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Expat Residential Option: Why Not Settle Down in Tagaytay?

Expat Residential Option: Why Not Settle Down in Tagaytay?

Many foreigners prefer to spend their retirement years in the Philippines. The tropical lifestyle, friendly locals and the lower cost of living are...

Events

History Course – A Way to Feel at Home in the Philippine

History Course – A Way to Feel at Home in the Philippine

For most foreigners, the Philippines is either their new home or their temporary home. While in this country, adjusting could be hard with the...

Business

‘Prioritize bills seeking to cut red tape, hike foreign investments’

‘Prioritize bills seeking to cut red tape, hike foreign investments’

Lawmakers last Sunday urged the leadership of the 17th Congress and President Duterte to focus on measures that will promote the Philippines as a...

Video of the Week

 

Biyahe ni Drew: Guimaras, the perfect place for all seasons (Full episode)

 

Besides being the Mango Capital of the Philippines, there are still many tourist spots to explore and foods to taste in Guimaras. Satisfy your eyes with the beauty of the Mangrove Forest, historial churches, and an underwater adventure you surely won't miss. Aired: August 4, 2017 Watch ‘Biyahe ni Drew’ every Friday night on GMA News TV, hosted by Drew Arellano.

 

 


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Expatch Calendar Weekly Highlights

 

Tuesday, 17 Oct. 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 |

❀ Unlimited Dim Sum at Jasmine Restaurant, New World Makati Hotel

Time 11:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue Jasmine Restaurant, New World Hotel Makati, Metro Manila
Description "Enjoy a selection of freshly cooked dim sum with soup, congee, yeung chow fried rice and desserts made by expert dim sum Chef Wong Sing To at Jasmine for PHP988 per person, available daily. Located at the second level of New World Makati Hotel, Jasmine is open daily for lunch and dinner and offers diners four private dining rooms for special occasions and functions." | Enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch with expertly cooked dim sum. | Terms and Conditions: | Price includes service charge. The offer is available for lunch only. | For reservations, call +63 2 811 6888 ext. 3338 and ask for Ms. Toni Lou Manalo. |

☆ Bistro Du Vin at Power Plant Mall - 3-Course Set Menu

Time 11:30am - 2:30pm
Venue G/F Edades Tower and Garden Villas, Amorsolo Drive, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description An exquisite meal for a great deal! Get 3 courses for PHP 599 at Bistro Du Vin from 11:00am - 2:30 pm on weekdays! #PowerPlantMall

Wednesday, 18 Oct. 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 |

★ Bucket Wednesdays at Handlebar Manila

Time 8:00pm - 12:00am
Venue Handlebar Manila, 31 Polaris St., Bel-air Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Enjoy live sports on HD TV, live rock music, and a bucket of your favourite beer every Wednesdays for only PhP399 from 8:00pm - 12:00mn! Cheers! Let the good times roll. |

❊ German Club: Skat, Jass and Schafkof Evening

Time 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue 118 V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description A regular occurrence in the club every Wednesday evening. Join in for a good round Skat, Schafkopf or Jass game. | Phone: +63 2 817 3552 | Email: germanclub@germanclub.ph | Website: www.germanclub.ph |

Thursday, 19 Oct. 2017

♔ F1 Hotel Manila: Seafood Specials ~ Indulge in the treasures of the sea!

Time 11:00am - 8:00pm
Venue F1 Hotel Manila, 32nd Street, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description Indulge in the treasures of the sea! Savor the richness of your favorite seafood and have them cooked any way you want. Visit #FAllDayDining every Friday & Saturday to treat yourself with these seafood delights! Lunch or Dinner Buffet is at Php1,699nett per person. To know more, call 908-7888 or e-mail inquiry@f1hotelsandresorts.com #F1HotelManila #Hotel #BGC #Buffet #Seafood

❀ Unlimited Dim Sum at Jasmine Restaurant, New World Makati Hotel

Time 11:30am - 10:30pm
Venue Jasmine Restaurant, New World Hotel Makati, Metro Manila
Description "Enjoy a selection of freshly cooked dim sum with soup, congee, yeung chow fried rice and desserts made by expert dim sum Chef Wong Sing To at Jasmine for PHP988 per person, available daily. Located at the second level of New World Makati Hotel, Jasmine is open daily for lunch and dinner and offers diners four private dining rooms for special occasions and functions." | Enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch with expertly cooked dim sum. | Terms and Conditions: | Price includes service charge. The offer is available for lunch only. | For reservations, call +63 2 811 6888 ext. 3338 and ask for Ms. Toni Lou Manalo. |

☆ Bistro Du Vin at Power Plant Mall - 3-Course Set Menu

Time 11:30am - 2:30pm
Venue G/F Edades Tower and Garden Villas, Amorsolo Drive, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description An exquisite meal for a great deal! Get 3 courses for PHP 599 at Bistro Du Vin from 11:00am - 2:30 pm on weekdays! #PowerPlantMall

Friday, 20 Oct. 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

☆ Birthday Dessert Madness at Churreria La Lola

Time 11:00am - 8:30pm
Venue Churreria La Lola, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description #BirthdaysAtLaLola | Visit any of our stores on your birthday and receive a special treat* from Lola! | Terms and Conditions: | 1. Celebrants must present any valid ID with birthdate. | 2 Get FREE Clasico Jr. when you spend minimum PhP120 single receipt of any churro product. | 3. Valid 3 days before and 3 days after the celebrant's birthday. | 4. Valid in all La Lola branches. | Promo period is from April 2017 - April 2018. |

♡ Green Fridays at Greenbelt Makati

Time 11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue Greenbelt Mall, Legazpi Street, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Ayala Malls Green Fridays Promo Mechanics: | 1. Promo period is from May 26 to December 31, 2017. | 2. The promo is open to all shoppers of Greenbelt. | 3. To be entitled to join the Green Fridays promo, shopper must present and have the following: | a. Single or accumulated purchase receipt worth P1,500 in any merchant store inside Greenbelt. | b. Ayala Malls ecobag | 4. By joining the promo, shopper will get a chance to win any of the following treats: | a. Cinema tickets (admit 2) | b. Movie Snackbar treats worth P150 | c. One (1) day parking pass | d. Other merchant premium items | 5. Shopper/s must present their receipt/s every Friday, at the Greenology booth, Greenbelt 5 within the promo period of May 26 to December 31, 2017. | 6. Shopper/s may only join the promo at the mall where the purchase/s was/were made. Cross redemption across different Ayala Malls will not be allowed. | 7. Receipts from department stores and/or supermarkets are not included in the promo. | 8. Only one (1) receipt per shopper will be honored. | 9. Ayala Malls reserves the right to validate the receipts. Receipts that are defaced, crumpled, tampered or receipts lesser than ¾ of its actual size will not be honored. | 10. All employees of the Ayala Malls group, their merchants, maintenance, security agencies, employees of the merchants, their subsidiaries, its advertising and promotional agencies and their relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity are disqualified from joining the promo. |

Saturday, 21 Oct. 2017

♔ Happy Hours Bar Rouge, New World Makati Hotel

Time 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue Bar Rouge, New World Makati Hotel, Metro Manila
Description Share a few rounds of your favourite drinks at half the price at Bar Rouge's Happy Hours! | "Whether you've had a long day at the office and want to unwind with a fine whiskey and cigar or are looking to for an intimate spot for a cocktail catch-up with friends, look no further than Happy Hour at Bar Rouge. Everyday from 5 to 9 p.m., Bar Rouge is offering a 50% discount on local beers, select wines and spirits, making it the ideal place to sit back and relax and kick off a fabulous evening. | Valid until 31 Dec. 2017. | For enquiries and reservations, call +63 2 811 6888 ext. 3035. |

❀ Unlimited Dim Sum at Jasmine Restaurant, New World Makati Hotel

Time 11:30am - 10:30pm
Venue Jasmine Restaurant, New World Hotel Makati, Metro Manila
Description "Enjoy a selection of freshly cooked dim sum with soup, congee, yeung chow fried rice and desserts made by expert dim sum Chef Wong Sing To at Jasmine for PHP988 per person, available daily. Located at the second level of New World Makati Hotel, Jasmine is open daily for lunch and dinner and offers diners four private dining rooms for special occasions and functions." | Enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch with expertly cooked dim sum. | Terms and Conditions: | Price includes service charge. The offer is available for lunch only. | For reservations, call +63 2 811 6888 ext. 3338 and ask for Ms. Toni Lou Manalo. |

♔ F1 Hotel Manila: Seafood Specials ~ Indulge in the treasures of the sea!

Time 11:00am - 8:00pm
Venue F1 Hotel Manila, 32nd Street, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description Indulge in the treasures of the sea! Savor the richness of your favorite seafood and have them cooked any way you want. Visit #FAllDayDining every Friday & Saturday to treat yourself with these seafood delights! Lunch or Dinner Buffet is at Php1,699nett per person. To know more, call 908-7888 or e-mail inquiry@f1hotelsandresorts.com #F1HotelManila #Hotel #BGC #Buffet #Seafood

Sunday, 22 Oct. 2017

✽Dusit Thani Manila - All You Can Eat, All You Can Drink Sunday Brunch - Crossover Reloaded

Time 11:00am - 2:00pm
Venue Dusit Thani Manila, EDSA, Ayala Center, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description "The well-loved Sunday family brunch is getting a major upgrade with even more exciting treats, freebies, and live entertainment for kids and parents to enjoy." | For more information, please call 02-238-8888 | Fax: 02-238-8800 | Website: www.DUSIT.com.

♔ F1 Hotel Manila: Seafood Specials ~ Indulge in the treasures of the sea!

Time 11:00am - 8:00pm
Venue F1 Hotel Manila, 32nd Street, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description Indulge in the treasures of the sea! Savor the richness of your favorite seafood and have them cooked any way you want. Visit #FAllDayDining every Friday & Saturday to treat yourself with these seafood delights! Lunch or Dinner Buffet is at Php1,699nett per person. To know more, call 908-7888 or e-mail inquiry@f1hotelsandresorts.com #F1HotelManila #Hotel #BGC #Buffet #Seafood

♔ Happy Hours Bar Rouge, New World Makati Hotel

Time 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue Bar Rouge, New World Makati Hotel, Metro Manila
Description Share a few rounds of your favourite drinks at half the price at Bar Rouge's Happy Hours! | "Whether you've had a long day at the office and want to unwind with a fine whiskey and cigar or are looking to for an intimate spot for a cocktail catch-up with friends, look no further than Happy Hour at Bar Rouge. Everyday from 5 to 9 p.m., Bar Rouge is offering a 50% discount on local beers, select wines and spirits, making it the ideal place to sit back and relax and kick off a fabulous evening. | Valid until 31 Dec. 2017. | For enquiries and reservations, call +63 2 811 6888 ext. 3035. |
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