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Bosch to acquire Siemens’ stake in BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH

Bosch and Siemens agreed that Robert Bosch GmbH will acquire Siemens’ 50 percent stake in the joint venture BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH). The transaction has been approved by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board of Bosch and the Managing Board and Supervisory Board of Siemens. The purchase price will total €3 […]

Open call for proposals: 2015 exhibition venue grants

The Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Visual Arts and Museum Division is accepting proposals for the 2015 Venue Grant Program. Since the Center’s inauguration in 1969, the CCP has been known as venue for contemporary, experimental, and multidisciplinary works. It has also served as a launching pad for artists to enter the local and international […]

Mighty turns 69

Mighty Corp., the Philippines’ oldest cigarette maker, on Friday marked its 69th anniversary as it vowed to buy more local tobacco in line with its expansion program.   Mighty executive vice president Oscar Barrientos said the company also plans to export local blended tobacco.   “We are working closely with local farmers and our local […]

Rockwell Primaries pops up in SM Megamall

Rockwell Primaries, Rockwell Land’s newest subsidiary, is here to help the modern Filipino family find their new home that provides them the lifestyle they deserve. From October 2-8, Rockwell Primaries will be unveiling Manila’s first one-bedroom pop up model unit of their first residential development, 53 Benitez at the Upper Ground Floor B in SM […]

Team Unilever Food Solutions bags ‘Filipino Cuisine Challenge’

Team Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) emerged victorious in the PCC’s Filipino Cuisine Challenge as the top scorer to bring home the Gold, besting more than 30 other competitively-trained culinary teams. “It is a great honor for us to be recognized for the talent and skills of our chefs, and this Philippine Culinary Cup win is […]

Rare double bass concert at the CCP

          The Netherlands-trained double bass player Jiovanni Tabada will be the featured artist of the third and last concert of “The CCP Special Concert Series” in a rare double bass concert on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino.   The program will feature double bass sonatas […]

Asia-Pacific to be major draw for International Oil and Gas Players

Returning to occupy an impressive 36,000 square meters of exhibition space at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands from December 2-5, OSEA is currently priming itself to play host to more than 1,600 exhibitors and 28,000 trade attendees from 45 countries/regions. OSEA is the biennial tradeshow that has served the offshore Oil & Gas market and its supporting industries. OSEA2014: Open sea […]

Ogilvy & Mather wins ‘Best in Market Performance’

  Ogilvy & Mather has been adjudged the Best in Market Performance at the 4As Agency of the Year Awards for having shown “exceptional marketing and strategic skill that impacted greatly on selling success.” Elly Puyat, CEO of O&M Philippines, said, ”This is an achievement that the group is very proud to have won. As […]

UP College of Mass Comm holds homecoming Sept 20

The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) will hold its alumni homecoming dubbed as ‘’Countdown to Gold: CMC@49,’’ on Sept. 20, Saturday, at Zirkoh Comedy Bar, Tomas Morato ave., Quezon City.   Spearheaded by the UP CMC Alumni Association (UPCMCAA), the event will serve as a gathering in preparation for the […]

CCP & UP College of Music premiere Dvorak opera ‘Rusalka’

This September, the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Music present the Philippine premiere of Antonin Dvorak’s “Rusalka: A Lyric Fairy Tale Opera” on September 11-12 at the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino and September 23-24 at the UP Abelardo Hall.   The full-length show will feature some […]

Unicef partners with DBM to support gov’t monitoring and evaluation systems

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to strengthen monitoring and evaluation (M&E) capacities in Government toward establishing a national results-based M&E system. The UNICEF-DBM partnership seeks to strengthen M&E capacity of national government agencies in support of mainstreaming performance-informed budgeting […]

‘Reviving rivers, rebuilding civilization’

          Rivers have played key roles in the world’s earliest civilizations. Early human settlements lived side by side with the river. Rivers fed their food crops and animals. People who navigated their rivers upstream enabled the first exchange among riparian communities both in trade and culture. The rivers also helped flourish […]

Peta’s ‘FnL’: Balagtas meets Bekimon, Jologs and everything else in between

After the raging success of “Rak of Aegis”, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta) presents a fresh and exciting new production that brings together an unusual encounter of Balagtas’ language with contemporary Filipino slangs like Bekimon and Jologs.   Running from September 19 to 28 at the Peta Theater Center, “FnL” takes on the subject […]