NATIONAL NEWS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS
The Department of Health has recently launched the anti-dengue immunization campaign in schools starting with Grade 4 students of Parang Elementary School in Marikina City. Dengvaxia—the very first anti-dengue vaccine invented—is already available in the private market. According to Manila Bulletin, a total of 1,033,300 Grade 4 students will be vaccinated in the country’s top dengue-stricken areas in NCR, Region 3, and Region 4-A Calabarzon. The DOH has allocated PhP 3 billion for the first batch of the anti-dengue vaccine beneficiaries.
National Beauty Pageant: Bb. Pilipinas 2016
The Grand Coronation for the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 is set to happen at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, April 17. Binibining Pilipinas Beauty Pageant is a project of Binibining Pilipinas Charities Incorporated (BPCI).
Photo courtesy of Binibining Pilipinas Charities Incorporated
This annual beauty pageant is the country’s official avenue that will select the country’s representative to Miss Universe. The BPCI, according to its website, is a non-stock, non-profit organization, while the pageant is BPCI's primary instrument “as it pursues its mission of spreading peace and love across the nation, (as it is) a fund-raising activity for projects that would benefit orphans, indigent families and other less fortunate members of Philippine society.”
New Performers at Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge
Photo courtesy of Vu’s Sky Bar
The Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge
in Ortigas has a new line-up of performers that will bring different feels and experience while guests drink their favorite cocktail.
Photo courtesy of Marco Polo Ortigas Hotel
New disc jockeys and performers include DJ Agnes, Midlife Crisis, Mulatto, and Mhigz Haleco among others. This schedule will run until December 31, 2016.
Note: Schedule may change without prior notice.
GREAT DEALS, SALES, AND BAZAAR
Photo courtesy of Toy ‘R’ Us
Those who are looking for gift ideas for their little ones can go to Toy ‘R’ Us
. Their HOT Summer Promo runs until the last day of April 2016. They give 50% discount on selected items.
Photo courtesy Manila Holidaze Summer Bazaar
Manila Holidaze Bazaar is also happening at SM Megatrade Hall 1 on April 15 to 17. Latest fashion finds will be available at the said event along with gadgets, travel deals, foods, and, as we quote, “anything under the sun.”
Photo courtesy of Luk Yuen
offers a free Boneless Chicken in Lemon Sauce for orders worth a minimum of PhP1,500. This is available daily in all Luk Yuen branches in Metro Manila. Promo lasts until April 17 only. Note that this cannot be availed in conjunction with other promos including Senior Citizen discounts.
For more graduation treats, Goldilocks
is serving the Special Graduation Feast promo.
Photo courtesy of Goldilocks
Grad Feast 1 which costs PhP899 is good for 7 to 9 persons. The bundle is composed of a round chocolate chiffon cake, 12 pieces siomai, and a regular palabok serving. Grad Feast 2, on the other hand, costs PhP1,299 inclusive of a round chocolate chiffon cake with 12 pieces fresh lumpia, and a large serving of sotanghon. This is good for 10 to 12 persons. Promo is available in all Goldilocks stores until April 30, 2016.
Eastern Metro Manila will experience consistent humidity this week, with temperature ranging around 26 to 36 °C. Drinking of a lot of water and wearing of sunscreens is advised when planning to go outside.