Expats & Diplomats

US Embassy introduces north- western flavors to PH market

April 15, 2014 7:26 pm

The United States Embassy Manila, in partnership with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and the US Potato Board, recently hosted an event showcasing food, wine, and beverages from the American Pacific Northwest region. The event is one in a series … Read more »

Savor the flavors of Indonesia

April 15, 2014 7:26 pm

Filipinos had the rare opportunity to savor authentic Indonesian food in the Indonesian Food Festival 2014: Wonderful Taste that recently happened at the SM Megamall recently. A project of the Indonesian Embassy in Manila and SM Megamall, it was the … Read more »

Beyond tobacco

April 15, 2014 7:25 pm

The Compañía General de Tabacos de Filipinas is perhaps the most important company in the Philippines from the 19th to mid-20th century. Certainly the main tobacco company in its time too, what has been known as Tabacalera is now a … Read more »

Asean, US collaborate for stronger science-based policy making

April 15, 2014 7:25 pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Deputy Secretary-General for Socio-Cultural Community Alicia dela Rosa Bala and Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Timothy Hefner formally inaugurated the Asean-US Science and Technology Fellows Pilot Program on Monday, noting that the program would … Read more »

E! presents ‘Fashion Police: The 2014 MTV Movie Awards’

April 15, 2014 7:24 pm

The Fashion Police team celebrates one of the biggest nights in movies with a special Wednesday edition of Fashion Police: The 2014 MTV Movie Awards. The jam-packed show will recap all of the most-buzzed about fashions seen Sunday night, and … Read more »

Father of G-Shock shares his inspiring story

April 8, 2014 8:10 pm

HE “never, never, never” gave up. This was the key to success of Japanese Kikuo Ibe, the inventor of one of the world’s toughest and most iconic watches, the G-Shock. The father of the watch brand humbly shared his story … Read more »


April 8, 2014 8:10 pm

On April 3, Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe conferred a certificate of commendation to The Volunteer ’95, a Japanese NGO, in recognition of its efforts in the promotion of kindergarten education in the outskirts of Zamboanga City and its contribution to … Read more »

A ‘Great’ invasion in BGC

April 8, 2014 7:55 pm

UK Embassy’s five-month campaign ends successfuly Everything English—from entertainment to fashion, from arts to sports—gathered at the Bonifacio Global City for the culmination of the British Embassy’s five-month “This is Great” campaign in the Philippines in March. “This weekend at … Read more »

Reinventing Cantonese cuisine

April 8, 2014 7:46 pm

Resorts World Manila’s (RWM) Cantonese fine dining restaurant Passion pampers palates anew with flavors created specially by Chinese Executive Chef David Chu Wai Fung. Adding fresh dishes to its exquisite menu, Passion indulges gourmands with its “Chef’s Choice” offering this … Read more »

Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson, first time in a film

April 8, 2014 7:46 pm

Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson team up for the first time as unlikely jewel thieves in breezy heist comedy, Love Punch. Kate (Emma Thompson) and Richard (Pierce Brosnan) are long divorced. But their plans for a comfortable retirement are jeopardized … Read more »