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May 01

A Taste of The Philippines in London

The 23rd March 2016 saw the official opening of a new Philippines restaurant in London. The occasion was attended by many dignitaries from the Philippines and the UK. The Romulo family was there in force to celebrate the first branch of the successful Romulo Cafe outside of Manila. An article in the Philippine Star Business …

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Nov 04

The PBBC celebrates 20th Anniversary

This November the Philippine British Business Council celebrates its 20th anniversary of foundation. This anniversary coincides with a PBBC led business delegation to the Philippines form 10th to 12th November 2015. Some 35 delegates are registered for the visit, led by The Chairman, Nigel Rich, and three Subcommittee Co-Chairmen, Alistair Fulton, Eamonn Staunton and Martyn …

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Jul 08

Philippine Economic Performance July 2015

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Gross Domestic Growth. The Philippine economy grew by 6.9 percent in the last quarter of 2014, pushing the average full-year growth to 6.1 percent. Growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 appears to be broad-based as all three major productive sectors – the agriculture, industry, and services sectors – have shown positive and robust growth …

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Jan 29

2015 Sama-Sama Games – Dates Announced

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On 14th – 17th May 2015, the 4th Annual Sama-Sama games come to Boracay, uniting youths from polarized backgrounds to stand as equals through football, in the process supporting Football projects for Haian-Survivor children in Tacloban.                   Organised by the English NGO FundLife International and supported by …

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