Expats & Diplomats

Taiwan tourism campaign woos Filipino travelers

July 29, 2014 10:47 pm

TO invite more Filipino to visit their country, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) joined a two-day travel mart held from July 26 and 27 at the SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Setting up the “Taiwan Travel Product Sales Exhibition,” the … Read more »

US envoy joins Muslim community’s interfaith event

July 29, 2014 10:46 pm

US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg participated in an interfaith community outreach event at the Blue Mosque and Cultural Center in Taguig City on July 21. The event included planting a “Philippine-American Friendship Tree” at the Blue Mosque with … Read more »

Feast on Australia’s smorgasbord

July 29, 2014 10:46 pm

Take delight in savoring the “Flavors of the Land Down Under” at Diamond Hotel Philippines as Corniche restaurant offers an extraordinary Australian buffet feast from August 1 to 10. Join the celebration of Australian culture integrated into modern food artistry … Read more »

Usaid aims to improve water supply services

July 29, 2014 10:46 pm

The US Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (Usaid) has brought together more than 150 representatives of small-scale water service providers (WSPs) in Cagayan de Oro City from July 23 to 25. They attended the “Accelerating Water Security … Read more »

Dine and listen to John Ford Coley

July 29, 2014 10:45 pm

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila and Steve O’Neal Productions brings back the “Crown Prince of Love Songs” John Ford Coley in an exclusive dinner concert, Love is the Answer. The four-course dinner concert rate is slated tonight at the hotel’s Garden Ballroom. … Read more »

Japanese ambassador donates disaster preparedness equipment

July 22, 2014 8:24 pm

With governments of the Philippines and Japan facing the same issue on natural disasters, both nations continuously extend assistance to further improve disaster preparedness and risk management in key areas vulnerable to such calamities. To help improve flood control in … Read more »

American clarinetist to perform in Manila

July 22, 2014 8:24 pm

After countless visits to different destinations in the Philippines, American clarinetist Andrew Simon will perform in the country for the first time as he joins the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra in their Spotlight Series concert tomorrow evening at the Meralco Theater … Read more »

Local celebrities visit Filipinos in key cities worldwide

July 22, 2014 8:23 pm

IN commemoration of the Philippines’ 116th Independence Day, celebrities from the GMA Network-International went to several celebrations in key cities around the world to keep Filipinos abroad proud of their culture and heritage. The stars began their visit in New … Read more »

Discover delectable treasures of Turkey

July 22, 2014 8:23 pm

EXPERIENCE the diverse culture of Turkey right at the heart of the city as guest chefs Harun Imre and Ramazan Edrem from Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul visit Manila to prepare their signature Turkish dishes for Filipino food enthusiasts. From August 1 … Read more »

Flavors of America

July 15, 2014 6:51 pm

Ambassador Goldberg opens American food festival IN the spirit of friendship and camaraderie, US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg led the opening of an American food festival in Manila this month, with the aim of sharing his country’s classic … Read more »