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Bonifacio High Street: Where Things are Sophisticated and Top-Notch Classy

Bonifacio High Street: Where Things are Sophisticated and Top-Notch Classy

For sophisticated and top-notch classy people (or for those who want the company of folks who are), Bonifacio High Street affords one of the best...

Events

AmCham’s Charity Outreach Program in July 2017

AmCham’s Charity Outreach Program in July 2017

You can make a difference by supporting a community in Puerto Galera this July.     Charity Outreach Program Sponsored by: RCG and Ms....

Business

Bridging the Generation Gap in the Workplace

Bridging the Generation Gap in the Workplace

Makati, Philippines – The Business Leadership Program (BLP), one of the advocacy initiatives of the American Chamber of Commerce of the...

Video of the Week

 

British Chamber of Commerce Philippines Chairman in ANC's Market Edge

 

In this video, Cathy Yang of ANC's Market Edge interviewed the BCCP Chairman, Chris Nelson. He discussed the UK-PH trade relations in the midst of current events such as the UK elections, the new PH tax reform bill, and the state of affairs in Mindanao.

 

(Video by: ANC News/ ABS.CBN)

 


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Friday, 23 June 2017

☆ AmCham: ICT Committee Meeting - BPO Updates

Time 11:30am - 2:30pm
Venue Capital One, Filinvest Two Bldg., Northgate Cyberzone, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila
Description Save the Date! Join the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and Capital One this June 23, as we discuss updates in the Business Process Outsourcing Industry. | For details, please contact Ms. Trixia Bravo at trixia@amchamphilippines.com or call +63 2 818 7911 loc. 213. |

☆ Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day - Celebration at Gallery Vask Restaurant

Time 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue Gallery Vask Restaurant, 5/F Clipp Center, 11th Avenue corner 39th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description La Camara - Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines, Makati Business Club and Ramon Bilbao invite to celebrate Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day on 23 June 2017 at the Gallery Vask Restaurant, BGC. | This event is a celebration of the strong ties between Philippines and Spain. | RSVP: danielhernandez@lacamaramanila.com |

♔ Cirque Du Soleil - "Toruk: The First Flight" Inspired by James Cameron's Avatar

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description SCHEDULE OF SHOWS | June 23: 8pm | June 24: 4pm, 8pm | June 25: 1pm, 5pm | June 27: 8pm | June 28: 8pm | June 29: 4pm, 8pm | June 30: 4pm, 8pm | July 1: 4pm, 8pm | July 2: 1pm, 5pm | TICKET PRICES | PL 1 - P7,368 | PL 2 - P5,990 | PL 3 - P4,770 | PL 4 - P3,498 | PL 5 - P2,073 | Tickets are available at all SM tickets outlets and via online at www.smtickets.com. Call 470.2222 for ticket inquiries. |

Saturday, 24 June 2017

★ Philippine Scottish Golf Society: The Gentleman's 2017 Annual Championship

Time 10:00am - 5:00pm
Venue Navy Golf Club, Diego Silang St., Bonifacio Naval Station (BNS), Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description Tee off time at 10:00am. | Please confirm by email to Gordon McGinn at goggsmcginn@aol.co.uk. |

☆ Nordic Midsummer Night Feast Manila - by Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

Time 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue Makati Garden Club, Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Inclusions: Midsummer Buffet, Eat All You Wish, Welcome Drinks, 2 Glasses of Wine or 4 Local Beers or 3 Glasses of Fresh Summer Juice | Schnapps and additional drinks can be purchased at the bar. | Book your tickets online at nordcham.com.ph or email events@nordcham.com.ph. | Deadline for ticket sales is June 21, noontime. | Fees: | Adults: PhP2500 | Children: (7-14 y/o) PhP1000 | Children under 7 ~ FREE! | Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines | 19F Philippine AXA Life Center, Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenue, corner Tindalo Street 1200 Makati City, Metro Manila | Phone: +63 2 759 2246 | Fax: +63 2 759 2247 | Email: info@nordcham.com.ph |

♔ Cirque Du Soleil - "Toruk: The First Flight" Inspired by James Cameron's Avatar

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description SCHEDULE OF SHOWS | June 23: 8pm | June 24: 4pm, 8pm | June 25: 1pm, 5pm | June 27: 8pm | June 28: 8pm | June 29: 4pm, 8pm | June 30: 4pm, 8pm | July 1: 4pm, 8pm | July 2: 1pm, 5pm | TICKET PRICES | PL 1 - P7,368 | PL 2 - P5,990 | PL 3 - P4,770 | PL 4 - P3,498 | PL 5 - P2,073 | Tickets are available at all SM tickets outlets and via online at www.smtickets.com. Call 470.2222 for ticket inquiries. |

Sunday, 25 June 2017

☆ Hash House Harries Manila: Run #228, Mystical Caves, Antipolo

Time 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue meet up at the minimart on the corner of Polaris St. and Jupiter St., Bel-Air Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Run: 3PM sharp. Try to show up at the run site by 2:30PM so you have plenty of time to check in with Hash Cash. | Makati Meet-up: 1:00pm to leave at 1.15pm sharp. Outside the minimart on the corner of Polaris and Jupiter streets. Arrange your rides or alternative transport in advance. | Hash Cash: Men - P250; Women - P100; Children - P50. | Be prepared for afternoon showers. | Details of the next run can always be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/makatimanilahashhouseharriers/ | Facebook users can find us here: https://www.facebook.com/MakatiHash |

♔ Cirque Du Soleil - "Toruk: The First Flight" Inspired by James Cameron's Avatar

Time 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description SCHEDULE OF SHOWS | June 23: 8pm | June 24: 4pm, 8pm | June 25: 1pm, 5pm | June 27: 8pm | June 28: 8pm | June 29: 4pm, 8pm | June 30: 4pm, 8pm | July 1: 4pm, 8pm | July 2: 1pm, 5pm | TICKET PRICES | PL 1 - P7,368 | PL 2 - P5,990 | PL 3 - P4,770 | PL 4 - P3,498 | PL 5 - P2,073 | Tickets are available at all SM tickets outlets and via online at www.smtickets.com. Call 470.2222 for ticket inquiries. |

☆ Floorball: AOFC Cub 2017 Send-off Match: Team PH vs Team Scandinavia by Philippine Floorball Association

Time 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue University of the Philippines, College of Human Kinetics, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Description "Welcome to watch and support the Philippine Floorball team as we send them off for the AOFC Cup 2017 Bangkok, Thailand which will be held on July 1-6, 2017! As appreciation for your support, Team PHI will face off against Team Scandinavia in a friendly exhibition game on Sunday June 25, 2017 at the UP Diliman CHK Gym. For those who supported the team financially, support shirts and replica jerseys will be distributed at the gate entrance during the event." | Ref. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aofc-cup-2017-send-off-match-team-phi-vs-team-scandinavia-tickets-35343039984?aff=ehomecard

Monday, 26 June 2017

Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) ~ Special Non-working Day / Public Holiday

Venue Nationwide / Global

★ British Women's Association: Coffee Mornings

Time 9:00am - 8:00pm
Venue Urdaneta Village, Makati City, Metro Manila (Please contact the group to know exact location.)
Description British Women's Association invite you this month's Coffee Morning! Yes, it's a holiday, so it's great chance for all those with work. We can all go and catch up! | Come along! Everyone is welcome! | For more information, please visit http://www.bwamanila.com/. |

☆ Monday Madness at Handlebar Manila!

Time 5:00pm - 12:00am next day!
Venue Handlebar Manila, 31 Polaris St., Bel-Air Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Monday Madness at Handlebar Manila is all about enjoying local beers and local spirits/mixes for only PhP55! (from 5pm - 12mn, no premium) | For more information: http://handlebar.com.ph/index.htm

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

AmCham: The Philippine Investments Promotions Plan What is the Future of the Agriculture Sector? - with guest speaker Mr. Nestor Arcansalin (Director, Board of Investment)

Time 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Venue AmCham Hall, 2/F Corinthian Plaza, Paseo de Roxas, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description The Philippine markets are becoming more dynamic with the rise of different industries in the global economy. Agribusiness as one of the priorities in the Philippine Investment Promotions Plan is also becoming one of the growing industries in the country. The Plan aims to strengthen the growing sectors in the country and improve those industries that needed more attention. | Tariff: PhP500 (Member and non-member) | For more information, contact Ms. KV Rojas at kv@amchamphilippines.com or 818-7911 loc. 217. | Mr. Nestor Arcansalin is the current director of the Resource-based Industries Service (RBIS) of the Board of Investment. He served as a Laboratory Supervisor in Paniqui Sugar Mills, Inc. from 1979-1980. He also worked as a Research Associate I with the Food and Nutrition Research Institute in 1977. Further, he is an alternate representative of the DTI in the following sectors: 1) National Renewable Energy Board; 2) National Biofuels Board; 3) Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD); 4) National Organic Agriculture Board; and 5) Mineral Industry Coordinating Council. | Mr. Arcansalin studied Master of Economics of Development and Graduate Certificate in Economics of Development both in Australian National University. |

♔ Happy Hours Bar Rouge, New World Makati Hotel

Time 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue Bar Rouge, New World Makati Hotel, Metro Manila
Description Share a few rounds of your favourite drinks at half the price at Bar Rouge's Happy Hours! | "Whether you've had a long day at the office and want to unwind with a fine whiskey and cigar or are looking to for an intimate spot for a cocktail catch-up with friends, look no further than Happy Hour at Bar Rouge. Everyday from 5 to 9 p.m., Bar Rouge is offering a 50% discount on local beers, select wines and spirits, making it the ideal place to sit back and relax and kick off a fabulous evening. | Valid until 31 Dec. 2017. | For enquiries and reservations, call +63 2 811 6888 ext. 3035. |

♔ Cirque Du Soleil - "Toruk: The First Flight" Inspired by James Cameron's Avatar

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description SCHEDULE OF SHOWS | June 23: 8pm | June 24: 4pm, 8pm | June 25: 1pm, 5pm | June 27: 8pm | June 28: 8pm | June 29: 4pm, 8pm | June 30: 4pm, 8pm | July 1: 4pm, 8pm | July 2: 1pm, 5pm | TICKET PRICES | PL 1 - P7,368 | PL 2 - P5,990 | PL 3 - P4,770 | PL 4 - P3,498 | PL 5 - P2,073 | Tickets are available at all SM tickets outlets and via online at www.smtickets.com. Call 470.2222 for ticket inquiries. |

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

☆ Sew Easy - Sewing Camps 2017 for Kids

Time 10:00am - 11:15am
Venue 23 Don Thomas Martigan Street, BF BAHAI, BF Homes, Parañaque City, Metro Manila
Description Upcoming Schedules: | Camp 5: June 5, 7, 9, 14, 16 | Camp 6: June 19, 21, 23, 26, 28 | Camp 7: July 3, 5, 7, 10, 12 | Time Slot: | Little Kids (7.8 - 10 years old) 10-11:15am | Big Kids (11-16 years old) 1-3pm | To sign up, please visit: http://www.seweasyforkidsmanila.com/ | For more information, please call: mobile: 0919 999 4009 | landline: +63 2 475 6689 |

☆ Henna Open House! As a treat for Cancer Survivor Month, all our survivors will enjoy Henna on the House!!

Time 11:00am - 2:00pm
Venue Greenbelt, Makati City, Metro Manila (TBA)
Description Taking bookings now! On Wednesday, 28th June 2017, experience and enjoy traditional, therapeutic organic Henna/Hehndi, totally skin safe and free of any chemical for as low as PhP400 and up. | As a treat for Cancer Survivors Month, all our survivors will enjoy Henna on the House!!! Walk-ins welcome but we do recommend taking an appointment slot to avoid long waits. | Instagram: @shireenshenna | Facebook: www.facebook.com/shireenshenna |

♡ CDP Wine Wednesday - A Night In Spain - Free flowing Spanish wines CDP small bites for PhP1500 net

Time 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue CDP Global Table (CDP Al Fresco), 148B Level R1, Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Lopez Drive, Poblacion, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description Ay, caramba! It's CDP Wine Wednesday once again so andale, andale! See you tonight at CDP Global Table at Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center.♡ |

☆ Wine Depot: Member's Wine Tasting Event

Time 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue SM Aura, Lower Ground Floor, SM Aura Premier, McKinley Parkway and C5 Road corner 26th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Description For enquiries and reservations, please call Ms. Hazel Tolhurst at 0917-700-8407 or email toastclub@winedepot.com.ph. | For more information, please visit www.winedepot.com.ph. |

♔ Cirque Du Soleil - "Toruk: The First Flight" Inspired by James Cameron's Avatar

Time 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City, Metro Manila
Description SCHEDULE OF SHOWS | June 23: 8pm | June 24: 4pm, 8pm | June 25: 1pm, 5pm | June 27: 8pm | June 28: 8pm | June 29: 4pm, 8pm | June 30: 4pm, 8pm | July 1: 4pm, 8pm | July 2: 1pm, 5pm | TICKET PRICES | PL 1 - P7,368 | PL 2 - P5,990 | PL 3 - P4,770 | PL 4 - P3,498 | PL 5 - P2,073 | Tickets are available at all SM tickets outlets and via online at www.smtickets.com. Call 470.2222 for ticket inquiries. |

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Blood type needed: A Negative
Patient's name: Glenn Dale Martin
Hospital: St. Luke's Quezon City, #279 E. Rodriguez Avenue, Quezon City
Blood bank direct line: 723-0101 (Loc. 4110)
Physician's name: Dr. Jose Paola C. Porciuncula
Patient contact number: 0905-257-1746/0917- 561-0442

Blood type needed: O Negative
Patient’s name: Erwin Vervaet
Hospital: Makati Medical Center, Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
Blood bank direct line: (02) 888-8999
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Sports Schedule from Howzat ~ Week 4 ~ June 2017

Howzat offers LIVE sports action in their HD screens. If you are looking for a relaxed dining experience, Howzat is also the...

Sports Schedule from Howzat ~ Week 4 ~ June 2017
posted on: Jun 22, 2017 | author:

MCIA passengers can now use Uber from airport

PASSENGERS of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) may now book for an Uber ride to and from the air hub. (GMR-Megawide...

MCIA passengers can now use Uber from airport
posted on: Jun 21, 2017 | author:

Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives

Our skin is the largest organ of the body and it is exposed to dirt and microorganisms. Illnesses like influenza, food poisoning...

Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives
posted on: Jun 20, 2017 | author:

In Tagalog: Sobra, kulang, kaunti, marami, tama lang, mahal

Let us learn different Tagalog words that refer to quantity or measurement. Each word has a specific and appropriate...

In Tagalog: Sobra, kulang, kaunti, marami, tama lang, mahal
posted on: Jun 19, 2017 | author:
Coffee Mornings Series: The Lean CEO with Speaker Mike Grogan

Coffee Mornings Series: The Lean CEO with Speaker Mike Grogan

posted on: Jun 16, 2017 | author:

“The Secret to Creating More Confident Proactive and Productive Employees”   ANZCHAM Philippines, PeopleDynamics...

Sports Schedule from Howzat ~ Week 3 ~ June 2017

Sports Schedule from Howzat ~ Week 3 ~ June 2017

posted on: Jun 15, 2017 | author:

Happy Father’s Day to all dads! This weekend is for you. Come and join the fun, live sports action and good food at Howzat...

Dementia: Do not take it personally

Dementia: Do not take it personally

posted on: Jun 14, 2017 | author:

IN last week’s column, we talked about the importance of geriatric-care services and nursing homes in various forms for our...

USAID and Philippine Partners Celebrate Marine Biodiversity Program Achievements

USAID and Philippine Partners Celebrate Marine Biodiversity Program Achievements

posted on: Jun 13, 2017 | author:

Manila, May 26, 2017 — Officials from the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines joined Philippine government and project partners to...

Sisig – The Beer Match!

Sisig – The Beer Match!

posted on: Jun 13, 2017 | author:

For beer lovers out there, you definitely need some great food to go with your favourite beer. In the Philippines, the most...

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