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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Pro-Tips: How To Find A Good Yaya In Manila

Finding a good house-helper is a real challenge these days. While numerous agencies are just one call away, finding a nanny you can trust is something that should be given time and attention.Make sure you do a background check when hiring, whether you're s...

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Dino Mari Testa

Report: Telcos Are Bringing Down Call Rates To P1 Per Minute

Before the domination of smartphones and mobile data, the Philippines positioned as the texting capital of the world with 400 million texts sent daily in 2001.While sending SMS is cheap in the country, voice calls can be a luxury. Telcos would charge P8 per mi...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

This Is How The World Will Look Like Without Money

A long time ago, people traded goods and services with no standard equivalent values for items. You could probably exchange a pearl of necklace for a set of wooden hunting tools. Of course, this varied across communities and cultures.In some parts of Asia, con...

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Dino Mari Testa

Take A Look At The Best And The Most Outrageous Condo Amenities In The Philippines

Every year, we see new condominium developments rising from barren lots in the metro, and the competition is becoming stiffer than before.With new condos popping up in almost every square inch of the cities, it’s no longer enough for developers to just offer...

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Kristel Serran

#GoalGetter: How This 24-Year-Old Gets To Travel The World For A Living

Editor’s note: eCompareMo’s #GoalGetter series features successful young individuals in their chosen fields. More than sharing their stories, it aims to inspire everyone to pursue their own dreams by getting to know their journey and insights on what it re...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

4 Online Grocery Stores For Those Who Want A No-Frills Shopping Experience

E-commerce has seen a significant boost over the years. Alongside chunks of discounts attracting consumers to purchase various goods and services, convenience also plays a major role in the rise of online grocery shopping. And so do easy connectivity to the In...

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Dino Mari Testa

The World Happiness Report Reveals Just How Happy Filipinos Are Right Now

We parade ourselves as a country of happy people, but do the numbers agree with us?While some people get satisfied by having a job that pays and a house that provides shelter, others have a more complex understanding of what it is to be happy.Data wizards can ...

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Dino Mari Testa

Enraged By The MMDA's Plan To Regulate Car Window Tints? Read This First

It seems like the days of heavily tinted vehicles are about to become darker. Yesterday, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced its plan to regulate the window tint of private cars.The agency, led by head honcho Tim Orbos, said that they aim t...

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Dino Mari Testa

Get To Know Forbes' New Richest Billionaires In The Philippines And In The World

Just hot off the press, Forbes released the latest update to one of their longest-running features, The World’s Billionaires.This year, there are winners, losers, and everything in between. Is Bill Gates still the world’s top billionaire? What happened to ...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Steal My Itinerary: 6-Day Travel Guide For South Korea

It’s not just because of K-Pop, K-Fashion, and Koreanovelas that South Korea is becoming a hot tourist destination. Tourists are flocking to the country for its appetizing food, the Hanbok fitting experience, and a fusion of traditional and modern landscapes...

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