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The Australian Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are boosting support and encouraging investment in social enterprises in the Philippines through the creation of an innovative partnership for social impact investing. With initial funding support of US$2 million (P100 million) from the Australian Government, the Innovation for Social…

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Eight months after re-opening in Manila last November, the Embassy of Sweden in Manila spearheaded by Ambassador Harald Fries hosted the 2017 Swedish National Day celebration at the Grand Ballroom of Shangri-La at the Fort. The momentous celebration also marked the 70th year anniversary of the Sweden-Philippines relationship, with Swedish…

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The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in cooperation with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (TECO) recently sponsored the 2017 Taiwan Tourism Workshop held at the New World Manila Bay Hotel on July, 5. The event was a great occasion to showcase Taiwan’s latest tourism developments and initiatives and…

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Liuzhou City Deputy Mayor Lu Liuping (fifth from left) and other executives from the People’s Government of Liuzhou City pay a courtesy visit to Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (fourth from left) last July 10. Liuzhou officials visited the city’s educational and training institutionsas part of the two sister cities’ exchange…

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Over the course of 10 days, more than 100 active duty US Air Force, Army, Navy, Nevada Air National Guard, and five other Pacific nations delivered humanitarian assistance and performed subject matter expert exchanges with their partners in the Philippines du­ring Pacific Angel 2017. PACANGEL team members from the Philippines,…

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Landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on July 2, 67 new US Peace Corps Volunteers joined the family of more than 9,000 Americans who have served as Peace Corps Volunteers in the Philippines since 1961, making the Philippines the second oldest Peace Corps program. Inspired by President John F. Kennedy,…

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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (CanCham) led celebrations in the Philippines marking Canada’s 150th birthday. CanCham held events in Davao City, Cebu, and in the National Capital. The final event, a grand outdoors party at Circuit City in Makati, was attended by over 600 guests and featured…

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The Director of Real Academia Española (Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, RAE) and Chairman of the Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española (Association of Academies of the Spanish Language, ASALE), Darío Villanueva, embarked on an official visit to Manila from July 4 to July 8 and met the…

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Vocal and dance performers PHP and Volo Pro Veritas, covering today’s popular Kpop groups Bigbang and BTS, won the 2017 Pinoy Kpop Star which was recently held at Skydome, SM North EDSA. Seven-member cover dance group Volo Pro Veritas emerged as the grand prize winner of the performance category. The…

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