1. CEBU FURNITURE INDUSTRIES FOUNDATION, INC.

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    A non-profit organization composed of the bigger and more successful furniture manufacturing and exporting firms in Cebu, serving as the industry’s primary support organization and promoting Cebu as a major furniture resource in the international markets   Is in URGENT need of…. MARKETING STAFF Must be a Bachelor’s/Degree in Marketing,...
  2. Manila FAME’s magnificent seven

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    MANILA, Philippines — At the recent Manila FAME event, the mood was certainly upbeat. The exhibit halls were packed with suppliers from all over the country and there was a good turn-out of local and foreign buyers. Philippine manufacturers deserve to be lauded for their efforts as their strong showing...
  3. Raffia

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    Raffia comes from the young shoot or leaf of the buri palm. Two qualities of Raffia can be produced: One quality is called ‘thick raffia’; it entails the stripping of palm leaves for warp and weft in handloom weaving. The second quality is ‚fine raffia‘; and it involves the use...
  4. Water hyacinth

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    Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is a free-floating perennial aquatic plant endemic to tropical and sub-tropical areas. With broad, thick, glossy, ovate leaves 10-20 centimeters across, the plant may rise above the water surface as much as 1 meter in height. Water hyacinth is one of the fastest growing plants known. Without natural...
  5. Rattan

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    Rattan (Calamus javensis), is a climbing vine abundant specifically in the southern part of the Philippines. It is ready for harvesting by the 15th year when the stems average 24-30 meters in length. Thereafter, selective cutting of the matured canes may be done at a 3-4 year interval. The canes...