October, 2010

October 23rd, 2010Feature, News 0 Comments

A RUSSIAN artist yesterday made a sculptural bust of a Cebuano businessman in less than two hours. With a lump of clay and Luis “Kiting” Moro Jr. as his model, Gregory Pototsky, who has 50 monuments erected around the world, showed art enthusiasts and fine arts students how he works as an artist. “In making […]

October 23rd, 2010News 0 Comments

BEFORE the Aquino administration can meet its target of six million foreign tourists by the end of his term, it has to first address some issues affecting the tourism industry, Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim said. Lim, who spoke before the Philippine Russian Business Forum and Exhibition, said the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines is […]

October 23rd, 2010News 0 Comments

THE Russian provincial government of St. Petersburg will promote Cebu as a tourist destination, announced St. Petersburg vice governor Igor Metelsky last Thursday, during his keynote speech in the opening of the 2nd Philippine-Russian Business Forum and Exhibition held at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City. “We are ready to promote Cebu […]

October 22nd, 2010News 0 Comments

APART from business concerns between two countries, culture and the arts were also a main focus at the Philippine Russian Business Forum and Exhibition.
Before discussions on tourism took place, a bust of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy was unveiled durin…

October 22nd, 2010News 0 Comments

THOUGH some tourists from Hong Kong were lost after the hostage drama at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila, Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim believes the country has recovered from the backlash. Lim, who was in Cebu to attend the Philippine Russian Business Forum yesterday, said that other markets have compensated for the loss of tourists from […]

October 21st, 2010Uncategorized 0 Comments

THE 2nd Philippine-Russia Business Forum and Exhibition formally opens today at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City.
St. Petersburg vice governor Igor Metelskiy will lead a 30-member delegation composed of Russian government…

October 20th, 2010News 0 Comments

AIMING to establish markets overseas on the strength of craftsmanship, quality, and designs, Premadasas Gems & Jewellery of Sri Lanka will be showcasing its products in the 2nd Philippine Russian Business Forum and Exhibition (PRBFEX) on Oct. 21-24 at the Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue City. This was revealed by Honorary Russian Consul Armi […]

October 20th, 2010Event, News 0 Comments

Russia’s 30-member official delegation arrived in Cebu yesterday to attend the 2nd Philippine-Russia Business Forum and Exhibition, which formally opens today at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City. St. Petersburg vice governor Igor Metelskiy heads the delegation composed of Russian government officials, private travel group leaders, and members of the press. Metelskiy […]

October 19th, 2010News 0 Comments

ORGANIZERS are all set for the opening of the Philippine Russian Business Forum and Exhibition (PRBFEx) on October 21, 2010 as a 40-strong delegation from Russia arrives on October 20, 2010 to participate in a milestone in the developing relationship not only between the two countries but also on a broader regional level between Asia […]

October 11th, 2010News 0 Comments

ART students and art enthusiasts are set to have a once-in-lifetime experience this month when celebrated Russian painter-sculptor Gregory Pototsky makes a bust sculpture right before their very eyes. This was announced Tuesday by honorary Russian Consul Armi Lopez Garcia, who just arrived from Russia and confirmed Pototsky’s visit to Cebu for the Philippine Russian […]

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