PHILCONSTRUCT Manila mounts biggest hybrid trade show of the year this November at SMX Manila and World Trade Center Metro Manila

The biggest and most anticipated construction tradeshow series in the country is culminating the year in the capital city. This time, it is also adopting the hybrid format to reach out to more consumers and stakeholders on-site and online. PHILCONSTRUCT Manila 2022 Hybrid Edition is set from Nov. 3 to 6, 2022 simultaneously at two […]

BoC seizes P228M worth of smuggled sugar in Manila port

THE BUREAU of Customs (BoC) on Monday said it confiscated 76 containers of refined sugar worth P228 million from Thailand.  According to the BoC, the consignee failed to present an import clearance from the Sugar Regulatory Administration).  The shipment arrived at the Manila International Container Port on September 24 and contained “misdeclared and undeclared” items.  […]

Shop for stays and enjoy discounts with Megaworld Hotels and Resorts in the 33rd Philippine Travel Mart

Drive, fly or sail to your next destination and stay where you’ll feel most at home. Catch all the properties of Megaworld Hotels and Resorts and enjoy at least 50% discount on accommodation vouchers in the 33rd Philippine Travel Mart happening on September 30 until October 2, 2022 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall […]

La Piazza, Okada Manila’s signature Italian restaurant, reopens with a delectable new menu

The dining scene at Okada Manila is abuzz as the resort continues to expand its offerings to food enthusiasts. To add to its roster of restaurant choices, the five-star property recently reopened its beautiful and elegant Italian restaurant, La Piazza Ristorante Italiano. The restaurant is located along the Pearl Wing’s Crystal Corridor and has a […]

Lawmaker seeks investigation of ‘no-contact’ policy

A CONGRESSMAN has filed a resolution seeking to investigate the government’s use of video surveillance and digital cameras to catch traffic violators in five Metro Manila cities. Quezon City Rep. Marvin C. Rillo, who filed House Resolution 237, on Tuesday said the government’s so-called no-contact apprehension policy might be abused by law enforcers. “Our sense […]

DENR ramps up flood mobilization measures in Manila

THE DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said it is ramping up its implementation of immediate flood control strategies and long-term defenses following floodings in the capital Manila last week.   DENR Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and International Affairs Jonas R. Leones said in a statement that the “holistic design” of the Manila Bay rehabilitation […]

Philippine DoJ asked to junk kidnapping complaint vs Okada

Lawyers of Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada have asked government prosecutors in the Philippines to dismiss the kidnapping complaint against him for lack of evidence, according to a statement sent by his camp on Friday.  His lawyers submitted a counter-affidavit that sought to dismiss the complaint for kidnapping and illegal detention during a preliminary investigation at […]

Dining In/Out (06/30/22)

Newport City restos share premium machang Machang or zongzi is a steamed glutinous rice dumpling with a savory meat filling wrapped in aromatic leaves. Diners have only up to today to sample this Cantonese delicacy at Newport City’s signature Asian restaurants, Happy Eight and Victoria Harbour Cafe at the Newport Garden Wing, and Silk Road […]

Stuff to do (06/03/22)

1 of 2 CCP screens classic films Macho Dancer, Manila By Night for free LOOK back at the socio-political landscape of the 1980s Manila through the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Arthouse Cinema’s back-to-back screenings of National Artist for Film Lino Brocka’s Macho Dancer and National Artist for Film Ishmael Bernal’s Manila By Night […]