Month: June 2019

Events

Seafarers confab at PICC 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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MEET TAIWAN optimistic on visa-free extension for PHL

Arrivals from the Philippines to Taiwan increased the most by 44 percent in 2018 from 2017. This was revealed by statistics from the Top 10 countries of visitors to Taiwan released recently the Taiwan Tourism Bureau. The first quarter of 2019 has seen Taiwan having already welcomed 13,000 more tourists from the Philippines versus the […]

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Global livestock experts to present at Livestock Philippines Expo 2019

International and local experts in animal nutrition, swine, biosecurity, and poultry production will share the latest trends, issues, and technologies at  “Livestock Philippines 2019 Expo and Forum,” the country’s premier livestock, feeds, and meat industries expo slated on June 26-28, at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City. The stellar roster of speakers […]

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Holiday Inn Baguio is wonderful at 1

Holiday Inn Baguio City celebrates its rewarding first anniversary with surprises for loyal guests and new friends. At the Lamisaan Dining & Bar, it is a Dine 1, Take 1 anniversary deal, daily from noontime to 2:30 p.m. For every purchase of Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre signature dishes (Pastrami Sliced Beef, Crispy Salmon Skin, […]

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Tools for Livestock Mechanization at Livestock PH Expo 2019

TOOLS FOR LIVESTOCK MECHANIZATION. Various automatic feeding systems for cage-free and caged poultry of all stages are some of the many modern technological highlights which will be featured at the upcoming Livestock Philippines Expo 2019—the biggest livestock event of the country, to be held on June 26 to 28 at the World Trade Center Metro […]

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MEET TAIWAN pushes Taiwan as premiere MICE destination

MEET TAIWAN, Taiwan’s MICE Promotion Program, under Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), Ministry of Economic Affairs, will bring to the Philippines top players from its Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conferences, Exhibitions (MICE) industry dubbed “GO! Experience Taiwan – MEET TAIWAN Networking Event on June 21 at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel in Makati City. The annual networking […]

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Wanted women seafarers

Being a male dominated industry seafaring presents unique and unusual challenges especially for woman seafarers. A significant number of women seafarers, however, have proven to be invaluable members of a ship’s crew, earning ranks and higher posts amid surging global demand for seafarers. According to the International Chamber of Shipping, there are 1.65 million seafarers […]

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Int’l congress for PH seafarers, families set

The Philippines is the largest supplier of seafarers globally, out of the 1.6 million seafarers on internationally trading merchant ships. The country is also the second biggest contributor of maritime officers, according to the International Chamber of Shipping. Seafarers also remain to be the largest remitters despite only making 21 percent of the total number […]

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