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Dino Mari Testa

The ASEAN Summit: What It's About, The VIPs In Attendance, And Why It's Such A Big Deal

Hosting international events like the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit can be pretty expensive, but the benefits outweigh the price that comes with it.Tomorrow, various heads of governments from Southeast Asian countries will arrive in the...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

What's The Color Of Your Collar? Find Out Your Job Classification Here

No company or organization runs with a homogenous workforce. Some employees need to do manual labor; some handle tons of paperwork; others are assigned to do fieldwork; and then there are freelancers who are occasionally included in the payroll.Pretty sure you...

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Dino Mari Testa

Infrastructure Boom, Strategic Foreign Partnerships, And Key Things You Need To Know About 'Dutertenomics'

If “Aquinomics” is all about good governance leading to increased economic confidence, then what will the current administration be all about?For the second time this month, cabinet members of the Duterte presidency heralded his economic masterplan, said t...

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Kristel Serran

Personal Loans: What Else To Consider Besides The Interest Rate

Besides low interest rates, there are a number of factors to be considered when looking for a personal loan.To make it easier for loan applicants, we’ve made a list of the things you need to look for when choosing the loan product that best suits your needs....

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eCompareMo

Top 10 Interesting Sights At the 2017 Trans Sport Show

The country’s longest-running motor show just had its 25th anniversary edition this past weekend at the SMX Convention Center. Motorcycles were also present in force at this year’s Trans Sport Show, proof that being around for a while doesn’t mean the sa...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

How Suppressed Emotions At Work Affect Your Psychological Health

You go to a coffee shop. The barista greets you with a wide smile and it makes your day. But little did you know deep inside, she’s fighting her own battles: She’s two weeks behind the payment date for rent.Store clerks, nurses, cabin crews, waiters, and o...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Step-By-Step Guide On Travel Insurance Claim Process

Travel insurance acts as the safety cushion of every traveler from financial mishaps.Lost, damaged and delayed baggage, delayed or missed flights, sickness or injury during flight, lost or stolen credit card or money, lost or stolen personal items, lost or mis...

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Dino Mari Testa

New 'Smart City' Set To Rise In Manila Bay

Before the Philippines got dragged in the heat of the Second World War, the city of Manila was a hip, bustling city envied by its Southeast Asian neighbors. The capital, thanks to the vibrant economic activity in areas like Binondo and Santa Cruz, became the c...

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Dino Mari Testa

The One Thing You Should Do When Driving During An Earthquake

Earlier this month, a series of earthquakes rocked several parts of the country.According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the “earthquake swarm” that shook the country on April 4, with a magnitude of 5.5 and 8 with a m...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

On A Tight Budget? Try These Philippine-Made Alternatives To Imported Goods

Back in the day, “imported” meant quality and “local” almost always pertained to “low-grade.”Thankfully, that is no longer the case; consumers now take pride in buying Philippine-made products. More small- to medium-enterprises have also come forwa...

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