Expats & Diplomats

Learn from Israel, the ‘start-up nation’

June 23, 2015 9:14 pm

IdeaSpace and Israel Embassy to send Filipino delegation to Tel Aviv conference Modern Israel is a very young nation having been established only in 1948. But according to Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Effie Ben Matityau, his country has already … Read more »

Portuguese artist shows how a bit of lawlessness can lead to something great

June 23, 2015 9:14 pm

He is the anti-thesis of the traditional artist who had studied the works of the masters. For Portuguese muralist AKACorleone, his success in the art world sparked from his talent for graffiti—a notorious activity often attributed to recklessness and youth, … Read more »

Ph-Italian Association promotes love and charity through art

June 23, 2015 9:13 pm

Love and charity are the twin themes of the Philippine-Italian Association’s latest fund raising event, showcasing the works of acclaimed artist Fernando Belen Sena. Staged in cooperation with The Peninsula Manila and Rustan’s, the exhibit is titled The Servants of … Read more »

7 int’l films to preem in Manila

June 23, 2015 9:13 pm

PH is host country for World Premieres Festival The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) held a press conference on Tuesday to announce the World Premieres Film Festival’s (WPFF) main competition features for 2015. The Philippines is the host … Read more »

US Embassy screens ‘Seeing Blue’ in Angeles University

June 23, 2015 9:01 pm

As part of its #1Earth environmental campaign and in support of the US State Department’s efforts to promote ocean conservation, the US Embassy in Manila brought Seeing Blue: an Oceans Month Movie Series at the Angeles University Foundation’s St. Cecilia … Read more »

Goethe-Institut: German humor exists via ‘tragicomedy’

June 23, 2015 9:00 pm

Films from Germany are “typically German”—cold, conventional and overly intellectual—or at least a lot of people think so. The Goethe-Institut tries to break this stereotype with its latest film series of German “tragicomedies” entitled “Heartbreakingly Comical.” Every Wednesday beginning today … Read more »

Indian Embassy organizes Int’l Day of Yoga in PH

June 16, 2015 4:53 pm

INDIAN Ambassador to the Philippines Shri Lalduhthlana Ralte is leading the call for Filipinos to take on a healthier lifestyle by engaging in yoga. At a press conference, the envoy personally invited the public to come to the SMX Convention … Read more »

US Embassy rolls out ocean conservation movie series

June 16, 2015 4:52 pm

AS part of its “#1Earth” environmental campaign and in support of the U.S. State Department’s efforts for ocean conservation, the US Embassy Manila has just launched Seeing Blue: A World Oceans Month Movie Series at the Exploreum, at SM Mall … Read more »

British Embassy welcomes UK favorite Tesco

June 16, 2015 4:52 pm

FROM Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Kate Middleton to David Beckham, Harry Potter, the Mini Cooper, and the Beatles; not to mention biscuits, spreads, and afternoon cups of tea; the world has truly grown fond of every-thing British. And now, … Read more »

Uniqlo’s top SEA exec launches 2015 UT line

June 16, 2015 4:51 pm

LEADING Japanese global brand Uniqlo has just launched the 2015 UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) line at the SM Megamall Fashion Hall, showcasing its new designs on creatively executed tableaux. No less than Uniqlo’s Southeast Asia COO Taku Morikawa flew into Manila … Read more »