rss feeds: Posts | Comments

Travel: Destination, Philippines

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

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

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

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

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...

Video of the Week

Expatch Calendar Weekly Highlights

20 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.

Tiny Kitchen: Cooking Classes for Adults

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

21 Oct 2014

AmCham: 11th Joint Foreign Chambers Networking Night

Time 6:00pm
Venue Grand Ballroom, Dusit Thani Manila, EDSA, Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Tariff: Members ~ Php1,000 | Guests and Walk-ins ~ Php1,500 For more information, please contact the AmCham Secretariat at +63 2 811-3081 or email ron@amchamphilippines.com.

InterNations Manila: DinnerNations Manila ~ Relish@Ponte, Hello Happiness! :)

Time 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Venue Relish at Ponte - Salcedo Village, Pio del Pilar G/F Ponte Salcedo Building, Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines
Description "We would like to invite everyone to another "hole-in-the-wall" restaurant in Makati. It's one of my personal favorites, where you can enjoy good, homey food, a relaxing ambiance, and enjoy the conversations with fellow IN members and friends. We were able to put together a special 5-course menu (for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) for those attending with choices depending on what the mood strikes you. (Please see attached). We will be the one collecting the fees for the food and drinks are settled with the restaurant. Please note that drinks and anything that you order outside of the menu prepared are on a personal account." | "Relish is the building across 7-11 and Il Ponticello (more popularly known as Ponti) and right next to the building where Shakey’s is. There’s a parking lot right near the place (beside PBCom tower). Looking forward to seeing you! :) " | For more details, login at www.internations.org and visit http://www.internations.org/activity-group/1009/activity/87774. | About the restaurant: http://relishatponte.com/ | Tel. No. +63 2 519-3543

♫ 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.

22 Oct 2014

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.

♬ Concert: Magic! Live in Manila

Venue Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Newport Blvd., Newport City, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description "Canadian reggae fusion band, Magic! scheduled to perform in the Philippines for the very first time on October 2014. The band composed of songwriter and record producer Nasri on lead vocals and Mark Pellizzer, Alex Tanas and Ben Spivak. Also behind the hit songs "Rude" and "Don't Kill the Magic"." | TICKET PRICES (inclusive of Ticketworld Service Charges) | VIP Center - Call Wilbros Live at 374-2222 | Premiere Center, Left and Right - P4,334 | Deluxe Left, Right and Balcony Center - P3,258 | Balcony Right and Left - P2,178 | Tickets are now available at Ticketworld outlets nationwide and through online at www.ticketworld.com.ph/manilaconcertscene | Call 891-9999 for ticket inquiries . For VIP tickets, call 374-2222 or tweet: @wilbroslive on Twitter. | Reference: http://manilaconcertscene.blogspot.com/2014/09/magic2014.html

♬ 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.

23 Oct 2014

Seminar: All About Healthcare Information

Venue Crown Plaza Galleria Manila, Ortigas Avenue corner ADB Avenue, Pasig City, Metro Manila
Description The Philippines is one of the leading countries in the medical transcription industry and in healthcare information management (HIM). Know more about HIM through this seminar series by Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines. | Oct. 23, 2014 ~ HIM Revenue Cycle Management | Nov. 19, 2014 ~ Medical Coding and Billing | Dec. 5, 2014 ~ HIM Data Privacy and Security | Sign up now! For registration in inquiries, please contact Ms. Aubrey Genova at aubrey@mediafocus.com.ph or call at +632 552-7836

ANZCham: Wine @ Dampa

Time 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Venue Seaside Dampa, Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description "Epic seafood meal with 4 glasses of premium Australian white wine curated by Chris Urbano of Maputing Cooking" | ANZCham members: Php1650 | Non-members Php1850 | Free beer on arrival for anyone who arrives before 6:45pm. Enjoy the night tour of the open air seafood market and bloody good wine. Register via communications@anzcham.com. Limited slots are available. Confirm your reservation with payment.

24 Oct 2014

✽ Philippin 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.

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 ko magpatahi ng damit.

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

In Tagalog: Kailangan ko magpatahi ng damit.
posted on: Oct 20, 2014 | author:

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

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

Mariah Carey “The Elusive Chanteuse Show” Live in Manila 2014!
posted on: Oct 17, 2014 | author:

Howzat Weekend Sports Schedule 18-20 Oct. 2014

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

Howzat Weekend Sports Schedule 18-20 Oct. 2014
posted on: Oct 17, 2014 | author:
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...

In Tagalog: Marunong ka ba magmaneho ng kotse?

In Tagalog: Marunong ka ba magmaneho ng kotse?

posted on: Oct 13, 2014 | author:

Translation: “Do you know how to drive a car?” Driving is one of the basic skills needed for city survival. Teens...

School Kids Love UN Day in the Philippines

School Kids Love UN Day in the Philippines

posted on: Oct 10, 2014 | author:

On October 24th the whole world commemorates United Nations Day, marking the creation of the UN Charter in 1945. In the...

Sports Schedule From Howzat

Sports Schedule From Howzat

posted on: Oct 9, 2014 | author:

Watch your favourite sports live on HD at Howzat.  This weekend, watch Moto GP Qualifying race, NFL, NHL, NBA, ITM Cup,...

« Previous Entries