Duterte approves ‘hybrid scheme’ to develop Nayong Pilipinohome / News / Nation / Duterte approves ‘hybrid scheme’ to develop Nayong PilipinoPRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has given the greenlight to the proposed “hybrid scheme” to develop Nayong Pilipino, Malacañang said on Saturday. Duterte made the approval during the 42nd Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang on Friday. In a statement, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat, along with Nayong Pilipino Executive Director Michelle Aguilar-Ong, reported on the development of the park in Parañaque.“It was approved that there will be a hybrid scheme to develop the Nayong Pilipino Cultural Park and Recreation Facility which means that the government will shoulder its construction and that the Bases Conversion and Development Authority will bid out its operations and management,” Panelo said. Ong had said the Nayong Pilipino, a theme park showcasing … [Read more...] about Duterte approves ‘hybrid scheme’ to develop Nayong Pilipino
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MALACCA: There’s a white tigress at the Malacca Zoo! The zoo received the Bengal tigress, named Elsa, last night via a strategic collaboration with the Sunway Lagoon Wildlife Park, said Hang Tuah Jaya Municipal Council president Mohd Rafee Ibrahim. The one year-and-nine-month-old tigress, weighing 100 kg, is the latest icon of the zoo which is trying to attract more visitors to the facility that also operates as a conservation, research and education centre. Mohd Rafee said Elsa will be quarantined first before being put on public display in the Malaysia Day week beginning Sept 14. “The Malacca Zoo, through the council, has formed strategic partnerships with not only the Sunway Group but also various zoos in Malaysia and Southeast Asia to bring in more new animals. “The arrival of the Bengal white tigress is expected to boost the Visit Malacca 2019 campaign to attract more visitors, especially during the school holidays later this year,“ he told reporters after … [Read more...] about Malacca Zoo has a white tigress
Nayon Clark Park set to open in Oct. Ric Sapnu (The Philippine Star) - August 16, 2019 - 12:00am CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines — The Nayon Pilipino Foundation (NPF) is set to re-launch on Oct. 28 one of the country’s popular theme parks here, to be called Nayon Clark Park (NCP). NPF executive director Michelle Aguilar-Ong said NCP will be the home of Filipino diversity, a venue of expression for the arts such as visual, performing, literature, culinary, among others. The theme park will also showcase Filipino history, culture, heritage and tradition, highlighting the 169 indigenous tribes of the Philippines. “The park also aims to be the home of young and struggling artists in various fields,” Ong said. The 5.6-hectare park complex is currently undergoing renovation, including the theater area, the villages, the food park, the man-made lagoon, the galleries and the replacement and upgrading of the lighting … [Read more...] about Nayon Clark Park set to open in Oct.
BE prepared for a jaw-some experience as Sunway Lagoon unveils its latest attraction, Sharknado Alive!, the world’s first Sharknado walkthrough themed attraction and experience featured at Scream Park. The attraction celebrates the terror and laughter of the famous fan-driven Sharknado movie franchise with the presence of Anthony C. Ferrante, who is the Director for all six Sharknado movies. “Sharknado Alive! provides guests with a great blend of horror and humour, which will appeal to everyone. It’s a fantasy come true to have great white sharks coming for you and yet still be alive!” said Sunway Lagoon’s general manager Sean Choo. Anthony C. Ferrante, the director of all six Sharknado movies, said the movie may have started as an inside joke, but it became a phenomenon! Sharknado Alive! will be the feature attraction inside the Scream Park and guests will be asked to suspend their belief as they embark on a studio tour on an Asylum Studios Soundstage or … [Read more...] about Brace yourself for a shark-tacular attraction
CLARK FREEPORT – Remember the old Nayong Pilipino near the then Manila International Airport in Pasay City that packed in a small area a miniature landscape of touristic and cultural features of the Philippines? With its cramped space taken over by terminals sprouting beside the old MIA, the theme park was transferred in 2002 to Clark Field in Pampanga behind the Centennial Expo Pilipino that was having difficulty attracting visitors. The Nayong Pilipino Foundation, an enthusiastic group that believes in the park’s potential has decided to create an upgraded edition using fresh concepts and strategies – and re-launch it on Oct. 28 as “Nayon Clark Park.” NPF Executive Director Michelle Aguilar-Ong unwrapped their plans in the last weekly forum at the Bale Balita (House of News) here of the Capampangan in Media Inc. (CAMI). Referring to the new Nayon park as home of Filipino diversity, she said the project will be “a showcase and venue of expression … [Read more...] about New ‘Nayon’ park opens soon at Clark