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Christmas is just around the corner. You can see Christmas decors everywhere, hear Christmas carols in the radio and you can feel the cold winter breeze once you walked out the door. Though nothing compares to the Christmas in the Philippines where we have the longest celebration of Christmas Season that starts as early September till January. You can see almost every house have Christmas lights in their front yards. Even the smallest “Bahay Kubo” has a handmade parol hanging in their window.
A lot of Filipinos here in the Bay Area try to save up the whole year just to visit the Philippines and experience Christmas there. But as we know, not all of us can afford and do that. So JSCamins Productions thought a way on how to bring the Filipino Christmas tradition and spirit here in the Bay Area, and so Paskuhang Pinoy was born.
The first Paskuhang Pinoy was launch in Daly City at the parking lot of S.F. Moose Lodge on Dec of 2008. The idea is to have a whole day of merry making to showcase how Christmas is being celebrated in the Philippines. At the Paskuhang Pinoy, everyone will have the chance to see colorful Christmas lanterns or “Parols” in display. There will also be a Parol or lantern Competition (made up of recycle bottle of Datu Puti .
Audiences would also experience non-stop Live Entertainment from the best Fil-Am performers in the Bay Area singing Christmas songs. This year we will feature CECILE and MIGHTY the Fil-Am husband and wife Magicians.who will be doing Music and Magic.and the only Filipino who does Sword Swallowing in the United States.
There will also be a Christmas Bazaar, arts and crafts and commercial booths to brand and sell their products and services to the community. Sponsors will be giving away freebies throughout the day. The Paskuhang Pinoy this year will be held at the Holly Community Center,31600 Alvarado Blvd.Union City,CA.94587.It will be an indoor and free admission event. Some of the sponsors for the event are Obie Technology,,LBC, Datu Puti ,Philippine Airlines,, Island Pacific, BMV insurance Seafood City and Pixel Creations.
This event was conceptualized by Joey Camins and Maite Camins from JSCAMINS PRODUCTIONS the company that brought the Adobo Festival every year around the Bay Area and Southern California.
For more details about the contests, call us at 0915-8138204 or 09126006118
November 3, 2017 / Manila, Philippines. His Excellency Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister, Federation of Russia and His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, Republic of India, will be headlining this year’s ASEAN Business & Investment Summit (ABIS) happening from November 13-14, 2017 at the Solaire Grand Ballroom in Parañaque City. With the theme World Leaders’ Roadmap Towards Prosperity for All, the event seeks to become the catalyst for closer cooperation between the public and private sector to boost inclusive growth in the region. ABIS, hosted by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC), is expected to draw more than 1,700 guests representing top level executives from diverse sectors; distinguished thought leaders; champions and leaders from across the region coming from government, business, the academe, and research entities; and entrepreneurship mentors and enablers.
“ABIS is the biggest and most prestigious business event in ASEAN. We would like to invite everyone, most especially the MSME’s, to attend and take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to gain valuable insights from industry leaders that will help their respective businesses grow and be competitive in today’s ever-changing landscape,” said Joey Concepcion, ABAC Chair.
The two-day event shall cover topics ranging from ASEAN Build, Build, Build – Infrastructure Development: A Perspective (Building for the Future) – This forum aims to facilitate discussions on current and upcoming initiatives of the public and private sector in strengthening infrastructure development across ASEAN. Leading the discussion are Enrique Razon, Chairman and CEO International Container Terminal Services Inc.; Diwakar Gupta, Vice President of the Asian Development Bank; Shinya Ejima, Senior Vice- President of Japan International Cooperation Agency; Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, CEO, Ayala Corporation; Tony Fernandes, Group Chief Executive Officer, AirAsia; and moderated by Maria Ressa, Founder and CEO of Rappler. Unleashing Women Economic Power and Human Capital Development – this forum aims to provide insights on key areas of governance and business that can leverage on the brilliance of women and other minorities. Leading the discussion are Teresita Sy-Coson, ASEAN BAC Council Member and Vice Chair of SM Investments; Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the tenth Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific; Datuk (Dr.) Hafsah Hashim, Chief Executive Officer of SME Corporation; Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hyundai Asia Resources Inc.; Sirina Sisombat-Hervy, Sinuok Coffee, ASEAN Business Award 2017 Winner; and moderated by Chloe Cho, Presenter and Executive Producer of Channel News Asia. Right Money, Open Markets – This forum is a global dialogue led by renowned policy leaders in finance and key players in the market who will uncover the current realities regarding the accessibility and distribution of money and markets which are imperative to the roadmap towards Prosperity for All. Leading the discussion are Gov. Nestor Espenilla, Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas; Anthony Thomas, Chief Operating Officer of Mynt; Tan Sri Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria, Senior Policy Fellow of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia; Alexander Feldman, President and CEO of US-ASEAN Business Council; Robbie Antonio, CEO of Revolution Precrafted; David Foote, Founder and CEO, Zennya; and moderated by Dato Timothy Ong, Chairman of Asia Inc. Forum. On to ASEAN 100: Perspectives of the World Today and Beyond — In this panel, multilateral leaders, former heads of governments and states, and citizens share their outlook on ASEAN’s position for growth and leadership. Shared Economy — Home to over 663 million people, the ASEAN region offers one of the most promising markets for shared services. Integral to the development of this emerging market, today’s leading ASEAN game changers will tackle pragmatic approaches to harness the sharing economy’s potential and to address the challenges that comes with it. Leading the discussion are Dr. Robert Yap, Chair of ASEAN BAC Singapore and Chairman of YCH Group; Mario Pezzini, Director of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Centre; Lito Villanueva, Managing Director of FINTQ; and moderated by Robert Yap Min Choy, ASEAN Business Advisory Council Singapore Member and Deputy Chairman and Executive Director of Y3 Technologies. Entrepreneurship in the Digital Economy – In this panel, global disruptors from the new world economy will discuss the impacts of innovation and disruptive technology on small businesses and the rest of the world. Leading the discussion are Manny Pangilinan, Chairman, PLDT Group; Nick Nash, Group President, Sea Group; Dr. Yuri Sato, Executive Vice President of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO); Goh Peng Ooi, Founder and Executive Chairman of Silverlake Axis Limited; Richard Eldridge, CEO of Lenddo; and moderated by Yasu Ota, Editorial Writer and Columnist of Nihon Keizai Shimbun Singapore. With Her Excellency Maria Leonor ‘Leni’ Robredo, Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines, to deliver the Closing Keynote Address to officially end ABIS 2017.
Tickets for ABIS are made available through a pre-registration basis. Interested applicants may register through www.abis2017.com and will be subject to a screening process. Tickets for sale are Gold US$1,000 (Php 50,000), Silver US$500 (Php25,000) and Bronze US$250 (Php 13,500).
For more information, kindly contact:
Luigi I. Avanceña, 0998-5447046
Henry Yap-Espiritu, 0906-4471059
November 2, 2017 – Save the Children launches its new Christmas campaign #LahatSanta, giving everyone an exciting opportunity to become Santa to poor kids. “In the Philippines, 1 in 3 children suffers from stunted growth due to hunger and malnutrition, and this means that they won’t be able to reach their full potential. Poor families struggle to feed their children and it’s estimated that 1.5 million Filipino children go to sleep hungry every night, not having eaten a thing all day,” says Dr. Amado Parawan, Save the Children’s Health and Nutrition Advisor.
Be a hero, wear a Santa sombrero!
Lahat Santa is a new fun way to celebrate Christmas! Save the Children encourages individuals, schools and companies to wear their Santa hats, raise funds in their own creative way and make the holidays much more meaningful by donating to Save the Children’s programs. Upon signing up on www.lahatsanta.ph, participants get a free fundraising kit which includes a coin bank, Christmas poster, and a Santa hat. The kit includes ways you can fundraise, from bake sale to the good old Christmas caroling – it is up to the participants how they’ll spread the cheer.
On the day of action on December 15, Save the Children calls on participants to put on their Santa hats and shout out on social media how they are fundraising for Save the Children using hashtag #LahatSanta. The fun does not stop here. On December 17, a fun run will be organized to benefit Save the Children’s Christmas campaign.
Filipino artists and influencers such as Ria Atayde, Bianca Guidotti, Jeushl Wensh Tiu, and Trish Ramos have also expressed interest in the campaign. Many reputable companies have also come together to support Save the Children’s campaign, including BPI Foundation, Family Mart, Strong Media Advertising Solutions Inc., Light Network, Nyxsys, OLX, ANC, Business Mirror, Page One, Manila Scope, Philippine Graphic, Lamudi, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Manila Business Insight, Pilipino Mirror, Zen Health and When In Manila, “With every Lahat Santa hat comes great responsibility. Your commitment to Lahat Santa campaign could mean life-saving support for a child. Your donation can provide treatment to babies suffering from malnutrition and help expand our programs that could impact their lives in the long run, Save the Children’s Head of Strategic Partnerships, Riel Andaluz, reminds the public.
Steps to join #LahatSanta campaign:
About Save the Children
Save the Children Philippines is part of the global Save the Children movement working in over 120 countries. Present in the country for over three decades, Save the Children delivers programs for Filipino children which gives them a better education and easier access to healthcare, supports them during emergencies while also educating communities on disaster preparedness.
Save the Children has been advocating for policies and holistic programs and projects for mothers, children and their families. We do this by training frontline health and nutrition workers on live-saving care for newborns and their mothers, promoting exclusive breastfeeding, managing community and school-based health and nutrition programs and promoting reproductive health to adolescents. Our work also includes making families more food secure and resilient, for example to natural disaster, by working with governments and other partners to generate alternative incomes and grow nutritious food.
Thinking of a fun water experience to do this holiday season? Good news because passes for Inflatable Island, Splash Island and Manila Ocean Park is on sale at TravelBook.ph! Pay only two tickets for this attractions and get one for free!
TravelBook.ph, the leading online travel agent (OTA) in the country, exclusively offers an exciting Buy 2 Take 1 Promo for customers who will avail any of the fun water activity packages offered by TravelBook.ph from October 25-27, 2017! Customers may choose from Manila Ocean Park’s Special Package, Inflatable Island’s Spray Pass or an All-Day Pass at Splash Island.
Travelers who will avail of Buy 2 Take 1 Promo for Manila Ocean Park’s Special Package will only pay PHP 1,156 – that’s 52% cheaper than the regularwalk-in rates. Customers who will purchase this package will be given access to six exciting attractions within Manila Ocean Park such as their Oceanarium, Symphony Village Show, Sea Lion Show, Yexel Toy Museum, Trails to Antartica, Penguin Exhibit and Christmas Village.
Inflatable Island, the biggest floating playground in Asia, is also on sale! Travelers who will book their Spray Pass (half day pass) via TravelBook.ph, can save up to 35% as the package only cost PHP 2,136 for 3 pax. Travelers can play around their floating playground that consists of 15 fun stations made of slides, trampolines and inflated obstacle course. Apart from their floating playground, travelers may also enjoy their Floating Zoo, or take a quick dip at Samba Beach or have a good tan at Bali Lounge.
Travelers interested to spend their weekends at Splash Island may also avail of the Buy 2 Take 1 Promo! If they book their All-Day passes at Splash Island via TravelBook.ph, travelers will only spend PHP 700 pesos, giving them 53% discount compared with its regular walk-in rate. The customers are given access on the colorful slides, fun pools and other amenities within Splash Island.
Apart from these fun water activities, TravelBook.ph also offers a wide variety of exciting tours, activities and travel plans available nationwide! TravelBook.ph doesn’t stop in just providing a wide selection of tour plans to choose from. They also make sure that they give the best price possible in every deal that they offer.
What are you waiting for? Hurry and book your tours at TravelBook.ph now! For more exciting yet affordable tour plans, please visit www.travelbook.ph/tour.
TravelBook.ph, the leading online travel agent (OTA) in the Philippines, is now offering huge discounts on popular weekend destinations such as Enchanted Kingdom, Zoobic Safari, Manila Ocean Park, Inflatable Island and Splash Island!
Travelers going to any of these popular and exciting destinations within October 24 to November 08, 2017 can enjoy a BIG discount of up to 57% on their weekend passes. The new discounted rates are inclusive of VAT and other charges.
FOR A WOMAN her age, 70-year-old Mrs. Buenaventura still loves to be in action. As the head matriarch of her household in a Bulacan town, she always makes sure to wake up even before the sun rises to cook breakfast for the family, go to the market, and tidy up the house a bit—even if her grandchildren can do such chores for her.
Mrs. Buenaventura, for one, says she does not want to get stuck in the house lying in bed all day just because she’s old, and so she grabs every opportunity she can to keep those joints moving. She even used to start her day with a morning walk or jog in a paved palaisdaan area near their house.
But while she thought that she was still at her prime, it was not long enough that old age and other complications took its toll. A few years back, Mrs. Buenaventura started experiencing back pain and arthritic knee, which prevented her from doing the things that she used to do. Even simple movements of going up and down the stairs and rising from bed had become tedious for her due to the pain that she felt from her back down to her hips.
This pain lasted for several years, until Mrs. Buenaventura found an unlikely cure just this year, in an unexpected turn of events. Aside from chronic back pain sever knee pain, she is also enduring frequent hypertension or high blood pressure, which prompted her to seek autohemotherapy at the Holistic Integrative Care Center (HICC) in Makati, upon her granddaughter and doctor’s recommendation.
First described by French physician Paul Ravaut in 1913, autohemotherapy or self-blood therapy is a type of ozone therapy that involves the withdrawal of blood (amount depends on condition) from the patient’s body and the reinjection of the same blood to the vein or muscle. The blood is mixed with ozone, an unstable form of oxygen that is believed to have healing properties.
It was only her hypertension that Mrs. Buenaventura sought to ease with autohemotherapy. But to her surprise, her years-long chronic back pain suddenly stopped after her session at HICC.
“Masakit ‘yung likod ko, taon na. Tapos nawala na ngayon. At saka ‘yung bayawang ko masakit noon, ngayon wala na pagkatapos ng autohemotherapy session sa HICC,” she says.
Autohemotherapy aims to improve the immune system in fighting disease and other undesired elements in the body. Practitioners attribute its benefits to the presence of antigens in the blood, which is said to stimulate the production of antibodies when injected into the tissues. The reintroduction of the blood to the body then initiates a fresh immune response to harmful and disease-causing substances. A more common practice in Europe and South America, autohemotherapy has been used as an alternative treatment for arterial circulatory disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, bronchitis, allergies, acne, eczema, leg ulcers, and fungal infections, as well as a combination with conventional treatment for cancer and other long-standing diseases.
As for her hypertension, Mrs. Buenaventura has closely monitored her blood pressure for two weeks and observed that it has stabilized to normal even without taking maintenance medication. Mrs. Buenaventura also sought prolozone—another type of ozone therapy—for her persistent knee pain which hindered her from walking even short distances without support. Before the therapy, she used to wail with pain just by the slightest movement of straightening up her leg in bed. Standing and laying her foot flat on the ground had eventually become a daily struggle. But after successful prolozone sessions at HICC, Mrs. Buenaventura can now walk again pain-free and normally.
Prolozone is another oxygen-injection and non-surgical technique that is very effective for various forms of musculo-skeletal and joint pain, including chronic back and neck pain, degenerative and arthritic hips and knees, shoulder and elbow pain, rotator cuff injuries, and degenerative discs. It is a permanent treatment for chronic pain that reconstructs damaged connective tissues in the joints through ozone and collagen-producing substances, correcting the pathology of the disorder and increasing the chance for chronic pain patient to become permanently pain-free. Ozone therapy in general inactivates bacteria, viruses, fungi, yeast, and protozoa; stimulates oxygen metabolism; activates the immune system while reducing inflammation; helps heal damaged joints and degenerative disc; and reduces or eliminates chronic pain.
It also helps heal interstitial cystitis, chronic hepatitis, inflammatory colitis, herpes, HPV, dental infections, diabetes, kidney glomerulonephritis, retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, gangrene, toenail fungus, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease, and AIDS, among many others.
Dra. Meddie Edodollon, HICC medical director, says: “We live our lives with the greatest illusion of separation by religion, by race, by culture and we think that our heart is separate from our lungs; that’s why cardiology is separate from pulmonology, where in fact everything is united and working as one.” “Our heart is very much connected with other body parts, that our body is connected to mind and spirit. That our being is connected to the community and the entire universe. When we are able to understand this, we heal one system and everything is healed,” Dra. Meddie adds. Now that her back pain is gone, Mrs. Buenaventura welcomes each new day with a renewed strength and sense of hope and optimism for any challenge that may come her way.
For more inquiries about AUTOHEMOTHERAPY and other HICC services, kindly contact 02.744.5355 / 0936.066.9888 / 0923.146.8686. we are located at UG 11 Cityland Pasong Tamo Condominium, 6264 Calle Estacion, Brgy Pio Del Pilar, Makati City or visit http://www.hiccph.com and http://www.facebook.com/hiccph.
State-run Social Security System (SSS) on Wednesday said the estimated monthly pension of a member with at least 30 paying years will increase to P20,300 from the current maximum pension of P10,900 by 2026, if the coverable income increases to P30,000 in five years as part of its proposed reform agenda.
Similarly, benefits such as maternity, sickness, and funeral, which are also computed based on the monthly salary credit (MSC), will also increase once the reform agenda is implemented.
SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said the success of the proposed SS Reform Act of 2017, which is currently being deliberated at the committee level in the Senate, will improve the benefits for members and pensioners.
“The estimated pension could increase to as much as P20,300 by 2026. As we have proposed earlier, the adjustment in MSC should increase gradually every year to P20,000 next year, to P25,000 in 2020, and P30,000 in 2021. As we increase the coverable income or the MSC, the benefits also increase because this is the basis for computation of SSS benefits,” Dooc said.
He explained that benefits are computed based on the member’s MSC and credited years of service (CYS) or the number of years he paid SSS contributions. Under the current maximum MSC of P16,000 and monthly contribution rate of 11 percent (shared by employer and employee for employed members), the maximum basic monthly pension is only P10,900 for a member who retires with at least 30 CYS.
With the contribution rate increase and MSC ceiling adjustment to P30,000, sickness benefit per day of P480 based on the current maximum average daily salary credit of P533 will increase to P900. Likewise, maternity benefits for caesarian delivery will increase from P41,600 to P78,000 while those who will undergo normal birth will get P60,000 from the current P32,000 under the proposed P30,000 maximum MSC.
Moreover, funeral benefit due from a member’s account with at least 120 contributions at P30,000 MSC six months before death will increase to P38,000 from the current P29,600. Dooc earlier expressed his hopes that the contribution increase will be implemented by January 2018, after the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill and the passage of the SS Reform Act of 2017.
“We are really hoping for the passage of this bill, which according to Sen. Gordon is a landmark bill. This will not only ensure the viability of the pension fund for the current and future members but it will also improve the benefits being enjoyed by our contributing-members. For a minimal increase in their monthly contribution, a potful will be added to their benefits and pension,” Dooc said. He said the economic managers in the Cabinet maintained that additional contributions are necessary to keep the state fund running, even with the pension increase.
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