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Manila International Book Fair at 43

The Manila Times 19 Sep 2022
AFTER an absence of two years, the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) returned to the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia for its 43rd celebration ... But the historian and Ateneo de Manila University professor Ambeth Ocampo was still there, signing his books for five hours.

Taking home a ‘classified’ file

Manila Bulletin 07 Sep 2022
... the Department of National Defense, under lock and key in the President’s study in Malacañang, or ensconced in the National Library and Archives? I am sure the San Agustin Museum and the Archbishopric of Manila have their share of confidential, though of no interest to the State.

Norwegian children’s writers headline literary event

Manila Standard 06 Sep 2022
The storytelling session at the SM mall’s community library is one of the exciting activities organized by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila and NORLA (Norwegian Literature Abroad), who will also present the authors’ books at the 2022 Manila International Book fair at the SMX Convention Center Manila.

Turn the pages of history at the National Library

Manila Bulletin 04 Sep 2022
With some semblance of normalcy, libraries are now open to receive visitors and students ... It was very fortunate that these original manuscripts were not lost forever unlike other rare Filipiniana books and collections of the National Library, which burned when World War 2 broke and the City of Manila was ravaged under a carpet of bombs.

Canadian envoy lauds Iloilo City

Sun Star 31 Aug 2022
This coming November, there are opportunities for universities to work closely together with a number of Canadian universities visiting Manila, linking Filipino academic institutions in student exchange programs, sharing libraries online and other academic programs.

Library innovation lauded in Asia

The Manila Times 26 Aug 2022
THE Davao City Library and ... The Asia Foundation and the National Library of the Philippines gave the award in a ceremony at Sheraton Hotel, Manila on August 19 ... The DCLIC also expanded its program of providing reading materials to far-flung villages through the mobile library.

Davao City Library bags 'Most innovative' award

Sun Star 26 Aug 2022
Enoc told the City Information Office in an interview on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, that the award was given last August 19, 2022, at the Sheraton Hotel, Manila in connection with the library's initiatives to provide electronic learning and expanded satellite reading areas when the pandemic hit Davao City ... “Ang library relevant pa up to this day.

Authors, friends rally, read for Rushdie in NY

The Manila Times 20 Aug 2022
Friends and fellow authors spoke out on Salman Rushdie's behalf on Friday (Saturday in Manila) during a rally on the steps of the main branch of the New York Public Library, one week after he was attacked onstage in the western part of the state and hospitalized with stab wounds.

What 25 historic battlefields look like today

Mooresville Tribune 21 Jun 2022
Library of Congress ... Manila Bay, Philippines (1898) ... At the start of the war, Commodore George Dewey destroyed the entire Spanish fleet anchored in the Philippines during the Battle of Manila Bay in less than two hours ... Manila Bay, Philippines ... Library of Congress ... Manila Bay, Philippines (1898) ... Manila Bay, Philippines.

RM Center to get an upgrade

The Manila Times 20 Jun 2022
The center houses the Ramon Magsaysay Hall, the Ramon Magsaysay Plaza and Fountain, and a two-story structure that will be home to the revamped Magsaysay Laureate Library and Museum, an innovation hub and a coffee shop overlooking Manila Bay.

Fulbright project is looking to tell untold chapters of English’s fascinating story in the Philippines

Press & Guide 15 Jun 2022
From the historical side, he plans to dig deep into the unique collections at the Rizal Library at Ateneo de Manila University, which houses the American Historical Collection consisting of tens of thousands of documents, photographs and records chronicling the history of the pre- and post-independence American involvement in the Philippines.

Ramon Magsaysay Center gets sustainable upgrade

Manila Standard 14 Jun 2022
It currently houses the Ramon Magsaysay Hall with mid-century aesthetic, the expansive Ramon Magsaysay Plaza and Fountain, and a two-story structure that will be home to the revamped Magsaysay Laureate Library and Museum, an Innovation Hub, and a coffee shop overseeing the Manila Bay.

Pedro Bonet: The first Spanish performer in our “New normal”

Manila Bulletin 23 May 2022
Titled “From the first circumnavigation to the Manila Galleon ... other important archives, libraries, and museums. The concert was organized by Instituto Cervantes de Manila with the collaboration of the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines and the National Museum of the Philippines.

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