Filipino is the national language in the Philippines. English is the business language and is spoken widely.  The language during the conference is English.


Business Hours

Business hours are generally from 8 a.m. -12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Local Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 8 hours.



The standard voltage in Manila is 220 VAC at 50Hz. 110-volt outlets are also available in most hotels. Plugs are Type A (flat blade attachment plug).


Wi-Fi Connection

Internet access is free for clients at the Conference venue.



Telecommunication Facilities

Telecommunication services are available at the Conference venue at a cost to the users


Country Dialing Code

The country dialing code is +(632)


Emergency Numbers

In case of any emergency (police) assistance, the participant may dial 117 in any landline phone, payphone, or mobile phone.