[PRESS RELEASE] The Embassy of the Republic of Korea, in cooperation with the Ateneo Initiative for Korean Studies (AIKS) will be holding a one-day partnership forum on tourism on December 11 at the Intercontinental Manila. With the theme â€œStrengthening Bilateral Relations through Mutual Cooperation,â€ the third Philippines-Korea Partnership Forum
will be discussing policies, strategies and cooperation in the field of tourism following the influx of Korean tourists in the Philippines and the increasing interest of the Filipinos in Korea, largely due to popularity of Hallyu. Continue reading
I received the press release below from a friend and I did not hesitate to share it with you because I myself am a fan of V-Tech and Mega Bloks. I got a V-Tech laptop for Christmas for my son when he was 2 and the toy lasted until I gave birth to my daughter who is now 5. My son is 9.
I was invited by the Korean Cultural Center of the Philippines to share on the topic “Hallyu on Everyone’s Fingertips: The Role of the Internet in Sustaining Filipino’s Interests in Hallyu”. This was my speech. Photos of the PowerPoint are available on my Facebook. Continue reading
The Philippine Pediatric Society celebrates its 65th birthday through the “Total Family Health Care” Expo at the SMX on September 1 and 2. There will be many many booths for the family to enjoy along with FREE seminars including topics on breastfeeding, healthy cooking, handling picky eaters, swimming, core yoga, fevers, bone health, and many others. There will also be free diagnostics. Do not miss this excellent event.
I will definitely be there! Entrance fee is PhP50.00.
September 1 will feature the following specialized talks:
- Breastfeeding Basics
- Swimming as a Sport for Life
- Life is Better When You Surf
- Healthy Cooking Demo
- Dealing with Picky Eaters
- Raising an Early Reader
- Sing and Sway: Music for Language Stimulation
- Healthy Eating for Kids
- Skin and Allergies in Children
September 2 will feature the following talks:
- Pediatric Eye Exam Pearls
- Primer for Pediatric Dental Care
- Protect Your Child from the Sun
- Sports and Fitness
- Bone Health
- Yoga: Why Itâ€™s Good to Start Young
- Lifestyle Management
- Urinary Screening
- When to Worry about Fever and Rash
- Teenage Pregnancy on the Rise
What a surprising and fun Saturday afternoon I had today. Thanks to Etude House!
I visited SM The Block today as part of my daily Saturday grocery run. What a pleasant surprise that Etude House was having their “Etude House Playhouse Pink Fair” event. I wanted to enter the fair so I shopped a little at Etude House to get a ticket. Wanna see what I got? Continue reading
[Press Release] The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines will be holding its first metro-wide Korean Speech Contest to provide an avenue for the Korean language learners to exercise their knowledge on the said language. This will also be a gauge on how much the language learners understand the cultural nuances embedded in the Korean language. Continue reading
As part of the Philippines-Japan Friendship month, an exhibit entitled “Japan: Kingdom of Characters” will be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila from July 8 until August 20.
Japan: Kingdom of Characters is open to the public at the Tall Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila. The museum is located at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila. Continue reading