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The Underground River of Puerto Princesa

The Underground River of Puerto Princesa

The ultimate guide to Puerto Princesa Ever heard of Puerto Princesa? If not, then you haven’t heard of a paradise located in Palawan Philippines...

Events

Lechon Festival

Lechon Festival

The Parada ng Lechon (roasted pig parade) is celebrated annually every 24th of June which is the same day for the feast day of San Juan (Saint John...

Business

Best Bars in Manila for Expats

Best Bars in Manila for Expats

The Best 10 Bars near Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila Many expats here in the Philippines are located in Metro Manila because of business...

Video of the Week

 

Batad/Banaue Rice Terraces - Philippines

 

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Expatch Calendar Weekly Highlights

Thursday, 2th October 2019

The Power of Vocational Training and Professional Education

Time 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue AmCham Philippines 2/F Corinthian Plaza, 121 Paseo de Roxas cor. Gamboa St. Makati, Philippines
Description Organizer
Organizer: AmCham Philippines
Phone: +63 8187911
Contact Person: Lia Daus
Email: lia@amchamphilippines.com

The concept of technical-vocational training has been around for quite some time but it is gaining popularity again now that business leaders are seeing the significance of upscaling employees and expanding their skills' capacity. Vocational training and employee capacity building have also expanded to tech and ICT training. Constant skills development and learning, whether by formal education or training, is also seen as a key to successful career growth.

In the Philippines, TESDA remains to be the main government agency to conduct technical education and vocational training but large companies are beginning to develop their own programs and hold vocational training for their employees. Companies such as DDLS Philippines and Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. have joined forces last March to bring quality IT training to the Philippines. They also continue to conduct certified courses on Professional Development, Leadership, Project Management and more which aim to elevate employee skills and promote lifelong learning.

For the October Education Committee meeting, we have invited Aboitiz Equity Ventures Chief Human Resources Officer Susan Valdez and DDLS Country General Manager Mike Calma to talk about their initiatives and approach on vocational training, lifelong learning, and employee upscaling, and its importance in making businesses sustainable and globally competitive.

Speakers
Mike Calma
Country General Manager at DDLS Philippines

Susan Valdez
Chief Human Resources Officer at Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.

Tickets
Members
Use this ticket if your company is a member of AmCham Philippines or if you are a member's proxy. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱500 + 10%
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, with an additional tariff due to service charge. Ensures a quick entrance to the event.

Door Price: ₱500
-For on-site payments at the events. You may pay through credit card at the event without the additional charge. This will still require you to register before the event.

Standard Price₱500
Door Price₱500

Non-Members
For non-member company representatives or additional guests of AmCham members. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱1,000 + 10%
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, with an additional tariff due to service charge. Ensures a quick entrance to the event.

Door Price: ₱1,000
-For on-site payments at the events. You may pay through credit card at the event without the additional charge. This will still require you to register before the event.

Standard Price₱1,000
Door Price₱1,000

For More Information
https://amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/the-power-of-vocational-training-and-professional-education-16598/

U.S. Embassy Public Service Forum

Time 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue AIM Conference Center Benavidez St. corner Trasierras St., Legazpi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Organizer
AmCham Philippines
Contact Organizer
+63 9178607151

Join us to learn about services provided by the U.S. Embassy Manila to Americans and U.S. companies residing in the Philippines such as American Citizen Services, Social Security Administration, and Veterans Affairs.

Information about U.S. Non-Immigrant (Tourist and Business) and Immigrant (Permanent Resident) visas will also be discussed.

For More Information
https://amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/u-s-embassy-public-service-forum-16160/

JFC Networking Night

Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue Conrad Hotel Manila Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description Organizer
Organizer: AmCham Philippines
Phone: +63 8187911
Contact Person: KV Rojas
Email: kv@amchamphilippines.com

Expand your business network in an evening of good cheer and cocktails!

Tickets
Members
Use this ticket if your company is a member of AmCham Philippines or if you are a member's proxy. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱1,200
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, with an additional tariff due to service charge. Ensures a quick entrance to the event.

Door Price: ₱1,200
-For on-site payments at the events. You may pay through credit card at the event without the additional charge. This will still require you to register before the event.

Standard Price₱1,200
Door Price₱1,200

Non-Members
For non-member company representatives or additional guests of AmCham members. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱1,500
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, with an additional tariff due to service charge. Ensures a quick entrance to the event.

Door Price: ₱1,500
-For on-site payments at the events. You may pay through credit card at the event without the additional charge. This will still require you to register before the event.

Standard Price₱1,500
Door Price₱1,500

For More Information
https://amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/jfc-networking-night-16197/

Joint Foreign Chambers Networking Night

Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue Forbes Ballroom Conrad, Manila
Description The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), in partnership with the Joint Foreign Chambers, is hosting a Joint Foreign Chambers Networking Night on Thursday, the 3rd of October 2019 at Forbes Ballroom I Conrad Manila, Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way, Pasay City.

PHP 1,500
Members

PHP 1,800
Non-Members

For registration or sponsorship inquiries, contact Ms. Meluz Malantic at meluz.malantic@eccp.com or call +63 845 1324.

Friday, 3rd October 2019

AMCHAM VISAYAS MEMBERS MIXER

Time 6:00 pm -
Venue Ouano Ave. corner C.D Seno St. City South Special Economic Administrative Zone Mandaue City, City, Philippines
Description TICKETS

TARIFF

₱950.-
STANDARD PRICE

₱950.-
DOOR PRICE

For members and non-members, please select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱950
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, with an additional tariff due to service charge. Ensures a quick entrance to the event.

Door Price: ₱950
-For on-site payments at the events. Pay in Cash or by Check at the event without the additional charge. This will still require you to register before the event.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions please contact Brenda Lisen at brenda@amchamphilippines.com or +63 323161093.

Friday, 7th October 2019

California Wines Master Class

Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue Txanton 2nd Floor Alegria Alta, 2294 Chino Roces Ave. Ext. Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Description Organizer

Organizer: AmCham Philippines
Phone: +63 8187911
Contact Person: Mark Allen Rabago
Email: markallen@amchamphilippines.com

Join the Young Professionals of AmCham Committee in its first-ever California Wines Master Class at Txanton's La Sala De Cata (The Tasting Room). The space meticulously designed for learning is also ideal for socializing with fellow business executives and potential partners.
Enjoy a classy dining and tasting flight experience where you can expand your knowledge and appreciation of California wines.
Learn in a relaxed and casual environment specifically made for tasting and sharing wine, jamon, olive oil, and other treats perfect for wine. The experience comes with several types of wine and food included in the package.
Lastly, enjoy the privilege of purchasing select wines at a discount when you attend.

Only 14 slots available. So register early to reserve your tickets!

Tickets

Members
Use this ticket if your company is a member of AmCham Philippines or if you are a member's proxy. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱1,500 + 10%
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, with an additional tariff due to service charge. Ensures a quick entrance to the event.

Door Price: ₱1,500
-For on-site payments at the events. You may pay through credit card at the event without the additional charge. This will still require you to register before the event.

₱1,500

Non-Members
For non-member company representatives or additional guests of AmCham members. Please also select one of the following payment options:

Standard Price: ₱2,000 + 10%
-For online payments through credit card or Paypal, with an additional tariff due to service charge. Ensures a quick entrance to the event.

Door Price: ₱2,000
-For on-site payments at the events. You may pay through credit card at the event without the additional charge. This will still require you to register before the event.

₱2,000

For More Information
https://amchamphilippines.eventbank.com/event/california-wines-master-class-16591/

❊ German Club: Skat, Jass and Schafkopf Evening

Time 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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: https://www.germanclub.ph/events/
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Moving to the Philippines: First things first, a Visa!

  With any country that you may want to live and work in, there is the obvious nightmare of paperwork. The drama and trauma...

Moving to the Philippines: First things first, a Visa!
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Chinatown: A Taste of Binondo

If you are a traveller currently residing somewhere in Metro Manila who wants to meet new friends or to attend on nightlife...

Chinatown: A Taste of Binondo
posted on: Jul 11, 2018 | author:

Rewind: The Top 100 Places To Visit In The Philippines

As part of our special 100th issue of Expatch, we present to you this top 100 countdown! The Philippine archipelago is comprised...

Rewind: The Top 100 Places To Visit In The Philippines
posted on: Jul 5, 2018 | author:

In Tagalog: Words for Occupation

For today’s Tagalog/Filipino word lesson, we shall learn the different words for people’s...

In Tagalog: Words for Occupation
posted on: Jul 4, 2018 | author:
Spend Your Long Weekend in Taipei

Spend Your Long Weekend in Taipei

posted on: Jul 3, 2018 | author:

Just south of Batangas is the island of Mindoro. Its northern coast, Puerto Galera, can be reached by boat within 1-2 hours from...

PhilAuto 2018

PhilAuto 2018

posted on: Jul 3, 2018 | author:

PhilAuto 2018 will be held on 13-15 July 2018 in Manila, Philippines. It is one of the most comprehensive and expansive show on...

A Bit On The Side? Getting Saucy With Filipino Condiments

A Bit On The Side? Getting Saucy With Filipino Condiments

posted on: Jun 27, 2018 | author:

“Sawsawan” is the Tagalog word for sauce or condiment which was derived from the root word “sawsaw”, a verb which means...

In Tagalog – “Anong oras tayo aalis?”

In Tagalog – “Anong oras tayo aalis?”

posted on: Jun 27, 2018 | author:

Translation: “What time do we leave?” or “At what time is our departure?”   If you are speaking with...

American Association of the Philippines Celebrates Independence Day

American Association of the Philippines Celebrates Independence Day

posted on: Jun 27, 2018 | author:

“American Association of the Philippines (AAP) announced the annual Fourth of July Celebration to be held on Saturday July...

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