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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Russell Westbrook, LeBron James Top The Highest-Paid NBA Players Of 2017

Why do some NBA players get paid higher than the others? What are the factors at play? Well, nobody knows for sure. Analysts have looked into relevant statistics—number of assists, rebounds, or field-goal percentage. But it appears the salary in the National...

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Kristel Serran

Midweek Money News Roundup: Clark-Manila-Sorsogon Railway, PH-SG Banking Agreement, And More

China and Japan to fund Clark-Manila-Sorsogon RailwayThe North-South Railway Project, which was initiated in 2015 during President Aquino’s term, is seen to get P151-billion funding from the Chinese government. The project will connect Laguna to Sorsogon wi...

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eCompareMo

DOH Strengthens Its Smoking Cessation Program Through 'Quitline'

As of today, tobacco remains as one of the major causes of health problems such as lung cancer, heart disease, and stroke. In fact, about 4.9 million people die worldwide every year because of tobacco smoking.Luckily enough, several countries across the globe ...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Your Ultimate Guide To The World’s Best Shopping Districts

For most people, traveling to a new place is an opportunity to go shopping. More than scoring unique finds, the experience of wading through a sea of goods in a foreign land gives one a heightened sense of adventure.Often, though, lack of planning and time con...

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Dino Mari Testa

Metrobank Direct: What You Need To Know, What To Expect

While almost all banks have the option to make banking activities via the internet, one of the most complete online banking platforms around is Metrobank Direct.At first, Metrobank’s internet banking platform may look intimidating. But once you learn the bas...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Best Credit Cards For Women In The Philippines: 2017 Edition

Credit card application in the Philippines is now made easy with online comparison technology. Whether you are the kind of woman who’s heavily into shopping, traveling, or self-pampering, there is one that suits you best.Below are a few highly recommended cr...

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Kristel Serran

Life After Graduation: How This Engineering Cum Laude Quit Her Day Job To Become A Freelance Copywriter

(Note: This is the second of a three-part series, "How Is Your Class Valedictorian Doing? We Talked To Three Honor Students And Here's What We Found Out." Read the first part here.)Aria, 30, graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Comm...

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Dino Mari Testa

7 Smartphone Mounts For Your Car That Are ADDA-Compliant

On June 21, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) finally issued the implementing rules and regulations of the much-discussed Anti Distracted Driving Act (ADDA).Also known as the Republic Act No. 10913, the bill lapsed into a law during former President Aqui...

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Dino Mari Testa

Frequently Asked Questions: OFW Loans

Overseas Filipino workers aren’t called modern-day heroes for nothing. They don’t only make sacrifices to provide a good life for their families, they also make a significant contribution to the Philippine economy.OFW remittances hit an all-time high of $1...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

5 Dangerous Traps To Avoid When Applying For A Personal Loan

Personal loan application in the Philippines is popular all year round, and for good reason: it serves a number of purposes. Among them are education, home renovation, travel, medical emergencies, and starting a business.Although a credit card may seem like a ...

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