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DTI gears up for 67th edition of Manila FAME

The Department of Trade and Industry through its Center for International Trade Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM) is set to showcase high-quality and design-driven home décor and houseware Philippine-made products at the 67th edition of the Manila FAME happening on 19 to 21 April 2018 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.   Highlighting the country’s creative enterprises, Manila […].....»»

Category: newsSource: boholnewsdaily boholnewsdailyApr 17th, 2018

Philippine culture, design excellence merge at 67th Manila FAME

Once again, Manila FAME – the country’s premier lifestyle and design trade event – stands as a collective of creative enterprises. The 67th edition, slated on April 19 to 21 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, is set to a curated show built upon the intertwine of Philippine culture, design excellence, and export [...] The post Philippine culture, design excellence merge at 67th Manila FAME appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

5 things to expect at Fringe Manila 2018

MANILA, Philippines – All manner of eccentrics and creatives are coming to Manila’s streets again, as the Fringe Festival gears up for its 4th year. The arts festival, which started in Edinburgh, has had a reputation for becoming a free-for-all for creative expression, and the Manila edition is no different. This ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2018

Unified GDH brand seen boosting sector

The country’s gifts, decor and houseware (GDH) industry is aiming to regain a huge share of the global market and grow revenues by 5 to 10 percent annually until 2030. Ma’i, the industry’s unified brand, was recently unveiled at the 66th Edition of Manila FAME, the country’s premier lifestyle and design event. The Board of [...] The post Unified GDH brand seen boosting sector appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

The Script gears up for 4th PH visit

  The Script, the Irish band known for its anthemic heartbreak songs that fuse pop-rock and rap, will hold a concert on April 14, 2018 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, according to local promoter Midas Promotions. The coming show---the group's fourth in Manila---is part of it's "Freedom Child" world tour, which was launched in support of its fifth studio album of the same title (call 4702222). Led by singer and former "The Voice UK" coach Danny O'Donoghue, The Script is behind such hits as "The Man Who Can't Be Moved," "Breakeven," "Hall of Fame" and "Superheroes," and has sold over 29 million albums worldwide.---ALLAN POLICARPIO...Keep on reading: The Script gears up for 4th PH visit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2017

Manila FAME October Show to Highlight PH Culture, Design Ingenuity

Manila FAME, the Philippines’ premier lifestyle and design event, is set to make waves again among international and local buyers as it returns on October 20-22 with a range of new show features and artisans in a showcase of the country’s rich cultural heritage and design ingenuity. &'160; The 66th edition of Manila FAME will strip down [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsSep 11th, 2017

Highlands Cup draws big number of entries

MANILA, Philippines - The Highlands Ladies Cup gears up for another highly competitive but fun-filled tournament as it holds its 12th edition on Oct......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 29th, 2017

Arts & Leisure: Upcycling at Manila FAME

It's "in" to be clean these days. Upcycling is one trend BusinessWorld noticed at this season's edition of Manila FAME fair, which was held from April 21 to 23 at the World Trade Center. Several designers used materials that would have been fit to throw away, but instead managed to find not just another ounce of usage from them, but loads of luxe......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2017

Material world

MANILA, Philippines - At this year’s edition of Manila FAME presented by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), materials once.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2017

Manila FAME gears up for a bigger October 2016 show

The Philippines’ premier design and lifestyle event is expanding the show for October 2016—more venues, extended exhibit hours, more Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) exporters, and more special showcases for new artisans, designers, a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2016

LOOK: Starbucks PH’s yogurt frappucinos will chase rainy day blues away

MANILA, Philippines – We’re well into the Philippines’ rainy season, but these 2 new, limited edition drinks from Starbucks Philippines might just chase the dreariness away. Beginning Tuesday, July 24, Starbucks branches around the country will be serving 2 new Frappuccino blended beverages – the Apricot and Peach Yogurt Frappuccino ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

LOOK: PVL Collegiate Conference schedule

Adamson University and University of Perpetual Help will open the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference action on Saturday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The promising UAAP squad Lady Falcons face last year’s NCAA semifinalist Lady Altas at 2:00 p.m. UAAP Season 80 Finalist Far Eastern University will take on College of St. Benilde at 4:00 p.m. All opening day matches will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166 and via livestream. The rest of the elimination matches will be available via livestream while live TV broadcast will resume in the Finals. Crowd-favorite Ateneo de Manila University and NCAA champion Arellano University skipped this year’s edition.   Here’s the complete elimination round schedule:    .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Abella quits Foton, might return to PVL

Rommel Abella could be making a return to the Premier Volleyball League. A league source told ABS-CBN Sports that the former Pocari Sweat head coach might get another coaching job in the PVL after parting ways with his Philippine Superliga club team Foton. Abella called it quits after two conferences with the Tornadoes. Foton Philippines president and team owner Rommel Sytin promoted assistant coach Edjet Mabbayad as interim coach. Abella was hired as a replacement for Moro Branislav late last year in time for Foton’s campaign in the 2018 Grand Prix. But the multi-titled mentor faced a tough challenge in the import-laden conference playing without ace hitters EJ Laure, who made a leave of absence because of a shoulder injury, and 6-foot-5 Jaja Santiago. Foton, which won back-to-back Grand Prix titles from 2015 to 2016, placed third in this year’s edition. The Tornadoes beefed up its lineup for the Invitational by adding former Generika-Ayala hitter Shaya Adorador, San Beda University stars Nieza and Jeziela Viray and a blue-chip recruit in Ateneo de Manila Univetsity standout Bea de Leon. But even with their new recruits that bolstered the already solid and towering core of Jaja Santiago, Dindin Santiago-Manabat, CJ Rosario, Gen Casugod Maika Ortiz, with veterans Gyzelle Sy, Ivy Perez and libero Jen Reyes, Foton failed to live up to expectations. “The team is playing at the lowest level and we feel that there’s a need for change,” said Sytin. However, the coach might just get another chance in the PVL. Under his watch the Pocari Sweat Lady Warriors led by the trio of Myla Pablo, Michele Gumabao and Mel Gohing dominated the defunct V-League in the 2016 Reinforced and Open Conferences before piloting Pocari Sweat into the Reinforced Conference throne of the PVL last year. The source declined to put on record which team will get the services of Abella.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Early Edition: Manila urged to explain TRAIN 2 more to foreign investors – Manila Video

Foreign investors will be “more positive” on the Philippines if the correct message on taxes is relayed, said KRA Group head of business advisory Gerald Tan. source link: Early Edition: Manila urged to explain TRAIN 2 more to foreign investors – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

PVL: Lady Bulldogs brace for tough title defense

A young National University squad will march into battle hoping to defend its crown when the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference opens shop on July 21. The Lady Bulldogs ruled the inaugural edition of the tournament last year via a clean sweep of the conference behind Most Valuable Player Jaja Santiago. But this time, NU will parade a different lineup following the departure of Santiago and Aiko Urdas, while key players Jorelle Singh and Jasmine Nabor are doubtful to see action.        Head coach Babes Castillo will parade the core of his BaliPure squad composed of a mix of veterans, incoming Lady Bulldogs and Nazareth School-NU high school standouts.     Bannering the squad will be incoming rookie setter Joyme Cagande, Ivy Lacsina, libero Jennifer Nierva, Princes Robles and high school star Faith Nisperos. Eight teams will try to dethrone the Lady Bulldogs led by the returning 2017 runnerup Far Eastern University. Also joining the fray are UAAP teams University of Sto. Tomas, Adamson University and University of the Philippines and NCAA squads College of St. Benilde, University of Perpetual Help, San Sebastian College and San Beda University. Taking a leave of absence are Ateneo de Manila University and NCAA champion Arellano University. Playing in the men’s division are FEU, NU, Adamson, San Beda, Perpetual, De La Salle University, UST, UP and CSB. Defending champion Ateneo will skip the tournament.   ---      Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Mike Colter is coming to Manila for AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Mike Colter of Luke Cage fame is heading to Manila to join the lineup of guests for AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018. Mike will be joined by Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and Mustafa Shakir (Bushmaster in the latest season) for panels at Hall N, an exclusive ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Selection of first 4 MMFF finalists explained

Anne Curtis, Vice Ganda, Kim Chiu, Vic Sotto Two films were chosen as finalists in this year's edition of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) because their scripts were well-written, while t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

It s over for Goblin star Lee Dong-wook and K-pop idol Suzy

MANILA, Philippines – Just 4 months after they first confirmed they were dating , Korean actor Lee Dong-wook of Goblin fame and K-pop idol and actress Bae Suzy have split up.  JYP Entertainment, Suzy's agency, said the two "naturally" went their separate ways "because they both had busy schedules, it was difficult for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Ateneo tops San Beda to take Filoil Preseason crown

For the third year in a row, there has been a clean sweep of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Tournament. And just like in 2017, the 2018 edition of the tournament has seen one sweeping squad get replaced by another. Claiming control from the get-go on Saturday at the Filoil Flying V Centre, Ateneo de Manila University didn’t give any chances to now dethroned champion San Beda University for a convincing 76-62 victory. The Blue Eagles scored the first basket and seized the lead right from tip-off. “We gotta give credit to the players. We didn’t really have practices so it was all verbal,” coach Sandy Arespacochaga said post-game. Still, the Red Lions were only behind by four after the opening salvo until Ivorian reinforcement Angelo Kouame imposed his will down low and fueled Ateneo’s 26-11 rush that mounted a 45-26 lead. San Beda would not be able to threaten from that point. With that, the UAAP champions proved that they were the top team in the tournament. Kouame finished with 15 points, 16 rebounds, and three blocks en route to being hailed as the Tournament MVP. “We’re very happy for him individually. We’d like to see him continue to improve,” Arespacochaga said. Fellow Mythical team member Thirdy Ravena contributed seven points, two rebounds, and two assists while Jolo Mendoza and Raffy Verano also added nine markers each. Ateneo’s sweep of the 2018 Filoil Preseason follows San Beda’s sweep of the 2017 Filoil Preseason which itself followed De La Salle University’s sweep of the 2016 Filoil Preseason. Last year, the Red Lions dethroned the Green Archers en route to a clean sweep. San Beda got a taste of its own medicine this time around, falling victim to a Blue Eagle side that did not lose in 11 games. Javee Mocon showed the way for them with a 14-point, 12-rebound double-double. Donald Tankoua also had 13 markers and five boards. Robert Bolick was scoreless in 10 minutes of play, but did not play much of the second half after suffering an apparent ankle injury in the second quarter. In the battle for third, Far Eastern University made quick work of College of St. Benilde, 78-58. No Tamaraw was in double-digits, but they counted seven players who contributed somewhere between six to nine points in the scoring column. For the Blazers, Kendrix Belgica and Robbie Nayve topped the scoring column with 12 points apiece. However, they elected not to play top guns Justin Gutang and Clement Leutcheu to rest them for the looming NCAA season. BOX SCORES FINALS ATENEO 76 – Kouame 15, Mendoza 9, Verano 9, Ravena 7, Belangel 7, Nieto Mi 6, Asistio 6, Go 6, Mamuyac 5, Navarro 3, Maagdenberg 3, Nieto Ma 0, Tio 0, Wong 0, Black 0, Andrade 0 SAN BEDA 62 – Mocon 14, Tankoua 13, Abuda 9, Canlas 7, Doliguez 6, Nelle 5, Cabanag 4, Oftana 2, Carino 2, Tongco 0, Bolick 0, Eugene 0, Cuntapay 0, Burri 0 QUARTER SCORES: 19-15, 45-26, 56-42, 76-62 BATTLE FOR THIRD FEU 78 – Tuffin 9, Nunag 9, Tolentino 8, Inigo 7, Comboy 6, Jopia 6, Ramirez 6, Orizu 5, Ebona 4, Gonzales 4, Parker 4, Escoto 4, Casino 4, Bienes 2, Stockton 0, Cani 0 CSB 58 – Belgica 12, Nayve 12, Pagulayan 11, Barnes 10, Carlos 6, Naboa 3, Young 2, Dixon 2, Velasco 0, Pasturan 0, Haruna 0 QUARTER SCORES: 13-17, 32-24, 56-40, 78-58 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Neil Etheridge signs contract extension with Cardiff City until 2021

MANILA, Philippines – This year just keeps on getting better and better for Neil Etheridge as he recommits to newly promoted Premier League team Cardiff City until 2021.  The Azkals goalkeeper signed a 3-year deal on Friday, June 29, as the team gears up for a return to England's top ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Yassi Pressman MAS NAGMUKHANG CONTESTANT kaysa HOST sa Miss Manila 2018 Coronation Night! – Manila Video

Yassi Pressman was one of the hosts of Miss Manila 2018 Coronation Night with Xian Lim and Edu Manzano. She is so elegant, poised and beautiful in her gown na mukha tuloy siyang contestant! Yassi Pressman rise to fame was being partnered with Coco Martin on Ang Probinsyano. source link: Yassi Pressman MAS NAGMUKHANG CONTESTANT kaysa HOST sa Miss Manila 2018 Coronation Night! – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018