Expats & Diplomats

Japan Foundation mounts ‘100 designs’ exhibit

June 14, 2016 7:10 pm

Avant garde fashion designer Issey Miyake’s No. 1 Dress in all its gorgeously pleated glory; the finely crafted children’s Bentwood Cycle made of local beech wood; the seemingly floating air vase paper container — these three and 97 more will … Read more »

Nathan Zanagar to headline ‘Fête 2016’ kick-off party

June 14, 2016 7:05 pm

The Alliance Française de Manille, the Embassy of France to the Philippines, Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines, in partnership B-Side productions, present the 22nd edition of Fête de la Musique, on June 18 and 23. To welcome this year’s … Read more »

US YSEALI youth caravan goes to Cotabato City

June 14, 2016 7:04 pm

Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) members in Cotabato City will lead a YSEALI University Caravan at Notre Dame University beginning today until Thursday. The caravan will raise awareness among Filipino youth on the importance of community service and civic … Read more »

Taiwanese ambassador on Duterte presidency

June 7, 2016 8:52 pm

Even before Rodrigo Duterte won the presidential elections in May, and way before he announced his bid for the highest office in the Philippines, Representative Gary Song-Huann Lin of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office had already considered possible and … Read more »

Budding brands from ‘Taiwan Selects’

June 7, 2016 8:52 pm

While Taiwan Excellence has already established its presence among Filipinos, a similar and smaller trade exhibition has also debuted in Metro Manila. Dubbed “Wow! Taiwan Selects Pop-up Store,” it was held from May 23 to 29 at the Glorietta Mall … Read more »

KCC to open Taekwondo exhibit

June 7, 2016 8:51 pm

The Korean Cultural Center (KCC) puts the spotlight on its martial art in an upcoming exhibit opening on June 9. Soul of Korea: Taekwondo will feature the history and development of the Korean martial art, as well as its different … Read more »

Japan modernizes Canlaon’s ‘Oksyon’ livestock market

June 7, 2016 8:51 pm

Embassy of Japan’s First Secretary Kenji Terada, together with Department of Agriculture Director of Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service Bernadette San Juan, Executive Director of Philippine Council for Agriculture & Fisheries Ariel Cayanan, Negros Oriental Province Governor Roel Degamo, Canlaon … Read more »

Foreign film festivals thrive in Manila

May 31, 2016 8:06 pm

Over the past years, Manila has experienced a growing number of foreign films festivals, many of which are staged by embassies, to the delight of Filipino film lovers. While there are new film festivals trying to thrive in its early … Read more »

Enjoy Spanish thrillers at FDCP Cinematheque

May 31, 2016 8:04 pm

Instituto Cervantes and the Embassy of Spain, in cooperation with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), present the film cycle “Spanish Thrillers,” a series of Spanish movies to be shown every Saturday in June at the FDCP Cinematheque. … Read more »

Portman’s directorial debut in Israeli Film Festival

May 31, 2016 8:04 pm

Another long-running cultural event in Manila is the Israeli Film Festival. Now on its 14th edition, it is themed “Romance in the Holy Land,” the cultural event features six films topped by the 2015 movie A Tale of Love and … Read more »