Author: Zay Arguelles

#FashionRevolution: Piñatex™ stars at pop-up store in London

London, England – The launch party of The Pineapple Room on 25 April 2017 at The Old Truman Brewery – a London hub for the new and the hip – “celebrates innovative and sustainable material solutions in fashion.”

Happy to join the Ananas Anam team led by innovator Dr. Carmen Hijosa at Bourgeois Boheme launch party for collections using Piñatex™.

Featuring the natural and sustainable textile innovation Piñatex™, the pop-up store at the heart of Shoreditch is a collaboration between brands showcasing footwear, watches, fashion, and design collections. (more…)

IFEX Philippines 2017, 19-21 May

Don’t miss the showcase of Asia’s finest food and ingredients!

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For more information and the exhibitors list, please visit www.ifexphilippines.com.

If you are interested to register as a visitor or as a trade buyer, please call PTIC-London at +44 (0) 20 7937 1898 or email us at london@dti.gov.ph.

Food Philippines at NOPE 2017

London, United Kingdom – The Philippines participated at the Natural and Organic Products Europe on 2-3 April at ExCel London. NOPE is the the biggest natural products show in the UK and the number one organic event in the EU.

The Philippine Pavilion will showcase the best of the island’s naturally-grown and organically-certified products. Under the industry banner Food Philippines, new products from coconut, indigenous herbs and heirloom rice from the Philippines were included in the exhibition (more…)

INVESTMENT PRIORITIES PLAN 2017: BOI FINALISES POLICIES AND GUIDELINES FOR PREFFERRED INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES

The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) is now finalizing the general policies and specific guidelines of the 2017 Investments Priorities Plan (IPP) following the approval by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte of the plan on 28 February 2017. The IPP, approved through Memorandum Order No. 12, was published in Manila Bulletin and will take effect on March 18, 2017.

The IPP was approved as proposed by the BOI. The submission to the Office of the President on December 29, 2016, three months ahead of the March 31 deadline under the Omnibus Investments Code of 1987, and the subsequent approval of the new IPP is a milestone for the agency. (more…)