A spirited but stylish celebration took place as the Fookien Times Yearbook Publishing Company launched the latest edition of the Philippines Yearbook at the Pangaea Ultra Lounge located at the City of Dreams. The crowd saw some of society’s well-known members as well as personalities from different sectors, with several corporate entities also represented to show support for the event. Spicing up the party was host and comedian Giselle Sanchez .
The Fookien Times is one of the longest running publications in the country’s history and the largest circulated nationwide Chinese language newspaper founded by Dr. James Go Puan Seng in 1936. He is the father of Grace Glory Go and the late Betty Go-Belmonte who founded a nationwide English language daily in 1986.
To continue its tradition of publishing interesting and inspiring works, Grace, chairman and CEO of the Fookien Times, proudly presented the 2016 edition of the Philippines Yearbook entitled “Urban Pulse: Where We Live. How We Live.” Her son, Vernon Go who is the publisher and president of the Fookien Times, is the brains behind this latest edition edited by the highly respected architect and designer Paulo Alcazaren. The explorative theme of “Where Do We Live?” is a genuine compilation of the most exciting developments in real estate in key metropolitan areas in the Philippines, particularly Metro Manila, and also Metro Cebu, Pampanga and Davao. At the launching, guests enjoyed the cocktails and observed that creativity and truth empower the new yearbook from cover to cover.
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