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 during the opening ceremonies yesterday at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC).(more)
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 Hong Kong.(more)