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A Gastronomic Experience in the Philippines

A Gastronomic Experience in the Philippines

  When travelling to a country, tourists always consider factors such as scenery, accommodation, climate and food in choosing their destination....

Events

Saturday Night’s Alright For… Making International Friends

Saturday Night’s Alright For… Making International Friends

The Ambassadors Club is a new networking group aimed at bringing people from all over the world together.   It launches on Saturday (25th) at the...

Business

Black Sand Mining in the Philippines

Black Sand Mining in the Philippines

In the last few months, there have been reports circulating in the press that 12 Chinese ships were tied up along the beach near Caoayan town in the...

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Expatch Calendar Weekly Highlights

24 Oct 2014

✽ Philippine Fashion Week - Spring Summer 2015

Venue SMX Convention Center, Seashell Lane, Pasay, Metro Manila
Description This is the biggest fashion event in the Philippines! See the works of today's best and brightest local designers: Jun-Jun Cambe for EsAc, Nardie Presa, Pat Santos, Sidney Perez Sio, Arnold Galang, Audia Ae, Cherry Samuya Veric, Eric delos Santos, Jeffrey Rogador, Jerome Salaya Ang and more! | For more information, please visit: http://philippinefashionweeklive.com/springsummer2015/ and Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PhilippineFashionWeekLive

AmCham Kapihan (Coffee Mornings)

Time 7:30am
Venue 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

AmCham Meeting: "Social Ties, Political Risk and Foreign Direct Investment" with speaker Professor Benjamin A.T. Graham, Assistant Profressor, University of Southern California

Time 10:00am - 11:30am
Venue AmCham Hall, 2/F Corinthian Plaza Bldg., Paseo de Roxas, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Speaker: Mr. Benjamin A.T. Graham, Assistant Professor, School of International Relations, University of Southern California | About the speaker: Professor Benjamin Graham's core research is on political risk and foreign investment in emerging markets, focusing particularly on the role of diaspora investors and on the ongoing evolution of international property rights. | For confirmation, please email divina@amchamphilippines.com on or before 5:00pm of Oct. 23, 2014.

♬ Discovery Suites - Happy Hour at the Serendipity Lounge with Jazz Singer Tricia Garcia

Time 7:00pm
Venue Serendipity Lounge, Discovery Suites, 25 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila
Description Start your Octoberfest celebration at Serendipity Lounge with a powerhouse performance from Tricia Rivka-Garcia while enjoying our Buy 1, Take 1 offering on your favorite local beer. Talented jazz singer Tricia Garcia serenades you with her repertoire of jazz and nostalgic standards every Wednesday and Friday at the Serendipity Lounge. Her musical set begins at 7:00 PM. Serendipity Lounge is located on the 22nd Floor of Discovery Suites. For inquiries and table reservations, please call +63 2 719-6822 | 719-8888.

25 Oct 2014

Sports: Running - Sierra Madre 45K UltraMarathon 2014

Venue Cherry Foodarama, Masinag to Tanay, Rizal
Description This October 25, 2014 Sierra Madre 45K UltraMarathon 2014 is happening at Cherry Foodarama, Masinag to Tanay, Rizal. It is a road up the hill down the hill along Marcos hi-way (Marikina- Infanta). Every runner will be responsible for their support/ logistics system. | Registration Fees: | 45K – Php 1,000 | – Inclusive of Finishers Medal, Finisher’s patch, Finisher’s shirts & post race snacks | Follow us: @pinoyfitness on Twitter | pinoyfitness.com on Facebook | Contact Details: | Ariel Cortez | Race Organizer/ Director: | Mobile: 09475727794 | Email: bornerunner@ymail.com | Website: www.bornerunner.weebly.com | For more information: http://www.pinoyfitness.com/2014/07/sierra-madre-45k-ultramarathon-2014-october-25-2014/

Tiny Kitchen: Cooking Classes for Children

Venue 31 Scout Tobias, Quezon City
Description Tiny Kitchen offers cooking classes for children every Saturdays at 2:00pm. There will be a focus on festive dishes for the holiday season ~ special recipes to serve, give-away and sell. For inquiries, please call 410-2279.

✽ Philippine Fashion Week - Spring Summer 2015

Venue SMX Convention Center, Seashell Lane, Pasay, Metro Manila
Description This is the biggest fashion event in the Philippines! See the works of today's best and brightest local designers: Jun-Jun Cambe for EsAc, Nardie Presa, Pat Santos, Sidney Perez Sio, Arnold Galang, Audia Ae, Cherry Samuya Veric, Eric delos Santos, Jeffrey Rogador, Jerome Salaya Ang and more! | For more information, please visit: http://philippinefashionweeklive.com/springsummer2015/ and Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PhilippineFashionWeekLive

1st Ambassador Party at Balcony

Time 7:00pm
Venue The Balcony Gastropub, 110 C. Palanca Jr. St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Sat Oct 25 - 1st Ambassador Party at Balcony 110 C Palanca - 8181151 - 7pm - P500 (Food & 2 Drinks)

26 Oct 2014

Sports: Running - Urban Trail 15K Run

Venue Filinvest City, Alabang, Metro Manila
Description Frontrunner Magazine brings you Urban Trail 15K Run, happening on October 26, 2014 at Filinvest City, Alabang. If you want to experience urban running in a whole new perspective, then this race is for you! | Registration Fees: 15K – Php 850 – Inclusive of shirt, race bib, finisher’s medal (by Suarez Bros.), frontRUNNER magazine, sling bag with goodies | For more information: Contact : 0922-822-9342 Email : utr15k@gmail.com For more information and photos of the trail, please visit: http://www.pinoyfitness.com/2014/09/urban-trail-15k-run-october-26-2014/

✽ Philippine Fashion Week - Spring Summer 2015

Venue SMX Convention Center, Seashell Lane, Pasay, Metro Manila
Description This is the biggest fashion event in the Philippines! See the works of today's best and brightest local designers: Jun-Jun Cambe for EsAc, Nardie Presa, Pat Santos, Sidney Perez Sio, Arnold Galang, Audia Ae, Cherry Samuya Veric, Eric delos Santos, Jeffrey Rogador, Jerome Salaya Ang and more! | For more information, please visit: http://philippinefashionweeklive.com/springsummer2015/ and Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PhilippineFashionWeekLive

Running: Hash House Harries Manila: Run 165: Nipa Hut, Ortigas

Time 2:30pm
Venue meetup at Superstar, Jupiter St. corner Polaris St., Makati City, Metro Manila
Description "Normally a Thursday night favourite, the next hash will kick off from Nipa Hut, which is especially nice on a Sunday afternoon. Get there early to enjoy the view and some lunch before the run, although we usually go there for the on-on-on too, to repay them for the use of the carpark. More details closer to the time." | About the location: Nipa Hut, Captain Henry Javier Street, Ortigas. http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=14.57511&mlon=121.06727#map=17/14.57511/121.06727 | Details of the next run can always be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/makatimanilahashhouseharriers/ | Facebook users can find us here: https://www.facebook.com/MakatiHash |

Curry Club at H&J

Time 7:00pm
Venue H&J Sports Bar and Restaurant Makati, Felipe St., Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Sun Oct 26 - Curry Club at H&J Felipe by Polaris/Durban - 9541130 - 7pm - P700 (Food Only) Facebook page of H&J: https://www.facebook.com/HjSportsBarAndRestaurantMakati

27 Oct 2014

October Office Blowout at National Book Store

Time 10:00am
Venue National Book Store, Glorietta Mall, Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description October Office Blowout for all National Book Store branches. Get up to 20% off or get freebees on selected office supplies and equipment. Promo runs from Oct. 1 - 31, 2014. For more information, visit www.nationalbookstore.com.

Lunch: Dim Sum Plus at Makati Shangri-La

Time 11:30am - 2:00pm
Venue Makati Shangri-La, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Experience a one-of-a-kind dim sum prepared by Dim Sum Chef Leung Ka Fai at the Shang Palace. "Eat all you can of dim sum, appetisers, soup, noodles, rice, and one choice of main course for only PHP 888 /person (subject to tax & service charge)." Available only for lunch from Monday to Saturday (Ayala Ave., Makati) Contact number: 813 8888 Email: rric.slm@shangri-la.com.

28 Oct 2014

♫ Dance to the Spirit of '67 at Eastwood Central Plaza

Time 8:00pm
Venue Eastwood Central Plaza, Eastwood Mall, Libis, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Description Relive the '70s with the hottest Retro band, "Spirit of '67"! The party happens every Tuesdays at Eastwood Central Plaza.

♬ Concert: Mariah Carey Live in Manila! The Elusive Chanteuse Show

Time 8:00pm
Venue SM Mall of Asia, Seaside Boulevard, Pasay City
Description Mariah Carey Live in Manila on October 28, 2014, 8pm at the Mall of Asia Arena. Mariah - The Elusive Chanteuse Show. Me. I Am Mariah. World Tour 2014. | Ticket Prices: VIP – P15,840 | Patron A – P15,840 | Patron B – P12,680 | Lower A – P10,560 | Lower B – P8,450 | Upper Box – P4,230 | Gen Ad – P1,960 | Tickets available at SM Ticket Outlets or visit smtickets.com | Mariah Carey Live in Manila 2014 is brought to you by Wilbros Live | For more information: http://www.philippineconcerts.com/foreign/mariah-carey-live-in-manila-2014/ 10/28/14~mpv

Download Eat Out Manila

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Download Eat Out Manila
posted on: Oct 23, 2014 | author:

13 Kids’ Parties for Halloween 2014 in Metro Manila

Where is the best place to take kids for a party this Halloween? Here in Metro Manila, there are a lot of fun-filled and exciting...

13 Kids’ Parties for Halloween 2014 in Metro Manila
posted on: Oct 22, 2014 | author:

What Would You Do? International Kidnap Advisors Give Free Seminar on Weds Oct 29th

The Philippines ranks in world’s top 10 countries for kidnapping so this is a subject for individuals, families and businesses...

What Would You Do? International Kidnap Advisors Give Free Seminar on Weds Oct 29th
posted on: Oct 21, 2014 | author:

In Tagalog: Kailangan kong magpatahi ng damit.

Translation: “I need to have a dress made for me.” or “I need a tailored dress.”   It’s...

In Tagalog: Kailangan kong magpatahi ng damit.
posted on: Oct 20, 2014 | author:
Phil. Fashion Week Spring Summer Collection 2015 – (26-28 Oct. 2014)

Phil. Fashion Week Spring Summer Collection 2015 – (26-28 Oct. 2014)

posted on: Oct 20, 2014 | author:

Once again, Philippine Fashion Week serves as a springboard for some of the brightest Filipino fashion designers. This season,...

Mariah Carey “The Elusive Chanteuse Show” Live in Manila 2014!

Mariah Carey “The Elusive Chanteuse Show” Live in Manila 2014!

posted on: Oct 17, 2014 | author:

This month, multiple award-winning R&B and soul diva, Mariah Carey comes to Manila for the second time for a concert at the...

Howzat Weekend Sports Schedule 25-27 Oct. 2014

Howzat Weekend Sports Schedule 25-27 Oct. 2014

posted on: Oct 17, 2014 | author:

Watch your favourite sports live on HD at Howzat! Check out the schedule of sports events this...

Trafalgar Night – Celebrating 209th Anniversary of the Battle on 18 Oct. 2014

Trafalgar Night – Celebrating 209th Anniversary of the Battle on 18 Oct. 2014

posted on: Oct 15, 2014 | author:

The British Chamber of the Philippines, the Manila Club (The British and Commonwealth Club) and Etihad Airways cordially invites...

Mapping Social Media Activity To Find Who’s “In the Node”!

Mapping Social Media Activity To Find Who’s “In the Node”!

posted on: Oct 14, 2014 | author:

Marc Smith, a sociologist working with the Social Media Research Foundation from San Francisco, visited the Asian Institute of...

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