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ASEANPEX 2017 from November 4 to 6, 2017

The Philippine chairmanship on the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will be hosting the ASEAN Invitational Philatelic Exhibit (ASEANPEx) 2017 on November 4 to 6, 2017, at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

Aseanpex 2017

ASEANPEx is a showcase of stamps and other philatelic products from the 10 ASEAN countries featuring current issuance, as well as rare and collector’s item stamps. The last ASEANPEx held in the country was in 1996 at the SM Mega Trade Hall in Mandaluyong.

This year’s 3 day exhibit will be carrying the theme ‘Exploring the beauty and diversity of ASEAN culture and tradition”

ASEANPEX2017 will showcase a 200-frame display of rare and winning stamp collections from member countries; lectures on philately; and, interactive booths.

According to the local organizing committee, there will be no entrance fees.

 

There will also a commemorative stamps to be issued to highlight the event

The Philippine stamps has featured the Sampaguita (Jasminum sambac), the country’s National flower in the joint commemorative issue.

This strategic collaboration of the member countries postal administration was evident in the ASEAN POST logo displayed on each country’s commemorative stamps which symbolizes peace, friendship and solidarity in the ASEAN community

All stamps shall be released for sale, distribution and exchange by ASEAN member countries. The release of the stamps coincides with the Philippines chairmanship of the ASEAN this year.

PHLPost has printed 80,000 copies of the ASEAN 50th Anniversary stamp featuring the national flower Sampaguita to be sold at P12 each.

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11th Commencement Exercises of Philippine Christian College

Philippine Christian College in partnership with Bruce Harvard Christian Colleges held the 11th Commencement Exercises held at the Philippine International Convention Center last May 30 from 1:00pm to 5:00 pm with the theme” Crossing Threshold; from Learning the Foundation of Education for Life“.

Among the commencement speakers includes Honorable Dante La. Jimenez ( founding chairman / president ) Volunteer Against Crime and Corruption and Dr. Nelia Garcia Prieto ( chairman -College of Teacher Education Saint Joseph College of Quezon City )

some of the graduates

There are more than 1,500 graduates from different fields.

graduates 

Excerpt Message from Bishop Hernando B. Bruce , Phd., ED.D.,D.D 

Your graduation ushers you into a new level of existence. you are now people who are capable of rendering exemplary instructions to your stakeholders. Be a living proof of what PCC had pledged before the Republic of the Philippines that is ” Transforming Educators of Today to be Better servants of Tomorrow”. So, remain steadfast in your quest for exellence as you give justice to your role as agents of transformation in globalized communities. Be great !, Be the servants God wants you to be!

There are several television stations , newspapers and online websites which covered the commencement exercises .

Congratulations to all the graduates !

 

 

 

 

Search for Aliwan Festival 2017 Queen

Search for the annual Aliwan Festival 2017 Queen comes to a culmination when 20 Festival Queens from different regions of the country .

presentation of candidates 

Manila Broadcasting Company- President Mr. Ruperto Nicdao Jr.

Now on its 15th year, the Manila Broadcasting Company, organizer of the annual extravaganza, presented to the press the 20 official candidates during a special presentation held at Maxim’s Hotel held yesterday April 18 at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City.

contestants 1 to 10

Ms. Rowena Gandeza, representing the Manggahan Festival of Guimaras; Ms. Julie Faith Agsalud, Zamboanga Hermosa Festival; Angelica Doguiles, Pescao Festival of Zamboanga; Patricia Kate Gonzales, Antipolo Maytime Festival; Alexia Sonia Edmund, Bambanti Festival of Isabela;

Ariella Jazmine Roque, Tuna Festival of General Santos City; Cherry Rose Fernandez, Panagbenga Festival of Baguio; Liezel Libria, Sultan Kudarat Fesival of Maguindanao; Maria Ahtisa Manalo, Niyog-Niyogan Festival of Quezon; Apriel Smith, Utanon Festival of Dalaguete, Cebu;

contestants 11 to 20

Kathleen Mae Lendio, Karansa Festival of Danao City; Alyssa Charish Vivas, Kneeling Carabao Festival of Pulilan, Bulacan; Kyla Ocso, Kalivungan Festival of North Cotabato; Elaine Segura, Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival; Marla Alforque, Sinulog Festival of Cebu;

Maria Vivien Fabella, Boling-Boling Festival of Catanauan, Quezon; Venisse Charm Costibolo, Sangyaw Festival of Tacloban City; Carmela Villaruel, Timpuyog Festival of Sarangani; Angelica Gabriel, Pasay City; and Erna Torreblanca, Masskara Festival of Bacolod.

The pageant night will be held at the outdoor stage in front of the Aliw Theater at the Cultural Center Complex on Friday, April 21, with the coronation night following the grand parade on Saturday, April 22.

There will be a trade fair , street dancing and people from all walks of life are encourage to participate . The street dancing festivities will start at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila at around past 3:00 pm and will end at the Aliw theater , Pasay City

Website: http://www.aliwanfiesta.com.ph/aliwan

Innovative and Mobile Technology Solution by Market Leader Lead by Boardwalk

Good News to all Shopaholics and Personal Shoppers!

Boardwalk Business Ventures which is one of the country’s top multi-level direct marketing companies leads digital innovation and mobile technology for their customers.

Aliw Theater

There are more than 2,000 personal shoppers and participants which is dubbed” iadapt ” ” Think Smart” , ” Move Fast ” and ” Stay Ahead“. This is like an annual sales convention which was held on February 19, 2017 at the iconic Aliw Theater in Pasay City .

participants at the event almost fill-up the Aliw theater to its full capacity 

Company

Having been exposed to communities with families without stable sources of income or sustainable livelihood while they were growing up, its owners, Bernardo and Imelda Madera, were motivated to conceptualize a business that will help address poverty. This has led to the foundation of a social enterprise centered in providing sustainable livelihood and continuous opportunities to the less fortunate enterprising Filipinos.

One Up

One Up Boy Band members by GMA artists talent also performed during the meet. The members  includes Brent Valdez, Yasser Marta, Chat Bornea, Arjan Jimenez, Nikki Co, Prince Clemente,  Ralf King , which also includes “Starstruck 6” graduates  Joemarie Nielsen, Kevin Sagra  and Jay Arcilla.

There are also performances by One Up and invited inspirational speakers like RJ Ledesma

Mr. Bravewell” Ivan ”  Madera

Innovations

The company had launched Shop on the GO app, the all in one smartphone solution for the Personal Shopper. SnappMile– the collection and logistics application. Boardwalk Biz Club -the all new online community .

These are few of the innovations that the company is currently undertaking , millennials and people who do not have time to visit their stores can easily avail of these innovations.

” The groundbreaking app aims to hasten customer transactions and address hyper convenience . It includes e-catalog , PO coupon , multiple carts , orders status and chat function among others.

Mr. Edwin Castillo

” We want to support our Personal Shoppers as our customers become more technology -savvy  . With Boardwalk Shop on the Go app, our Personal Shoppers can sell, transact and even monitor all their orders at eh click of a button “, said Mr. Edwin Castillo, Boardwalk ‘s Manager for Online Sales. Mr. Edwin Castillo had over 4 years of sales and marketing experience at the outlets of Tandang Sora , Novaliches Bayan , Parañaque , Valenzuela and even in Hong Kong area.

t-shirts are also sold during the event

Products

There was also a mini-trade show during the Boardwalk’s Personal Shoppers Congress 2017

For those interested with their latest products and updates: FaceBook Boardwalkph

 

Interesting Items at the Manila International Book Fair 2016

SMX Convention Center, Pasay City -Philippines

The 37th Annual Manila International Book Fair 2016 had opened its doors to the public on September 14 and there are a lot of interesting items that one can buy as gifts this coming Yuletide season.

37th Manila International Book Fair 

For the past several years SMX convention center had hosted the book fair. The center is composed of 4 Exhibition Halls, 5 Function Rooms, and 14 Meeting Rooms. With a 21,000 square meters, it may accommodate a wide array of events. There are several hundreds of exhibitors at the annual book fair.

SMX Convention Center

Here are some of the items which caught the fancy of buyers , collectors and book lovers.

Musical Journal at the Goodwill Bookstore 

Music and art lovers will surely like the musical journal at the Goodwill Bookstore.

 

Remembering Marilyn Monroe bibliography by LIFE

Scouting for books and other bargain stuffs at Goodwill Bookstore . I bought this autobiography of Ms. Marilyn Monroe . The original price tag cost Php  770.00 , the book had a discounted price of just Php 200.

Goodwill Bookstore:  http://www.goodwillbookstore.com/  

Digital Products

There are several digital products which are sold between 10 to 30% discount .

Wiyawi Bags

These are handmade bags made from indigenous materials and proceeds from the Sale of these bags goes to the community that made these bags. These are distributed by Tradewind Books which had a store at the Silahis Center within Intramuros , Manila

Silahis: http://www.silahis.com/about.html

Philippine Festival postcards

postcard collectors ( deltiologist)  , letter collectors will surely like these postcards . These postcards are sold at Php 120.00 per pack .

Pens at Cosmos Bazaar and Pilot Pen

3-D  Greeting Cards 

3-D Postcards

Accu Map formerly known as Asiatype Distribution Inc. is one of the stalls which sells 3-D postcards and greeting cards. They sell their items at Php 50.00 each.

There are minimal entrance fee of Php 20.00 general public and Php 15.00 for students, teachers and librarians . The MIBF is open from 10:00am to 8:00pm

SMX website: http://www.smxconventioncenter.com/

MIBF: http://www.manilabookfair.com/

Movie PressCon for Pusit and Higanti at the Manila International Bookfair 2016

Goodwill Booth , SMX Convention Center, Pasay City -Philippines

There were lot of people ,students  and visitors at the 37th Manila International Bookfair at the SMX Convention Center .

Goodwill Bookstore  together with its sister company  Katha Publishing is also celebrating their 78th anniversary in the business. Aside from the usual celebrities , basketball players , motivational and inspirational people having autograph and book signing opportunities .

The visitors and invited guests at the MIBF event got an opportunity to preview  back to back movies intended for local and hopefully film-festival entry for this year.

casts of Pusit together with Mrs. Maria Theresa Cancio-Suplico and Ms.Arlyn dela Cruz 

The  indie- movie was written, produced and directed by award winning television host , book author , journalist  Ms. Arlyn dela Cruz of Philippine Daily Inquirer.

The movie is entitled #Pusit which is co-produced by Ms. Maria Teresa Cancio-Suplico which casts Mr. Jay Manalo, Ronnie Quizon , Mr. Mike Liwag , Mr. Rolando Inocencio, Mr. Lehner Mendoza, Mr.  Zyrus Imperial , Ms. Tere Gonzales .

Ms. Arlyn dela Cruz together with some invited media and guests

Pusit is a gay linggo which means “positive ” , the film is not just awareness of AIDS and HIV in the country buy also Advocacy in the sense that they also wanted to help create more awareness . They also partnered with government agencies like Department of Health , local government units  ( LGU’s ) and schools.

Higanti poster

Another movie feature is #Higanti , which is very timely movie which tackles social  issues , broken family ties, extra -judicial killings ,  guns, goons and gold . The film is Co-written by Mr. Rommel Ricafort, Esmeralda Cortez, Bimbo Papasin, and Mario Mendez. “Higanti “features Assunta as Leni, the long-suffering wife of Alex, a politician portrayed by Jay Manalo. “She’s very loving and kind, while her husband is a cheater and is involved in illegal activities,” she explained.

L-R Mr. Kiko Matos, Mr. Jon Lucas, Ms. Assunta de Rossi and Mrs. Maria Teresa Cancio-Suplico

 

casts, crews and celebrities of Higanti 

The film also stars Meg Imperial as Assunta’s daughter Jean; Ms. Katrina Halili as Jay’s common-law wife Dolly; John Lucas as Jean’s brother Francis and Alwyn Uytingco as Jean’s boyfriend Justin , Kiko Matos as an NBI agent , Mr. DJ Durano ,Mr. Daniel Pasia  , Gabriel Papasin, Ms. Ruby Ruiz , One Rommel Ricafort among others.

This is not the first time that Mrs. Suplico produced a film, the first one was ” Sa Ibabaw ng Lahat ” which casts Ms. Gloria Diaz ,Mr. Ronaldo Valdez , Mr. Eddie Garcia  in 1975. The film was directed by Mr. Nilo Saez.

Note: There is still no tentative play date for both movies

Largest Serving of Sauteed Jolly Mushrooms Record Attempt at the History Con 2016

World Trade Center, Senator Gil Puyat , Pasay City , Metro Manila -Philippines

Mushrooms have been part of the human diet and are known for their healing and nutritional attributes. Fly Ace Corporation which distributes Jolly Mushrooms in partnership with History Channel is all stage to set the largest serving of the dish will make use of more than 250 kilos of Jolly Mushrooms and will involve the country’s top coking contingent composed of youth participants from the brand’s long-running learning advocacy , Jolly University ( JU) , and the chef -students from the Center for Culinary Arts (CCA-Manila) . The cooking team will be led by one of the young chef entrepreneurs in the country , Chef Winston “ Wix” Luna of the Chefwix Catering Services .

World Trade Center, Pasay City -Metro Manila

The event started past 11:00am with students of CCA-Manila , Fly Ace Corporation employees, students volunteers from Jolly University partners like Far Eastern University , La Consolacion College and staffs weighting -in the mushrooms at the grounds of the World Trade Center.

 

official weight-in of Jolly mushroom

The sauteed mushroom dish is selected for the world record attempt because of how easy it can be prepared and cooked , while showing how versatile mushrooms are as an ingredient.

 

student volunteers

History -making has never tasted this healthy and delicious . Jolly and Fly Ace Corporation , together with our event partners , are extremely honored to initiate this ground -breaking attempt . We are hoping to set a first world record , and of course to successfully spread the news of mushrooms’ health benefits all over the Philippines and the world “, said Fly Ace Corporation , President Mr. Jun Cochanco .

 

Health Advocacy :

In a recent studies by scientists around the world underscored the importance of antioxidants as these protect the cells from within , thus boosting one’s immune system and helping prevent future diseases such as cancers. As per tests of SGS, a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company , Jolly Mushrooms contain an impressive 14mg of L-ergothioneine per 400g can.

Aside from A+E Networks, the Jolly Mushroom world record attempt was made possible with the following partners: Gomeco, Petron , Masflex, Fuji, Kitchen Scales, Good Life Oyster Sauce, Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil, students from center for the Culinary Arts-Manila, Jolly University contestants from La Consolacion and Far Eastern University

For more information about the products : http://www.flyacecorp.com