Expats & Diplomats

‘Murder’ at the MMQ

August 26, 2014 8:13 pm

Staying true to their name, the Makes Miracles Quickly (MMQ) Foundation is set to hold its much-awaited annual dinner theater, which is especially produced this time for fun and thrill-seeking audiences, who besides enjoying the arts, also love to wine … Read more »

New Canon executive offers Filipinos new work perspective

August 26, 2014 8:12 pm

Does the idea of “doing more but working less” seem a bit illogical? For Lim Kok Hin, the newly appointed president and chief executive (CEO) of Canon Marketing Philippines Inc. (CMPI), this is the very idea he wants to inculcate … Read more »

Spanish comedies in FDCP cinematheques nationwide

August 26, 2014 8:11 pm

To enhance cultural diversity while spreading laughter in regions within the country, the Embassy of Spain and Instituto Cervantes has partnered with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and the Film Archives of the Spanish Agency for International … Read more »

Last chance to catch Orianthi tonight

August 26, 2014 8:11 pm

Award-winning Australian guitarist and recording artist Orianthi is in Manila for a rare series of performances, which kicked off to a jam-packed first show at Chef and Brewer in Ortigas Center on August 22. This was followed by yet another … Read more »

Time for mooncakes

August 26, 2014 8:10 pm

IN welcoming one of the most important Chinese festivals, mooncakes are offered among friends and relatives in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. As a symbol for lunar worship and moon watching, this sweet, long-time tradition makes its entrance as the … Read more »

Japan’s development assistance agency celebrates 60 years in PH

August 19, 2014 9:49 pm

AFTER decades of extending development assistance in the Philippines, the Official Development Assistance (ODA) of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) celebrated 60 years in the country at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila on August 7. The event gathered over … Read more »

Korea opens autumn pilgrimage tours

August 19, 2014 9:46 pm

THE visit of Pope Francis in Korea’s religious places like the Haemi Martyrs and Solmoe Martyrs Shrines has marked the first papal visit to Asia in over a decade. His tour that lasted from August 14 to 18 comprised of … Read more »

US Embassy supports ‘Asean Youth Dialogoue’

August 19, 2014 9:46 pm

The upcoming integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) hopes to have a positive impact on youth. To support this idea, the 100 participating students of the first-ever “Asean Youth Dialogues” (AYD) discussed among them the theme of … Read more »

Taiwan’s effort in maintaining women’s rights

August 19, 2014 9:45 pm

In order to maintain and enhance women’s rights and foster international dialogue, Taiwan has adopted the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Committee model and hosted the CEDAW Second national report meeting in … Read more »

Australia introduces citrus goodness to PH

August 12, 2014 7:40 pm

“Safe, sweet and healthy.”This is the promise of Citrus Australia, the country’s national citrus growers who push for the development and marketing of Australian oranges and other citrus products in the local and international market. The official launch of Australian … Read more »