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Experimental Exhibition of CCP Viewed Through a 360 Lens Opens on Dec 5

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The CCP closes off the decade with a new media exhibition by Gericho Iniel Cruz.  The exhibit #AngAlamatNgMalikhaingKonsyumer or Ang Alamat ng Malikhaing Konsyumer opens on December 5, 2019 at the CCP’s Pasilyo Vicente Manansala (2F Hallway Gallery) at 6pm. This three-part show presents 360 degree videos of different aspects of, or “spectacles” at the CCP. Viewers will experience the physical exhibitions through a virtual tour using a Google cardboard virtual reality device placed on three church pews at the exhibition area. This is the first time that Cruz exhibits his work at the CCP, and he conceptualized it to support the ongoing 50th anniversary celebration of the Center.

In his own words, Cruz explains: “Kung bubuodin: Eksperimentasyon ang proyekto kung papano magagamit ang teknolohiya gaya ng 360-degree cam. Kung papaano maihahatid ng sining ang kakanyahan ng karanasan sa digital space. Sa madaling sabi: Kung papano dadalhin ang pisikal na lunan ng CCP sa elektronikong kalawakan…

New Performances At The Sinag: Festival Of Radiance

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THE Cultural Center of the Philippines continues its pursuit of “truth, goodness and beauty” with new free performances for its Sinag: Festival of Radiance, happening every weekend starting November 16 until December 15.

Last November 16, the Simeona F. Chanyungco Lahing Kayumanggi Mananayaw ng Marikina (SFCLKM) Inc. delighted passersby, tourists and just about anyone who visited the complex with folk dances from the different regions in the Philippines.
One of the best performers of the 2018 CCP Band Festival, the General Trias Youth Symphonic Band, under the musical direction of PPO's Frenvee Clarito Andra, plays pop classics and medleys on November 23. Witness a traditional komedya on December 8, with Komedya ng Don Galo, the official theatre organization from Brgy. Don Galo in Parañaque City. Established in 2004, the theater group aims to promote, preserve and support the tradition of komedya, a unique form of theater.
Feel the holiday spirit as the Philippine Women’s University&#…

One Last Push, PUSO! Chot Reyes Teams up with NorthPine Land

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NorthPine Land, Inc. (NLI), a trusted developer of premium communities to the middle-income market, rallied its team for a strong finish this 2019 through a talk titled One Last Push, PUSO! headed by Chot Reyes, former Gilas Pilipinas coach.
Skyrocketing sales and new milestones for 2019 did not stop NLI to further push its sales team to sustain the winning attitude. Being the man behind the Filipino well-loved Battlecry PUSO, Reyes stressed the value of passion in work and pouring one’s heart in order to foster and maintain a winning culture. The multi-awarded coach also highlighted teamwork and the importance of every member’s efforts, which cumulatively, could lead the team to its goals. Reyes headed the talk during NLI’s second-quarter Sales Awards held at The Palms Country Club, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

Furthermore, Chot Reyes congratulated the company for surpassing its annual target as early as the third quarter of the year and added that, “Winning is a habit, unfortunately so i…

Guide to Business and Data Trends

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If one factor is to be named on whichtoday’s business world stands it is undoubtedly the data management system of organization. The significance of data captures and interpretation is such that many make and break of most business organizations and big corporate houses depend on efficient data management. Collecting data known, as capturing data at the first place is indispensable for any business house. All type of trading needs data, to manage both the internal and eternal working of the company. Information about details of products dealt by organization, employees working for the growth of company and the marketing opportunities available each aspect need to be studied carefully and analyzed for business promotion, expansion and even day-to-day normal running of business.
Data manipulation and interpretation has been an integral part of enterprises since long only the methods of data entry, storage and retrieval keep on being upgraded to suit growing needs of business world. Old…

New study exposes duplicity of tobacco companies’ unbelievable smoke-free claim

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Big Tobacco apparently has no intention to reduce sales of cigarettes while aggressively promoting supposedly smoke-free alternative products.

According to a new report Big Tobacco’s smoke-free deception: Tobacco trademarks in ASEAN countries uncover the truth, tobacco companies registered more intellectual property (IP) for cigarette brands than for brands of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) or e-cigarettes and Heated Tobacco Products (HTP). The report was launched today by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).

These past four years in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, Philip Morris International (PMI), Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) filed 533 IP registrations for cigarette brands, compared to only 169 for HTP and ENDS; out of these, 357 cigarette brand registrations have been approved compared to 112 for HTP and ENDS.

PMI filed the most trademark applications for both existing and new cigarette b…

From the 7th Nakanojo Biennale to the Cultural Center of the Philippines

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THIS 14 November 2019, Thursday, 6pm, the Cultural Center of the Philippines unveils the work of visual artists Mervy Pueblo and Atsuko Yamagata from the recently concluded the 7th international art festival called the Nakanojo Biennale in Japan.
The CCP invites visitors to look into the insights of the artists in this exhibition who addresses historical, contemporary and societal specters.
Pueblo and Yamagata, visual artists based in Manila, met, created and exhibited their works at the biennale that was held in Japan last September 2019.
Working both individually during their artist in residency of the biennale, Pueblo and Yamagata realized projects that respond to the physical and nonphysical realm.
Pueblo’s installation is interjected with coded references, creating socially charged mysterious draperies that function as a portrait of our contemporary reality.
Yamagata playfully explores animist processes and presents materialistic definitions of the immaterial just like how one’s jou…

Win a Mercedes-Benz with Mastercard

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