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Filipinos enjoy a well-deserved international reputation for creativity. Filipino musicians and singers have long been global troubadours and in recent years are entertaining luxury cruise passengers and appearing on stage in West End and Broadway musicals. Filipino designers and crafts persons have helped the country to be known as the "Milan of Asia" in designer circles.

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The Creative Economy is defined as industries which have their origin in individual creativity, skill, and talent and which have potential for wealth and job creation through the generation and exploitation of intellectual property. [ Read This Chapter ]


Create a Philippine Creative Industries Master Plan that details where the industry should be going and steps that must be taken towards its goals. The Master Plan will create a consistent policy framework for the sector (mapping) and cost about PhP 5 million. [ Read This Chapter ]
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‘Growing too slow’

8 April, 2014 at 16:38

‘Growing too slow’ SKETCHES By Ana Marie Pamintuan (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 10, 2014 – 12:00am The month opened with a

Structural reforms, inclusive growth

8 April, 2014 at 16:31

Structural reforms, inclusive growth by Florangel Rosario Braid March 7, 2014 Organized by the foreign chambers of commerce in the country,

Philippine Furniture Sector Profile

1 April, 2014 at 18:24

Philippine Furniture Sector Profile

Art Fair Philippines 2014

10 January, 2014 at 09:39

    SAVE THE DATE! Art Fair Philippines 2014 happens on February 20 to 23 at 6th and 7thlevels of The Link, Parkway Drive,

Oscars: Philippines Unveils Shortlist of Contenders for...

3 September, 2013 at 10:41

Titles include two films by director Erik Matti, Brillante Mendoza’s “Thy Womb” and “Dance of the Steel Bars,” inspired by viral YouTube

Government to revive Industry Development Council by...

5 July, 2013 at 11:29

The national government aims to have the Industry Development Council (IDC) up and running by the first quarter of 2014, according to the

Philippine Design Competitiveness Act of 2013 (Republic...

29 May, 2013 at 13:21

H. No. 6852 S. No. 3071 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Fifteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and

Amendments to the Intellectual Property Code

12 March, 2013 at 12:55

Republic Act No. 10372, signed on February 28, 2013, amends certain provisions of Republic Act No. 8293, otherwise known as the Intellectual

JFC Letter to Rep. Cesar Jalosjos on...

10 October, 2012 at 11:16

October 9, 2012 Hon. Cesar Jalosjos Chairman Committee on Government Reorganization House of Representatives Quezon City Dear Chairman

Pixar co-founder urges local animation sector to...

26 July, 2012 at 15:58

THE CO-FOUNDER of American computer animation film studio Pixar Ralph Guggenheim yesterday urged Filipino animators to take advantage of their

Local furniture makers to focus on high-end...

9 May, 2012 at 13:54

MANILA, Philippines – In the next eight years, the local furniture industry will focus on the production of high-end furniture for export

New Ambitions in Philippine Film Business

9 May, 2012 at 09:47

MANILA — Teenagers drive down a dark, abandoned road. Their engine seizes. They must walk through the night as sinister shadows flicker around

Angara, Baler and culture, and awards –...

6 December, 2011 at 11:27

This is a re-posted opinion piece. Shortly after EDSA I in 1986, I wondered what an editor/publisher of a journal could do to assist the new

Pinoy-Designed E-sports car gets D.O.E. support

4 November, 2011 at 10:16

THE Department of Energy (DOE) will support the Filipino-designed Gitano (GT111) electric sports car to promote vehicles using alternative

NAIA 1 Renovation and Rehabilitation Proposal

2 November, 2011 at 18:31

As shared from the Facebook page of Filipino designer Kenneth Cobonpue: “A pro-bono proposal from Budji Layug, Royal Pineda and Kenneth

Aquino thanks of Black-Eyed Peas for...

26 October, 2011 at 17:33

MANILA, Philippines—President Aquino personally thanked Monday night, the Filipino-American member of the famous band “Black-Eyed

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