Aptly named, Hilik Boutique Hostel's name is based on the Filipino word "Hilik" which means "to snore".
RCBC Plaza is an office skyscraper bounded by Ayala Avenue and Gil Puyat Avenue. It was constructed in the mid-1990s and houses the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC). The two towers measure 192 meters and 170 meters, making RCBC Plaza the 18th tallest building and the largest modern office development in the country.
Starting a business in the Philippines for foreigners can be a bit tricky sometimes, that is why the October Stammtisch will be talking about setting up business in the Philippines for expats. Megacitizens.com will also be launching its "snapshot-project"!
The Mandarin Oriental Manila was one of the first luxury hotels in the Central Business District when it opened in September 1976. For more than 40 years, the hotel hosted countless international stars, diplomats, businessmen and Manila's creme de la creme within its storied walls. Each year, the Metro's elite and members of the press awaited its popular Chinese New Year countdown led by its resident geomancer Joseph Chau. A new Mandarin Hotel is set to open in Makati, just across its former location, in 2020.
Update 15.08.2014: Martinis is closed due to the reconstruction of the Mandarin Oriental. Martinis is stylish cocktail lounge and cozy live music bar at once. As the name suggests, Martinis are the specialty of this location, which is part of the Mandarin Hotel.
It is Canada's birthday as a country on July 1! The Canadian Chamber of Commerce celebrates one day later with a trade fair and other activities in Makati City.