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Chinese Culture Photography Exhibit at the National Library of the Philippines

From the 8th of October till the 28th, 2012, the National Library of the Philippines, in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, is holding a photography exhibit to showcase the culture of modern China. China boasts of thousands of years of rich cultural history and is now blossoming into one of the great world powers. The exhibit will show how China's progress has shaped its society today.

Rediscovered Treasures in the National Library of the Philippines

by Anne Rosette G. Crelencia
 
Books, manuscripts, photographs, serials, maps and assorted memorabilia make up the treasures of the National Library of the Philippines (NLP). Every year, these collections are added to, increasing the breadth and depth of our recorded cultural heritage. Sadly, the vagaries of time, politics, and budget constraints sometimes make it difficult to keep track of everything in the library's charge.
          

Visit by Fellow Librarians from the National Library of Korea (NLK)

Fellow librarians from the National Library of Korea (NLK), headed by Mr. Tae Young Park, Chief of the Digital Library Department, visited the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) on August 28, 2012 to meet with NLP Director, Atty. Antonio M. Santos. The group were warmly received by NLP Asst. Director Yolanda Jacinto and other staff who have been involved with Korean-related activities and projects.

Chinese Embassy Officials Visit the National Library of the Philippines (NLP)

Officials from the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, headed by Mr. Pan Feng, the embassy's Cultural Counsellor, visited the NLP on August 23, 2012. The delegation donated more than 400 books on various aspects of Chinese history, language, literature, arts and culture as well as some children's books. They also paid a courtesy call to NLP Director Antonio M. Santos.

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