NATIONAL / POLITICAL NEWS
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.
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
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.
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.
Sambo Kojin Graduation Treat
Photo courtesy of Sambo Kojin Official Facebook Page
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
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
Photo courtesy of Suy Bags Official Facebook Page
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.