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Swimming Ban on Panglao and El Nido Beach
Kristel Serran

Swimming Ban In Effect in Panglao And El Nido Beaches

After the closure and rehabilitation of Boracay, the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are turning their attention to the beaches of Panglao, Bohol and El Nido, Palawan.Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romul...

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Dino Mari Testa

5 Local Brands You Can Give As A Gift This Christmas

Gift giving is a lost art. This Christmas, how about we rekindle the old-fashioned way of picking meaningful gifts to our friends and family—while patronizing independent creators and artisans in the process?Give love on Christmas Day by getting your gifts f...

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5 Best Credit Cards to Use This Christmas
Kristel Serran

5 Best Credit Cards For Christmas Shopping

The truth is that as adults, we're required to play the role of Santa, and we've got only got ourselves to ask for help. So why not make the most of your finances this holiday season by using choosing and using the right credit card?Here are the five best cred...

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Tax-Free Health Card Premiums
Cloey Mangali

BIR: Health Card Premiums No Longer Taxable

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will no longer be taxing health card premiums.Last May, the BIR released Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 50-2018, which clarified the income and withholding tax provisions of Revenue Regulations 8-2018 and 11-2018 under the...

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Five Factors Affecting Property Appreciation and Depreciation
Kristel Serran

5 Factors Affecting Property Appreciation And Depreciation In The Philippines

Whether you’re looking for a home or thinking of investing in property, you first need to know the factors that affect property appreciation and depreciation.These days, you don’t need to have millions in cash at the ready to buy a home or invest in a real...

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Fuel Excise Tax Approval For 2019
Cloey Mangali

Second Round Of Fuel Excise Tax Hike To Push Through In 2019

The President has green-lighted the implementation of the second round of fuel excise tax hikes. The said increase in the fuel excise tax will be carried out starting January 01, 2019.In October, news broke that the government was going to suspend the fuel exc...

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Whats is the Difference Between a Resume and a CV
Dino Mari Testa

Adulting 101: What Is The Difference Between A Resume And A CV?

A few weeks from now, 2018 will draw to a close and we will enter a brave new year. To many people, this means a fresh start and they face the new year with a hopeful disposition.One way to take advantage of the fresh start 2019 brings can be to evaluate your ...

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Career Opportunities for OFWs On Their Sunset Years
Cloey Mangali

5 Career Opportunities For OFWs In Their Sunset Years

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) leave the country carrying with them their hopes of providing their families with a better life.Years and years of toiling in a foreign land will soon come to an end, and when they reach their sunset years, they’ll be able to...

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Credit Card Promos For December
Dino Mari Testa

Top Credit Card Promos For December 2018

This season, it’s time to take your credit card out of the wallet so you can shop to your heart’s content—and enjoy some merry, jolly credit card rewards as well.If freebies, discounts, and overflowing reward points fill you with joy and cheer, we’ve g...

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Kristel Serran

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants To Try In Metro Manila Before 2018 Ends

It’s always a challenge, eating healthy during the holiday season.This is all the more true for vegetarians and vegans who have to come home to special meals prepared by loved ones, which may not be entirely healthy, let alone vegetarian-friendly.Anyone who�...

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