Expats & Diplomats

The cosmos of Cristina Grisar

February 9, 2016 9:49 pm

Spanish-Chilean artist debuts solo exhibit in Manila She was born in Madrid and studied in Santiago de Chile but Cristina Brias Grisar, contemporary artist and jeweler, has a deep connection with Manila. Her grandmother is no less than Betsy Westendorp, … Read more »

Taiwan cooperates with Holy See for exhibit

February 9, 2016 9:49 pm

The internationally acclaimed National Palace Museum in Taipei signed an agreement with the Holy See to present a special exhibition that brings sacred objects from the Vatican to Taiwan. Dubbed as Treasures of Heaven: A Special Exhibition of Artifacts from … Read more »

‘The Bard’ headlines The British Festival

February 9, 2016 9:48 pm

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none,” “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves,” “If music be the food of love, play on,” these are just three of the most famous quotes … Read more »

First ‘EducationUSA’ fair slated in Manila

February 9, 2016 9:48 pm

The US Embassy Manila is pleased to announce an event catering to students interested in undergraduate and postgraduate study in the United States. EducationUSA, the US government’s official source on higher education, will be hosting its first higher education fair … Read more »

Japanese high school students visit PH

February 9, 2016 9:48 pm

Twenty-one Japanese high school students from the Nagasaki Prefectural Seiryo High School recently visited the Philippines from February 1 to 9 under the JENESYS2015 Programme. The JENESYS Programme is an initiative launched by the Government of Japan to strengthen mutual … Read more »

Franco-Fil artist shows her ‘Flamboyance’

February 2, 2016 8:48 pm

The Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), with the support of the Embassy of France, present Flamboyance, a solo art exhibition by Franco-Filipino artist Victoria Abad Kerblat. A biologist by training, specializing in tropical medicine, Kerblat—from a family deeply rooted in … Read more »

USAID official visits Bohol

February 2, 2016 8:47 pm

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) General Counsel John Simpkins recently visited the province of Bohol to renew the US government’s commitment to the province’s inclusive and sustainable development. Simpkins joined Bohol officials, led by Governor Edgar Chatto and … Read more »

Norway Maritime Conference connects industry leaders

February 2, 2016 8:47 pm

The first Norway Maritime Conference took place in Cebu January 28 and 29 with around 200 industry leaders from Norway, the Philippines and various parts of Asia gathering to share knowledge and develop solutions for increasingly complex maritime challenges. With … Read more »

Stakeholders meet for sustainable energy devt in PH

January 26, 2016 8:52 pm

With the aim to promote and practice sustainable energy development in the Philippines, over 100 participants including policymakers, practitioners and stakeholders gathered at the Energy Policy and Development Program (EPDP) Conference 2016. Also attending were scholars from Japan, the United … Read more »

America’s first motorcycle brand now here

January 26, 2016 8:52 pm

Indian Motorcycle, an iconic US company known for its “superiority, resiliency, and innovation,” is now in the Philippines with the launch of its first shop located along P Tuazon Boulevard in Cubao, Quezon City. No less than US Embassy Manila’s … Read more »