This Week in Metro Manila (April 7 - 13, 2016)

Vice-Presidential Debate is on April 10 plus shopping and dining promos this week!

By: Karen Grace Libao | April 07, 2016

NATIONAL / POLITICAL NEWS

MMDA Internship

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will be hiring 250 summer interns as part of their Special Program for the Education of Students or SPES. The program, which will run for 22 days, will start on April 11. According to MMDA Chair Emerson Carlos, SPES is a great opportunity for students to learn public service as well as to provide financial support to their education. On the other hand, the MMDA ensured that interns will not be sent to the streets to do actual traffic labor.


Vice-Presidential Debate

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Photo from CNN Philippines website

The first-ever and only Vice-Presidential debate will be held on April 10, Sunday, in University of Santo Tomas. It will be hosted by CNN Philippines with Pia Hontiveros as the moderator. The debate will run on a panel format. This will be made possible through the collaboration of the Commission on Elections, CNN Philippines and Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP).


WEATHER AND ROAD REPAIR UPDATES

Quezon City and nearby areas will experience sunny days with cloudy periods throughout the week. Meanwhile, intermittent showers can be expected on Sunday, April 13.

Rehabilitation of drainage systems along Aurora Boulevard and Katipunan Avenue are still ongoing while the road reblocking along C. P Garcia Street will take place until May 2016.


EVENTS AND BAZAARS

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ARSAFest Kit (Photos courtesy of ARSAFEST Official Facebook Page)

Ateneo Resident Student’s Association is holding its annual ARSAFest Bazaar which runs from April 6 to 8, 2016 at Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City.

The lineup of activities include a food fest and music chill. Local bands and artists will perform to cap off the event on April 8.

Tickets are available for PhP 150. They also offer ARSAFest kit which includes a ticket to the festival, one ARSAFest drawstring bag, one t-shirt, glow sticks, a waterproof pouch, and a whistle, all for PhP450. Visit their official website for ticket reservations.

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Photo courtesy of Ember: A Summer Bazaar Official Facebook Page

Meanwhile, Ember: A Summer Bazaar is also happening on April 9 to 10 at UP Town Center Amphitheatre. The concessionaires will be showcasing summer essentials, artisan products, acoustic music, and trendy crafted items among others.


RESTAURANT PROMOS

Sambo Kojin Graduation Treat

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Photo courtesy of Sambo Kojin Official Facebook Page

Sambo Kojin is serving free buffet for graduates of 2016. Graduates can avail the free buffet promo when they dine in with two adult guests on their Graduation Day and seven days after. The graduate must also present a diploma, graduation photo, and a copy of program or invitation supported by a school ID. Promo runs until April 30, 2016 only.


50% Discount for National Vikings Day

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Photo courtesy of Vikings SM North EDSA Facebook Page

In celebration of National Vikings Day, they are giving 50% discount to guests who will dine in wearing their Vikings Costume. It may be a head dress, a helmet, a cape, or any other Vikings-related accessories. Both full paying adults and children can avail of this offer on April 9, Saturday lunch only.


NEWLY OPENED STORE: SUY BAGS

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Photo courtesy of Suy Bags Official Facebook Page

Suy Bags recently opened their second branch at SM Center Sangandaan in Caloocan City. Renowned for manufacturing fashionable women bags, they are now ready to cater the CAMANAVA area.
NATIONAL / POLITICAL NEWS

MMDA Internship

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will be hiring 250 summer interns as part of their Special Program for the Education of Students or SPES. The program, which will run for 22 days, will start on April 11. According to MMDA Chair Emerson Carlos, SPES is a great opportunity for students to learn public service as well as to provide financial support to their education. On the other hand, the MMDA ensured that interns will not be sent to the streets to do actual traffic labor.


Vice-Presidential Debate

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Photo from CNN Philippines website

The first-ever and only Vice-Presidential debate will be held on April 10, Sunday, in University of Santo Tomas. It will be hosted by CNN Philippines with Pia Hontiveros as the moderator. The debate will run on a panel format. This will be made possible through the collaboration of the Commission on Elections, CNN Philippines and Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP).


WEATHER AND ROAD REPAIR UPDATES

Quezon City and nearby areas will experience sunny days with cloudy periods throughout the week. Meanwhile, intermittent showers can be expected on Sunday, April 13.

Rehabilitation of drainage systems along Aurora Boulevard and Katipunan Avenue are still ongoing while the road reblocking along C. P Garcia Street will take place until May 2016.


EVENTS AND BAZAARS

https://d1k571r5p7i4n1.cloudfront.net/016c15829301d014902448c715214080/large/Things_to_do_in_Quezon_City_April_2016_ARSAFest_Kit.jpg

ARSAFest Kit (Photos courtesy of ARSAFEST Official Facebook Page)

Ateneo Resident Student’s Association is holding its annual ARSAFest Bazaar which runs from April 6 to 8, 2016 at Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City.

The lineup of activities include a food fest and music chill. Local bands and artists will perform to cap off the event on April 8.

Tickets are available for PhP 150. They also offer ARSAFest kit which includes a ticket to the festival, one ARSAFest drawstring bag, one t-shirt, glow sticks, a waterproof pouch, and a whistle, all for PhP450. Visit their official website for ticket reservations.

https://d1k571r5p7i4n1.cloudfront.net/016c15829301d014902448c715214080/large/Things_to_do_in_Quezon_City_April_2016_ember.jpg

Photo courtesy of Ember: A Summer Bazaar Official Facebook Page

Meanwhile, Ember: A Summer Bazaar is also happening on April 9 to 10 at UP Town Center Amphitheatre. The concessionaires will be showcasing summer essentials, artisan products, acoustic music, and trendy crafted items among others.


RESTAURANT PROMOS

Sambo Kojin Graduation Treat

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Photo courtesy of Sambo Kojin Official Facebook Page

Sambo Kojin is serving free buffet for graduates of 2016. Graduates can avail the free buffet promo when they dine in with two adult guests on their Graduation Day and seven days after. The graduate must also present a diploma, graduation photo, and a copy of program or invitation supported by a school ID. Promo runs until April 30, 2016 only.


50% Discount for National Vikings Day

https://d1k571r5p7i4n1.cloudfront.net/016c15829301d014902448c715214080/large/Things_to_do_in_Quezon_City_April_2016_vikings.jpg

Photo courtesy of Vikings SM North EDSA Facebook Page

In celebration of National Vikings Day, they are giving 50% discount to guests who will dine in wearing their Vikings Costume. It may be a head dress, a helmet, a cape, or any other Vikings-related accessories. Both full paying adults and children can avail of this offer on April 9, Saturday lunch only.


NEWLY OPENED STORE: SUY BAGS

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Photo courtesy of Suy Bags Official Facebook Page

Suy Bags recently opened their second branch at SM Center Sangandaan in Caloocan City. Renowned for manufacturing fashionable women bags, they are now ready to cater the CAMANAVA area.

Karen Grace Libao

Karen writes for a living and for fun. She started her writing career in 2014 when she worked as Content Manager for a women’s website and never looked back since. On her free time, she tries to catch up on her current reads, seeing independently-produced films, watching theatre plays, and attending live music and open mic gigs. She dreams of becoming a published writer and film producer in the future.

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