City of Dreams Manila welcomes the Year of the Metal Rat with succulent and entertaining offerings alongside the celebration of Chinese New Year!
Whether it’s your first time or your 10th, changing or altering your hair color is always exciting. When done right, it can give you a confidence boost and an added oomph to your appearance.
Starbucks Philippines just released its newest and freshest Philippine Colored Relief Series, featuring mugs with new icons in gradient colors one would surely love to have!
The first Batman Night Run invites you to honor the hero’s legacy as well as dominate the course.
Through Nikkei Veinte/Veinte, Nikkei celebrates the dawn of a new decade with new dishes with a wine buffet and premium sake pairings!
Panasonic Air Conditioning Philippines (PACPH) a new company under Panasonic that dedicates itself to providing professional services for your air conditioning needs.
The country’s leading exhibition Art Fair Philippines will once again showcase its great line up of artists and imaginative paintings from February 21 to 23, 2020 at The Link carpark in Makati City.
The first Filipino-inspired obstacle course race Maharlika Warrior OCR will happen this March 15, 2020, at Intramuros, Manila.
The Civil Aeronautics Board indefinitely halts operations for flights to and from Wuhan to the Philippines.
The World’s Biggest Book Sale, Big Bad Wolf is coming back to Manila on February 14, 2020, at World Trade Center, Pasay City.
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) released a traffic advisory for motorists who will travel to Manila City on January 24 and 25 for the Chinese New Year 2020 celebration.
To be with the trend this Lunar New Year, we listed down brands offering products boasting of rat embellishment and those relating to China!
Listen and learn as Jessica Zafra talks about Reading For Sanity Maintenance: How To Read More Books In 2020, this January 26, at Fully Booked, Taguig City.
This cartoon drawn by a Japanese artist, @cicirll, will explain how you can stay calm, spend the time in evacuation centers, and other tips for a natural disaster.
The country’s first professional Christian theater company Trumpets is set to stage the 2020 version of their longest-running musical Joseph The Dreamer from February to March!
Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory Café has finally opened its doors to the public in January by opening not only one but two cafés in one month!
Wilson & Ayache Clinic will be holding its anniversary celebration titled “Simply 9: Anniversary Sale,” happening on February 1, 2020.
Lightsticks up as Korean boy group NCT DREAM brings The Dream Show in Manila this coming February 29, 2020 at the New Frontier Theater, Quezon City.
Aside from the countless parties and events to welcome the Chinese New Year this Saturday, there are just so many things to look forward to this upcoming weekend.
Here are some cities in Metro Manila that ban and regulate the use of plastic.
The Philippine Government limits the Temporary Visitors-Visa Upon Arrival (TV-VUA) for the nationals of the People’s Republic of China (PROC) to 30 days only.
One of the most anticipated concerts this year is happening this September as global artist Billie Eilish takes her Where Do We Go? World Tour to Manila!
Swedish fashion brand Monki is set to enter the Philippine fashion scene as it will open not only one but two Manila branches this coming summer of 2020.
Grand Hyatt Manila presents Wine Down, a wine buffet that will happen on January 31 at The Lounge.
The Philippines and Switzerland tourism partnership is seen by the end of 2020. In fact, Ivan Breiter, director of Switzerland Tourism for Southeast Asia, presented Switzerland’s tourism attractions last January 14, 2020, during the Swiss Embassy’s media event in Manila.
This Valentine’s Day, Kitsho Japanese Restaurant and Sake Bar at Hotel Jen Manila will offer a Valentine Buffet to lovers, lovelorn couples, and dating friends!
With the mantra “New Year, New Size, Same Edge-To-Edge Goodness,” Yellow Cab just made their New York-style pizzas available in 9-inch variants starting from Php 299.
The 3-day event will showcase the latest in manufacturing, packaging, and processing as well as seminars on food safety!
Catch the stars of Netflix’s To All the Boys films—Lana Condor and Noah Centineo as they celebrate Valentine’s Day with their fans on February 15 at the Glorietta Activity Center!
The first digital-only bank in Southeast Asia Tonik Financial Pte. Ltd. is set to launch in the Philippines in 2020 as it was given a Notice of Approval for a new banking license by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).
We look back on the developments of trends in the last months of 2019 and hope to predict the next trends in the Philippines.
Haven’t you been to Malasimbo Art and Music Festival in the past years? Well, here’s something you should expect at #Malasimbo 2020!
Singer-songwriter Tori Kelly is coming to Manila for the first time as part of her Inspired by True Events Tour.
Get to know Moritz Gastl — the vice president for growth at First Circle in this month’s Business Talk.
Overexposed: An Analog Film Photography Fair is an intimate gathering of photography enthusiasts and shutterbugs to appreciate the art of analog photography.
Japan’s famous hamburger joint MOS Burger has now landed in the Philippines and is slated to open its first store at Robinsons Galleria in Ortigas this February!
Celebrate the official entrance of the Year of the Metal Rat together with the whole Chinese community through a variety of luncheons and promos prepared by hotels in Metro Manila.
Toy collectors, traders, and sellers will be together under one roof to showcase old and new collectibles and memorabilia toys.
Certainly, traveling is part of your bucket list this 2020. It is somehow the best way to relieve stress, to relax, and to collect wonderful memories. Good thing, there are various travel expos happening in the country.
From January 19 to 26, 2020, you will able to witness six Chinese films for free at the 14th Spring Film Festival happening at Shangri-La Plaza Red Carpet
This New Year, the 14th Spring Film Festival will be happening at Shangri-La Plaza Red Carpet from January 19 to 26, 2020.
Check out our top picks for a nature-loving and invigorating tour in Hakodate!
If you want to maximize your luck in the Chinese New Year, consult a feng shui expert!
Go on a walking tour of the world’s oldest Chinatown with a bit of (cheap) shopping on the side and lots of authentic Chinese food all in one day.
Binondo is deemed as one of the best places to have your next food crawl. Check out the vegetarian restaurant situated in Ongpin Street named New Quan Yin Chay Vegetarian.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reminds all foreign nationals registered with the agency to file their annual report as required under the 1950 Alien Registration Act.
Here are the best places in Hakodate for photo enthusiasts to capture or for you to take creative photos of yourself and your group.
Here are some of the best food items you can easily find at Chinatown Binondo that would be perfect as CNY gifts or food souvenirs.
Experience and appreciate the works of Ludwig Van Beethoven at the Beethoven Festival 2020 happening from February to May at Manila Pianos, Ronac Lifestyle Center, Makati City.
Here’s a piece of good news for Baguio-bound motorists! Kennon Road is now open to Baguio-bound vehicles on weekends until further notice.
Many organizations and personalities have reached out to accept donations and volunteers to aid those who were affected by the Taal eruption. If you wish to help, here is a list of organizations where you can volunteer and send donations.
Check out these places if you want to immerse yourself in local life and go on a gastronomic tour in Hakodate!
Saga Japan Festival 2020 is set to happen on January 18, 2020 at SM Megamall Event Center, Mandaluyong, which aims to share the vibrant culture and different attractions in Saga
Japanese band, One OK Rock returns to Manila for the Eye of the Storm tour this May!
To help out our modern gentlemen readers out there, here is a quick rundown of grooming places if you ever want to schedule a pamper day for yourself!
NAIAX installs displays above each lane for the motorists to be aware of their speed in kilometers per hour.
Cafe Aquatica in Binondo will surely draw you in with their delicious eats and mesmerizing interior.
Now carving a new path as they write the latest chapter for the band, As I Lay Dying is returning to the Philippines as part of their Shaped By Fire Asia Tour Live in Manila happening on January 20, 2020, at Skydome, SM City North EDSA.
Catch Swing Out Sister as they perform in a three-night concert series in Manila, Davao, and Cebu!
The Department of Tourism (DOT) has rolled up its sleeves as they start conducting the long-planned rehabilitation of Baguio City’s tourist spots for sustainability.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is selling 10,000-Piso gold and 500-Piso silver commemorative coins in celebration of the 70th year of central banking in the country, as well as 500-Piso silver commemorative coin to mark the 25th anniversary of BSP.
Pang Masa Ya Ramen Japanese Ramen House & Susi Bar in Makati City is offering not only deliciously home-made Japanese food but also a satisfying promo exclusively for Philippine Primer readers!
This year, the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta comes back with a new venue at San Lazaro Leisure Park!
The renowned coffee brand Starbucks Philippines presents its Lunar New Year collection that might bring luck this 2020. The newest collection highlights merchandise adorned in pink and red color, paired up with, of course, this year’s Chinese zodiac—Rat.
Comelec announces that voter registration will resume on January 20, 2020.
With the recent activity of the Taal Volcano in Batangas, the Department of Health (DOH) has advised the public to take precautionary measures regarding the ongoing ashfall all over Southern Luzon, even reaching cities in Metro Manila and other provinces up north.
Divisoria may well be described as the land of the cheapest bargain, carrying things you need and didn’t know you needed.
The United Arab Emirates has approved of the issuance of a five-year multi-entry tourist visa for all nationalities visiting the country.
This new Clark-Quanzhou route is scheduled to fly passengers every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday aboard PAL’s 156-seater Airbus A320.
Women 2020 is slated to be the biggest and most inclusive women entrepreneurship summit organized by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council Philippines, in partnership with Go Negosyo happening on March 3, 2020 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.
Get onto the peak of your financial goals as ASEANHR.Org hosts the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Summit Manila 2020 this coming March 26 and 27, 2020, at Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila.
Catch Komiket 2020: The Filipino Komiks and Art Market this February and grab yourself a new komik or two!
Deemed as one of the oldest buildings in Juan Luna Street, Binondo, the HSBC building was renovated into a modern restaurant named the Grand Cafe 1919.
Whether you are going solo or with a group, backpacking is the most refreshing way to find fun in nature!
Every year, Malasimbo has brought together a diverse community of performers, artists, bands, artists, and music lovers.
Fully Booked just introduced its monthly book subscription service called Fresh Read and it’s the best thing ever.
In line with the celebration of women’s month, the biggest conference of Connected Women, Women and the Future of Work Conference will be happening on March 25, 2020 at Shangri-La the Fort, Manila.
For your next Binondo visit, we listed down some of the prominent places where you can drop by!
Investment Coordination Committee – Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) of The National Economic and Development Authority Board has recommended the MRT Line 4 Project for approval to the NEDA Board.
New year, new stir for Starbucks Philippines as they launched two new matcha drinks for their Teavana Matcha Elevated series guaranteed to satisfy your #MatchaHearts!
From CGI cats and inspirational biography dramas to deep-sea creatures and cursed houses, here are the movies you shouldn’t miss this January!
Hidden on the 2nd floor of Eton WestEnd Square in Makati, The Black Bean is a hub for city dwellers who are looking for a café where you can get those creative juices flowing.
Here are some of the beauty trends this 2020 to look out for!
JoyRide Philippines joins in the Motorcycle Taxi Pilot Implementation until March 23, 2020.
Everyone who fancies some luxurious dinner may join La Piazza Ristorante Italiano’s Château La Nerthe Wine Dinner, this coming January 15, 2020.
Take yourself in wonder as Alliance Francaise De Manille introduces Still in Awe of Nature on January 15, 2020 at AFM Gallery, Makati City.
Through the years, several multi-level malls have risen in Divisoria, making shopping more convenient and hassle-free. Most of these are air-conditioned and have food stalls to guarantee the comfort of shoppers.
It’s just the second week of January but we are already jampacked with events like concerts and fairs to go to. Don’t let the weekend pass by without having to visit these exciting events!
Experience the best of Filipino art and music at Tagaytay Art Beat 2020 happening on February 8, 2019 at Museo Orlina, Tagaytay.
Philippine Airlines’ Manila to Seattle route and Cebu to Los Angeles route will start on May this year.
Witness the epic tale of Rama, Hari as Ballet Philippines closes their 50th season!
From January 9 to 18, 2020, Hanagushi offers up to 50% off their Japanese sake bottles!
Characterized by its simple yet robust flavors, Italian food is almost always guaranteed to be fresh and prepared with the utmost technique and quality. Check out this list of 10 Italian restaurants you should definitely try right now.
Every year on January 9, millions flock to celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene and participate in a 6.1-kilometer procession!
International Theater Diva and Philippines’ Pride Rachelle Ann Go is all set to make your Valentine’s Day extra special as she conquers the concert stage on February 14, 2020, at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Manila.
MMDA deploys 1,000 personnel to aid in the upcoming 2020 Traslacion of the Black Nazarene on January 9.
The iconic purple signage of Eng Bee Tin can only be associated with one thing: good quality Chinese treats.
Filipino creativity will be recognized once again in the global scene as Philippine manufacturers will participate in the world’s leading trade fair Ambiente 2020, which will take place at Messe Frankfurt, Germany on February 7 to 11, 2020.
Now on its 15th year, catch Graphika 2020: Conference on Creativity from February 15 to 16, 2020, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Here’s a quick rundown of binge-worthy shows coming to Netflix this month!
SmartKids Asia is an annual family fair contributing to the enhancement of children’s knowledge in various aspects of education through interactive demonstrations, family-friendly exhibits, and product booths.