Filcom Meeting No.4

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The Filipino Community representatives with the Philippine consulate led by HE Amb. Morales had their 4th FilCom meeting last 16th of July at our Embassy in Nassim Road. Here are some of the highlights worth sharing to our SAMA members and friends in Singapore.

  1. Art Trek 10th year anniversary will be happening this last week of August until mid-October 2016. Schedule of activities will be posted in the embassy FB and web pages.
  2. Singapore investments to Philippines grew more than 50% this year. Remittances also had positive growth of about 17%.
  3. If you are interested in starting a business back home, the embassy has arranged for a Swine Raising Seminar to be held in the Bayanihan Center on 24 July 2016, from 9:30am. Please contact the Bayanihan Center for further inquiries.
  4. SSS Updates
    – The loan restructuring program in on-going until April 2017. For those with outstanding loans who have stopped contributing or delinquent members, you can now settle your loans without interest.
    – The UMID (Unified Multi-purpose ID) that used for SSS, GSIS, PhilHealth and Pag-IBIG is also available from their SSS Singapore office. More information about this card can be found here. Please visit the SSS office in Lucky Plaza from Monday to Sunday for more inquiries.

After the meeting, all participants were treated with some lunch complete with dessert.

Viva Mapua !!!
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Re-launching FB page

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Today marks the re-launching of the SAMA facebook page. We have moved from a personal account type to an official organization page. This will give more flexibility and accessibility to our assigned editors and administrators and therefore our members and friends will have updates on SAMA and MIT related activites quicker.

Follow us now at SAMA MIT Singapore.

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For interests and enquiries, please contact us here.

Viva Mapua!!!

 

SAMA in IBM2016 (results)

LOGO copyCongratulations again to all our SAMA paddlers who did their best efforts to win in the IBM2016 hosted by FDS. Check out all our photos in our flickr album. Some of the photos are shown below…

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Ang saya saya di ba? (That was fun, wasn’t it?) Now, keep that happy thought as we go through the results of the race below:


Respective qualifying heats results:

Qualifying #3: 1st- Manas (0’53.92″), 2nd- Salipawpaw Boys (0’57.88″), 3rd- SAMA 2 (DNF-“did not finish” due to boat fault)

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Qualifying #5: 1st- Kalasag 1 (0’56.60″), 2nd- UP STAT (1’03.93″), 3rd- Lafayette Dragons (1’04.02″), 4th- SAMA 1 (1’o5.08″)

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Only the 1st boats in the respective qualifying heats made it to the SEMIs. Both SAMA 1 and SAMA 2 boats will now have to duel it out in the REPECHAGE event.

REPECHAGE #3: 1st- SAMA 1 (0’51.85″), 2nd- SAMA 2 (0’59.04″), 3rd- PICE (1’04.40″)

Surprisingly, both SAMA boats did much, much better than their earlier respective qualifying matches.  Overall REPECHAGE results, SAMA 1 made it through to the SEMIs!

Unfortunately, they didn’t make it to the Finals.  Better luck next year guys! Congratulations to all the winners of the event. Photos by FDS can be found in this link.

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Viva Mapua!!!