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Dino Mari Testa

LTFRB Vs. Grab And Uber: The Hatchback Ban And Vehicle Cap Explained

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and transport network companies (TNC) like Grab and Uber are at odds again. This time over two policies the LTFRB is trying to impose on their fleets:  the prohibition of hatchbacks and the capp...

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Kathryn Jalbueana

Revealed: The Highest-Paying Jobs Abroad For Aspiring OFWs

The top four highest-paying specializations for overseas Filipino workers are: Sea-based engineers Healthcare professionals Land-based engineers IT professionalsThis is according to overseas job portal WorkAbroad.ph.The website has just released the results of...

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Dino Mari Testa

A Handy Guide To Tax Refunds In The Philippines

What is a tax refund? How will you know if you’re eligible for a tax refund? Will the new tax rates affect the refund we’ll be getting this year? These are some of the searing questions that we will answer in this post.What is a tax refund?Tax refunds are ...

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Kristel Serran

5 Best Affordable Resorts In Laguna That Are Not In Pansol

Being only two hours away from Metro Manila, Laguna is quite well known as a great place for a quick and affordable out of town getaway.When you say "Laguna," everyone immediately thinks of Pansol, a barangay in Laguna full of hot spring private pools with the...

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Dino Mari Testa

How Business Practices Might Change Under Federalism, Explained Using Star Wars

A few weeks into 2018 and the government is already busy, with many of our elected officials zealously pushing the idea of federalism for our country.While our public officials are occupied trading notes and talking amongst themselves on which agenda will prev...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Three Weeks After TRAIN Implementation—Has Change Come?

The newly enacted Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law took effect on January 1, 2018.Among other things that TRAIN is expected to change is the fuel price.  As petroleum corporations are directly affected by the new excise tax levied, a tric...

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Kathryn Jalbueana

Overseas Filipino Bank Launches In Manila

A new bank dedicated to providing financial products and services to overseas Filipino workers has been launched in Manila.On Thursday (January 18), President Rodrigo Duterte led the launch of the of the Overseas Filipino Bank. The bank is the fulfillment of a...

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Kristel Serran

Best Budget Destinations Near Metro Manila

Dreaming of traveling more this year? While dreaming of and saving up for that exotic trip abroad is a valid life goal, it is not the only way to travel. Why not also plan a few trips to some budget-friendly destinations that are near Metro Manila?Who says you...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

10 Countries That Have Zero Income Tax

Paying taxes is an obligation of a citizen to the state as the money collected serves as the source of funds for government programs and projects.The most common type of taxes are income taxes, where individuals pay a portion of their income to the state. Whil...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

INFOGRAPHIC: Wise Investments Every 20-Something Should Make

Your 20s are a big experimental playground when you can enjoy youth with independence while still having some room for mistakes. It’s also in your 20s when you need to start thinking about the road ahead to your 30s and beyond.At this juncture, you need to ...

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