• October 17, 2020 Greetings everyone! To our dear Secretary Leonor Magtolis-Briones, House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, Pangasinan 4th district Congressman Christopher De Venecia, Department of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Ernesto Abella, Ambassador of the Philippine Embassy in Berlin Maria Theresa Dizon-De Vega, Consul General Evelyn Austria-Garcia, Frankfurt Book Fair Vice President Claudia Kaiser, To our local publishing partners, Komiket co-founder Paolo Herras, Adarna House Vice President Ani Almario, and ABC EDC Publishing House Directress and NBDB Governor Mary Ann Ordinario, To our fellow workers in government, and dear stakeholders in the book publishing industry, warm welcome. It is my great pleasure … Read More

  • The Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) which dates back its beginnings in the 11th century is the largest and most established book fair in the world. The publication of William Shakespeare’s first folio was announced in the catalog of this renowned fair in 1622. The FBF is attended by publishers, agents, booksellers, translators, film producers, authors and other stakeholders of the book publishing industry. It is a professional venue to sell rights, exchange ideas and build lasting connections. The participation of our country in the FBF is rooted in the National Book Development Board’s mission and vision of making our book … Read More