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Tarlac: The Filipino Bethlehem at Christmas

Tarlac: The Filipino Bethlehem at Christmas

In efforts to make Tarlac the Belen Capital of the Philippines, Isabel Cojuangco Suntay and company launched the yearly Belenismo sa Tarlac project...

Events

British Bangers at the Manila Club – 21 Nov. 2014

British Bangers at the Manila Club – 21 Nov. 2014

Sausages have long been part of European cuisine, with a rich diversity and countries and regions having different names and recipes.   Not...

Business

Bangsamoro – You Really Gotta Dig It!

Bangsamoro – You Really Gotta Dig It!

Philippine Mining Club Luncheon – 21 Nov. 2014   The Philippine Mining Club will have a luncheon meeting on 21 November 2014 with a focus on...

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21 Nov 2014

National Digital Arts Awards - Awarding Concert 2014

Venue Aliw Theater, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description For ticket inquiries, please call 721-2878 or call TicketWorld at 891-9999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph | With performances by Parokya ni Edgar and Callalily

Thanksgiving Party Package at InterContinental Manila

Venue InterContinental Manila, 1 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Celebrate Thanksgiving at the InterContinental Manila party package that is ongoing from 21-30 November 2014. | 1. "Get into the spirit of Christmas with our special Turkey-to-go and indulge in exceptional epicurean moments and an assortment of succulent festive roasts. Exclusive offer to AmCham members: Free delivery within Makati area." | 2. "Thanksgiving Party Package ~ Join in the party atmosphere with our festive celebration in any of our function rooms. Whether with a group of friends or for your company, we offer the perfect solution for your festive celebration. Rates start from Php195,000 for the first 100 guests. Exclusive offer for AmCham members: Complimentary roasted turkey with potatoes, vegetables and gravy. |

AmCham Kapihan (Coffee Mornings)

Time 7:00am
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

22 Nov 2014

Thanksgiving Party Package at InterContinental Manila

Venue InterContinental Manila, 1 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Celebrate Thanksgiving at the InterContinental Manila party package that is ongoing from 21-30 November 2014. | 1. "Get into the spirit of Christmas with our special Turkey-to-go and indulge in exceptional epicurean moments and an assortment of succulent festive roasts. Exclusive offer to AmCham members: Free delivery within Makati area." | 2. "Thanksgiving Party Package ~ Join in the party atmosphere with our festive celebration in any of our function rooms. Whether with a group of friends or for your company, we offer the perfect solution for your festive celebration. Rates start from Php195,000 for the first 100 guests. Exclusive offer for AmCham members: Complimentary roasted turkey with potatoes, vegetables and gravy. |

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.

Manila-Boracay 2014 Latin Dance Festival

Venue City Garden Grand Hotel, Kalayaan Ave, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Description This dance festival will be held first in Manila and to continue in Boracay. There will be special dance workshops and bootcamps for those who want to to learn more to dance. There is a Cali Performance Workshop on Fri.-Sat., 28-29 Nov. at the Crown Regency Resort and Convention Center in Boracay. At the end of the workshop on Sat., 29 Nov., you can perform with Juan Carlos Sanchez, professional salsa dancer from Cali, Colombia. There are limited slots left for the workshop so hurry and register now! Workshop Rate: USD$75. (To Join, contact Ana Palma at +63 917 648 1502 or +63 917 537 0007) That is just one of the many way you can enjoy this festival. Here are more details: Schedule: Manila Date: 21-23 Nov. 2014 Venue: City Garden Grand Hotel Rates: USD$80 per night double occupancy | USD$100 per night with breakfast Boracay Date: 27-30 Nov. 2014 Venue: Boracay Crown Regency Rates: USD$120 per night, double occupancy, breakfast included Tickets: Manila USD$200 – Full Pass | USD$125 – Show/Party | USD$125 – Workshops | USD$100 – Performer Boracay USD$250 – Full Pass | USD$175 – Show/Party | USD$175 – Workshops | USD$100 – Performer Manila and Boracay USD$350 – Full Pass | USD$200 – Show/Party | USD$200 – Workshops | USD$150 – Performer 2014 Latin Dance Festival To send an email: http://manilasalsacongress.com/contact/ Phone: +63 917 648 1502 or +63 917 537 0007 Website: http://manilasalsacongress.com/

♔ Jewelry and Fashion Accessories Pre-Christmas Sale at Dam Good Stuff, Inc.

Time 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue Unit 303, One Corporate Plaza, 845 Arnaiz Avenue, Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description "Beautiful Jewelry, Sustainable Income." For further detail, feel free to contact us in 840.5183 or e-mail us in sales@damgoodstuff.com. Website: www.DamGoodStuff.com

Robinsons Applicances Cool Holiday Treats

Time 10:00am
Venue Robinsons Appliances, 3/F West Wing, Robinsons Place Galleria, EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila
Description Enjoy Robinsons best offers for air conditioners, air coolers and fans. Promo runs until 31 Dec. 2014.

23 Nov 2014

Sports: Bonifacio Global City Cycleasia Philippines

Time 5:00am
Venue Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description "Ride on safe, closed, public roads in Metro Manila. Gear up with family and friends." Register now at www.cyclephilippines.com.ph/bgc.

☺㋡ Sports: Boxing - Pacquiao versus Algieri! "Hungry for Glory" - Watch the live telecast from Macao at SM Megamall!

Time 9:00am
Venue SM Megamall, EDSA corner Julia Vargas Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila
Description Watch People's Champ, Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao fight versus Chris Algieri in this much-awaited boxing match in Macao. You can watch the live telecast live at SM Megamall. For more information and to buy tickets, visit https://www.smcinema.com/. Or visit https://www.smcinema.com/movies/details?movie-code=PAGVSALGIE2D Hashtags: #HungryForGlory #PacAlgieri

✎ Book Signing Tour: Marie Lu at National Book Store, Glorietta 1

Time 10:00am
Venue National Book Store, Glorietta 1, Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu comes to Manila for a book signing tour at National Book Store, Glorietta 1, Makati! "Marie Lu is the author of the "Legend" trilogy. Her new book is "The Young Elites". Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Marie was an art director in the video game industry." | Registration starts at 10:00am. Book signing starts at 2:00pm. Visit www.nationalbookstore.com.

Hash House Harries Manila: Run 167: Cupang, Rizal

Time 12:45am
Venue meeting place outside Superstar Cafe, Polaris St. corner Jupiter St., Makati City, Metro Manila
Description The dynamic duo, Merchant Wanker and Burning Bush, are showing off again by setting a monstrous 14km bush trail out in Rizal, complete with mountains, wildlife and undoubtedly neck-deep shiggy. The trail will take 2-3 hours, so we're starting the run early at 2pm to ensure everyone gets back before dark. Those unsure of their stamina can take the 6km walkers trail. More details next week, but get busy planning your rides in advance, as this is out of taxi distance. Run: Run starts EARLY at 2pm sharp. Aim for 1.30pm to pay hash cash, stash your bags, and compare selfies. Hash Cash: P250 for guys, P100 for ladies. Please bring the correct change as it makes everything quicker. Makati Meetup: Probably around 12.45, to leave at 1pm. More details next week when we know how far it is. On On On: TBA, but you might want to pack some snacks. Start Location: Between Cupang and Cogeo, Rizal. http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/14.6280/121.1548&layers=N | About Us: https://www.facebook.com/MakatiHash

24 Nov 2014

Holiday Sale for Furnitures at LRI Design Plaza

Time 10:00am
Venue LRI Design Plaza, Garcia St., Bel-Air II, 1209 Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Design. Destination. Discovery. | Are you looking for beautiful and elegant furnitures or home furnishings for the holiday season? Come and visit LRI Design Plaza and avail of up to 50% off on selected items. Store hours: 10am - 7:00pm Monday-Saturday For inquiries, please call 895-1772 / 895-7949 | Email: info@lridesignplaza.com | Website: www.lridesignplaza.com |

"Taste of America" at T.G.I. FRiDAY'S

Time 10:00am
Venue T.G.I. Friday's Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description "Have a 'Taste of America' until Nov. 30 and savor new dishes that are popular in Chicago, Kansas and Miami and take pleasure in delicious Southwest comfort food." website: www.fridays.com.ph

☺ Fine Dining: A unique gastronomic experience featuring celebrity chef Bobby Chinn - Exclusive to BDO World Elite MasterCard Cardholders

Time 7:30pm
Venue Old Manila, The Peninsula Manila, 1226 Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Embark on a culinary extravaganza as Banco De Oro presents the 1st Epicurean Masters in the Philippines.

25 Nov 2014

AmCham: "Prospects and Recommendations for Better Job Creation in the Philippines" with speaker Dr. Karl Kendrick T. Chua, Senior Country Economist, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, The World Bank

Time 9:00am - 11:00am
Venue AmCham Hall, 2/F Corinthian Plaza Bldg., Paseo de Roxas, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description For registration and inquiries, please contact Ms. Pauline Santos at 818-7911 or email her at pauline@amchamphilippines.com. | Tariff: Members ~ Php500 | Non-members and guests ~ Php750 | About the speaker: "Dr. Karl Kendrick T. Chua is the senior country economist of the World Bank for the Philippines. His work covers microeconomic management, tax policy and administration, public expenditure management, labour market and poverty analysis and statistical development. He has been with the World Bank for nine years. He is the main author of the flagship report of the World Bank Philippines Office: the Philippine Development Report 'Creating More and Better Jobs.'" | Dr. Chua completed his MA in economics in 2003 and PhD in economics in 2011 at the University of the Philippines School of Economics. Prior to joining the World Bank, he was lecturer of mathematics and economics at the Ateneo de Manila University and was consultant for several local and development partner-funded projects. His first job was in Andersen Consulting/Accenture as a systems analyst. |

Thanksgiving Celebration at Prince Albert Rotisserie

Venue Prince Albert Rotisserie, InterContinental Manila, 1 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description From Nov. 25-29, 2014 | "Make your Thanksgiving celebration memorable by turning it into a perfect family gathering. Share a three-course set menu at Prince Albert Rotisserie where you can enjoy exceptional dishes that are truly unique and absolutely delicious." Exclusive offer to AmCham members: 20% off on your total bill at Prince Albert Rotisserie when availing of our Thanksgiving offer.

Glasstech Asia - The 12th International Glass Products, Glass Manufacturing, Processing and Materials Exhibition

Time 10:00am - 6:00pm
Venue Halls B and C, World Trade Centre, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description "Being reputed as the 'Glass Hub of Southeast Asia', this unparalleled glass exhibition provides regional industry players a deeper insight to the glass manufacturing, processing, products and materials sectors. It is therefore an excellent platform for industry players across the globe to step foot and tap into the growing market of South-east Asia. | The eleventh presentation, to be staged in Manila, The Philippines will be held on 25 - 27 November 2014." | Schedule: 25 - 26 November 2014 (10AM - 6PM) | 27 November 2014 (10AM - 5PM) | Concurrent Events: | 1. Hollow Glass Asia 2014 The 9th Specialized International Exhibition for the Hollow Glass Manufacturing, Machinery, Equipment & Glass Products Industry | 2. Glass Accessories Asia 2014 The 5th International Exhibition for Glass Accessories & Products | For more information, please visit: http://www.glasstechasia.com.sg/en/page/3/about-the-event.html

Weekend Sports Schedule from Howzat (21-24 Nov. 2014)

Pacman fever is in the air as sports fans await Pacquiao versus Algieri boxing match this Sunday, 23 Nov. 2014 (Manila time). Two...

Weekend Sports Schedule from Howzat (21-24 Nov. 2014)
posted on: Nov 21, 2014 | author:

Viva La Musica! Manila Boracay 2014 Latin Dance Festival

You’ll be able to hear Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Kizomba, Reggaeton, Cha Cha and other Latin sounds in Manila and Boracay in...

Viva La Musica! Manila Boracay 2014 Latin Dance Festival
posted on: Nov 19, 2014 | author:

In Tagalog: “Ito ang huling linggo ng pag-eensayo ni Manny Pacquiao bago ang laban.”

Translation: “This is the final week of Manny Pacquiao’s training before the fight.” This sentence is...

In Tagalog: “Ito ang huling linggo ng pag-eensayo ni Manny Pacquiao bago ang laban.”
posted on: Nov 17, 2014 | author:

“Little Red Riding Hood” Pantomime this Sunday – 16 Nov 2014

This Sunday, why not experience watching a unique charity show? Asian Students Christian Foundation invites you to watch...

“Little Red Riding Hood” Pantomime this Sunday – 16 Nov 2014
posted on: Nov 14, 2014 | author:
Sports Schedule from Howzat – 14-23 November 2014

Sports Schedule from Howzat – 14-23 November 2014

posted on: Nov 14, 2014 | author:

Enjoy your favourite sports live on HD at Howzat. Don’t miss the Pacquiao versus Algieri boxing match this...

Safe and Healthy Workplace

Safe and Healthy Workplace

posted on: Nov 12, 2014 | author:

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is the promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental and social...

In Tagalog: Bayanihan

In Tagalog: Bayanihan

posted on: Nov 11, 2014 | author:

Translation: Bayanihan is an old Filipino tradition or value of helpfulness towards others. Through bayanihan, we see the act of...

Bound For The Rainbow’s End With Sergio Mendes – 15 November 2014

Bound For The Rainbow’s End With Sergio Mendes – 15 November 2014

posted on: Nov 10, 2014 | author:

Brazilian pianist, composer and songwriter, Sergio Mendes has been making great music since 1961 with his signature bozza nova...

Sports Schedule from Howzat

Sports Schedule from Howzat

posted on: Nov 7, 2014 | author:

Watch your favourite sports live on HD at Howzat!           Author: Steve Hill   ===== Photo source: Top...

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