92nd Founding Anniversary of Baras

Posted on 14 January '13 under Culture and Tradition | No Comments

The Municipality of Baras, Rizal has released a list of activities in celebration of the town’s 92nd founding anniversary on the last Sunday of January.


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Baras’ Simbang Gabi photo exhibited in Singapore

Posted on 17 December '12 under Culture and Tradition | 1 Comment

Back in 2009, a representative of Singapore Philatelic Museum contacted me and asked if they can put on exhibit a photo of simbang gabi that I posted on Flickr. The photo, which is shown below, was the 2008 Christmas Eve mass in Saint Joseph parish church.
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Take a photo, win a prize!

Posted on 08 December '12 under Culture and Tradition | 1 Comment

Baras Rizal Online is giving away prizes this holiday season. Just take a photo of your family or barkada in the Liwanag Park. The photo with the most Likes and judged for its creativity will win gift certificates.


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Maliwanag ang Pasko sa Baras

Posted on 04 December '12 under Culture and Tradition | 1 Comment

One could really feel Christmas in Baras as the local government, in partnership with Meralco and the Department of Tourism, opened last night the Liwanag Park in the town’s municipal plaza.


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Short and sweet getaways at Punta de Fabian

Posted on 18 November '12 under Baras in the News | 1 Comment

Here is an article posted in Philippine Star’s website today, November 18.

Punta de Fabian
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Coca-Cola Christmas Carol 2012

Posted on 28 October '12 under Baras in the News | 1 Comment

Here’s the much awaited Coca-Cola commercial, majority of which was shot in Baras, Rizal (church and Barangay Concepcion) earlier this month.


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New TV series shot in Catholic church

Posted on 08 October '12 under Baras in the News | No Comments

Shown earlier in GMA 7 was television drama “Magdalena,” where Saint Joseph parish church was featured in the first three and a half minutes.
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MSWD denies taking relief goods

Posted on 28 September '12 under Baras in the News | No Comments

The Municipal Social Welfare and Development office vehemently denied the accusation in a tabloid column that their department took home relief goods in the aftermath of last month’s moonson rains.
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1, 138 persons in evacuation centers

Posted on 09 August '12 under Street Stories | 5 Comments

More than a thousand people were affected by monsoon rains that brought heavy rains in Mega Manila, which included Baras, Rizal.

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Bawal ang Plastik sa Baras

Posted on 08 July '12 under Government | 3 Comments

Here’s the ordinance prohibiting the use of plastic (with some exceptions) in business establishments.
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