Thursday, November 19, 2015

12 "Officially Used" in APEC 2015

  1. Official APEC 2015 logo is 
  2. Official theme for APEC 2015 is "Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World" 
  3. Official designer for ensembles to be worn by world leaders is Paul Cabral 
  4. Official broadcast partner of the APEC SME Summit 2015 is Eagle Broadcasting Corporation 
  5. Official premium mobility partner is Asian Carmakers Corporation—the official importer and distributor of BMW in the Philippines
  6. Official 2015 APEC task force commander is Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez 
  7. Official first day cover of APEC stamps were printed by security printer Amstar Company, Inc. which will be sold at P30 each 
  8. Official total number of APEC stamps prepared by PHLPost creative artist Rodine Teodoro  is 101,000 copies. 
  9. Official internet speed connection for the International Media Center at the World Trade Center in Pasay City powered by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. is 8.5-Gigabit per second 
  10. Official giveaways and tokens during the APEC 2015 meetings held in Cebu, Bacolod and Bataan were chocolates made by Raquel Choa, a tablea maker, who is also dubbed as the "Chocolate Queen of Cebu" and also the woman behind the homegrown Ralfe  Gourmet Inc., The Chocolate Chamber (TCC), Casa de Cacao, and The Chocolate Chamber Boutique. Her tableas will be made into hot chocolate drinks at The Manila Hotel. 
  11. Official creative director tasked to oversee and create the designs at the welcome dinner for the 21 economic leaders during the APEC summit on November 18 is the multi-awarded Cebuano industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue. His theme for the 64,085-sgm Mall of Asia Arena is patterned after the Philippines' rice terraces. He also created the tokens which are called "Sama-Sama" symbolizing unity, partnership, and cooperation among the member economies. 
  12. Official Pinoy meals served were Ensalada Tagala for appetizer, Yamang Dagat Tinola soup made with ground lapu-lapu meat and prawns, Bistek Manilenya for the main course, and Maja Blanca Moderna for dessert. These were made by Via Mare founder Glenda Barretto and Margarita "Gaita" Fores of Cibo during the APEC welcome dinner. 


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