Events

2023 Andrei Stenin photo contest to accept entries until Feb. 28

MANILA – Professional photographers have until Feb. 28, 2023 to submit their entries for the 2023 edition of the Moscow-based 9th Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest.By tradition, the annual photo contest kicked off on Andrei Stenin’s birthday on Dec. 22. Stenin is a special... Read More

Chinese, Filipino youth deepen ties thru ‘Generation Z’ dialogue

MANILA – Young Chinese and Filipinos found a new platform to deepen friendly exchanges in cross-culture, digital economy and energy through the Sino-Filipino “Generation Z” Intercultural Dialogue held online on Dec. 4.The dialogue was organized by the Beijing People's Association... Read More

Former PNA editor Rene Alviar writes 30

MANILA – A veteran journalist and a former senior editor of the Philippine News Agency (PNA), Renato M. Alviar died on Nov. 27 at the age of 74 after battling a prolonged illness.Rene, as called by his colleagues and friends, first served as a senior reporter of PNA from 1976 to 1982.He went... Read More

International Bazaar returns after 2-year hiatus

MANILA – The International Bazaar made a return after a two-year hiatus last Sunday, featuring 42 countries and more than 100 booths.In a news release, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the event held last Sunday at the World Trade Center in Pasay City generated at least 4,598 in... Read More

Nat’l Indigenous Peoples Summit set on Nov. 16

MANILA – The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), alongside Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICCs/IPs) of the Philippines, will hold a National Indigenous Peoples Summit to showcase longstanding commitment to nation-building while at the same time... Read More

‘Green World - Sino-PH Future’ short videos get over 13M views

MANILA – Ten short videos have won awards in the "Green World - Sino-Philippine Future" Short Video Competition, jointly hosted by the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Philippines, Global Times Online and China Energy Engineering Group Co. Ltd.The event, which is also the... Read More

PBS-BBS launches training on engaged community journalism

MANILA – The Philippine Broadcasting Service-Bureau of Broadcast Services (PBS-BBS) has launched a journalism training series for its employees and aspiring journalists over the weekend.The PBS-BBS, which operates Radyo Pilipinas, is an attached agency of the Office of the Press Secretary... Read More

Short video contest on PH-China ties kicks off

MANILA – The sub-competition zone of the 4th “Belt and Road” short video contest that promotes environmental protection and China-Philippines relations officially opened on August 29.Themed “Green World-Sino-Philippines Future”, the competition is organized by the... Read More

EU colors to light up Rizal Park for Europe Day

MANILA–The Rizal Monument and the Musical Dancing Fountain in Rizal Park will be illuminated in the European Union flag blue and yellow colors on Sunday in celebration of Europe Day.Europe Day is a celebration of peace and unity held every May 9, which also marks the anniversary of the... Read More

PGH Covid-19 Center marks 2 years with ‘front-liner’ paintings

MANILA – The Philippine General Hospital marked its second year of being designated as the National Covid-19 Referral Center on March 30, 2022, with the unveiling of three big paintings by renowned artist Roberto Sanchez.The paintings depict the struggles of PGH front-liners that responded to... Read More

2 classic brands give back to loyal customers amid pandemic

MANILA– Two classic and iconic brands are partnering to give back to their customers who have remained loyal despite the challenges of the pandemic in the past two years.For a limited run, FILA and Starbucks will give free fashionable and functional items inspired by their iconic hues and... Read More

PMFTC named PH top employer on 3rd consecutive year

TAGUIG CITY – PMFTC, Inc., the local affiliate of Philip Morris International, was certified as a Top Employer in the Philippines for the third consecutive year.This is a further acknowledgment of PMI’s excellence in people practices, firmly establishing the company among the ranks of... Read More

Post Office “Express Pada-LOVE” launches on Valentine’s Day

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office) brings back Express Pada-LOVE on Valentine’s Day.Not even Covid-19 can stop the Post Office from sending love this Valentine season.This year, the Post Office continues its tradition of sending flowers, chocolates, stuffed toys,... Read More

DENR gives Christmas cheers to indigent PCMC patients

MANILA – In line with its ComPassion Project and continuing stakeholder partnership, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently conducted a gift-giving activity for the indigent patients of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC).The DENR ComPassion... Read More

PH Post Office features 'Paskong Pilipino 2021' in postage stamps

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office) unveiled the “Paskong Pilipino” 2021 (Filipino Christmas 2021) for the first time in a concert that features the world-famous Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra held in front of the majestic and historic Manila Central Post... Read More

Malabon Zoo to benefit from Post Office, AAP art tilt

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office), Art Association of the Philippines Inc. (AAP) and Malabon Zoo signed a Tripartite Memorandum of Agreement to help Malabon Zoo that is in need of support and sustenance following its closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic health... Read More

QC pandemic heroes recognized

MANILA – The Quezon City government honored and recognized six individuals and six organizations for their exemplary deeds amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic as part of the city’s 82nd founding anniversary.During the Manuel Luis Quezon Gawad Parangal 2021 at the Elements,... Read More

PH Post Office marks World Post Day Oct. 9

MANILA – The Philippine Postal Corporation (Post Office) is proud to celebrate “World Post Day” on Oct. 9, 2021, in solidarity with Postal Workers around the World in serving communities in times of crisis.World Post Day is celebrated each year in connection with the anniversary of... Read More

Catholics celebrate birth of Blessed Virgin Mary

MANILA – Amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Filipino Catholics on Wednesday joined the entire Christendom to celebrate the birth of the Blessed Mother, bombarding heaven with prayers asking the Virgin Mary of her powerful intercession to stop the deadly virus that has so... Read More

EU educ fair promotes higher learning amid pandemic

MANILA – The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines will connect Filipino students to universities in Europe through its annual education fair.The pandemic’s challenges should not stop the pursuit of higher education, the group said in a statement issued on Friday."Since... Read More