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All-American, all good at Marriott Hotel Manila

  The 4th of July has just ended. But with the fun and food that it brings, why celebrate it for one day when you can have it the whole month? Marriott Hotel Manila, the country’s prestigious American hotel, brings the merriment closer to home through “All American, All Good”. It’s the ultimate American food [...]

Third time’s a charm; ‘Potted Potter’ returns to Manila

The unauthorized Harry experience returns to Manila for a week-long enchanted engagement   MANILA, Philippines – Magical things always happen in threes, and for any Potterhead the ultimate proof of this is here: the third Manila season of the hilarious West End and Off-Broadway smash “Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by [...]

Tanghalang Ateneo’s ‘Middle Finger’ opens August 1

Tanghalang Ateneo, the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools of the Ateneo de Manila University, celebrates its 36th season with the theme “Navigating Identities”. The company aims to stage plays that center on man’s exploration and need to find himself and his place in the world. The season opener will feature Han Ong’s “Middle [...]

‘Pinocchio’ children’s musical opens on August 16

        In celebration of its 22 years of producing well-loved musicals for children of all ages, Repertory Philippines Theater for Young Audiences proudly announces a richly imaginative offering with the staging of  “Pinocchio”—the story of a familiar wooden puppet who wants to become a real boy whose nose grew when he told [...]

Alcatel-Lucent launches innovative access switch, additional network capabilities

        The Enterprise division of Alcatel-Lucent has launched in the Philippines new technologies to address the challenges created by pervasive mobility and the explosion of new applications being introduced within enterprises. This comes amidst IDC predictions that the enterprise mobility sector in the Asia-Pacific region is set to boom, and is expected [...]

UPS names new president of UPS Asia-Pacific

UPS has promoted Nando Cesarone, a 24-year UPS veteran, to president of UPS Asia Pacific.  As the head of one of the fastest growing regions of the world, Cesarone will have responsibility for more than 40 countries and territories throughout Asia. Cesarone, a native of Toronto, Canada, is replacing Brendan Canavan, who will be returning [...]

UFC returns to Macao Aug. 23

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to the Cotai Arena in Macao on August 23 with a middleweight showdown pitting two of the division’s elite against one another as No. 8-ranked Michael “The Count” Bisping takes on former Strikeforce champion, Cung Le. With contrasting styles and 26 finishes between them, this bout has the potential to [...]

Xperia M2: A new experience in technology, innovation and affordability

Sony Mobile Communications introduces Xperia™ M2—the 4G LTE smartphone that offers blockbuster entertainment and flagship experiences at a mid-range price point—featuring a best-in-class processor, display, a razor sharp 8MP camera and Sony’s music and video entertainment. “Xperia M2 is an ultra fast smartphone that offers the best of Sony’s technologies, combining the latest Sony innovations [...]

‘Fluid’—a reinterpretation of Palanca award-winning play opens July 24

The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s Technical Theater Program Batch 111 proudly presents a reinterpretation of the Palanca Award-winning play, “ FLUID ”.   Written and directed by Floy Quintos, the comedy is about young Filipino contemporary artists struggling to make a name for themselves as they negotiate the tricky terrain between Love, Art [...]

Tanghalang Ateneo presents 36th season line-up of shows

Tanghalang Ateneo, the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University is celebrating its 36th season for the school year 2014-2015.   Growing from a fledgling band of student players to one of the country’s leading school-based theater companies, Tanghalang Ateneo proudly announces its 36th season line-up of three productions with the [...]

“Dancing in the Light’ multi-media concert set on July 24

“Dancing in the Light ”is a multi-media concert that interprets profound truths through the arts.   The words of wisdom of spiritual leader and life coach Dadi Janki come alive through theatre, dance, music, video and sculpture.  This one-woman show is performed by Marge Enriquez, directed by Bart Guingona and choreographed by Douglas Nierras. The [...]

Removal of authority over cops baseless–Camsur gov

Camarines Sur Gov. Miguel Villafuerte on Friday said the removal of his authority over the local police in his province by the National Police Commission (Napolcom) “was arbitrary, baseless and was done without due process.”   Villafuerte was reacting to the June 9 resolution by the Napolcom en banc adopting the recommendation of the Regional [...]

Conference of Manila Studies set Aug. 7-9

The Manila Studies Association Inc. (MSA) will celebrate its 25th founding anniversary through its 23rd annual conference on Aug. 7-9.   The conference, cosponsored by the Intramuros Administration (IA) and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, will be held at the site of its inaugural conference in June 1989 at the Teatrillo, Casa Manila, [...]