The annual Philippine Fiesta in Melbourne was held on 28-29 November at the Exhibition Buildings in Carlton, a great venue for any kind of event especially one with all the colour and excitement of a Filipino community festival. Thousands of people flocked through the doors over the two days to watch performances, hear great music, experience “Gabi ng Sining” and enjoy great food, fun and festivities.
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines recently boosted services between Manila and Sydney by shifting to daily flights from five weekly frequencies
Starting October 25, 2015, flights depart Manila at 10:05PM via PR 211 every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, arriving Sydney at 9:30AM (AUS time) the following day. PR 213 departs Manila at 11AM every Monday, Wednesday and Sunday, arriving Sydney at 10:25PM (AUS time).
Supplying 99% of the Philippines’ natural rubber production, Mindanao has been positioned as the country’s new rubber product manufacturing hub in this year’s Philippine Rubber Investment and Market Encounter’s (PRIME) conference held recently in Davao City.