Latest News for: Manila bookstore


Editorial: Stand up for our Baguio newsstands

Sun Star 11 Dec 2020
In the early 1920s, it already has a bookstore, owned by the mother of the great grammarian Jean Edades. At that time, most of Manila still had no electricity. After Manila, many of the English language newspapers sprouted in Baguio even before Baguio became a charter city in 1909.

Manila opens newly-renovated Lagusnilad underpass

Manila Bulletin 24 Aug 2020
The Manila city government launched on Monday the newly-renovated Lagusnilad underpass which connects Intramuros to the Manila City Hall. (MANILA PIO) ... A Manila Interactive Info Desk, that can give the public information about the city, was also installed ... Now, the thrift bookstore was moved near the Manila City Hall entry/exit point of the underpass.

Local bookstore promotes Filipino version of New Testament at “Aklatan”

Manila Bulletin 17 Aug 2020
Local Catholic bookstore St ... Launched in 2018 during the Manila International Book Fair, it is coming to the attention of more people as the bookstore promoted anew the “New Testament Pinoy Version” for “Aklatan,” the first-ever all Filipino digital book fair, that is ongoing at the online shopping platform Shoppee.

PH bookstores reopen—with precautions

Inquirer 24 May 2020
Bookstores were among the retail establishments shuttered when the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) took effect in Metro Manila on ...

Philippines allows malls, more businesses in capital to reopen

Gulf News 13 May 2020
Restaurants with delivery and take-out options, bookstores, hardware and clothing shops located inside malls in Metro Manila can reopen with half of its workforce starting Saturday, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said. Barber shops, salons and gyms would remain shut, and people are still required to stay at home ... Subscribe ... .

Guidebook around Manila

Manila Standard Today 07 Feb 2020
Fascinating footnotes about Manila’s streets and corners, landmarks and historical sites fill Dr. Lorelei de Viana’s guidebook Walk Manila ... “This book is our way of continuing to preserve their history.” Walk Manila is available at FEU university bookstore for P650.

‘Books from Underground’ may re-open at Lagusnilad Underpass as legitimate business, Isko says

The Philippine Star 04 Aug 2019
The city government of Manila said it would allow the return of the well-loved thrift bookstore called “Books from Underground.” ... .

Dia del Libro: A cerebral treasure

Manila Standard Today 02 May 2019
Dia del Libro, organized by Instituto Cervantes de Manila, aims to improve the reading skills of Filipinos, starting with the young children ... The push came from the Instituto Cervantes de Manila, the cultural arm of the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines ... With top bookstores and ...

Review: ‘Rampage’ and the horrors of war

Manila Standard Today 15 Mar 2019
MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila’ narrates in gruesome detail the atrocities of World War II for an audience that has not heard its stories, but must in order for the past not to be repeated ... Manila, then lauded as the ‘Pearl of the Orient,’ was devastated ... MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila by James M.

How to be YOU

The Daily Tribune 15 Jan 2019
So it was such a treat for Filipinos when You stars Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell recently visited Manila on 14 and 15 January to further promote the show ... The duo made an appearance to the press on Monday at The Peninsula Manila at an event called “In Conversation with You,” chatting on stage with TV and radio personality Joyce Pring.

Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell are in Manila and we’re following them

Inquirer 14 Jan 2019
... stalks his prey online and offline---here in Manila. Penn plays Joe, a bookstore manager obsessed with aspiring poet Beck (Elizabeth Lail).

I promise

The Daily Tribune 28 Dec 2018
I have never had a New Year’s resolution ... And that was before someone, probably Ms ... Some of them are purchases from overseas bookstores that I actually got to visit, as in Hong Kong, for instance. Once I had two titles from this bookstore near the Philippine Consulate in Washington DC that I read on the plane on the way back to Manila.
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