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Travel: Noah’s Leisure Park in Rodriguez Rizal

If you’re looking for a quick getaway very close to Metro Manila, Rizal resorts and hotels are good options.

Noah’s Leisure Park is a nature-themed resort and hotel with facilities for  family, group (barkada) outings and even business or organizational meetings/conferences/events. It’s an hour or two drive from Quezon City or Pasig City and definitely close to Marikina. It is located at Bgy. San Isidro, Rodriguez (formerly Montalban), Rizal, beside Avilon Zoo.

The resort was featured at PopTalk of GMA News TV Channel 11 hosted by Tonipet. The blogger made an ocular inspection of the resort as a potential venue for a seminar she’s organizing. Below are the photos taken of Noah’s Leisure Park facilities: Read More


#WalangPasok Advisory: Suspension of Classes in Marikina for July 18

As per Marikina Public Information Office (PIO), Mayor Del R. de Guzman suspended classes for elementary and high school students from public and private schools for tomorrow, July 18, 2014, Friday.

The declaration was made to give schools time for cleanup after the onslaught of typhoon Glenda Read More

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Typhoon Glenda in Marikina

The last two (2) days were devoted by Filipinos, especially those from Luzon area, worrying about and preparing for typhoon Glenda.

Glenda’s wrath brought in very strong winds and large amount of rainfall. Marikina local government closely monitored the  river and was quick to issue information and reminders to its residents. The height of Marikina river rose to 16 meters which prompted the LGU and Marikina Barangays to ring the second (2nd) alarm siren. Evacuation of residents from low-lying or flood-prone areas in Marikina starts at 14.8 meters.  Read More


Work Suspension for Government Offices July 16 2014

In anticipation of heavy raining due to typhoon Glenda, Malacanang Palace thru Executive Secretary Ochoa announced the suspension of work in government offices in Metro Manila for tomorrow, July 16, 2014.

From the Twitter account of Malacanang official Abigail Valte, @Abi_Valte:

ES Ochia suspends work in gov’t offices + classes in all levels in NCR and all areas under Signal#2 for July 16,2014 except for agencies involved in delivery of basic/health services, disaster/relief operations, other vital public services… Memorandum Circular 67 will be uploaded on the Official Gazette @govph website shortly. Read More


#WalangPasok Advisory: Class Suspension as of July 16 2014

Due to typhoon Glenda, the Department of Education already came out with consolidated list of cities/municipalities in Metro Manila and Rizal which local government units already suspended classes in all levels.

Among in the list are: Marikina,  Manila,  Quezon City, Taguig,  and San Mateo.

To  see the complete list, type #walangpasok in twitter or search Department of Education page in facebook.

Stay safe!


#WalangPasok Advisory: Class Suspension July 15 2014

In anticipation of heavy raining from typhoon Glenda, classes in Metro Manila, particularly in MARIKINA and Quezon City, are suspended.

The Department of Education (DepEd) thru its official twitter and facebook account came out with the list of cities/municipalities with declared suspension of classes as of July 14,2014: Read More


Holiday Philippines: July 29 2014 is Ramadan Holiday

It’s official. Philippine president Benigno Aquino III or Pnoy already declared July 29, Tuesday, 2014, as a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the Ramadan Feast of Muslims.

The holiday is formalized by Proclamation No. 826 justifying the declaration as needed “to bring the religious and cultural significance of Eid’l Fitr to the fore of national consciousness.”

A regular holiday is a non-working holiday. Read More


Marikina Mega Job Fair 2014

Job hunting? Take note of the 2014 Job Fair being organized by Marikina City Government thru its  Labor Relations and Public Employment and Services Office (LRPESO).

The 2-part Marikina Mega Jobs Fair will be held on July 18, Friday, and October 17, also Friday, 2014, at the Marikina Sports Park (MSP) or Marikina Sports Center, old lobby area, located in front of McDonalds Bayan (Toyota Avenue), Barangay Sto. Niño. The job fair will be from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Read More


Crocs Epic Megasale 2014 at Tiendesitas Quezon City

If you are into CROCS, the very popular rubber footwear, make sure you check out its ONGOING SALE at Tiendesitas Shopping Center which started July 4, and will last until Sunday, July 6, 2014.

The Crocs SALE is located at the ground floor, Building A of Tiendesitas Shopping Center at Frontera Verde, Ortigas Avenue, Corner C-5, Pasig City. The sale hours is from 11:00AM to 9:00PM.

Citibank credit card holders are given FREE entrance and may use their cards for purchasing Crocs items while non-Citibank cardholders are charged fifty pesos (50.00) for entrance fee. Citibank credit cardholders with Php5,000 worth of items may opt for 3-month zero interest installment.  Read More


UNIQLO is Now in Gateway Mall Cubao

The infamous Japan brand casual clothing store UNIQLO recently opened at Gateway Mall in Cubao Quezon City.

UNIQLO is an international brand from Japan which opened its first Philippine store in 2012 and instantly became a hit in the country for their high-quality and trendy wardrobe products at mid-range prices.

If you’re into UNIQLO products, check out the items on SALE at the Gateway Mall in Cubao, Quezon City. Among the sale items are ladies ladies’ tees and men’s tees, socks, and other wardrobe essentials for as low as 290 pesos. Read More