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Parañaque City Mayor Florencio Bernabe, Jr. (second from left) is awarded a water-themed painting by Artist Ivan Acuña; the MWSI Special Partnership Award; and a plaque of recognition from Maynilad officials (from left) President and CEO Victorico P. Vargas, Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan, Chief Operations Officer Herbert M. Consunji and Chief Finance Officer Randolph T. Estrellado during the 5th Anniversary Celebrations of the Maynilad Water Services Inc. which was held recently at the SM Mall of Asia. The Special Partnership Award was given in recognition of the contribution of the Parañaque City Government and Mayor Jun Bernabe for the continued expansion of MWSI water services in the city. (Photo By: Jun Budlat)
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PIA Press Release
Saturday, January 21, 2012

Biggest stamp exhibit set on January 24

MANILA, Jan. 21 (PIA) -– The country’s biggest stamp exhibit is all set as the Philippine Philatelic Federation in partnership with the Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) present the Philippine Philatelic Exhibition (PhilPEX) 2012.

With this year’s theme “Knowledge and Fun through Stamp Collecting," the event aims to promote and inculcate the hobby of stamp collecting especially among the younger generation.

According to PhilPost, knowledge can be gained in collecting stamps by also learning a country’s history, culture, arts, and its natural environment.

At the same time, collecting stamps can be fun and fascinating as one also gains appreciation of stamp production in postal offices all over the world.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. It will also feature past winning entries from the Federation of Inter-Asian Philately (FIAP) International Stamp Exhibition, Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP), and other priceless collections, both local and international collections that has never before displayed in public.

The exhibit will run from January 24 to February 3, 2012 at the lobby of the Philippine Postal Corporation Building in Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila.

For more information, please contact the Philippine Philatelic Federation at 735-5001 or 0917-9800708 and look for Mrs. Josefina T. Cura. (PhilPost/RJB/JEG-PIA-NCR)

 
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