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Lima Park Hotel holds Batangas Earth and Water Festival 2015 at Pusod TLCC


Ride, run, row and protect nature.

Runners, mountain bikers, marathoners, cyclists, duathlon athletes, first time competitors and everybody else are invited to head to Pusod Taal Lake Conservation Center (Pusod TLCC) for the Batangas Earth and Water Festival (BEWF) 2015.

It will be a festival of earth and water.  Earth will be represented by a 3K-20K-5K run and bike relay.  The Water element will come in the form of a kayak clinic and non-competitive kayaking activity.

The venue, Pusod TLCC, only an hour away from Manila, provides both the perfect backdrop and apt terrain for these activities.  Participants for the duathlon will traverse the challenging and rigorous trail of steep slopes that starts at Pusod TLCC and will go through the scenic roads of the municipalities of Mataasnakahoy and Balete.  Kayaking participants will paddle at the expansive space of Taal Lake, with the calming view of the volcano island.

Pusod TLCC is a partnership between Pusod, Inc and the Municipality of Mataasnakahoy, which serves as a knowlege center for Taal Volcano Protected Land. It has training and resource center intended to support the implementation of the Taal Volcano Protected Areas Management Plan.  The venue has already been catching the attention of weekend revellers and groups looking for worthwhile educational and fun activities.

BEWF is a Bisita Batangas 2015 event, produced by Lima Park Hotel (located in Malvar-Lipa) and supported by First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH), in cooperation with the local government offices of Mataasnakahoy and Balete. Registration is 1,000 pesos for solo participants and 1,300 pesos for teams.

For more information, call Andress Alisuag III or Joseph Baclagan at (0923) 946.2297 / (0921) 727.4000 / (0908) 867.9971. Visit and like us on Facebook: Or call Lima Park Hotel (043) 981.1555 and (0917) 504.2385.

Pusod TLCC is located at Sitio Lipute, Barangay Kinalaglagan, Mataasnakahoy, Batangas.


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Karipasan 2015, Batangas Waiters Race make a dash for wellness, sportsmanship, and camaraderie

MALVAR, BATANGAS—On 08 February 2015, Sunday, more than 3,000 runners will make a mad dash for KARIPASAN 2015: The 7th Batangas Run for Wellness to benefit educational communities in the Visayas that were devastated by typhoon Yolanda.

Thousands of running enthusiasts including students and teachers from around Batangas and Metro Manila will be doing 3K, 5K, and 10K runs. Gun start is at 6 am, in front of the Lima Park Pavilion found inside the Lima Technology Center in Malvar, Batangas.

Organized by the First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH) and Lima Park Hotel, this annual event is a manifestation of the Institute’s commitment to community-building. It is also one of the Hotel’s concrete steps to promote sports and wellness tourism as part of the Bisita Batangas campaign.

This year, proceeds from Karipasan 2015 will go the education development programs of the Bato Balani Foundation Inc focused on teacher training, school and library assistance, scholarships and other special involvements aimed at uplifting Philippine education.

Last year, proceeds from Karipasan went to the rehabilitation of typhoon-ravaged schools in central Visayas, and special programs that supported the welfare of teachers who survived typhoon Yolanda.

Simultaneous events are the Zumba Marathon and the Bataangas Waiters Race, where Hotel and Restaurant Management students and schools and professional compete in mixed sprint and relays. Last year’s champions are BSU Malvar, STI Tanauan, Le Cafe, F. Baylosis, and Tablogles Catering Services.

Karipasan 2015 is supported by the First Asia Institute Alumni Organisation (FAIAO), Lima Land Inc., and the Municipality of Malvar. For more information and to register, contact Theresa Codizal through tel. nos. (043) 778 0656/1529/1526 loc. 312. You may also send an email to

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FAITH Features France in Exhibit; Talk

First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH) in Tanauan City, Batangas featured France in an exhibit by its High School students. The exhibit is part of the school’s 13th Foundation day celebration where one country is featured every year. The annual activity aims to expand the students’ world view and foster appreciation of different peoples and cultures.

The exhibit featured artworks made by the students such as paintings, figurines, and hand-painted shirts and mugs highlighting the tourist attractions of France. There was also a section with human statues. The students wearing France’s traditional attire posed for the viewers. In addition, photos of various tourist attractions and everyday scenes in France by Martin Macalintal, Audiovisual Attache of the Embassy of France to the Philippines were exhibited.

Aside from the exhibit, Ariane Tricaud, Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of France to the Philippines gave a talk about France and its culture. FAITH High School and college students from selected courses attended the talk.

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FAITH Fun Run in Batangas

The First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH) College of Nursing in cooperation with Lima Park Hotel invites everyone to its fun run dubbed as “Run for Wellness 3: Promoting Active and Healthy Living in the Community.”

About 4000 participants are expected to participate in this fun run organized by FAITH for the community scheduled on February 5, 2012, Sunday, 6 a.m., at the Lima Technology Center (Lima Square) in Malvar, Batangas.

Registration fee is at Php300 (with singlet) and Php150 (race packet only) for 3K, 5K and 10K categories.

Run for Wellness 2012 is for the benefit of Cancer Warriors Foundation, Inc- Batangas Chapter. The foundation gives financial aid and medical support to children cancer patients.

The program is being supported by the Bato Balani Foundation and Lima Land Inc.

For inquiries on participation and sponsorships, please contact (043) 778-0656/4136 loc.352/312 or e-mail Theresa Codizal at


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First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH) will be holding its 3rd Advent Parade and People’s Lantern Exhibition (APPLE) on December 7, 2011 with the theme “Isapuso Natin ang Diwa ng Pasko.” The parade will feature lanterns made of recycled and indigenous materials.  The parade and lantern-making competition will be participated in by FAITH college student organizations and High School classes. FAITH also invites barangays ang Sangguniang Kabataan groups from Tanauan, Batangas to join the parade and competition.

The event is an annual activity of the school which aims to spread the Christmas spirit among the members of its community while inculcating the importance of protecting the environment. In the previous years, the participants made use of banana leaves, coconut husks and shells, old cardboard boxes, rags, and even egg shells to make their lanterns.

All the lanterns will be on display at the FAITH campus in Tanauan, Batangas for the whole month of December.  For inquiries about the parade or how to join the contest, please call (043) 778-0656/4136 loc. 341or e-mail


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Beer all you can Fridays and Oktoberfest concert at Lima Park Hotel

Get a head start on a truly relaxing weekend at The Patio Bar in Lima Park Hotel. Guests can have their fill of delicious brews and
scrumptious pulutan while enjoying the view of Mount Malarayat when they avail of any of The Patio bar’s promos.

Happy hour at the Patio Bar begins at 5 pm. Get 20 percent discount on all beers every Friday and Saturday till 8pm. Beer all you can for only P499 nett every Friday and Saturday from 8PM to 11 PM or enjoy a beer bucket with either sisig, french fries or onion rings pulutan also for 499 nett.

For those who love The Patio’s yummy offerings, Pulutan Platters good for four persons are also available. Choose from Inihaw na Liempo, Grilled Tuna Belly, Chicken Teriyaki (1 big order or 2 small orders) and Homemade Achara every Friday and Saturday.

Celebrate Oktoberfest at the poolside of Lima Park Hotel with the “Boys Night Out, Girls are In” concert 8pm on October 29, 2011. The concert will feature the sultry chicks of the rock band General Luna, the sizzling FHM Girls and the Cosmo Batchelors. Ticket price at Php 500 for single entrance, inclusive of one round of San Miguel Beer and Bar Chow.

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Asian Flavours celebrates two delicious years

Asian Flavours Restaurant marks its second year with the unveiling of their Grand Palayok Menu on October 8. Dubbed a “Palayok Festival,” the menu showcases Filipino favorites, all served in a traditional claypalayok.

The menu features an Ensalada Filipina made of eggplant, labanos, okra, tomatoes, onion and bagoong alamang, Nilagang Tadyang ng Bakang Batangas, Kare-kareng Buntot, Calderetang Laguna and Ginataang Manok sa Dilaw. The menu also has a Hinornong Isda and Arroz Valenciana. A Turones de Lakatan and a Minatamis na Saging sa Hielo give the meal a sweet but light ending. Bottomless Sago’t Gulaman is also available for an addition 50 pesos.

Asian Flavours is headed by Chef Paul Poblador, a graduate of California Culinary Academy and the maverick behind Salud Bistro in Baguio and Kusina Salud in Laguna.“The buffet and the ala carte menu showcases the best of Batangas,” shared Poblador. “People may not be aware of it, but Batangas isn’t just a land of balisong (fan knife) and kapeng barako (strong coffee); the region has a thriving agriculture industry as well.”

Poblador explained that not only do all of the ingredients used at Asian Flavours come from Batangas, these are organic and free range as well. “And at 299 pesos per head, the Palyok Festival buffet is not only healthy it is also budget friendly,” he adds

Asian Flavours also has a great ala carte menu. Choose from a variety of Thai, Japanese and Chinese fusion dishes such as the Chicken Teriyaki Caesar Salad and Our Poh Piah Tod (Thai Spring Rolls). The Ensalada SGB and Beef and Prawn Salad are also must trys. The restaurant also has delightful desserts such as the Calamansi Lime Pie and Barako Coffee Jelly.

You can visit Asian Flavours at Lima Park Hotel, Lima Technology Center, Malvar, Batangas. For more information and reservations, visit

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