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Lakad Pamana Community Outreach at Basuit Elementary School

Basuit Elementary School is located within Barangay Basuit in San Ildefonso, Bulacan province.

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Donation of school bags and school supplies

This town is an agricultural community. Majority of the people earn their livelihood from farming, driving tricycle and services. Some of the people living there had a hard time buying school supplies because of many factors.

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elementary school children

Lakad Pamana together with several online bloggers, civic leaders, MRRD NECC members were on hand to give away school bags, umbrellas, school supplies , candies, biscuits, pencils, notebooks, writing pads, eraser, scissors among other items.

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Ms. Dems Angeles and the author

The mood was very festive with school teachers, barangay officials on hand to meet the group.

Ms. Jenny See also brought some 30 plastic school supplies the the school children. The group was offered some coffee and pan de sal by the local elementary school teachers.

Princess Amirah Shine R. Magdangal gave 100 school bags while Ms. Cherry Castro and her immediate family gave some umbrellas and snacks.

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school children together with the author

There were about 237 school children from nursery, kindergarden, elementary level. A student needed between 8 to 11 notebooks . One for each subject. A more comprehensive lists is needed for those students in other grade level.

The school also needed a audio-visual materials, books for the school library and reference materials.

We managed to give each student between 2 to 4 notebooks and there are still room for more donations. The group is again planning to come back in the near future.

Madaming Salamat po sa lahat ng mga tumulong!

Photos courtesy of Ms. Daryll Reese Villena , Mr. Gilbert Dino and Ms. Vance Madrid

For those people with a kind heart , Do not hesitate to contact Lakad Pamana or the author ( 0928-6604819 ) for donation.

Email:L_rence_2003@yahoo.com

 

 

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Kalayaan Stamp to be Issued by PHLPOST

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will issue new stamps to commemorate the 120th Anniversary of the proclamation of the Philippine Independence Day on June 12, 2018.

Considered as a National Holiday among the Filipinos, the annual observance of Philippine Independence Day was signed into a law by former President Diosdado Macapagal through Republic Act No. 4166 on August 4, 1964.

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According to Philippine history, the declaration of Independence was held on June 12, 1898 by General Emilio Aguinaldo and Filipino revolutionary forces from the Spanish colonization.

Designed by graphic artist Rodine Teodoro, the stamp features the vibrant color of blue and red depicting a silhouette scene of men and women in the Philippine revolution proudly waving the Filipino flag and native bolos used to fight colonial forces.

Imprinted in the stamp are the word Kalayaan and the sun that shines – which symbolizes freedom gained through sacrifices made by Filipino revolutionary forces.

PHLPost has issued 50,000 copies of the single stamp design which can be bought at P12 each.  Another 3,000 pieces of first day cover envelope were printed to highlight the Philippine Independence Day logo.

The stamps and its official first day cover will be available starting June 12, 2018 at the Central Post Office, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila and area post offices nationwide. For inquiries, please call 527-01-08 or 527-01-32.

Toy Convention Poplife FanXperience 2018

Toy Convention 2018 which is dubbed as the country’s premier toy and pop culture event . It is also Asia’s longest-running culture convention for toys, collectibles, and various pop culture fandoms, announced the latest line up of guests for this year’s highly-anticipated event.

There are between 50,000 to 70,000 expected attendees in this year’ convention. There are a lot of pop culture icons to grace the event.

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Two Power Rangers, a Peter Pan Fire Lord, a lycan (ie. werewolf), and a legendary comic book creator are coming to TOYCON POPLIFE FanXperience 2018 on June 8-10, 2018 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

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Leading the list is comic book industry Hall of Famer Neal Adams, whose reinvention of Batman’s look to the blue-and-gray color scheme highlights his work and influence during the 1960s and 1970s, aside from creating Batman villains Ra’s al Ghul and Man-Bat, and revitalized other titles such as Green Lantern, Green Arrow, and X-Men.
Filipino-American actor Dante Basco will get to meet his kababayan fans. He played Peter Pan’s sidekick Rufio in the 1991 movie Hook alongside Robin Williams, and is the voice actor for the fire-bender Zuko in Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender, Jake Long in Disney’s American Dragon: Jake Long cartoon series, as well as various video game characters.

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Two actors from the Power Rangers franchise will share the TOYCON 2018 stage. Jason David Frank played the Green Ranger and the White Ranger in the 1993-1996 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series and its other iterations over the years. Michael Copon’s breakout role was playing the Blue Ranger in last year’s Power Rangers: Time Force movie, but he was also known for his roles in the TV series One Tree Hill.
American actress, fashion model and beauty queen, Kelly Hu will join Toycon, he’s popularly known to play as Sorceress Cassandra in The Scorpion King movie, then Kelly played a villain in X-men 2 movie as Lady Deathstrike, the mutant with adamantium finger claws. She did voice roles for characters in Phineas and Ferb, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Green Lantern:Emerald Knight. On TV she played as Pearl on CW series The Vampire Diaries and also in Arrow tv series as China White.

According to Cholo Mallillin, Event Marketing Head for TOYCON PH, this year’s event aims to give Filipino pop culture fans a playground experience with a community that shares their common interests.

“What we want to give TOYCON fans every year is a sense of belonging to various fan communities. We bring in guests and experiences that bring fans back to why they collect toys, cosplay, read comics, or rewatch their favorite TV series or movies in the first place,” Mallillin said.
Mallillin added that more guests and attractions will be announced in the coming days and even on the opening day itself.

Sikat Ka Toy

Among the other attractions in TOYCON 2018 is “Sikat Ka Toy!”, the Philippine’s first ever toy design contest. Artists and toy aficionados can submit their designs by June 2 for a chance to receive more than Php 30,000 worth of prizes and the opportunity to have their winning toy design produced for limited sale. Toy designs for the Sikat Ka Toy! contest can be emailed to toyconph@gmail.com by June 2, 2018, and contest mechanics are on toyconph.com.

Toy Exclusives

Other attractions for this year include toy exclusives from the popular Funko toy line, as well as toy exhibits and launches from global designers, Anatoy from South Korea, Coarse from the USA, Deewy from China, Playhouse from Thailand, and Hidden Fortress Manila featuring the works of premier Pinoy toy designer Quiccs Maiquez.

Highlights:
The biggest gathering of Toys, comics and merch exhibitors in the country
The biggest toy display by the Philippines Toy Group Association
International celebrities and guest from PopLife FANX
International toy designers from Philippines, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and USA
Toy exhibit by XM Studios, Sideshow, Prime One and Hot Toys
Visual art exhibit by Toym Imao
Arts and Comics artist Alley
Filipino Comics Legends Exhibit
ABS CBN Display
Cosplay K.O.
Solar, Jack TV and MTV display
Sinag Animation Presentation
TMC mini cinema showing Tokyo Ghoul, Fist of Fury and The Wailing
TRESE Toy Launch
The Creator Stage featuring online creators and celebrity
Gaming Stage
Sound Arena Stage featuring: KISSBEE, HYOLYN and APL DE AP
Warner Bros. presents Teen Titans and The Meg
Action figure and toy customization contest
Sikat Ka Toy! Philippine toy design competition
Toycon Exclusive – TEQ63 Manila Killa by Quiccs
Toycon Exclusive – Toycon Minifig by Pinoy LUG
Pinoy Pop Culture Icon Award
AND MANY MORE…….

TOYCON 2018 + POPLIFE FANX is sponsored by Maxi Collector, Legendary Beast Studio, XM, Filbars, Great Toys Online, and Gaming Library.

Supported by Kramer Toy Warden, Warner Bros, Tagalized Movie Channel, Sinag Animation Studios, Anotoys Collectibles, Hubbyte Toys and Collectibles, Dreamworks Dreamplay, City of Dreams Manila, Shopback, Halimaw Studios, Big Boys Toy Store, KidsCompany, Bandai, Gundam Build Divers, Devant, Tamashii Nations, Good Smile Company, Jinio, Comic Odyssey, DC Superheroes Cafe, Food Panda, Bruder, Xend and Oishi O Wow.

Media Partner with ABS CBN, Expat Philippines, WheninManila.com, Manila Bulletin, MTV Philippines, Jack TV, PSICOM Publishing, Retro 105.9, Clickthecity.com and the Philippine Bloggers Network.

Event Partner with TEQ63, Anima Alliance, Philippine Toy Groups Association and Ex-Link Events

TOYCON POPLIFE FanXperience 2018 regular day passes and FanX VIP Experience passes are available in all SM Ticket outlets or through www.toyconph.com.

 

Modern townhomes at Cuenco Street, Santa Mesa Heights, Quezon City

Modern town homes with state of the art amenities are some of the features of a new development within Santa Mesa Heights in Quezon City.

These townhouses are located at #78 Cuenco street within Santa Mesa Heights in Quezon City- This an elevated property and with 4 storey concrete townhouses. The target date for turnover is February 2019.

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modern and stylish townhouses

These stylish compound type homes lot area are between 90.2 square meters to 112. 2 square meters with facade area of between 293.65 square meters to 298. 50 square meters.

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Each unit had full elegant lights, general electric, individual septic tanks, cistern and main solid steel high-fence gate, laminated floors, security guard house with comfort rooms and cctv cameras  and automated lighting.

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GROUND FLOOR

2 Car Garage, Foyer, Maid’s Room with Toilet, Service Area, Sto./Pump Room and Garden

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SECOND FLOOR

Living Area, Dining Area , Kitchen, Powder Room,  and Balcony

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THIRD FLOOR

Sub master’s bedroom with W-I-C & T&B, Bedroom 1 with T&B, Light court

FOURTH FLOOR

Master bedroom with W-I-C & T&B, Bedroom 2 with T&B, Light court.

Elevator Features

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photo courtesy of HD Homelift Solutions

  1. Uniquely designed elevators from Sweden to fit your Home. No need for elevator pit and installed with its own glass shaft.
  2. Take your home to the next level. Elevators from Sweden that provide comfort, functionality and design to your Home.
  3. Customized elevators from Sweden to fit your Home. Space saving elevators that require minimal renovation for existing buildings.

Strategic Location

Senator Mariano J. Cuenco street is near Banawe street ( Quezon City’s- Chinatown) Suki market , Dapitan Arcade, Santo Domingo Church, Thousand Buddha temple, SM Santa Mesa, Fisher Mall, Araneta Avenue and within few kilometers away from the University Belt, Manila.

Contact Person:  Ms.Angie Sze

Contact : 0917 8662019

Office : 2439174 ; 3136494- Office Hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

HD Homelift Solutions:  http://www.hdhomelift.com/

Ymaz Builders: ymazbuilders.com

 

 

 

 

 

6th Anniversary PHOS Show

Philippine Hamster Owner Society in partnership with Star Mall , Mandaluyong, Manila Bulletin, Juan Love Pet presents a two-day hamster and pet exposition from June 16 and 17, 2018 at Star  Mall, Mandaluyong City.

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It is open to the public with free public lecture and competition like hamster show, hamster race, pound for pound, diy bin set -up, worming eating , raffles and giveaways.

Chinese lauriat dishes at Cocina sa Lido, Mindanao Avenue

Cocina sa Lido -Mindanao Avenue branch is near Project 8 , Tandang Sora , Congressional Avenue , Visayas Avenue and within few kilometers away from Novaliches, Quezon City.

The original restaurant is located within Binondo , Chinatown and was named after their Chinese chef- Lido who specialized on Filipino- Chinese dishes – With more than 80 years of dining tradition.  A visit to any of their branches is a MUST for any foodies.

Another urban story, that one of the best known dishes of the restaurant is Lido soup, hence the name.  Must try is their breakfast value meals, congee and coffee too.

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sumptuous dishes – flat lay style  by Mr. EJ Bunag

There are over 14 branches located within Metro Manila and adjacent areas. Cocina sa Lido takes pride on the old- style traditional wood fired method of cooking pork.

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Buchi and Lychee with Tutti Frutti Jelly 

Their pugon style pork asado , drunken lechon macao, beef with brocoli and mushroom , fried rice,  lomi and Manchurian fried chicken wings are some of the dishes to crave for.

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drunken lechon macao

The marination of pork asado and their dunken lechon macao took a long time. The smoky flavor of the pork asado permeates into the meat. Adding chili sauce or tomato ketchup further enhances its spiciness. Four Season Shake is another MUST TRY.

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Shrimp Foo-Yong is Highly Recommended dish. It had a generous mixture of shrimps, vegetables, scrambled eggs and sauce.

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One can choose from their timeless favorite like SET A, SET B and Set C classics- These starts at Php 2,399.00 and good for sharing between 3 to 5 people.

The restaurant had a sitting capacity of between 80 to 95 people at any given time, However on special occasions and event. The restaurant can be pre-booked in advance.

There is also a weekly press conference held at the second floor.

  • Note: According to the management of the restaurant, This is a joint venture between Cocina sa Lido.

Address: 43 Mindanao Avenue, Beside Phoenix Gas Station, Project 8, Quezon City

Operational Hours: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm 

The restaurant is also listed under popular restaurant review site: ZomatoPH 

 

 

 

 

Royal Sporting House BIG Sale at SM Megamall

Royal Sporting House will storm the new event center of Megatrade Hall 2, 5th level,SM Megamall and hold the Royal SportsFest Back-to-School Sale on May 25 to 27, 2018 from 11am-9pm.

Shoppers will enjoy up to 70% discounts from participating brands like Nike, Under Armour, Oakley, Skechers, Keds, Fitflop, Sperry, Kickers, The North Face and many more. Customers will also enjoy great finds on great selections of shoes, bags, accessories, men’s and ladies fashion, just in time for the summer vacation.The event is free admission to the public and all major credit cards are accepted.

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This event is organized by Royal Sporting House in partnership with Striptop Outlet Store, For more information about the event, call SOS Team at 239-3807 or 399-2935.

Please follow them at  at  social media sites: Facebook/Twitter/Instagram @striptopoutletstore