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Last Few Units Available at #8 Verdum street, 298 Reraon Street, San Juan

For serious property owners and people looking for nice investment, There is a community within the center of San Juan, Metro Manila.

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There are 32 units of 4 storey residential concrete town homes.  The property is well-developed and had a good chi according to some feng shui experts and well  ventilated. It also have a vertical garden space with lots of flowering plants,philodendron, ferns. There is a pocket garden with frangipani, hibiscus, palms , santans, bamboos and bougainvilleas.

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living room area

Amenities and E-Homes Features

The Community includes includes solar power, swimming pool, 24 hour security with cctv camera with electric fence , half basketball court, solar power, pocket garden spaces and fully automated lights and sounds that you can control with your smart phones.

Vicinity Location

These town homes are located within the the heart of Metro Manila. These are just near Robinson’s Magnolia, Immaculate Concepcion Academy, Xavier School, La Salle Greenhills , Greenhills Shopping Center, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Ortigas Center, Robinson’s Galleria, SM Megamall, Saint Pedro Poveda College, ShangriLa Plaza Mall and near the cities of Manila, Pasig, Mandaluyong, Makati and Quezon City.

For those interested to visit, Please contact:  Ms. Nikki Parulan – Marketing Representative 
email : wparulan@gmail.com / 0926-064-2982
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9th Manila International Automobile Show 2013 Highlights Part 1

World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center – Pasay City , Metro Manila -Philippines

The country’s largest and most prestigious automobile show opened  a while ago  and will run until April 7, 2013.  The four day event highlighted the importance of the automobile sector in our economy .

World Trade Center in Pasay City

MIAS 2013 organizer Mr. Joseph Ang hand over a globe ( token of appreciation ) to the guest of honor from DTI- board of investment

a short entertainment dance number  was provided by the organizers delighted the on-lookers and visitors to the event

shower of confetti

ribbon cutting ceremony with ambassadors from Japan, Egypt and France

media coverage during the ribbon cutting ceremonies

There is no shortage of media covering the 9th Manila International Automobile Show from print, radio, television, magazine and even bloggers . I have met at least a dozen writer/ blogger during the event. We used to see each other during blogging convention or writers workshop .

crowd during the opening

Subaru BRZ Prologue

This is one of the unique car exhibited by Subaru -Philippines, However this was already launched during the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany late autumn of 2011.  The car looked like a see through x-ray machine with engine parts .

closer view of the car

Under the hood will be a 2.0-liter direct-injection horizontally opposed (‘boxer,’ or ‘flat’) four-cylinder engine, code-named ‘FA’ and unique to this model. And while Subaru still hasn’t released an official output, it’s expected to be significantly higher–likely around 200 horsepower.  The body is BRZ’s body will be 165.3 inches long, 69.7 inches wide, and just 50 inches high, with a wheelbase of 101.2 inches .

crowd

If there is an award for the ” Most Photogenic Car ” of this show, definitely Subaru BRZ Prologue will get this prize. Almost every visitor of the show had their photo opportunity beside this car.  The guests of honor also were amazed with the design and style of the car.

Website: http://www.motorimage.net/PH/home/

Standard Insurance exhibit booth a racing car

The company is a Philippine non-life insurance company with a license to operate all types of non-life insurance products. It was founded in August 1, 1958 by the late Dr. Romeo R. Echauz. The Company is the leader in motorcar insurance with a market share of 17.1% for loss and damage portion.

The Company was initially ISO certified by SGS International for quality management systems last October, 1998 under an ISO 9002:1994. This has been maintained since then and has last been upgraded to an ISO 9001:2008 in November, 2008.

Website: http://www.standard-insurance.com/new_site2/company_profile_2011.html

Motolite exhibit

MOTOLITE Jeepney

Motolite  Batteries are proudly manufactured by PBI, one of the largest manufacturers, exporters and distributors of automotive, motorcycle, and industrial battery products and solutions in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Housed in an 18-hectare fully integrated facility that produces world-class maintenance-free automotive and motorcycle batteries as well as dry-charged low maintenance batteries, industrial batteries, plates, sulfuric acid and separators, PBI employs a fully-integrated closed-loop manufacturing and distribution process that covers material sourcing, component design and production, assembly, charging, distribution and recycling.

Motolite Ladies

Public transportation groups like jeepney operators , taxi operators and bus operators would always use their batteries ( the batteries  manufactured by the company  is suited in tropical climate of the country). I have a lot of Motolite dealer friends and relatives from Metro Manila and even in the provinces. They would say  that even if there are other competitors which sells much lower priced batteries in the market . Their loyal clientele would still stick to their  brand. With over 90 -years tuck to their impressive records . No one can dispute to the quality and durability of their batteries .

Website: http://www.motolite.com/

Cafe Rite Coffee

Cafe Rite coffee distributor had free samples of their coffee . They also had a tie-up with this company .

Inikot- Adobo flavor

Inikot is a Filipino food rice wrap concept that is sold in conveniently located food carts around the Philippines. It had different flavors. The company is now open for franchise and dealership .

Yokohama -Philippines exhibit

Blue Earth AE-01

Website:  http://www.yokohamatire.ph/

Petron- Philippines with beautiful models

Website: http://www.petron.com/

Harley Davidson motorbikes

Harley-Davidson is now in the Philippines. In the year of its 110th anniversary, the legendary American motorcycle brand has opened its first dealership in the country—only the sixth in Southeast Asia.

Website:  http://www.harleyparts.com.ph/

a shark mascot

Versa Vantage is an all-Filipino Company engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of car accessories under the brand names “SHARK” and “SURESTEP“. The company is a major player in the Philippine car accessory market and its products are well-known for their innovative, classy, but functional designs and exceptional quality.
In 1993, the company’s founder launched a unique product aptly called “DASHIELD”, a multi-layered dashboard cover that has been granted a Philippine patent (Phil. Patent No. 26378).

Website: http://www.sharkphil.com/

 Mr. Joseph Christephen R. Valente works exhibited during the show

Artist Haven

Joseph Christephen  R. Valente is an artist based from Manila. He uses acrylic, oil , watercolor , pen and ink are among his favorite mediums.

Mr. Joseph studied in Silliman University in Dumaguete City , where accessibility of resources on art was more than during his high school days. He took up business management and business entrepreneurship in college.  His art works are versatile from childlike topics, to mature themes, surreal to socio -realism , simple illustrations to heavy detailed pieces.

Monster Energy is one of the sponsors of the event giving free drinks to all

Monster Energy, the fastest growing energy drink in the world and the number ONE  brand in the United States was finally launched last year  in the Philippines.

The next- generation refreshment beverage, Monster Energy Drink packs a punch but has a smooth flavor you can really pound down. Hitting the shelves this coming September 2012, Monster Energy will be available in 2 flavors- Original and Khaos– in the distinctive sleek black cans with the iconic Monster claw logo.

Website: http://www.monsterenergy.com/ph/en/products/

The 18th Annual Motor Sports Awards Night will be held at the Philippine Trade Training Center. As a member of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the Paris-based organization that governs all four-wheel motor sports worldwide, AAP is the only auto club authorized to organize, supervise and sanction four-wheel motor sport events in the Philippines.

Foton truck with stylish exhibit booth

Website: http://www.foton.com.ph/

For this year, the World Trade exhibition hall and lobby will offer an exhibition floor space of over 10,000 sq.m and an additional 4,000 sq.m annex building (east wing tent) and some 6,000 sq.m of outdoor exhibit, test drive and stunt performance areas.

Mazda car

One of the highlights of the car show, are the unveiling ceremonies of new car models which are intended for the Philippines market . The car industry sales is improving and the demand for new cars is increasing .

Website: http://www.mazda.com/

In addition, MIAS extends to the Philippine Trade Training Center building that offers another exhibition floor space of 4,000 sq.m plus another 3,000 sq.m of air conditioned tent connecting the PTTC and WTC east wing tent hall specially installed for the show.

Note: All photos were taken by the author, anyone who wishes to use the photos for any reason may do so, Please cite this blog for reference . Thanks

Here is a link on the second part : https://renz15.wordpress.com/2013/04/04/manila-international-automobile-show-2013-highlights-part-2-1/

Worldbex 2013 Highlights

World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center, Pasay City , Metro Manila -Philippines

Worldbex 2013 exhibitors and participants

Worldbex 2013 is one of the most anticipated events in the Philippines and  in Asia  for this year .

neon colored toilet bowls and bathroom fixtures

The worldwide trend  nowadays is to put more emphasis on going GREEN , Sustainability ,  Environment friendly companies and their Corporate Social Responsibility . The author being an environmental advocate and member of various environmental societies will be  focusing on some companies which of contributed their resources in helping  the environment  , waste reduction  or their corporate social responsibility towards the community and environment.

Mariwasa Siam Ceramics Incorporated showcasing different tile colors

 The Tag-line of the company : MARIWASA is the FIRST and ONLY local ceramic tile maker certified by the Green Choice Philippines and given an Eco-Label Seal of approval.

Mime artists is one of the attraction of Mariwasa Saim Ceramics exhibit both

Website : www.mariwasa.com/

Davies Paint exhibit

Davies Paint -Philippines  focuses on protecting and preserving the environment is a core belief  of the company , two coveted international standards in quality and environmental performance which recognize our clear focus on sustainable practices, and most of our products are  Leadership in Energy and Environment Design of ( LEED ) compliant.  The company also started creating and implementing innovative ways to prevent pollution, reduce energy consumption and cut waste disposal costs – from product development to manufacturing processes and throughout our daily work.

Website: http://www.daviespaints.com.ph/

mime artists on the second floor of the exhibit

Architects , Construction Suppliers, Contractors,  Engineers, Real Estate developers , Students from various schools and universities and photo enthusiast would troop to the exposition site.

 different works of art using different kinds of materials like wood, plastic toys and metals . Some of which are made from recycled materials.

some of the art  displayed in the booth is the work of Philippine Native Plant Conservation Society member and artist Mr. Reg Yuson

As the economy construction and real estate markets is booming and the demands for new buildings ,commercial centers and residential houses will continue to grow .

Matimco wood exhibit

Matimco is a regular exhibitor at the Worldbex exposition . Their massive exhibit is a consistent crowd drawer .  Matimco, Inc. is the country’s  leading provider of quality architectural and structural wood products, catering to a diverse market . The company the first and only ISO Certified wood processing and treatment plant in the country, Matimco continues to evolve as it stretches the potential of wood applications. Most of the trees are planted in tree plantations .

Website: http://www.matimco.com/

Obra Maestra exhibit

This is part of the annual Worldbex intended for  fine arts, architecture and interior design  students from selected colleges, universities . The exhibit is dubbed ” Modern Living 2013 collection ”  The best exhibit design will win ” People’s Choice ” selected by people on their facebook account before the end of the Worldbex  . There are 9 competing schools for this year .

Here are some of the competing entries

Eulogio  Amang  Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology  ( EARIST )exhibit showcasing  bedroom setting  with an emphasis on straight edges with smooth and slim forms of contemporary counterpart. The  artistic curves and some elements of classical style.

University of Santo Tomas

This exhibit was done by selected group of students from the College of Fine Arts and Design . The living area is an opus of olive green accent and neutral color pieces. The space is framed perfectly with period details with stillness and simplicity.

Polytechnic University of the Philippines

The dining set design is accentuated with glass and table pieces, the majestic touch of silhouette in the interior space bore a new artist idea that connects the beauty of the classic and modern concept.

University of the Philippines

A living room showcase the  paradoxy  is a design inspiration. The design is a contradictory the baroque and industrial styles are brought together in this stylish and liveable  space.

Philippine School of Interior Design

The bathroom design was a fusion of French empire motifs and the bathroom fixtures and bathtub  poses colors predominantly dark with large and masculine furniture which is a prevalent trend for 2013.

Note : I would like to invite the public to this annual event, the three hours or so spend in this exposition enriched my knowledge and feast of the eye. Until the next Worldbex 2014 !

Worldbex 2013

Worldbex 2013 poster

WORLDBEX or The Philippine World Building and Construction Exposition has been a haven for the local and international building and construction industry, supported by acknowledged sectors of society and a visitor profile of more than 100, 000 per year, it is dubbed to be Asia’s most attended construction exposition.

There are more than 500 local and international exhibitors which will join the exhibition . This event was organized by Worldbex Services International . The event will be held at the World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City , Metro Manila from March 13 , 2013 to March 17, 2013.

WORLDBEX holds a good number of global ties with countries such as Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brunei, China, Finland, Hongkong and Germany to name a few of the 25 participating countries, it is an ideal venue for business transactions and introduction of innovations.

 
Event Organizer: Worldbex Services International

Address: 488, Boni Avenue, corner San Joaquin Street Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Tel: +(63)-(2)-5316374
Fax: +(63)-(2)-5332026

              Website : http://www.worldbex.com/Event/Worldbex

17th WorldBEX 2012

The 17th World Building and Construction Exposition (WORLDBEX 2012 ), South East Asia’s largest construction trade show, takes place once again this coming March 14 to 18, 2012 at the World Trade Center, Pasay , Metro Manila (WTCMM), the WTCMM East Wing, and the Philippine Trade Training Center. 2012  show is bigger than ever with over a thousand booths marketed towards construction professionals, traders, importers, exporters, associations, buyers, and enthusiasts.

poster of the event

The 17th WORLDBEX is also supported by the U.S. Commercial Service, part of the United States government’s Department of Commerce. The U.S. Commercial Service is part of a global network of trade specialists dedicated to supporting U.S. commercial interests around the world.

For inquiries or concerns, you may reach the organizers  at (+632) 5316350/ 5315044/ 5316374 or email  at info.worldbex@gmail.com.