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Dino Mari Testa

The Telecommuting Act Of 2017: Will Working From Home Boost Your Productivity?

For the average honest-to-goodness working Filipino, commuting is a form of sacrifice that involves serpentine queues, mobile furnaces, and a game of the longest line with other cars. Not only do traffic jams cost the country at least P2.4 billion a day, they ...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Speak Like A Local On Your Next Travel With This Guide To Common Foreign Phrases

Exploring the sights and sounds of a country surrounded by foreign-speaking locals surely adds to the charm of traveling to an international destination.If you availed of a package tour, you can relax, follow the lead of the tour guide, and worry less about ge...

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Dino Mari Testa

These Are The Richest Senators In The Philippines Right Now

Mirror, mirror, who’s the richest of them all?Fortunately, there’s no need for a magic mirror to tell us who’s who. According to the 2016 statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALN) of our politicians, two senators hit the billion-peso mark.Th...

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eCompareMo

Apply For A New HSBC Red Mastercard And Fly To Select Local Destinations For Free

Here’s a way to explore the best of what the Philippines has to offer for less!With HSBC, you get to fly to select local destinations for free. Simply apply for the new HSBC Red Mastercard and spend P5,000, and you get free flights to the following tourist s...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

5 Inspiring Success Stories Of Pinoys Who Challenged Their Fate

Filipinos are known to be hardworking and resilient. Some choose to take care their family to bring food to the table. Some go the extra mile and take up multiple jobs.Withstanding the challenges of life and daily battles to fight poverty, many of our fellow F...

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Dino Mari Testa

5 Habits That Are Just As Dangerous As Using Your Phone While Driving

The pundits were right, after all: If transport authorities want the Anti-Distracted Driving Act to achieve its noble goal of minimizing road accidents, they should look beyond communication devices.Studies suggest that calling or texting while driving mak...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

7 Kickstarter Products For Motorists That Would Be Safe To Use Under The Anti-Distracted Driving Act

Safety first is a universal truth, especially when you are on the road. You may have the skills and motorcar insurance to keep you and your passengers safe. But it’s also crucial to solve the dilemmas of most car owners, such as navigation and maximizing car...

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Dino Mari Testa

Is The Philippines Ready For A Four-Day Workweek?

This week, the House Committee on Labor and Employment gave the Four-Day Workweek Bill the green light.The bill, also known as House Bill 5068, aims to reduce the number of working days from five to four. It was authored by Baguio Representative Mark Go.It’s...

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eCompareMo

Anti-Distracted Driving Act: When People Tweet The MMDA And DOTr Their Questions And Get Straightforward Replies

So the Anti-Distracted Driving Act is now in full effect.The new law, which prohibits motorists from using "communication equipment and other electronic entertainment and computing gadgets" while in motion or temporarily stopped at a traffic light or intersect...

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Kristel Serran

5 Best Credit Cards For Starters: 2017 Update

Looking for the best credit card for first-timers? Take your pick from any of these highly recommended Visa and MasterCard credit cards and open yourself up to a world of exclusive rewards, discounts, and privileges.Our top two credit cards on this list accept...

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