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All systems go for the 27th Travel Tour Expo 2020 at SMX

The 27th PTAA Travel Tour Expo will take place as scheduled from Feb. 7 to 9, at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Philippines. The PTAA assures the public that they will be strictly following safety guidelines as recommended by the Philippine Department of Health and the World Health Organization. […]

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PROPAK PHILIPPINES 2020 Advisory on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (nCoV)

PROPAK Philippines 2020, the 2nd edition of the country’s largest international Processing & Packaging Exhibition, will be opening on Wednesday, February 05, 2020 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. ProPak Philippines is also pleased to announce the confirmation of DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez and Hon. Rep. Weslie Gatchalian, Chairman of the House Committee […]

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UP screens Imelda Marcos docu ‘The Kingmaker’ Jan. 29

Due to popular demand for more screenings of the critically acclaimed documentary film “The Kingmaker”, the University of the Philippines Film Center, Dakila and Active Vista will mount an on-campus screening at Cine Adarna on Wednesday, January 29, at 7 p.m. The UP screening coincides with the 50th anniversary of the First Quarter Storm, the […]

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Food

Food safety seminars at ProPak Philippines 2020

PROPAK Philippines, the biggest packaging and processing trade event in the country, returns on its second year at the World Trade Center in Pasay City on Feb. 5 – 7, 2020. Apart from showcasing the latest tech and innovations in manufacturing, packaging and processing, the 3-day B2B exhibition will mount seminars on food safety. They […]

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Packaging 2020: Smarter and Greener

THE PHILIPPINES’ manufacturing sector has enjoyed consistent growth in the past few years, especially for food, chemical products, and electronics, according to the 2019 macroeconomic industry figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority. Accompanying this growth thus is the emergence of new packaging technologies. There is also the shifting global sentiment favoring sustainable packaging, with rising […]

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The Road to Propak 2020

In preparation for ProPak Philippines 2020,  the latest trends in packaging technology and food packaging, food safety, and international and local standards for the manufacturing sector and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been discussed in a seminar-roadshow held recently, at the SM Megamall and participated in, among others, by  (from left) Engr. Engr. Menandro Ortego, […]

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Lifestyle

How banana leaves and salted eggs are empowering a Laguna township

The story of Binalot and Brgy. Buhanginan of Nagcarlan, Laguna began in 2006, when Typhoon Milenyo struck the Philippines and drastically depleted Luzon’s supply of banana leaves—the trademark packaging for Binalot’s food offerings. Recognizing the need for a steady supplier come typhoon, floods or other natural calamities, Binalot decided to go straight to the source […]

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PHL hosts int’l packaging trade event at World Trade Center

ProPak, the international packaging and processing trade event, returns to the Philippines on Feb. 5 – 7, at World Trade Center, Pasay City. ProPak Philippines expects 12,000 international and local visitors and 450 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions. Last year, ProPak Philippines hosted more than 300 exhibitors from 30 countries, with about 9,000 attendees […]

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Garments, textile industry expo pushes sustainable fashion

Use what you produce; produce what you use. This is the principle behind the efforts of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) to pursue sustainability in local fashion practices. “Sustainability is producing our own textiles because it’s higher in the value chain. Using our own raw materials, having our own local […]

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Garment, leather, textile industries take centerstage at expo

The Philippines’ garment, leather, and textile industries will take centerstage at the “Philippine Garment, Leather Industries and Textile Expo” set on December 5-8, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Now in its second year, the Expo will gather manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, and stakeholders to help boost the country’s potential in […]

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