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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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YouTube Philippines launched

20 October, 2011 at 16:16

YOUTUBE is looking to increase its store of Filipino-made material, yesterday launching a local site and announcing partnerships with content

Phl film wins top prize at Busan...

19 October, 2011 at 10:46

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino director Loy Arcenas’s “Niño” was awarded Best Picture in the New Currents section at the Busan

TFC partners with YouTube Philippines

14 October, 2011 at 13:42

To further widen its reach around the globe, TFC recently inked a partnership with YouTube, the world’s most popular medium for

RP positioned as creative hub

29 August, 2011 at 10:16

MANILA, Philippines — The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) is intensifying its efforts to boost the country’s

The Cause Is Familiar, but the War...

22 August, 2011 at 03:49

This is an article repost. Although John Sayles’s new film, “Amigo,” is set in what seems to be a remote time and place — a hamlet called

Amigo: Revisiting A Footnote of Philippine History

22 August, 2011 at 03:44

This is an article repost. NEW YORK – After a long wait, the much-anticipated independent feature by acclaimed filmmaker John Sayles, will

Bill filed creating Design Council

15 August, 2011 at 05:54

This is an article repost. Following the lead of such Asian countries as South Korea, Singapore, Thailand and even Malaysia, Senator Teofisto

Design council pushed

10 August, 2011 at 10:01

This is an article repost. A SENATE bill was filed yesterday that seeks to create a body that will develop the design industry as an engine for

Philippine game developers hope to grow faster...

10 August, 2011 at 09:54

This is an article repost. THE COUNTRY’s game development industry aims to grow by at least 60% in 2012 on strong demand for mobile, tablet and

Creative industries to get incentives with re-inclusion...

23 June, 2011 at 14:21

 MANILA, Philippines — President Aquino has recognized the potential of the local show business as he asked for the re-inclusion of

CICT sees creative content industry overtaking OFW...

13 June, 2011 at 18:45

The Philippines’ creative content industry will haul in $9 billion revenues this year, from $7.2 billion in 2009 and if the government can

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