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    also known as the Book Publishing Industry Development Act, was a clear demonstration of the government's attention to the important role of books in nation building. The law created the National Book Development Board (NBDB) which is tasked primarily to formulate and implement a National Book Policy with a corresponding National Book Development Plan geared towards the development of the book publishing industry.

    VISION

    National Book Development Board is the leading catalyst for building a culture of reading and authorship as well as an environment for the growth of the book publishing industry towards making it globally competitive.

    MISSION

    To promote the continuing development of the book publishing industry, with the active participation of the private sector, to ensure an adequate supply of affordable, quality- produced books not only for the domestic market but also for export.

    HISTORY

    The enactment of Republic Act 8047, also known as the Book Publishing Industry Development Act, was a clear demonstration of the government's attention to the important role of books in nation building. The law created the National Book Development Board...

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    Marco Mañalac is a proud geek

    Marco Mañalac first created a buzz last year when he scored the role of Allan Strang in the Philippine adaptation of the Tony-award winning play Equus, the same controversial role played by Daniel Radcliffe about a boy and his god-like fascination with horses. He was a popular bet in last year’s MYX VJ Hunt where he consistently garnered the highest Continue Reading
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    NBDB is looking for an Accountant

    Accountant III (SG 19) Administrative and Financial Services Division Duties and Responsibilities: Review reports: Collection and Deposits, Disbursements by Disbursing Officers, Checks issued and trial balances submitted and the related supporting documents before final recording in the books of original entry; Keep and maintain the books of original entry: Check Disbursement Journal, Journal of Collections & Deposits, Cash Disbursement Journal, Continue Reading
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    Booklatan sa Bayan in Cotabato and Iloilo

    More than 150 teacher and librarians attended the NBDB’s Booklatan sa Bayan program held in Cotabato City and Iloilo City early this year. Series of training events and lectures were held in the two key cities that include readership development, storytelling, and copyright concerns. The Booklatan sa Cotabato is part of the NBDB and World Bank Knowledge for Development Center Continue Reading
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    NBDB Sets up Trust Fund for Filipino Authors with Two Government Banks.

    The two government banks are now portfolio managers for the trust fund for Filipino authors. The National Book Development Board (NBDB) officers led by its Chairman, Dr. Dennis T. Gonzalez and Executive Director Atty. Andrea Pasion-Flores, signed an agreement last 16 June 2010 to set up two (2) trust fund accounts with the Development Bank of the Philippines and the Continue Reading
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