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Dino Mari Testa

OFWs And Families To Get Financial Training Through 'PiTaKa'

Starting this year, overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families are now entitled to mandatory financial training before they leave for deployment overseas.The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) recently launched PiTaKa, or "Pinansiyal na Talino at Kaala...

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Airfare Price Decrease
Kristel Serran

Lower Airfares In March Thanks To Drop In Jet Fuel Prices

Our prayers have been answered and our deepest desires have been heard! The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has announced a decrease in airfare prices starting this March.What gives with this sudden blessing? Well, jet fuel prices went down last December 2018, a...

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Insurance Companies can now participate in Build Build Build
Dino Mari Testa

Insurance Companies Can Now Participate In 'Build, Build, Build' Projects

Your trusted insurance company can now become a part of the government’s massive Build, Build, Build infrastructure program.The Insurance Commission (IC) published a circular that would allow insurers to invest in the government’s “Build, Build, Build”...

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Tandang Sora Flyover Closed
Dino Mari Testa

Expect Heavier Traffic On Commonwealth Avenue Amid Closure Of Tandang Sora Flyover

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is warning motorists to expect heavier traffic on Commonwealth Avenue due to the closure of the Tandang Sora flyover starting February 23.MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said that the flyover will be demolished to...

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Kristel Serran

Quirky Gift Ideas To Make Your Significant Other Feel Like It's Valentine’s Day All-Year-Round

Who says only one day out of a month is the only time to exchange tokens of love?You still have the entire weekend or month to celebrate your love. And don’t you think the usual gifts are so passé?Leave the cheese behind and up your gift giving game with th...

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Cloey Mangali

February 2019: Metro Manila Hotels With Great Room Offers

February is the month of love and what better way to express that love than by spending some quality time with your special someone. We know how busy your life can get. So, if you’ve somehow forgotten to plan something special for this month, don’t worry b...

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Flowers vs. Samgyupsal
Cloey Mangali

It Turns Out More People Prefer A Samgyupsal Date Over Flowers For Valentine's

What says “love” more than a simple date night or a well-thought gift? This week, eCompareMo polled users on different social media platforms to ultimately decide which, between an unlimited samgyupsal date or a bouquet of flowers, is the ultimate treat th...

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Dino Mari Testa

Love And Money: Should Unmarried Couples Disclose Their Salaries To Each Other?

Financial matters are pretty much a taboo subject—but should you be more open to your significant other, right?It’s no surprise that Filipinos shy away from discussing controversial topics, both online and in real life. One subject that is still a bit tabo...

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Kristel Serran

8 Great 2019 Valentine’s Day Promos For Different Types Of Couples

Valentine’s Day happens in two days, and if you haven’t found someplace or some way special to spend the day with your significant other, take a look at these Valentine’s Day 2019 promos.1. The couple who loves dinner with a viewFor the couple who want t...

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LTO Charges
Dino Mari Testa

LTO Under Fire For Seeking To Impose New Fees At Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is once again engaged in a skirmish with a lawmaker.Senator Grace Poe criticized a circular published by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) authorizing its offices to collect inspection fees.What new fees?LTO Memorandum C...

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