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    SM Mall of Asia Arena

    by machomikemd Written Aug 24, 2014

    The SM Mall of Asia Arena is the Newest Addition to the Huge SM Mall of Asia Complex that opened in 2012 and this 20,000 seater closed domed arena is a venue for various commercial activities, ranging from live concerts of local and famous international celebrities visiting the Philippines, Sports Games like Professional and College Basketball Games and Voleyball Games and even live religious conventions. It also has a separate Parking Area that is connected to the Arena via a second floor long walkway. Inside the arena are various concessionaires like popcorn stands, fast food stalls, a starbucks coffee, smoking lounges and retail space for the various sports merchandise.

    You can buy tickets to enter the venue via the ticket booth at front if you would watch any of the activities ongoing like basketball games, volleyball games and more.

    Opens: 9:00 amt to 10:00 pm during days with commercial activity

    according to their website:

    With a land area of an impressive 64,085 square meters, the Mall of Asia Arena is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and world-class facilities. The Mall of Asia Arena’s eye-shaped exterior seeks to channel the message that every single event to be held in its premises will surely be a “feast for the eye”.

    The Mall of Asia Arena, with its massive all-glass facade, can accommodate a seating capacity of 15,000, with a full-house capacity of 20,000. This five-level ultramodern events venue also boasts of Robbins floorings, eight-sided, center-hung scoreboards by Daktroniks, retractable Spalding basketball goals and an LED ribbon boards—all of NBA standards. CCTV cameras will be provided by Mobotix, the same company that equips the Vatican Apostolic Library at the Vatican with professional-grade, high-resolution security devices.

    The Mall of Asia Arena also employs the leading edge plug-and-play set-up that can enable live beaming through SM Cinema theatres nationwide.

    For its patrons’ maximum convenience, the Mall of Asia Arena is designed with 16 comfortable smoking lounges. For ease-of-access, there are 10 elevators available in the premises. 34 units of escalators are also employed, with 8 units in each of the floors. To add, special access lanes for PWDs are also provided for.

    To comply with international standards, the Mall of Asia Arena also has four dug-outs, a mess hall for an event’s technical team, a room exclusive for press conferences and even a special area for meet-and-greet affairs.

    Parking-wise, the Mall of Asia Arena has more than 2,000 parking spaces located on the south side of the mall, with an additional 1,400 more accessible at the neighboring Mall of Asia Arena Annex (MAAX) building

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    Swimming at the New World Hotel Manila Bay

    by machomikemd Updated Jan 23, 2015

    THe Hyatt Hotel Manila is now renamed the New World Hotel Manila Bay but it still retains the facilities of the former Hyatt (which moved to the Grand Hyatt in the new casino complex, called City of Dreams Manila) and what to do on a lazy day but to have a dip at the large swimming pool and jacuzzi at the complex and doing nothing for a worthwhile staycation. If you are staying at the hotel, the swimming pool and jacuzzi are free.

    Equipment: you must have a waterproof camera or a waterproof gear for your smartphone to be able to take pictures around.

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    Go Kart in Roxas Boulevard

    by NAMEPH Written Apr 16, 2008

    The best of the wheels is only on the roadside. Keep on smiling

    Equipment: Helmet, Leather Gloves, Elbow and Kneew Support..Wow

    The racers The finish line on the go The Supporter The Champion

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