rss feeds: Posts | Comments

Travel: Destination, Philippines

Cuyo Island – A Rare Stopover In A Paradise Island

Cuyo Island  – A Rare Stopover In A Paradise Island

The Cuyo Archipelago (also known as Cuyo Islands) is composed of 45 small islands located at the northeast of the Palawan, or south of Mindoro. At...

Events

Stars and Stripes This Sunday for 4th of July Celebration 2015!

Stars and Stripes This Sunday for 4th of July Celebration 2015!

In celebration of the Filipino-American Friendship Day and American Independence Day on 4th of July 2015, the Manila Elks Club invites everyone on...

Business

Asian Institute of Management – A Crucible of Profound Thinking

Asian Institute of Management – A Crucible of Profound Thinking

Kahlil Gibran once asked, “Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?” In Gibran’s thought,...

Video of the Week

Expatch Calendar Weekly Highlights

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Canada Day Trade Fair at Glorietta Activity Center, Makati

Time 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue Glorietta Mall, Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Happy Birthday, Canada! To celebrate with the Canadians in the Philippines, we invite you to come and join the Canada Day Trade Fair! | Schedule: | 9:00am - 5:00pm - Trade Fair at Glorietta Activity Center | For more information about Fairmont Makati, please call: Tel: +632 795-1888 | Fax: +632 555-9899 |

Canada Day Networking Reception at Fairmont Makati

Time 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Venue Ballroom 1, Fairmont Hotel Makati, 1 Raffles Drive, Makati Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description In celebration of Canada Day, be a part of this networking night to expand your business network and meet members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines. | Canada is also the home of thousands of Filipino immigrants so this celebration is for all Canadians and Canadian by heart. Happy Independence Day to Canada! | For more information about Fairmont Makati, please call: Tel: +632 795-1888 | Fax: +632 555-9899 |

♫♬ Concert: James Ingram - The Marriott Grand Ballroom Launch Concert Gala Dinner - with special guest Lani Misalucha

Time 8:00pm
Venue Marriott Hotel Manila, 10 Newport Blvd., Newport City Complex, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description Semi-Formal Event. Ticket Prices: | (With 5 Course Sit-Down Dinner) | Zone 1 – P16,470 | Zone 2 – P13,176 | For more information, please visit the FB page: https://www.facebook.com/events/392425337627111

Thursday, 2 July 2015

✥ Union Church of Manila: Thursday For Others Fellowship visits H.E.L.P.E.R.S. of the Immanuel Foundation

Time 8:00am - 12:30pm
Venue meeting place at UCM Fellowship Hall, Union Church of Manila, Rada St. corner Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description On July 2, Thursdays For Others volunteers will visit the ministry of H.E.L.P.E.R.S. of the Immanuel Foundation. Please find the necessary information below: | Place: H.E.L.P.E.R.S. of the Immanuel Foundation | 47 N.S. Soledad St. San Antonio Valley 9, Parañaque City | Devotion/Assembly @ UCM Fellowship Hall: 8:00am. | The van leaves promptly: 8:30am. | Time frame for our activity: 9:30 – 11:30am. | Expected return to Makati: 12:30nn. | Hearts Extending Love, Prayer, Education, Resources and Services of the Immanuel Foundation (H.E.L.P.E.R.S. of the Immanuel Foundation), Inc. is a Christian organization that ministers to the caregivers of cancer patients at the UP-PGH Cancer Institute, through their Y.A.K.A.P.* program. They regularly visit the ward, bringing meals, encouraging, and sharing God's Word to the many unnamed and sacrificing bantay/kasama who carry the burden of caring for the needs of their loved ones afflicted with cancer. || They also have the ABaKaDa** program, whose goal is the creation of a model community of informed adults and children based on the strength of their community involvement in evangelism, good manners and right conduct, healthy living and citizenship values. In Parañaque, the ministry partners with a local church to reach out to the children and their parents in the day care provided by the local government. || TFO will visit their ministry site in Parañaque to meet with the 100+ school children and some of their moms. We will share snack packs and also distribute Tagalog NT Bibles, multivitamins and backpacks, generously donated by The Generics Pharmacy. You are also most welcome to share your blessings to these children. || * Yamang Aruga at Kapit-bisig ng Panginoon mula sa Kapwa. | ** Aksyun para sa Bata, Kapitbahayan at damayan. | ​UCM provides transport for TFO trips. You are also welcome to bring your own vehicle and driver. Thank you! | Your punctual response is appreciated. Please confirm your attendance no later than Monday, June 29, 2015. | You may drop by the Missions & Benevolence Table at the UCM Fellowship Hall this Sunday to sign up. You may also reach us through: (mobile) +63 949 554 2694 (email) ThursdaysForOthers@gmail.com (UCM office) 812 6062 | Hope to see you there! God bless you! |

Debenhams End of Season Sale!

Time 10:00am - 8:30pm
Venue Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila
Description Enjoy up an additional 15% off on all sale prices! Debenhams End of Season Sale is ongoing until 23 July 2015. | Participating stores: Estancia Capitol Commons, Abreeza Mall, Glorietta 4 - Rustan's Makati, TriNoma and Shangri-La Plaza Mall.

Discover Food Club - Your Lifestyle Buffet

Time 11:00am
Venue Food Club, Bldg. E, Bluebay Walk, Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description Food Club celebrates its first year anniversary with new buffet prices! | Lunch Mon.-Thu. at Php650 | Dinner Mon.-Thu. at Php850 | Lunch/Dinner Fri.-Sun./Holiday at Php950 | For inquiries, please call at (landline) (02) 736-8001 / 779-8673 | (mobile) 0906-428-1669 / 0998-313-3246 | For big groups and corporate events, please call (02) 861-9306 or email us at marketing@thefoodclub.com.ph. | (Note: Prices are inclusive of government taxes and subject to 5% service charge.)

Friday, 3 July 2015

✿ Gourdo's Annual Mid Year Sale - Up to 70% off on selected items

Time 10:00am - 8:30pm
Venue Glorietta 4, Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description "Shop for your favorite tableware, kitchenware and cookware in all our stores because starting today it's our #MidYearSale once again! Enjoy discounts up to 70% off selected items. #OhMyGourdos!" | The sale is ongoing from 1 July - 2 August 2015! | Participating branches of Gourdo's: The Fort, TriNoma, Greenhills, Glorietta 4, Greenbelt 5, SM Mega Mall, Shangri-la Plaza, Alabang Town Center, Robinsons Place Magnolia, Robinsons Place Manila. | Living Well at SM Aura, The Podiu, and SM Mall of Asia | Sleepcare at Glorietta 4 and Alabang Town Center | 24HR Customer Care Hotline: (02) 812-3022 or email at customercare@gourdos.com |

Diamond Hotel - Corniche restaurant's American and Middle Eastern gourmet

Time 6:00pm
Venue Diamond Hotel Philippines, Roxas Blvd. corner Dr. Quintos St., Manila
Description "Corniche restaurant expands its themed buffet nights by featuring American and Middle Eastern gourmet." | Tuesday - The authentic flavours of the Middle East | Thursday - Succulent steaks and pasta dishes | Friday - A selection of intercontinental dishes cooked in different ways | Saturday - A bounty of well-seasoned hamburgers, Maryland crab cakes, smoked baby back ribs, chipotle smoked hot wings, and a lot more | For enquiries, please call 528-3000.

♬ Happy Hour at Serendipity Lounge with Jazz Singer Tricia Rivka Garcia - Discovery Suites, Ortigas

Time 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue Serendipity Lounge, 22/F Discovery Suites, ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila
Description Tricia Rivka Garcia is a very talented jazz and pop singers and recording artist in Manila. | Every Wednesday, enjoy the sound of Latin jazz song in Tricia's music lineup. | "Listen to her repertoire of jazz and nostalgic standards every Friday at the Serendipity Lounge. Her musical set begins at 7:00pm." To know more about Tricia, visit https://www.youtube.com/user/TriciaGarciaTV. | For inquiries and table reservations, call +63 2 719-6822 | 719-8888

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Fil-Am Friendship Day

Marco Polo Ortigas - Weekend Brunch at Cafe Pronto

Time 8:00am - 2:00pm
Venue Cafe Pronto at Marco Polo Ortigas, Sapphire Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila
Description "Cafe Pronto now offers weekend brunch of savories, sandwiches, designer cakes, chocolate and a host of freshly baked confections perfect for a cup of coffee or tea, available every weekends from 8am - 2pm." For inquiries, please call 720-7777.

Ayala Museum: Write Now - Advanced Storywriting for Writers & Illustrators

Time 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue Ayala Museum, Dela Rosa St., Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Ayala Museum presents... WRITE NOW | Advanced Storywriting for Writers & Illustrators | with Gabriela Lee | Schedule: July 4, 11, and 18 2015 | 2:00 – 5:00 PM | July 27 | 6:00 – 9:00 PM | Ever dreamed of making a picture book for kids? Here’s your chance to put pen to paper and make your dreams take flight. This advanced-level workshop is open to writers and/or illustrators to create and collaborate on a picture book project for child readers. | The workshop fee is inclusive of handouts, materials, snacks, a certificate, one day admission to the museum and one day free access to the library. || The Facilitator: Gabriela Lee was 17 when she wrote her first children’s book, La-on and the Seven-Headed Dragon, which was illustrated by her mother, Marcy Dans-Lee and published by Adarna Books. Now, her poems and short stories have been published in the Philippines, Singapore, and the United States. Her latest work has been included in Kaleidoscope, an anthology of diverse young adult speculative fiction published by Twelfth Planet Press. She received her master’s degree in Literary Studies from NUS (National University of Singapore), and she currently teaches creative writing, literature, and composition at the English department at UP Diliman. You can find her online at https://about.me/gabrielalee.| P 4,000 Regular | P 3,600 Members, AGC employees | For inquiries and reservations: CALL: 759 82 88 | EMAIL: education@ayalamuseum.org | LOOK FOR: Marj Villaflores, or any education associate |

Sunday, 5 July 2015

The Mind Museum - Science Comes To Life

Time 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue The Mind Museum at Taguig, 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. | 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. | Ticket prices: Php600 - adults | Php450 - child/private school student (up to college) | Php150 - public school student (up to college) | Php150 - teacher (upon presentation of valid school or PRC ID indicating "Professional Teacher") Php750 - all-day pass (without 3-hour limit) Php2,500 - Unlimited Science Pass - year-round, all day admission and much more | For more information, please visit: http://www.themindmuseum.org/.

Sale: Mango End of Season Sale at Shangri-La Plaza

Time 11:00am
Venue Shangri-La Plaza, Shaw Blvd. corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila
Description Avail of up to 50% off on fashionable clothes for men, women and children at Mango boutique. Visit www.mango.com. The Mango End of Season Sale is ongoing until the 31st of July 2015. Don't miss it!

★ American Independence and Fil-Am Friendship Day Celebration

Time 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue Nomads Sports Club, Madrid St., Merville Park Subdivision, Parañaque City, Metro Manila
Description Entrance fee: Php200 | 12 years old and below are free! | Free parking spaces available. Bring your family and friends for a fun-filled celebration including: BBQ/Picnic, family games, softball games, badminton, live music, marching band, swimming, garage sale, fireworks display and more! Everyone is invited! | For more information, sponsorship details and pre-registration, please call Elks office at 811-3173 or 811-3188. | Email: elksclub761@gmail.com | This event is for the benefit of Philippine Cerebral Palsy. |

Sports Schedule from Howzat – Week 1 – July 2015

Let Howzat Sports Bar take you right where the sports action is. Enjoy watching your favourite sports LIVE on HD at Howzat Sports...

Sports Schedule from Howzat – Week 1 – July 2015
posted on: Jul 2, 2015 | author:

International Beauty Experts Meet at Philbeauty 2015!

The Only Beauty Trade Show in the Philippines   This July, the Philippines will be the venue for a major trade show that...

International Beauty Experts Meet at Philbeauty 2015!
posted on: Jul 1, 2015 | author:

In Tagalog: Payong and Payo

Let us study two Tagalog words with almost similar spelling but with two different meanings.   Write the...

In Tagalog: Payong and Payo
posted on: Jun 30, 2015 | author:

Teaching Kids About Proper Eye Care

Effective learning is dependent on good vision. Without good vision, children are more likely to suffer delays in learning and...

Teaching Kids About Proper Eye Care
posted on: Jun 26, 2015 | author:
Howzat Sports Schedule – Week 4 – June 2015

Howzat Sports Schedule – Week 4 – June 2015

posted on: Jun 25, 2015 | author:

Watch your favourite sports LIVE on HD at Howzat Sports Bar in Makati!     Write the...

Gold’s Gym: The Passion for the Perfect Body

Gold’s Gym: The Passion for the Perfect Body

posted on: Jun 24, 2015 | author:

Gold’s Gym International, Inc. is an American company that holds a chain of fitness centres around the world. The first...

Moving to the Philippines?

Moving to the Philippines?

posted on: Jun 23, 2015 | author:

Whether you have been assigned to work in the Philippines or simply just want a change, moving into a new city can be wonderful,...

In Tagalog: Tubig, dagat, ilog, etc.

In Tagalog: Tubig, dagat, ilog, etc.

posted on: Jun 23, 2015 | author:

Let us learn the Tagalog words for different bodies of water.   Write the author.   Translation: tubig –...

Howzat Sports Schedule – Week 3 – June 2015

Howzat Sports Schedule – Week 3 – June 2015

posted on: Jun 22, 2015 | author:

Watch live sports action on HD at Howzat Sports Bar in Makati City!   Write the...

« Previous Entries