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Things To Know About Climbing the Mayon Volcano

Things To Know About Climbing the Mayon Volcano

The Mayon Volcano’s first climbers were two Scotsmen named Paton and Stewart in 1858. Since then, many mountain climbing enthusiasts around the...

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Drinktec 2017 in Manila: World’s Leading Trade Fair for Beverage Industry

Drinktec 2017 in Manila: World’s Leading Trade Fair for Beverage Industry

Fairs and More, Inc., a subsidiary of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), will be having a presentation on Drinktec 2017 on...

Business

Philippine Economy: Is Change Coming?

Philippine Economy: Is Change Coming?

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCPI) would like to invite you to their business luncheon, “Philippine Economy: Is Change...

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Wednesday, 1 March 2017

♡❀ Happy Garden Cafe ~ Healthy meals, lovely place, fresh flowers!

Time 8:00am - 8:00pm
Venue 56 Jupiter St., Sunshine Place, Brgy. Bel-Air Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Come and visit a lovely place right amidst the busy city life in Makati City. Enjoy a fine healthy meal and guilt-free desserts at Happy Garden Cafe by Bizu Groupe. | For more information, please call 02-261-0115 or visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HappyGardenCafe/. | Opens: 8am - 8pm ~ Monday to Saturday | 8am - 3pm ~ Sunday |

The Mind Museum - Science Comes To Life

Time 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue The Mind Museum, J. Y. Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description The Mind Museum is the first world-class science museum in the Philippines. It is a P1 billion project built purely from private donations. The Mind Museum is a center for the public understanding of science, where science is fun, engaging and accessible to all. | The Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. started planning for the project in 2007. The Mind Museum finally opened its doors to the public on 16 March 2012. | Include science in your day. You can visit The Mind Museum in three hours. Times slots are: Tuesdays - Sundays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Mind Museum inspires curiosity, exploration and understanding. There are no guided tours as nothing is more rewarding than discovering things for yourself in a setting where you are with equally curious minds. There is no one way to begin this. Enjoy exploring on your own at your own pace across the galleries. The dinosaur exhibit at The Mind Museum shows them at their best and at their skinniest (They're all bones now!). Experience it and more than 250 other exhibits, at the science museum for real life. | For more information, please visit: http://www.themindmuseum.org/.

❀ A Night of Love at City Garden Grand Hotel

Time 2:00pm - 11:59pm
Venue City Garden Grand Hotel Makati, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Stay from Jan. 1 - March 31, 2017 and enjoy the Valentine's promo. | Luxe and Wellness ~ Discover a Grand relaxing stay in our well-appointed rooms wiht breathtaking view of the city skyline, breakfast buffet, and massage treatment for two. Rate starts at PhP4766+. For more information, visit www.citygardengrandhotel.com. |

Thursday, 2 March 2017

ECCP: DrinkTec 2017 - World’s Leading Trade Fair for Beverage Industry

Time 7:00am - 11:00am
Venue The Garden Rooms 2&3, Manila Marriott Hotel, 2 Resorts Drive, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description Fairs and More, Inc., a subsidiary of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), will be having a presentation on Drinktec 2017 on 02 March 2017 at The Garden Rooms 2&3, Manila Marriott Hotel, 2 Resorts Drive, Pasay City, Philippines. | Organized by one of the largest trade fair organizers in the world, Messe München GmbH, Drinktec is the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry. The presentation on Drinktec will feature two authorities in the beverage and liquid food industry: Mr. Georg Moller, Department Director of Messe München GmbH and Mr. Richard Clemens, Managing Director of UDMA (German Engineering Federation). For more information, please contact: | Ms. Marie Frances de Guzman | International Trade Fairs Officer | European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) | Email: marie.deguzman@eccp.com | Website: www.eccp.com | About Drinktec – http://www.drinktec.com/ |

★ Italian Chamber of Commerce of the Phils. - Business Luncheon - "Philippine Economy: Is Change Coming?"

Time 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue Caruso Ristorante Italiano, 210 Nicanor Garcia St.., Bel-air Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Challenges for the New Government Administration to Promote More Foreign Investments in the Philippines and Opportunities for European Businesses in the Growing Philippine Economy | Moderator: Mr. Tony Abad, Partner - Trade Lawyer, Bloomberg TV Host | Special Guest: Amb. Franz Jessen, EU Ambassador / Delegation Head, European Delegation to the Philippines | Speakers: | ~ Comm. Johannes Bernabe, Philippine Competition Commission | ~ Hon. Arthur Yap, Chairperson, Economic Affairs Committee, House of Representatives || Panel: | ~ Mr. Raoul Villegas, Deals and Corporate Finance Director, Isla Lipana and Co. (PWC) | ~ Mr. Lorens Ziller, VP and Executive Director, ICCPI | ~ Ms. Kristine Umali, Commercial Attache, Philippine Trade and Investment Center - London | ~ Mr. Romolo Nati, Chairman and CEO, Italpinas Development Corp. | Tariff: | PhP1500 | Includes business lunch | For registrations: info@icci.org.ph or call (+63) 917-563-8633 |

♡ Valentine's Day at F1 Hotel: Love Bites!

Time 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue F1 Hotel Manila, 32nd Street, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description Spend a memorable Valentine celebration filled with lots of love and music from our featured musical artist. Add Php200 to cap off your night with an unlimited serving of wine. | http://f1hotelmanila.com/wow.php |

Friday, 3 March 2017

AmCham Kapihan (Coffee Mornings)

Time 7:30am - 9:00am
Venue The Library, Manila Elks Club, 7/F Corinthian Plaza Bldg., Paseo de Roxas, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description American Chamber of Commerce of the Phils. invites you to join their coffee morning or "Kapihan". Everyone is welcome! This is a service information group that will give you an update on what’s the latest on the business industry. RSVP: pauline@amchamphilippines.com

♔ Theatre: Repertory Philippines - "Agnes of God" by John Pielmeier

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue OnStage Theater, Second Floor, Greenbelt 1, Legazpi Street, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Dr. Martha Livingston is a court-appointed psychiatrist sent to evaluate Sister Agnes a young nun whose infant has been found strangled. With Agnes claiming a virgin conception and having no memory of giving birth, Livingston must distinguish between the lies and the nun’s perception-altering faith. Complicating her investigation, Livingston continually clashes with the overbearing Mother Superior Miriam Ruth, who insists that Livingston leave Agnes alone. | Directed by Bart Guingona | Cast: Menchu Lauchengco | Becca Coates | Pinky Amador | Schedule: Fri Feb 17 - 8:00pm | Sat Feb 18 - 3:30pm | Sat Feb 18 - 8:00pm | Sun Feb 19 - 3:30pm | Fri Feb 24 - 8:00pm | Sat Feb 25 - 3:30pm | Sat Feb 25 - 8:00pm | Sun Feb 26 - 3:30pm | Fri Mar 3 - 8:00pm | Sat Mar 4 - 3:30pm | Sat Mar 4 - 8:00pm | Sun Mar 5 - 3:30pm | Fri Mar 10 - 8:00pm | Sat Mar 11 - 3:30pm | Sat Mar 11 - 8:00pm | Sun Mar 12 - 3:30pm | Tickets: ₱1,045 Price Zone 1 ~ LOWER & UPPER ORCH. CENTER (Reserved Seating) | ₱836 Price Zone 2 ~ LOWER & UPPER ORCH. LEFT & RIGHT (Free Seating) | ₱627 Price Zone 3 ~ BALCONY (Free Seating) |

♫♬ Broadway Musical: Wicked in Manila!

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino, Aseana Avenue, Parañaque City, Metro Manila
Description Broadway’s biggest blockbuster is flying back to Manila! Don’t miss what The New York Times declared “the defining musical of the decade”. | Set in a spectacular and colourful fantasy world of wizards, witches, magic and spells, Wicked tells the story of an unlikely but profound friendship between a popular blonde girl called Glinda and a misunderstood, green-skinned girl named Elphaba. Filled with wonder and enchantments, this magical stage musical follows their extraordinary journey from sorcery students to becoming the iconic Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West from L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. | Schedule: ~ Feb. 2 - March 12, 2017 | Fridays: 2pm | Saturdays - Sundays : 2PM and 8PM | For tickets, please visit https://www.ticketworld.com.ph/ . |

Saturday, 4 March 2017

♔ Workshop: Beyond The Next Level - How ordinary people can create extraordinary change in self and others" - with Mike Grogan, Best-Selling Author, Behavioral Change Expert and Lean Management Expert

Time 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue WeCube, 4/F Coherco Corporate Center, 116 V.A. Rufino St., Makati City, Metro Manila
Description "I am so excited for our Habits Creation Workshop on March 4th at WeCube Makati. I am giving away a free copy of my latest book to everyone who registers today. This is the radical change you have been waiting for. If you master your habits you will master your life. Successful people are simply those with successful habits. So join us this Saturday for the most practical personal development workshop you will ever attend." ~ Mike Grogan | Only PhP999/person | Limited seats - Application only. Terms and conditions apply. | Visit: http://mikegrogan.ph/beyondthenextlevel/ | Contact: jesie@mikegrogan.ph | 0915-184-4981 | 0949-881-0950 |

★ The British Council: IELTS Fair 2017 - Success Through IELTS

Time 9:30am - 5:00pm
Venue Radisson Blu Cebu, Sergio Osmeña Boulevard, 6000, Pope John Paul II Avenue, Cebu City
Description British Council is holding its 2nd IELTS Fair on 04 and 11 March 2017 in Cebu and Manila respectively. | Are you going to study, work or live abroad? Then the British Council IELTS Fair 2017 is for you! Learn some test-taking tips and techniques from our IELTS experts, and experience IELTS demo tests through our interactive booths. | Get to meet our education, immigration and employment consultants, as well as IELTS preparation centres. They will provide you with their expert advice on how you can take your dreams further. Previous test-takers will also share their success stories. | Here are some of our special treats for you: | 1. EARLY BIRD OFFER | The first 30 registrants who pre-register for the event online for the Cebu (4 March) and Manila (11 March) event respectively, will receive a special IELTS goodie bag (valued at Php 750). | 2. ON-SITE REGISTRATION OFFER | Register for IELTS at the British Council booth on the event day, and you will receive an IELTS Study Pack (valued at Php 1,500). | 3. PAYMENT OFFER | Register for IELTS with your Citibank card, and you will be able to enjoy a special 0% instalment for three months. |

♬☆ Wanderland - Music and Arts Festival

Time 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue Filinvest City Event Grounds, Bridgeway, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila
Description "The 5th installment of Karpos Multimedia's Wanderland festival rolls down under as the event now will be held in Filinvest City Grounds in Alabang, Muntinlupa City on March 2017. Reported over 16 live acts will be performing this year's festivities." | LINEUP OF ACTS: LANY, THE TEMPER TRAP, YUNA, THE TING TINGS, PURITY RING, WOODLOCK, HONNE, EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY, GAB & JOHN of URBANDUB, UP DHARMA DOWN, TOM'S STORY, REESE LANSANGAN, LOLA AMOUR, BANNA HARBERA, MICKEY SULIT, FOOLS AND FOES | TICKET PRICES: | Star Wanderer (VIP ticket) - P8,400 | Wanderer (GA ticket) - P5,915 | Pre-sale Wanderer (October 2 to October 4, Globe exclusive pre-sale) - P3,225 | Group bundles: | Wanderbuddies (4 GA tickets) - P19,350 | Star Wanderbuddies (5 VIP Tickets) - P36,750 | Wanderer and Wanderbuddies tickets available at SM Tickets outlets and online at www.smtickets.com | Star Wanderer and Star Wanderbuddies tickets available at https://tickets.wanderlandfestival.com |

♔ Theatre: Repertory Philippines - "Agnes of God" by John Pielmeier

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue OnStage Theater, Second Floor, Greenbelt 1, Legazpi Street, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Dr. Martha Livingston is a court-appointed psychiatrist sent to evaluate Sister Agnes a young nun whose infant has been found strangled. With Agnes claiming a virgin conception and having no memory of giving birth, Livingston must distinguish between the lies and the nun’s perception-altering faith. Complicating her investigation, Livingston continually clashes with the overbearing Mother Superior Miriam Ruth, who insists that Livingston leave Agnes alone. | Directed by Bart Guingona | Cast: Menchu Lauchengco | Becca Coates | Pinky Amador | Schedule: Fri Feb 17 - 8:00pm | Sat Feb 18 - 3:30pm | Sat Feb 18 - 8:00pm | Sun Feb 19 - 3:30pm | Fri Feb 24 - 8:00pm | Sat Feb 25 - 3:30pm | Sat Feb 25 - 8:00pm | Sun Feb 26 - 3:30pm | Fri Mar 3 - 8:00pm | Sat Mar 4 - 3:30pm | Sat Mar 4 - 8:00pm | Sun Mar 5 - 3:30pm | Fri Mar 10 - 8:00pm | Sat Mar 11 - 3:30pm | Sat Mar 11 - 8:00pm | Sun Mar 12 - 3:30pm | Tickets: ₱1,045 Price Zone 1 ~ LOWER & UPPER ORCH. CENTER (Reserved Seating) | ₱836 Price Zone 2 ~ LOWER & UPPER ORCH. LEFT & RIGHT (Free Seating) | ₱627 Price Zone 3 ~ BALCONY (Free Seating) |

♫♬ Broadway Musical: Wicked in Manila!

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino, Aseana Avenue, Parañaque City, Metro Manila
Description Broadway’s biggest blockbuster is flying back to Manila! Don’t miss what The New York Times declared “the defining musical of the decade”. | Set in a spectacular and colourful fantasy world of wizards, witches, magic and spells, Wicked tells the story of an unlikely but profound friendship between a popular blonde girl called Glinda and a misunderstood, green-skinned girl named Elphaba. Filled with wonder and enchantments, this magical stage musical follows their extraordinary journey from sorcery students to becoming the iconic Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West from L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. | Schedule: ~ Feb. 2 - March 12, 2017 | Fridays: 2pm | Saturdays - Sundays : 2PM and 8PM | For tickets, please visit https://www.ticketworld.com.ph/ . |

Manila Bay Cruise

Time 8:00pm
Venue Sun Cruises docking area, back of Folk Arts Theater CCP Complex Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Description Manila Bay Cruise Inclusions: One hour and 15 minutes cruise Set dinner Live acoustic band Published rate: Php550.00 Trip Schedule: Daily Choose: 4:30-5:45pm / 6:15pm-7:30pm / 8:00pm-9:15pm Terms and Conditions of Purchase: 1. The ticket is valid within the period specified herein. 2. This ticket may not be combined with any other promos. 3. The ticket is transferable. However, the Merchant and SM Tickets will not be held liable for lost or stolen tickets. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced. 4. Tampered tickets will not be accepted. 5. If services have been redeemed for a value less than the face value of the ticket, change in terms of cash or new voucher can not be redeemed. 6. Prior booking is required through our Reservations office: +632 834 6858 / 0917 5132625

 

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Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams Tour Manila - 4 April 2017, Tues.
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