Local Filmmakers and Animators to Promote Filipino Creative Content in Japan

Recent international acclamations garnered by Filipino films produced and directed by the likes of Brilliante Mendoza, Pepe Diokno and Raya Martin further affirm the country’s creative prowess. With the conclusion of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2010, its time local filmmakers... - October 29, 2010

Manila F.A.M.E. International Turns on the Green Light This October

Raw materials. Innovation. Craftsmanship. As the green campaign fever continues to be a global phenomenon, on its 52nd edition, Manila F.A.M.E. International, Asia’s Boutique Show, turns on the green light as it embraces sustainability by tapping all the unique and indigenous raw materials... - September 17, 2010

Indigenous Materials for Sustainable Fashion: British Expert Elevates Filipino Design

Independent British fashion consultant Maureen Tomaney was resource speaker and facilitator to the recently concluded Fashion Definition Workshop held last August 2-6 at the Heritage Hotel in Pasay City, reported the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, an attached agency of the... - September 03, 2010

MECO Invites Taiwanese Buyers to Manila F.A.M.E. International, Asia’s Boutique Show

As Manila F.A.M.E. International continues its evolution to Asia’s Boutique Show, the Manila Economic Cultural Office (MECO), the Philippines’ representative office in Taiwan that promotes trade, investments, tourism, labor, scientific and cultural cooperation, invites Taiwanese buyers... - August 25, 2010

CITEM: It Pays to be Green: Pines Awards 2010

The summer of 2010 proved to be one of the warmest in Philippine history. The highest temperature on record in Metro Manila is 38.5 degrees Celsius documented on May 14, 1987. In the same month of the current year, Metro Manila residents experienced a sweltering 38 degrees Celsius, almost... - July 19, 2010

CITEM: Filipino Photographers Focus Their Lenses at Eco-Preservation

The current generation places much importance on the Visual Images, which can evoke emotions from its viewers as well as convey a message to audiences regardless of age. With the present influx of point and shoot digital cameras and DSLRs, digital photography has become the easiest way to capture... - July 19, 2010

CITEM: Getting Back to Our Roots - Philippine Root Crops Show Promise in Promoting Green Lifestyle

To "go home and plant kamote (sweetpotato)" in Filipino lingo depicts a picture of helplessness, and there are many negative, if humorous, connotations about the "lowly" kamote that in local minds make it pale beside loftier foreign greens. Yet the people from Visayas State... - July 09, 2010

CITEM: Green Products from Waste Matter Go Mainstream

For this local company, it is easy being green. Award-winning industrial firm Plantex (from the words "plant" and "extract") shows that beyond income generation, choosing to be green can also be an advocacy that has the power to preserve nature and better the lives of people at... - July 09, 2010

CITEM: Local Farm Connects with Nature Through Eco-Farming

Driven by how the Earth is exhausted from the mismanagement of its resources, the people from Herbana Farms in Calamba, Laguna uphold sustainability through the agroecologic approach to farming, which provides a fuller view of agriculture’s relationships with plants, animals, humans, and the... - July 09, 2010

CITEM: Local Companies Committed to Building a Green Future

In recent years, the quest for sustainable living has redefined conventions, including the way we view our public and private structures. This has paved the way for the growth of more breathable and environment-friendly “green” buildings in the country, sites that aptly demonstrate that... - July 07, 2010

The Power of Tea Highlighted at International Food Exhibition Philippines 2010

Philippine natural herbs and drinks took a different twist and turn as a group of church volunteers aimed to help a group of farmers improve their livelihood by manufacturing tea from locally available herbs such as malunggay, lagundi (five-leaf chaste tree), tanglad (lemongrass), and ampalaya... - June 10, 2010

IFEX Philippines: Save Your Heart with Pilinuts

The healthy goodness of nuts can be traced way back to ancient history when only the royals were given the privilege to eat the luscious morsel because they have known that nuts are good for the heart. Over the past years, various researches have shown that nuts are indeed nutritious and one of... - June 09, 2010

Music Beyond Borders: Philippine Music Industry Gears Up for the World Stage

Close to 1,500 local and foreign trade buyers were treated to a night of world class music by the country’s leading bands and musicians at the Music Beyond Borders held during the 51st edition of Manila F.A.M.E. International, Asia’s Boutique Show. The musical extravaganza aims to... - June 09, 2010

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