Expats & Diplomats

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 »

Belarusian named new resident manager for Misibis Bay

July 15, 2014 6:51 pm

Enderun Hospitality Management announces the appointment of Lisa Zakharka as the new resident manager of Misibis Bay Resort and Casino, a luxury island resort in the province of Albay in Bicol Region. A Belarusian, Zakharka will be responsible for overseeing … Read more »

Diplomats marvel at PH textile

July 15, 2014 6:51 pm

Contemporary hand woven textiles from different regions in the Philippines received much-needed attention from the international community as SM Aura Premier launched the exhibit Habi: A journey through Philippine Woven Textile, which was attended by members of the diplomatic corps … Read more »

New Zealand’s honey ‘powered’ to suit diabetics

July 15, 2014 6:50 pm

Various scientific studies have proven that honey contains health benefits and immune-boosting powers because of its natural components. Aside from giving flavor to food and beverages, the US Food and Drug Administration has supported that honey can also be used … Read more »

Asean scholars enter Fullbright program

July 15, 2014 6:50 pm

TO further strengthen the relationship between the United States government and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (Asean), nine US-Asean Visiting Scholars were chosen to be part of the Fullbright scholarship program. The announcement was made by then US Secretary … Read more »

‘Hollywood dominates industry’ – filmmakers

July 8, 2014 7:43 pm

Instituto Cervantes hosts round table with visiting Spanish directors AS part of the World Premieres Film Festival, several Spanish and Latin American filmmakers visited the Philippines to screen their movies and hold a round-table discussion with Filipino directors and film … Read more »