Jollibee Safari toys

Jollibee food corporation issued 5 pieces kiddie meal safari toy set for this month. The toy set were issued on March 31, 2021. We were able to buy the set last week on April 3, 2021 after the holy week.

Safari Toys

Since Metro Manila, Rizal, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna were part of the Enhance Community Quarantine restriction, movement is quite hard and was lucky that we were able to purchase these toys at the local Jollibee outlet in Kingspoint, Barangay Bagbag corner Quirino highway, Novaliches, Quezon City last Easter Sunday.

Do not forget these kiddie meal when you visit the nearest Jollibee store in your place. The availability of the toys and prices are subject to change without prior notification and depending on the stock available.

Note: the author and relatives are not connected with JFC and affiliate corporation, thus any liability and hazards these toys pose are subject to scrutiny of the parents, guardians and the company.

Korean- Japanese Store within Sierra Vista Subdivision in Novaliches

Korean and Japanese food lovers and resellers would be happy to know that there is another retail and wholesale store within Sierra Vista Residential Estate in the heart of Barangay Nagkaisang Nayon, Novaliches in Quezon City.

Korean and Japanese Food Products Store

The wholesale store had their soft opening mid-January 2021 and the author had a chance to visit the outlet early February 2021.

Korean -Japanese Store

Lactobacillus from Taiwan and Suntory drinks for sale

The offers retail and wholesale items which are from South Korea, Taiwan ( ROC) and Japan are well-loved consumer products. These includes Korean kimchi in tab, pocky sticks, ice cream, ice popsicles, samgyupsal grill, cookies, noodles, soy sauce,soft drinks, Korean soju, Japanese rice wine, among other merchandise.

If you are from California Subdivision, Goodwill Homes 1,Doña Faustina Subdivision within Barangay San Bartolome. Vista Verde, Torres Village, Samonte compound within Barangay Nagkaisang Nayon, General Luis street and Barangay Caybiga in North Caloocan, one can purchase these items from the store. There are also customers who came from Barangay Bagbaguin and Paso de Blas in Valenzuela City.

Those who wanted to buy the items in retail may also visit Meat This Way franchise store within Kingspoint subdivision in Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City.

Mr. Lou Alfred Dela Cruz – sales personnel

Note: The store operation depends on the guidelines and enhance community quarantine restrictions imposed by the IATF and local government unit of Quezon City.

Store Outlet:

Lot 11, Block 7, Katipunan Avenue, Sierra Vista Residential Vista, Barangay Nagkaisang Nayon, Novaliches, Quezon City

Operations: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

10 New Normal Ways in Doing Things During COVID 2019

There are at least 10 new normal ways in doing things during this enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period. Even in areas where general community quarantine (GCQ) will be enforce in due time, life would never be the same again.

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mobile sanitation booth

Until now, there were more than 3,300,000 people from about 215 countries and territories had contracted the dreaded covid 2019 virus.

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roving market

Senator Manny Pacquiao is pushing for a New Normal Law that will establish social distancing and health and hygiene protocols.

Earlier in March, he also filed the Anti-Spitting Act of 2020, which seeks to ban and penalize spitting, coughing and sneezing in public.

While Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, along with other leaders of the House of Representatives, filed a bill seeking to provide a “whole-of-society” approach to set the “new normal” way of life as the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) remains even after the lifting of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).

10 New Normal Ways in Doing Things

The proposed House Bill 6623 or the “New Normal for the Workplace and Public Spaces Act of 2020” aims to set standards and protocols to be adopted for three years. While not yet effective, people are already practicing these new normal ways.

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Physical and social distancing

10.) Physical distancing at home, public spaces and other areas. Types of physical contact done in public include handshakes, beso-beso (cheek-to-cheek), mano (hand blessing), hugging and kissing is reduce to a minimum or none at all. This is replaced with Bowing, elbow to elbow, a quick nodding in the head, putting both hands together, tapping of feet or waiving of hands is now a normal thing to do.

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Barangay Bagbag Market- have given access to other barangays like Sauyo, West Fairview, Bagbag, Talipapa and San Bartolome residents.

9.) Bringing of quarantine pass or travel pass is a MUST for all people. Remember that each barangay, town, city or community may impose different set of regulations, scheduling or window hours. Barangay Bagbag Public Market in Novaliches, Quezon City imposed an odd-even scheme for those living in the barangay last April 17, 2020. Other would implement a different scheme in order to reduce foot traffic in their locality.

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Wearing of face mask and gloves

8.) Wearing of Face Mask and even gloves in public is a MUST. Different municipality, town, city or community already had ordinances for wearing of face mask. Some establishment require people entering their premises to have mask.

7.) E-Commerce and Shopping Online – The surge for E-Commerce, social media, website and mobile app based which caters to online delivery services and ordering. Roving wet market or roving grocery stores in some areas of the country is also becoming the new normal for shoppers.

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6.) Reduced Sitting Capacity for public transportation- Jeepneys, Tricycle, MRT , Pedicabs, PNR, AUV express, Passenger ship, Airplane – Expect that these form of public transportation will have fewer passengers if the enhanced community quarantine had been lifted. This can have an effect in the transportation system and the cost of fare might be carried over to the general masses.

5.) Reduced Sitting Capacity and Take Out- For restaurants and other establishments, Limiting the number of customers is now the new normal. They have to focus more on take-out or delivery services in order to survive.

4.) Hospitals, clinics and even hilot are ramping up their digital consultation platforms to attend to patients, especially for follow-up checkups and non-urgent cases.

3.) Mass gathering is now reduced to none or just a handful – Since physical distancing is in effect, Going to church, seminar, training, travel and watching movie is virtually non-existent. Some church groups already had online masses televised on television, live-streaming in the internet which is now the new normal. Drinking session is reduce to almost non-existent since there is a liquor ban being enforced.

2.) Classes in schools and universities- Several schools and universities have gone online. While not everyone in the country had an reliable access to the internet. Schools and teachers must find creative ways to continue learning process. Study at Home or Homeschooling will be the normal.

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1.) Practicing good hygiene, avoid coughing and spitting in public places- People had to practice hand washing several time a day and among other things.

Sources and References:

Congress.gov.ph : http://www.congress.gov.ph/

Senate.gov.ph:  https://www.senate.gov.ph/

Official Gazette: https://www.officialgazette.gov.ph/section/laws/

Philippine Information Agency (PIA) , Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) PTV channel 4, World Health Organization, Department of Health, Unicef-Philippines

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