeavors.
THE Secretariat of “Mission: PHL, the BusinessMirror Envoys & Expats Awards” is calling on all foreign embassies, consulates and development aid agencies based in the country to submit their nominations for the “Project of the Year.”
Being a former colony, it was natural for the Philippines to have strong diplomatic and economic ties with Spain.
MADRID—Ambassador of the Philippines to Spain Philippe J. Lhuillier and Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) Rector Carlos Andradas Heranz signed on June 8 the “Agreement on Academic, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation” between the Philippine embassy in Madrid and the academic institution.
Undersecretary for Administration and Finance Garry V. de Guzman (left) formalizes the Department of Transportation’s collaboration with the “Mission: PHL” Envoys&Expats Awards of the BusinessMirror (Transportation Infrastructure category), through the signing of a memorandum of agreement with the broadsheet’s Editor in Chief Jun B. Vallecera.
THE BusinessMirror is enjoining all embassies, consulates, as well as economic and cultural offices to nominate their outstanding projects in the Philippines to “Mission: PHL’s” “Project of the Year Award.”
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 embassies, consulates and aid agencies, as well as economic and cultural offices—with projects that have contributed to the country’s economic growth, social progress, peace, security and stability.
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 BusinessMirror’s Envoys&Expats Awards.
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 of the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) in “Mission: PHL,” the BusinessMirror’s Envoys&Expats Awards.
Ambassadors, members of the diplomatic community, aid development organizations, and representatives from the private sector, civil society, youth and government agencies, in partnership with the BusinessMirror, toast “Mission: PHL”—the BusinessMirror’s Envoys&Expats Awards launch—at the City Garden Grand Hotel in Makati City on Thursday night.
IT was eight months in the making—yet the significance is projected to be far-reaching.
PRIOR to its formal launch, project proponents of “Mission: PHL”—the BusinessMirror Envoys&Expats Awards—gathered the members of its distinguished panel to initially discuss and deliberate on the process of judging, as well as the specific merits of the recognition advocacy.
THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now an integral part of “Mission: PHL”—the BusinessMirror’s Envoys&Expats Awards as it aims to recognize embassies and missions that have been instrumental in contributing to the growth and development of the Philippines.
IN 2013 the BusinessMirror produced the very first Envoys&Expats section with high hopes to serve as a broader link between the reading public and the diplomatic community in the Philippines.
Department of Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Jose Eduardo E. Malaya (left) and Psyche Roxas-Mendoza, Philippines Graphic managing editor and special project director for “Mission: PHL,” the BusinessMirror Envoys and Expats Awards, sign the memorandum of agreement for the project.