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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

These Tweets Show How Painful Driving In Manila Can Be

Being a motorist in our beloved motherland absolutely gives us the feels every single day. And by feels, we're talking feeling sweaty, feeling aggravated, feeling angry, and feeling dead tired. Yes, we’ve already established how Manila was dubbed the worst p...

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Dino Mari Testa

Causes Of Road Rage In The Philippines

Metro Manila traffic has the unique power of unleashing the inner savage within even the most decent of motorists. Intense heat, apocalyptic road congestion, irresponsible drivers, lazy law enforcers--all these have motorists abusing their car horns and shouti...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

What Pinoy Billionaires Do In Their Free Time

It's easy to imagine the rich and famous spending their free time socializing, gambling, and shopping for luxury goods. However, according to a census by Wealth-X, a firm that conducts research on the world’s wealthiest personalities, the common interests of...

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Dino Mari Testa

These 6 High-Paying Odd Jobs Will Make You Consider Shifting Careers

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life,” Confucius once said—or if you believe other sources, that would be Marc Anthony, Harvey Mackay, or James C. Comiskey. Regardless who said it first, there's truth in its meaning:...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Peso Hits 51 Vs. Dollar, Uber Operation Gets Suspended, Mitsubishi Unveils New MPV

It's the most important day of the first half of the month. Petsa de peligro, or the proverbial financial drought before the much-anticipated showers of payday, is finally over.In other, equally impactful news, these developments in the financial, motoring, an...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

These OFW Success Stories Are Proof That There Is No Progress Without A Struggle

Many OFWs work abroad for far too many years. They see family through schools, business opportunities, home building, even weddings and funerals--but often come home with no clear next step.The ultimate dream is to successfully make something sustainable out o...

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Kristel Serran

How To Register A Business In The Philippines: A Guide To BIR, DTI, And SEC Application

Budding entrepreneurs looking for the best business to build can find lots of ideas and inspiration online. For starters, the internet abounds with lists of affordable options for franchising, and even tips on how to start your own food park stall.When you’...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Party Rentals For Really Special Occasions, Or When You Just Happen To Have Money To Spare

We all need an escape every once in a while. It can be the occasional brunch with friends, or afternoon tea with family. Sometimes, escape can be found in a sip of champagne on a roof deck bar with a view of the Manila skyline.But when these won’t cut it, ma...

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Leah Ramos

The Real Cost Of Owning A Car In The Philippines: Key Figures

Owning a car has become a lot easier, thanks to more affordable downpayments, easier auto loan application proessing, and flexible payment schemes provided by savvy automobile companies and vehicle loan providers.However, it's often overlooked by many that the...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

How To Start Your Own Food Park Stall Business

You can never go wrong with a food business. It's a given that Filipinos love to eat, and there's a good chance that you can line your pockets if you fill their bellies well.And if you want to become part of the local food landscape and enter the entrepreneuri...

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