A good old friend of mine I saw over the weekend at a colleague’s birthday party asked me a very simple question: how do I get to Eastwood City in Libis? Answering her (I mean really guiding her) would have taken some time a year and a half ago, when the only way to get there using public transportation was through the Cubao-Rosario Jeepney route. I could have just told her to take a taxi, but then, I would not have anything to share with you here. So I got my grooves going and started to tell her how a little public transportation service called the shuttle totally took this pre-dominantly contact center community which is Eastwood by storm.
Major players in the publishing industry are set to gather once again for the 28th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), the biggest, undisputed, and longest-running book fair in the Philippines, set on Aug. 29 – Sept. 2., at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. corner Roxas Blvd.Pasay City.
The MIBF is the only internationally-recognized book fair in the country, making it a paramount event for the book industry. For more than a quarter of a century, the MIBF has continuously contributed to the reading awareness of the Filipino people. It has become a venue for members of the book industry to address market demands – institutional buyers walk alongside bibliophiles, publishers’ representatives negotiate their latest titles with booksellers, publishers promote their books with their authors and artists – all these under one roof.