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  • SM Launches 2023 BPOP Bears of Joy

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    SM Launches 2023 BPOP Bears of Joy

    SM is proud to announce the 2023 BPOP Bears of Joy, inspired by KPop /PPop themes. An exciting initiative aimed at making a difference in the lives of children and contributing to a better future for our community.

    These huggable plushies come in four designs, BPop Squad 2023 namely, Eya(the rapper), Bin(the dancer), Rina(the leader) and Ace(the vocalist). Whether you’re young or young at heart, these plushies are the perfect companions to bring comfort, joy, and warmth to your life.

    What sets this campaign apart is the commitment to giving back. By purchasing one Bears of Joy, you not only get a lovely companion but also play a significant role in contributing to the welfare of children in the community. One plushie is going towards a charitable cause that supports children in need.

    With the holidays approaching, these plushies make perfect gifts for friends and family. They not only bring joy to your loved ones but also make a meaningful impact on the lives of children in need.

    SM encourages everyone to participate in this heartwarming campaign. Together, we can make a difference, one plushie at a time.

    Bears of Joy are available at SM City Bataan located at the ground level.

    For more information about the “Bears of Joy” campaign, please visit the FB Page of SM City Bataan.

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    Pawikan Festival 2023 Logo

    December 9, 2023

    Pawikan Conservation Center, Brgy. Nagbalayong, Morong, Bataan

  • Celebrate Sandwich Day with the Best Sandwiches at SM City Bataan

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    Celebrate Sandwich Day with the Best Sandwiches at SM City Bataan

    Whether you call it a hoagie or a sub, a sandwich is a sandwich. For those who consider themselves sandwich connoisseurs, SM City Bataan offers a delightful array of restaurants where everyone can indulge in delectable sandwich creations.

    The Beanery’s Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

    The Beanery offers a delicious Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich made with thinly sliced beef, rich original cheese sauce, and caramelized onions. They also have a Grilled Beef Hoagie with smoky grilled beef and Cheddar sauce. Both sandwiches come with freshly baked, homemade 8-inch long hoagie bread, nearly 3 inches wide.

    BreadTalk’s Chicken Croissandwich

    With options of Chicken Mushroom Cheese, Chicken Mushroom Filling and Chicken Parmesan to name some. Other BreadTalk staples include the Chicken Parmesan bread with savory, delicately cheese-flavored chicken filling inside and the Earthquake Cheese Toast that’s covered in yummy cheese and has even more cheese inside; – perfect for merienda!

    Xtremely Xpresso’s Chicken Teriyaki Sandwich

    Indulge in a yummy foody adventure with Xtremely Xpresso’s Chicken Teriyaki Sandwich, a culinary masterpiece that brings together the rich and savory flavors of teriyaki chicken in an exquisite, hand-held delight. The star of this sandwich is undoubtedly the teriyaki chicken, marinated to perfection and grilled to a succulent, caramelized finish. The teriyaki sauce itself is a harmonious blend of soy sauce and other spices, creating a tantalizing dance of sweet and savory on your taste buds.

    Hot Star Chicken Sandwich

    The Hot Star Chicken Sandwich is a delicious culinary delight that combines the rich flavors of tender, succulent chicken with a tempting blend of spices and condiments. Originating from Taiwan, this sandwich has gained international popularity for its unique and delectable taste. It’s a perfect choice for those who crave a satisfying meal that’s both savory and satisfying.

  • SM City Bataan Lights Up Christmas Centerpiece

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    SM City Bataan Lights Up Christmas Centerpiece

    SM City Bataan Christmas Lightning

    As the festive season unfolds, SM Supermalls proudly present a magical journey with the launch of captivating Christmas Centerpieces. The merry celebration took place at SM City Bataan on October 28. At SM City Bataan, mallgoers are treated to a delightful Christmas celebration featuring the playful and festive Gnome Starry Town.

    Completing the magical Christmas display at SM City Bataan is a magnificent 25-foot Christmas Tree, adorned with vibrant stars and Christmas ornaments that capture the holiday spirit..

    It’s a mesmerizing holiday display that awaits you, creating a magical atmosphere for all to enjoy.

    Experience your #HappiestChristmasAtSM, where SM Supermalls aims to offer a joyful world of the longest, brightest, and happiest holiday celebration for everyone.
    For updates, visit https://www.smsupermalls.com or follow SM Supermalls on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @smsupermalls.

    SM City Bataan Christmas Lightning
    SM City Bataan Christmas Lightning
    SM City Bataan Christmas Lightning
    SM City Bataan Christmas Lightning
    SM City Bataan Christmas Lightning
  • Chill Out with Dairy Queen, Now open at SM City Bataan

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    Chill Out with Dairy Queen,

    Now open at SM City Bataan

    Dairy Queen has officially opened its doors at SM City Bataan, adding a delightful touch to the vibrant shopping scene. Located at the ground level, Dairy Queen is on a mission to spread joy through delectable treats, making it the ultimate destination for those seeking cold, creamy, and delicious indulgences.

    Dairy Queen’s grand opening is a frosty affair, promising a delightful experience of creamy soft-serve and refreshing treats that will make you always come back for more. Join us for a scoop of happiness! Located at the ground level of SM City Bataan.

  • Pawikan Festival 2023

    December 9, 2023

    Pawikan Conservation Center, Brgy. Nagbalayong, Morong, Bataan

    Pamilyang Bataeño Nagkakaisa para sa Kalikasan
    Pangangalagaan ang mga Pawikan

    Pawikan Festival 2023

    Mark your calendars for the grand Pawikan Festival Celebration on December 9, 2023 at the Pawikan Conservation Center, Brgy. Nagbalayong, Municipality of Morong.

    Come and be a part of the magic as we celebrate the remarkable Pawikan Festival, igniting passion and awareness for the conservation of these wondrous sea turtles.

    Prepare to be swept away by a wave of excitement with an array of engaging activities lined up for this year’s festivities:

    T-shirt Design Competition

    October 25, 2023

    Pawikan Protocol: Orientation on Provincial Ordinance No. 24 Series of 2022

    November 16-17, 2023

    Kampanya ng Kaalaman para sa Pawikan (Info Video Presentation Competition)

    November 21, 2023

    Environmental Forum

    November 20-24, 2023

    Pawikan Quiz Bee

    November 29, 2023

    Pawikan InfoRaffle

    December 1-3, 2023

    Pawikan Night Patrol

    December 7, 2023

  • Launch of Orani Mangrove Adoption and Protection Project

    The province of bataan

    Launch of Orani Mangrove Adoption

    and Protection Project

    In a momentous step towards environmental conservation and community development, the Orani Mangrove Adoption and Protection project was officially launched on September 12, 2023, at Tubo-tubo, Brgy. Kabalutan, Orani. The initiative, part of the broader Mangrove Rehabilitation Program under Project Transform, marked a significant milestone in the preservation of Bataan’s coastal ecosystems.

    The Orani Mangrove Adoption and Protection project, spearheaded by GNPower Mariveles Energy Center Ltd. Co., local authorities, and community partners, had set its sights on safeguarding the fragile mangrove ecosystem of Orani. Moreover, the project aims to empower local communities by providing opportunities for improved socioeconomic conditions through alternative livelihood projects.


    The event was graced by the presence of notable figures, including Ms. Azucena E. Sugatain, OIC – Provincial Tourism Officer of Bataan, Mr. Raphael C. De Leon, OIC – Provincial Government Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PGENRO), Mr. Raul H. Mamac, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer, Atty. Antonio B. Roman, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member, and more. The launch of the Orani Mangrove Adoption and Protection project symbolizes the collective commitment to preserving natural resources, fostering community development, and leaving a lasting positive impact on the environment and the people of Orani, Bataan. Images are from 1Bataan

  • Zhangzhou Delegation Explores Investments Opportunities in Bataan

    The province of Bataan

    Zhangzhou Delegation Explores

    Investments Opportunities in Bataan

    A visit from a delegation representing the municipal people’s government and potential investors from Zhangzhou, China, took place at The Bunker last September 26, 2023.

    The delegation was led by Mayor Wei Dong.
    During the discussions with them, Gov. Joet Garcia highlighted investment opportunities in Bataan and showcased the beautiful destinations that our province has to offer to visitors.

    The visit underscores the strengthening of ties and cooperation between Bataan and Zhangzhou, China. Furthermore, it provides an avenue for the growth and development of the province’s economy.

    The local government of Bataan extends its gratitude to its visitors from Zhangzhou, China, and hopes for more opportunities of this nature in the future.

  • Bataan Peninsula Tourism Council Foundation Sets the Stage for Exciting Events

    𝗕𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗮𝗻 𝗣𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗹𝗮 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗺 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗹 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻

    Sets the Stage for Exciting Events

    The Bataan Peninsula Tourism Council Foundation Inc., (BPTCFI) under the leadership of Ms. Isabel Garcia, Chairperson, and Ms. Vicky Garcia, Adviser, held a productive meeting on September 26, 2023. The meeting agenda centered around key events on the horizon: the Pawikan Festival 2023, Miss Bataan next year, and the opening of “Aklatang Pangkasaysayan ng Bataan”.

    Top on the agenda was the eagerly anticipated Pawikan Festival 2023. This annual event promises to be a celebration of culture, heritage, and marine life, drawing visitors from near and far.

    Looking ahead to the following year, plans for the Miss Bataan pageant were also unveiled. This prestigious competition showcases the grace, talent, and intelligence of Bataan’s young women.

    In addition to these exciting events, the meeting also marked the official opening of the “Aklatang Pangkasaysayan ng Bataan,” a historical mini-library. Located within the Bataan Tourism Center on Roman Highway, City of Balanga, this charming bookcase is stocked with volumes that delve into the rich history of Bataan and its role in World War II.

    The BPTCFI invites everyone to explore this treasure trove of knowledge, offering a deeper understanding of the province’s heritage. As these initiatives unfold, Bataan continues to be a hub for culture, history, and tourism, welcoming all to its captivating stories and experiences.

  • ATOP-DOT Pearl Awards 2023

    Second runner-up

    ATOP-DOT Pearl Awards 2023

    Atop

    The Province of Bataan is hailed as the 2nd Runner-Up in the Best Tourism Gifts or Souvenirs (Non-Food) Provincial level category showcasing The Leonor: A Product of PULO – Weavers of Women Empowerment at the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines – Department of Tourism (ATOP – DOT) Pearl Awards held on October 5, 2023, at Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan.

  • Strengthening Tourism Strategies: Insights from the recent statistics workshop in Bataan

    Strengthening Tourism Strategies:

    Insights from the recent statistics workshop in Bataan

    Strengthening Tourism Strategies: Insights from the recent statistics workshop in Bataan

    Strengthening Tourism Strategies: Insights from the recent statistics workshop in Bataan

    The Department of Tourism – Region III conducted a Tourism Enterprise Forum, specifically a Statistics Workshop, to empower accommodation establishments in managing tourism statistics.

    The workshop covered the process of gathering tourism data, the indicators utilized for reporting, and the quality assurance procedures for statistics collected at the provincial level.