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Philippines 2014 holidays

Four long weekends in 2014

 

A. Regular Holidays

These are fixed holidays meaning its dates do not vary. These are holidays that do not need to be announced by the government.

New Year’s Day                                                       – 1 January (Wednesday)

Araw ng Kagitingan                                               – 9 April (Wednesday)

Maundy Thursday                                                 – 17 April

Good Friday                                                             – 18 April

Labor Day                                                                 – 1 May (Thursday)

Independence Day                                                – 12 June (Thursday)

National Heroes Day                                            – 25 August (Last Monday of August)

Bonifacio Day                                                          – 30 November (Sunday)

Christmas Day                                                         – 25 December (Thursday)

Rizal Day                                                                    – 30 December (Tuesday)

 

B. Special (Non-Working) Days

These holidays are declared or announced by the government. The dates of these holidays may change or vary.

Chinese New Year                                                 – 31 January (Friday)

Balck Saturday                                                       – 19 April

Ninoy Aquino Day                                                – 21 August (Thursday)

All Saints Day                                                         – 1 November (Saturday)

Additional Special (Non-Working) Days     – 24 December (Wednesday)

– 26 December (Friday)

Last Day of the Year                                            – 31 December (Wednesday)

 

C. Special Holiday (For All Schools)

Special holidays are holidays that are only applicable for schools.

EDSA Revolution Anniversary

Mayor Radaza approves construction of skate park near Hoops Dome

Lapu-Lapu City will soon be home of the first public skate park in the Philippines as Mayor Paz C. Radaza announced her approval of the construction of a facility at the back of the Hoops Dome.lapu-lapu city skate park

Inspired by the growing Grupo Nopo longboarding community in the city, Mayor Radaza saw the need to provide the youth with a proper venue to hone their longboarding skills without risking their lives.

“I don’t need you to always be operating for the roads. We don’t need you to jeopardize your health while you force ones wheels to help achievements, ” Mayor Radaza stated.
Your skate park your car is certainly the dream of your city’s junior who definitely are into longboarding.

Your skate park your car “will besides be described as a area and practice along with perform, it will likewise be described as a locale for nearby, national along with worldwide longboarding along with professional skateboarding occasions. It is going to possibly be described as a locale for BMX competitors, ” Mayor Radaza stated.

Customers connected with Grupo Nopo stated their own appreciation which the management observed their own pleas undertake a open public skate park your car inside the town.

The mayor personally extended her best wishes to four Grupo Nopo members who will compete in Malaysia for the Rimba Alam Downhill Jam 2013 this June 22-23.

source: http://news.lapulapucity.gov.ph

 

A Guide in Searching Hotels in Cebu Philippines

When it comes to the Google search box, you already know the trick: finding exact phrases matches using quotes like “hotel in Cebu”

The following Google search tips are based on my own experience and things that I actually find useful.  The list is by no means comprehensive.  But, I assure you that by learning and using  tips below, you’ll rank up there with the best of the Google experts out there.  I’ve kept the descriptions of the search tips intentionally terse as you’re likely to grasp most of these simply by looking at the example from Google anyways.

Below are the best keyword to use for searching hotels in Cebu, resorts, island beach etc.

 

mactan island cebu
mactan island
philippines island of cebu
islands of cebu philippines
plantation bay cebu
sumilon island cebu
malapascua island cebu
mactan island resorts
cebu hotels
island of cebu
imperial palace cebu
cebu philippines
mactan island cebu philippines
cebu city
mactan cebu
cebu resorts
crown regency cebu
cebu beaches
moevenpick hotel mactan island cebu
hotels in cebu
map of mactan island cebu
crimson resort cebu
crimson hotel cebu
hotels in cebu philippines
hotels in mactan island cebu
island of cebu philippines
cebu city hotels
cebu philippines resorts
cebu beach resorts
mactan island hotels
waterfront cebu
boracay island
cebu island
mactan cebu resorts
resorts in mactan island cebu
hotels in cebu city
waterfront hotel cebu
cebu mactan island
movenpick cebu
cebu hotel
cebu phillipines
hotels cebu philippines
bantayan island cebu resorts
cebu hotels and resorts
beach resorts
hotels in mactan cebu
cebu philippines hotels
hotel in cebu
hotels mactan island cebu philippines
spa resorts
resorts in cebu
philippines cebu
boracay hotels
cebu r hotel
island resorts
resorts in cebu philippines
beach hotels
white sands hotel
spa resort
mövenpick hotel
marco polo hotel cebu
cebu travel
bohol resorts
hotels in cebu city philippines
white sands beach resort
cebu city hotel
beach resorts in mactan cebu
island beach resort
plantation bay
hotels in mactan cebu philippines
mactan cebu hotels
mactan cebu international airport
cebu beach club
alta cebu resort
cheap hotels in cebu
mactan cebu airport
parklane hotel cebu
boracay beach resort
marco polo cebu
crimson resort and spa mactan cebu philippines
cebu beach
resorts in mactan cebu
beaches in cebu
cebu international airport
hotls.com
hotel in cebu city
cebu resort
cebu tourism
mactan island resort
hotels in mactan island
white sands resort
hotel cebu
hotels cebu
cebu city time
resort and spa
bohol hotels
cebu white sands
mactan island hotel
cebu grand hotel
hotals.com
cebu resorts and beaches

 

International Academy of Film and Television

International academy of film and television cebu lapu-lapu city campus

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Bigfoot Entertainment

Bigfoot Entertainment

just a little background Bigfoot Entertainment was founded in 2002 by German entrepreneur Michael Gleissner to finance and develop feature films, documentaries, and reality TV shows.Productions have been filmed at the company’s Bigfoot Studios in the Philippines as well as on location in the United States, Hong Kong, China, Africa, Europe, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

The International Academy of Film and Television

The International Academy of Film and Television

The studio facilities includes six sound stages and a post-production site. It was initially constructed in 2004 to serve as a production facility for Bigfoot Entertainment and Bigfoot Films. The company also acquired the franchises for Fashion TV(FTV) in Singapore and Philippines.

The school has a specialized curriculum that combines theory with practical application under the mentorship of leading industry professionals. In addition to its finely tuned Certificate and Diploma programs in Filmmaking, 3D Animation, and the Performing Arts, IAFT also conducts various Short-Term Workshops on topics such as Da Vinci color correction, filmmaking with RED Cameras, animation, editing, acting and more.

International Academy of Film and Television - cebu campus

International Academy of Film and Television – cebu campus

 

you can contact them.

  • One Hollywood Blvd
    Bigfoot I.T. and Media Park
    6015 Lapu-lapu City
    Cebu, Philippines
  • Tel: +63.32.495.8999 ext 3651 or +63.947.991.9659 (mobile)
  • Email: admissions@iaft.ph

 

 

Mactan Export Zone 2

Another Industrial tax-free zone is the Mactan Export Zone 2 or the MEZ2 which happens to be a 63-hectare industrial estate found inMactan Export  Zone 2 Cebu Lapu-Lapu , Mactan, Cebu and is located 4 km from the Mactan Cebu International Airport, 8 km from the Cebu International Seaport and 10 km from the heart of Cebu City, the capital of Cebu Province. MEZ2 has 43 multi-national companies who collectively employ 18,000 skilled workers. MEZ2 locators are mostly in the electronics, automotive supplies, medical equipments, hobby, Business Process Outsourcing, home furnishings and garments industries. Majority of MEZ2 locators are from Japan but also hosts a good mix of US, European and Taiwanese companies.

This again shows the fast and rapid economic development that is happening in Lapu-Lapu city plus more available jobs in Lapu-Lapu city. MEZ2, the Mactan Export Zone 2 is made possible by a successful partnership between the Philippine Government and Acoland, which happens to be a member of the Aboitiz Group of Companies.

Under the Build-Operate-Transfer Scheme (BOT: is a form of project financing, wherein a private entity receives a concession: a business operated under a contract or license associated with a degree of exclusivity in business within a certain geographical area. from the private or public sector to finance, design, construct, and operate a facility stated in the concession contract. This enables the project proponent to recover its investment, operating and maintenance expenses in the project.)

Now, Acoland is developing and operating The Mactan Export Zone 2 or MEZ2 under the BOT for the landowner which happens to be the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority and is regulated by PEZA or the Philippine Economic Zone Authority.

List of  Locators in MEZ2 or the Mactan Export Zone (Kindly visit peza.gov.ph for more information)

1 A.D.S. PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

2 ACCUFORM, INC

3 AGILITY SOLUTIONS, INC.

4 ALTA MODE, INC.

5 APOLLO SUN CORPORATION

6 ATOMED CEBU, INC.

7 BARY’S INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION

8 BP DENTAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION

9 CEBU MARINE FURNISHING INDUSTRIES, INC.

10 CEBU MOLD TECHNOLOGY, INC.

11 CEBU SARAH, INC.

12 CEBU TOYO CORPORATION

13 DELFINGEN PH – FILIPINAS, INC

14 DIJKSMAN.COM ASIA, INC.

15 DRAKA PHILIPPINES, INCORPORATED

16 FUTURA GROUP CORPORATION

17 GOOD ENTERPRISE CORPORATION

18 GREENWOOD HOME DECOR, INC.

19 HANOVER HOLDINGS CO., INC.

20 HEADWAY CAPS INTERNATIONAL CO., INC.

21 HIDEKA MANUFACTURING CORPORATION

22 INA MICRO OPTO CORPORATION

23 ITALINVEST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

24 KGS PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

25 KOSHIN PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

26 KY POLYMER CORPORATION

27 LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL (PHILIPPINES), INC.

28 MACTAN ENERZONE CORPORATION

29 MAKOTO METAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.

30 MATLUSTER CORPORATION

31 MERASENKO CORPORATION

32 NGA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

33 NKC MANUFACTURING PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

34 OPINIONOLOGY PHILIPPINES, INC.

35 OUROKU CORPORATION

36 OUROKU CORPORATION (Warehousing Division)

37 PAN-PHIL SPORTSWEAR, INC.

38 PASSEPARTOUT PHILIPPINES, INC.

39 PAUL DECO INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION

40 PAUL YU PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

41 PHILIPPINE IINO CORPORATION

42 PHILIPPINE POTENTATE INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION

43 PRIMARY PROPERTIES CORPORATION

44 QUEST DENTAL MATERIAL CORPORATION

45 SATURN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

46 SAWO, INC.

47 SCARBOROUGH FINE FURNITURE, INC.

48 SHIM CEBU METAL PLATING CORPORATION

49 SPORTS ROYAL, INC.

50 TAMIYA (PHILIPPINES), INC.

51 TERADYNE PHILIPPINES LTD.

52 TWTX CORPORATION

53 YAMAKI PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

54 YAMASHIN CEBU FILTER MFG. CORPORATION

Available Jobs in Mactan export zone.

* as of December 31, 2012

Mactan Export Processing Zone 1

Mactan Export  Zone 1 lapulapu city

Mactan Economic Zone-1

A 120-hectare industrial estate found in Lapu-Lapu city is the Mactan Export Processing Zone 1  which started out with 8 companies in 1986. After twenty-four years, “MEPZ 1” already has 148 locators. The growth shows the rapid economic development that is happening in the Mactan Export Processing Zone 1. The MEPZ 1 or the Mactan Export Processing Zone is in fact an industrial tax-free zone. The factories found in the Mactan Export Processing Zone 1 produce and deliver high-quality, world-class products to different countries such as the United States of America, countries in Europe, and Japan. They produce products such as jewelry, electrical equipment, clothes, and watches. With the numerous number of factories, it shows that there are lots of available jobs  in Lapu-Lapu city.

Mactan Economic Zone 1

Mactan Economic Zone 1

List of Locators in MEPZ 1 (http://www.peza.gov.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=191&Itemid=164&zone=Mactan%20Economic%20Zone)

Mactan Economic Zone

1 A2Z LOGISTICS, INC.

2 ABTECH MACHINERIES AND ENGINEERING SERVICES CORPORATION

3 ADAPTIS MODULAR PRODUCTION INC.

4 AEI ENTERPRISE, INC.

5 AIR LIQUIDE PIPELINE UTILITIES SERVICES, INC. (ALPLUS)

6 ALICIA ANN INTERNATIONAL, INC.

7 ALL WIN MACTAN INC.

8 ALPHACOSMIC CEBU CORPORATION

9 AQUAROSE BIJOUTERIE, INC.

10 ARIE CEBU COSMETIC CORPORATION

11 ARN BUILDERS

12 ASO PHILIPPINES, INC.

13 ASPAC WORLDWIDE LOGISTICS, INC.

14 ASSAB PACIFIC PTE. LTD-PHILIPPINE BRANCH

15 AUTOLIV CEBU SAFETY MANUFACTURING, INC.

16 BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS

17 BRITISH ARMOUR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL, INC.

18 CEBU AIKAWA PROPERTIES, INC.

19 CEBU AOI DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION

20 CEBU ATG REALTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

21 CEBU CHIP CONNECTION, INC.

22 CEBU DAITO CORPORATION

23 CEBU DENTAS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

24 CEBU FIL-VENEER, INC.

25 CEBU IWAKAMI CORPORATION

26 CEBU JEWELPICO CORPORATION

27 CEBU LOGITEM INCORPORATED

28 CEBU MICROELECTRONICS, INC.

29 CEBU NISICO CORPORATION

30 CEBU PACIFIC CATERING SERVICES, INC.

31 CEBU SHINSEI CORPORATION

32 CEBUANO MATERIALS CORPORATION

33 CEBUBEST SEAFOOD CORPORATION

34 CENTEREACH RESOURCES, INC.

35 CHC CANNING COMPANY, INC.

36 CHI HSING HATS & CAPS, INC.

37 CHRIST PHILIPPINES, INC.

38 CLASSIC COMPUTER EMBROIDERY, INC.

39 CORALPOINT PROPERTIES, INC.

40 COZO FILTERS PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

41 CREATIVA PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

42 D’FLASSETS INTEGRATED RECYCLING SYSTEMS, INC.

43 DAITOH PRECISIONS, INC.

44 DIAFOX47, INC.

45 DRECOME, INC.

46 EAST ASIA UTILITIES CORPORATION

47 EURO-CB (PHILIPPINES), INC.

48 EVERCAT ASIA, INC.

49 EXAS PHILIPPINES, INC.

50 EXCELLENT TEXSCREENERS, INC.

51 FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR (PHILIPPINES), INC.

52 FEEDER APPAREL CORPORATION

53 FIRST GLORY PHILIPPINES, INC.

54 FORMOSAGARMENT PRINTING, INC.

55 FUJIMOLDPHILIPPINES INC.

56 FUJIMOLDPHILIPPINES INC. – WAREHOUSING DIVISION

57 GEMPHIL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

58 GLOBALWEAR MANUFACTURING, INC.

59 GOJI INDUSTRY PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

60 GREENWORLD CLEAN RECYCLE MANUFACTURING CORP.

61 HALSANGZ PLATING CEBU CORPORATION

62 HANOVER HOLDINGS CO., INC.

63 HPOI CORPORATION

64 IMCON WORLD CORPORATION

65 INDIAN SUMMER GIFTS & ACCESSORIES

66 INTEC CEBU, INC.

67 INTEGRATED FLOW SYSTEMS LLC

68 INTERNATIONAL JEWELRY MFG., INC.

69 INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.

70 ISL ASIA CEBU PHILIPPINES INC.

71 ITALKARAT 18, INC.

72 JAPAN-PNB LEASING & FINANCING CORPORATION

73 JCC FINAL PLATING CORPORATION

74 JMMV CREATIONS MANUFACTURING, INC.

75 KAKUYO MINOURA PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

76 KANEPACKAGE PHILIPPINE, INC.

77 KARIKAWA CEBU CORPORATION

78 KENKO TOKINA SLIK CORPORATION

79 KERRY FOOD INGREDIENTS (PHILIPPINES), INC.

80 KGS PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

81 KH CEBU CORPORATION

82 KKS A & I INTERNATIONAL CO., INC.

83 KOR LANDA CORPORATION

84 KUDO SUPPORT, INC.

85 KYOLITE CEBU, INC.

86 LA GALUCHE, INC.

87 LEAR AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES (NETHERLANDS) B.V. – PHIL. BRANCH

88 LGC LOGISTICS, INC.

89 LOOKWELL PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

90 MACTAN APPARELS, INC.

91 MACTAN DIAMOND EMBROIDERY, INC.

92 MACTAN KARZAI EXPORT ENTERPRISE

93 MACTAN ROCK INDUSTRIES, INC.

94 MACTAN STEEL CENTER, INC.

95 MACTAN WOOD CARVING & GILDING CORPORATION

96 MACTANLAND DEVELOPMENT CORP.

97 MAGMAHAL SOFTWARE CORPORATION

98 MAITLAND-SMITH ASIA HOLDINGS LTD.

99 MAITLAND-SMITH CEBU, INC.

100 MEPZ MIXED GASES CORPORATION

101 METALPRODIGY INCORPORATED

102 METRO WEAR INC.

103 MOBILIA PRODUCTS, INC.

104 MODERN TIMES PRINTING INT’L., INC.

105 MOSAIC NINE TWO FIVE CORPORATION

106 MRE COMPUTER PHILIPPINES, INC.

107 MSM CEBU, INC.

108 MURAMOTO AUDIO-VISUAL PHILS., INC.

109 MYSERVEL MANUFACTURING CORPORATION

110 NEP LOGISTICS, INC.

111 NIHON FUJI MULTI-PRODUCTS CORPORATION

112 NISHIZAWA MANUFACTURING CEBU, INC.

113 NITTO DENKO PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

114 NORTH YORK WAREHOUSING AND LOGISTICS CORP.

115 NORWEGIAN PACIFIC MARITIME, INC.

116 PACIFIC AERONAUTICAL, INC.

117 PENTAX CEBU PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

118 PENTAX RICOH IMAGING PRODUCTS (PHILIPPINES) CORPORATION

119 PHIL-JAPAN METALS AND REFINED PRODUCTS CO.,INC.

120 PHIL-UNION FROZEN FOODS, INC.

121 PHILIPPINE IINO CORPORATION.

122 PHILIPPINE KENKO CORPORATION

123 PHILIPPINE LIGHT-LEATHER, INC.

124 PHILIPPINE MAKOTO CORPORATION

125 PHILIPPINE TONAN CORPORATION

126 PHILIPPINE UNIONLITE INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION

127 PHILIPPINES MANSHO, INC.

128 PINEAPPLE LITE MANUFACTURING COMPANY INC.

129 PINNACLE SUPPLY CHAIN, INC.

130 PRECISION MICROCIRCUITS, INC.

131 PRIMARY PROPERTIES CORPORATION

132 PROBAG CEBU EXPORTS, INC.

133 PRS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

134 SHEMBERG FOOD INGREDIENTS CORPORATION

135 SHINKOU KOUGYOU PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

136 SOFTSHORE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, INC.

137 SOUHATSU CEBU MANUFACTURING, INC.

138 SOUTH MANILA V&F, INC.

139 ST. JANE INTERNATIONAL, INC.

140 SUN-PLEATS CEBU CORPORATION

141 SURFACE TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES INC.

142 SWALLOW GLOVE CEBU CORPORATION

143 SYNERGISTICS INC.

144 TAIYO YUDEN (PHILIPPINES), INC.

145 TAP IMPEX (P), INC.

146 TMX PHILIPPINES, INC.

147 TOA KIKO CEBU CORPORATION

148 TOHRITSU TECHNOLOGY ASIA CEBU, INC.

149 TOKIWA OPTICAL PHILIPPINES CORPORATION

150 TOKYO DRESS CEBU CORPORATION

151 TOKYO STEEL PHILIPPINES, CORPORATION

152 TONG FANG INTERNATIONAL, INC.

153 TOUCH PACKAGING, INC.

154 TOYO FLEX CEBU CORPORATION

155 TRANSNATIONAL LOGISTICS, INC.

156 TRI INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES, INC.

157 TRIGGER CO. PHILIPPINES, INC.

158 YUENTHAI PHILIPPINES, INC.

*As of December 31, 2012

Accommodations in Lapu-lapu City

Cebu happens to be a great place for adventures at the same time a great place to stay. The mix of the city life at the same tradition never fails to keep one interested. But where to stay? There are a lot of known hotels in Cebu. These hotels include the Waterfront hotel, The Radisson hotel, The Marriot Hotel, and of course, the Shangri-La hotel. But if you want to stay within a certain budget, there are tons of cheap and affordable hotels in Lapu-Lapu city. There are lots of budget hotels in Lapu-Lapu city you can choose from. You can also find amazing low rates at more or less 1,000.00 Php or $20 a day. And just because they have low affordable rates doesn’t mean they come with an awful or bad accommodation. The hotels in Lapu-Lapu city, expensive hotel or not, their staff are always well-trained, well-disciplined, shows  good virtues, easily approachable, friendly, and are very well-mannered. Budget hotels still has the same good accommodation  and services  in Lapu-lapu such as Free Wi-Fi, Neat and Clean airconditioned hotel bedrooms  with Cable TV, 24 hour security, a telephone to call the room service or the desk, and most of the budget hotels in Mactan nowadays  give free breakfast meals (and sometimes it’s a special breakfast buffet!) to whoever is staying at the hotel.  The cheap hotels in cebu and Lapu-Lapu helps with your budget but always gives you a great deal.