Category Archives: Special Events

Slingshot Philippines pushes for the development of the innovation economy

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently staged Slingshot Philippines 2016 at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) in Pasay City, kicking off a two-day national summit on startups and innovation revolving around the theme, “Accelerating the Innovation Economy.” The event … Continue reading

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‘Crafts of Palawan’ gives hope to local artisans

“This project is so heartwarming for us! When you go to the barangays, you’ll notice several areas of improvement. And we saw that the people are really exerting an effort to improve on their craft and generate livelihood for the rest … Continue reading

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Husband-and-wife team strikes ‘green gold’

The Rainiers Research and Development Institute (RRDI) started as a backyard business of husband-and-wife team, Dr. Rainier Villanueva and nurse-wife Victoria, who formulated their own herbal shampoo made from lawat leaves: the Lauat Hair Treatment Shampoo. A neurosurgeon, pharmacist, and … Continue reading

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Yakan weavers showcase their art and culture at OTOP

When the Yakan Weavers Albarakkattu Multi-Purpose Cooperative decided to be part of the One Town, One Product (OTOP) program in the 63rd Manila FAME at the World Trade Center (WTC), they knew that they were off to a good start. The … Continue reading

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Food Philippines to showcase bestsellers in the world’s largest food fair

The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), the export promotions arm of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), is gearing up for the country’s much-awaited participation in Anuga, the world’s largest and most important food and … Continue reading

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