The Philippine Embassy in the UK is delighted to announce the UK premiere of the Filipino film Whether the Weather is Fine (Kun Maupay Man It Panahon), as one of the participating films in this year’s London East Asia Film Festival (LEAFF).
Whether the Weather is Fine, starring Daniel Padilla, Charo Santos-Concio and Rans Rifol, is set against the backdrop of Typhoon Haiyan and is a personal story with a surreal edge from talented director Carlo Francisco Manatad, in his feature directorial debut.
The Philippine Embassy is pleased to inform the public that VFS Philippine ePassport Renewal Processing Centers are now open in Edinburgh, Scotland; Cardiff, Wales; and Dublin, Ireland. All processing centers are open to serve the public from Monday to Friday, by appointment only.
The Processing Centers will accept straightforward ePassport renewal applications for both adults and minors. Passport renewal applications for passports that are expired for two years or more; applications entailing changes on the applicant's name, new passport applications, replacements of lost or damanged passports, and other complex passport applications will continue to be processed directly with the Philippine Embassy in London.
Appointments for the VFS ePassport Renewal Processing Centers can be booked through the following links:
The spotlight is on the creations of Cebuano designer Neil Felipp at Dia Guild’s exhibition “A Luxury Craft Journey Across Southeast Asia” at the ongoing London Craft Week which runs from 04-10 October 2021.
Dia Guild’s exhibition presents an array of Southeast Asian craft creations, from Neil Felipp’s interesting minaudières to jewellery made of upcycled metals.
Garlic Chilli Oil by RoniB’s Kitchen based in Surrey has been awarded a 1-star by Great Taste, the world’s largest and a most trusted food and drink awards. Out of 5,383 products worldwide to receive a Great Taste 1-, 2- or 3-star accolade on 21 September, Garlic Chilli Oil will now be able to display the unmistakable black and gold logo, a stamp of excellence that is recognized by retailers and consumers alike.
Roni Bandong, founder and director, explains: “This year marks the third year we receive a Great Taste Award and I am over the moon. This also means that we receive the coveted Great Taste Producer stamp. Being an award winner has created curiosity about our unknown cuisine and it has opened doors for our business.”