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In line with its Mandela Day celebrations, the Embassy of South Africa in Manila and the United Nations (UN) held a photo exhibit about the life of Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid and former president of South Africa at SM Aura Premier. No less than H.E. Agnes Nyamande-Pitso, the South African…

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‘Local but global’ T-shirt label launched in PH Because a cotton tee is such a regular though essential piece of clothing, many think that to make a good one is simple and easy. But Rissa Artadi, one of women behind the newest and local T-shirt label Thread 365, begs to…

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The Fashion and Design Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has officially chosen the 15 finalists for its annual Philippine Fashion Design Competition (PFDC). Themed “Today’s Terno,” the competition called on young and aspiring Filipino designers throughout the country to interpret the national costume in the modern times, while still staying…

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The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (Teco) hosted a reception at the Grand Ballroom of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel on October 9 to mark the 102nd National Day of Taiwan. With over 1,000 guests in attendance including officials from the Philippine government and local Taiwanese community,…

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Boarding schools today provide a breeding ground for some of the most innovative and independent individuals despite some misimpressions depicted on TV and movies. Students come out more mature, motivated and independent compared to their peers educated in traditional schools. A study conducted by The Association of Boarding Schools (Tabs),…

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British photographer Justin James Wright, and expatriate in the Philippines since 1998, will hold a fine art photographic exhibition at the ArtistSpace of Ayala Museum from October 17 to November 3. Titled Resilience: The Isla Pulo Community, the exhibit is comprised of a series of poignant, fine art photographs and…

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Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe and Calintaan Mayor Lily Racca Estoya signed the grant contract for “The Project for Reconstruction of Classrooms for Calintaan Central Elementary School in Calintaan, Occidental Mindoro” on October 9 at the Embassy of Japan. The project, amounting to $107,500 (approximately P4.3 million) is funded through the…

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Ongoing until October 20 at the Ayala Museum is an exhibition of selected works by 11 Australian indigenous artists living in urban areas. The exhibition, entitled Message Stick: Indigenous Identity in Urban Australia, reflects collective and individual experiences and cultural expression in a contemporary urban society. The exhibition is presented…

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Porsches gather for a drive to mark local celebration of an automotive icon’s anniversary ONLY truly special cars celebrate their birthdays. And among such cars Porsche’s 911 is, without doubt, peerless. So when it comes time to celebrate its birthday, the auto planet joins in—especially when the car is blowing…