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Opera and Fashion Show for Marawi Set

Opera and Fashion Show for Marawi Set

THE biggest names in Philippine opera and fashion are all set for the magnificent production of “MARAWING SALAMAT – The Best of Opera & Fashion for Marawi,” an extraordinary synergy of the high art of opera and the popular art of fashion for a noble & worthy cause. Presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and The Lyric […]

Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) officers, led by PTAA president and TTE 2018 organizing committee chairperson Marlene Dado Jante, announce the holding of the 2018 Travel Tour Expo which opens on Feb. 8.

PTTA travel tour expo opens on Feb. 8

THE annual Travel Tour Expo (TTE), organized by the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA), opens on Thursday with at least 400 organizations participating, the highest number in its history. Marlene Dado Jante, PTAA president and TTE 2018 organizing committee chairperson, said the unprecedented growth of TTE coincides with its 25thanniversary. She also said its growth challenges the PTTA to explore […]

by Ibarra C. Mateo· · 1 comment · Events, News, Travel
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US Human Rights Commission seeks stop of all mass atrocities

THE United States Congress’ Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission has scheduled hearings on United States policy in relation to the prevention of mass atrocities around the world. In a press statement, the bicameral human rights commission defined “mass atrocities as large-scale, deliberate attacks against civilians, and include genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.” The commission reminded the public that […]

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Mayon volcano in Philippines spews lava fountains & ash plumes as thousands more flee

Mayon volcano in Philippines spews lava fountains & ash plumes as thousands more flee

By RT/Santiago Celario Thousands more have been forced to flee in the Philippines, latest figures show, as the country’s most active volcano keeps spewing massive lava fountains and ash plumes up to five kilometers high. The sporadic eruption of Mayon in Albay province on the island of Luzon started on January 13. Since then, it has affected at least 54 […]

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Publisher’s Christmas Message

Publisher’s Christmas Message

HARINAWA sa paggunita natin sa pagsilang ng dakilang manunubos na ating Panginoong Hesus ay maging mapagpalaya para sa ating lahat ang araw ng Pasko. Huwag nating kalilimutan na ang pakay ng kanyang pagsilang sa mundo ay ang ang sagipin tayo mula sa ating mga maling ugnayan upang mapalaya ang bawa’t isa mula sa kasalanan, na siyang paraan ng kasamaan upang […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · Events
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Traffic Advisory

The Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or Number Coding for PROVINCIAL BUSES ONLY is lifted on December 22 (Friday) and December 26 (Tuesday) to supply the additional buses needed to transport passengers going to the provinces during the Christmas season.

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Last round of Philippine-Spanish indie concerts set on Saturday

Last round of Philippine-Spanish indie concerts set on Saturday

INDIE bands Manel and Sleep Kitchen take center stage for the last round of Philippine-Spanish indie concerts Posporo(s) 2017 at 20:20 Bar in Makati City on November 25. Organized by the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes de Manila with the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Posporo(s) is a series of concerts featuring […]

by Seymour Barros Sanchez· · 1 comment · Entertainment, Events
Filipino actor Mon Confiado poses with Stateside co-star American actress Olivia Hultgren during a cocktail party shortly after the movie’s screening. Photo ©  Abner Galino

“Stateside” see its first screening in Los Angeles

CHALLENGING is an understatement when used to describe producing a film here in Los Angeles where, as we all know, the legendary Hollywood is situated. So, more than a year after the makers, the crew and the cast of the movie “Stateside” held a press conference to announce the then impending screening of their movie, it was only last November […]

by Abner Galino· · 1 comment · Diaspora, Entertainment, Events
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Ballet Philippines’s “The Exemplars” runs next month

FOR its 2nd offering in its 48th season, Ballet Philippines is mounting “The Exemplars: Amada and Other Dances” at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Main Theater on Oct. 20-22. In a media briefing, BP President Margie Moran Floirendo said BP is “reintroducing its internationally acclaimed classics from the company’s repertoire to a newer audience.” “This production provides a rare […]

Al Gatmaitan headlines “In my Heart,” Artist Playground first offering.

Al Gatmaitan headlines “In my Heart,” Artist Playground first offering.

THERE was a time when tenor Al Gatmaitan found himself at a crossroads. He journeyed solo to Europe, even entertaining thought of never going back to the Philippines. He was already doing well then, performing for local theater groups in Manila but he wanted to pursue further studies. Early into his three-year soul searching in Italy, Gatmaitan felt like the […]

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