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SEAFARERS FAMILY CONGRESS

SEAFARERS FAMILY CONGRESS. Seafarers, maritime industry leaders, and government officials gather for the Seafarer Family Int’l Congress, held Aug. 14-15, at the Manila Hotel to tackle issues faced by the seafarer community through discussions and talks for industry stakeholders. The opening was graced by Senator Pia Cayetano and Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade (third and fourth from left, respectively), joined by […]

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Seafarer Family Int’l Congress set Aug. 14-15 at Manila Hotel

The Seafarer Family International Congress (SFIC), where issues faced by the ever-growing Philippine seafarer community will be tackled opens on Wednesday, Aug. 14 and will run until Aug. 15, at the Fiesta Pavilion of the Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila. With theme “All Aboard: Seafaring Families Engaging the World for Sustainable Well-Being,” this one-of-a-kind […]

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5 audiobooks for the on-the-go bookworm

Audiobooks, or sound recordings of published books, are becoming increasingly popular. They make great companions for people with busy lifestyles. Leaving your phone to play in the background while driving or doing chores transports you into your favorite fictional world while giving your hands and eyes the freedom to do other tasks. To get you […]

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PHL’s biggest book fair returns in September!

The “ber” months are fast approaching and it’s time to draw up your shopping lists as the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), the country’s longest-running book fair returns for its 40th edition on Sept. 11-15, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Celebrate the joy of reading at the book fair […]

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Prof. Cecilia Manikan launches book on ‘Becoming a Great Teacher’

INSPIRED EDUCATION. Prof. Cecilia Manikan (seated), known the in the education sector as the “trainer of trainers and teacher of teachers” recently launched her new book ‘Becoming a Great Teacher’, published by Abiva Publishing House, Inc.  The book is part of Manikan’s advocacy to elevate Philippine education by repositioning schools for 21st century learning, outcomes-based […]

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What’s in store for you at the 23rd Philippine Academic Book Fair?

Book lovers are in for a treat at the 2019 Philippine Academic Book Fair set on July 24-26, at the Megatrade Hall 1, 5th Level, Building B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. The only book fair in the country that gives sole focus to the education market, the 2019 Philippine Academic Book Fair will feature books, […]

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Philippine Academic Book Fair returns this July

It’s time to stock up those libraries with the best book finds at the 23rd Philippine Academic Book Fair! The only book fair in the country that gives sole focus to the education market, the Philippine Academic Book Fair is organized by the Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines (ABAP) and  will gather school officials, […]

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There’s something about Baguio and the rain

The city of Pines can be the coziest place when it rains. The soft mist gently blends with the cool weather to make makes for the most relaxing afternoons.  Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre, accessibly located along Legarda Road, is keeping rainy afternoons warm and cozy with Caffeinated Afternoons, a soiree for busy students, young professionals, or […]

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Seafarers confab focus on crucial family issues

Parenting should go beyond bringing home “pasalubong.’’ This was aired by Marissa Oca, founder and executive director of Gig and the Amazing Sampaguita Foundation, Inc. (GASFI), who explained that children of seafarers OFWs now equate good parenting with being able to bring them material things or pasalubong after a long absence due to work. Parenting […]

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GO EXPERIENCE TAIWAN

GO EXPERIENCE TAIWAN. Delegates from Taiwan MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions) industry grace the MEET Taiwan Networking Event held in Manila to promote Taiwan as a leading travel and trade destination in Asia. The number of Filipinos visiting Taiwan increased by 44% last year versus 2017 with the extension of the visa-free policy for Filipinos […]

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