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NAIA Closure
Kathryn Jalbuena

Department Of Transport Sees NAIA Closing In 10 Years

In 10 years, Manila’s Ninoy Aquino National Airport (NAIA) could be shutting its hangers for good.According to Transport Secretary Arthur Tugeda, NAIA’s remaining lifespan is only about 10 years."NAIA will not last forever because it is presently situated ...

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You Can Earn Money Using Your Phone Through These Apps
Dino Mari Testa

Make Easy Money With These 4 Little-Known Smartphone Apps

You probably know that you can download apps on your smartphone that will allow you to pay bills or complete your online application anywhere and at any time. But did you know that you can also earn extra cash with your smartphone?Turn your smartphone from int...

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How To Choose A Strategic Site For Your Business
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Location, Location, Location: 5 Points To Consider When Choosing A Site For Your Business

When starting a business, some rookie mistakes can be amended as part of the experiential learning curve. Being stuck in a wrong location is not one of them.Getting stuck in a wrong location can scuttle your fledgling enterprise before it even gets off the gro...

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The Peso Is At Its Weakest Value
Dino Mari Testa

The Peso Is At Its Weakest In 12 Years. Here Are The Pros And Cons

Last Monday, the Philippine peso closed to its weakest value in almost 12 years. Pitted against the dollar, our currency went from Friday’s P52.33 to P52.465 with a 13.5-centavo difference.According to reports, the value of peso is now closing to its worst, ...

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Train Law on Fuel
Kathryn Jalbuena

Will Fuel Excise Taxes Be Suspended Amid Price Hikes? Not Really, Says The DOF

The government is prepared to suspend the fuel excise tax if the global price of oil hits $80 a barrel. However, according the Department of Finance, a total suspension is not possible.On Tuesday this week, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said during a pres...

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Things Only People With OFW Relatives Can Relate To
Kathryn Jalbuena

Things Only People With OFW Relatives Can Relate To

The circumstances of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW)—why they left, where they went, and what they do—may vary, but one thing they all have in common: They’ve left someone behind in the Philippines.For the brother, sisters, mothers, fathers, titos, tit...

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Ofw Remittances
Kristel Serran

OFW Remittances Hit Record Low In March 2018

Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) remittances hit their lowest record since April 2003, coming to only $2.36 billion in March 2018.This is significantly lower than March 2017’s 2.61 billion USD. OFW cash remittances serve as the country’s economic cushion, am...

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What To Do If Someone Throws A Heavy Object At Your Car
Dino Mari Testa

Soon, People Who Throw Rocks At Cars Could Be Jailed

On its third and final reading, the House of Representatives approved House Bill 7163, which penalizes the act of throwing hard objects at vehicles.The bill passed with a vote of 171-0 from the representatives, and the ball is now in the hands of the Senate.If...

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Common Travel Mistakes
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

13 Common Travel Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

All your bags are packed, but are you ready to go? Before you stand outside your door, ask yourself these questions: Is my itinerary ready? Do I have printouts of my plane ticket and hotel reservation? Are my travel documents intact? What about the meds and my...

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Museums In Metro Manila You Can Visit On International Museum Day
Dino Mari Testa

5 Great Museums In Metro Manila To Visit On International Museum Day

Every year in May, thousands of museums all over the globe celebrate International Museum Day (May 18).Started by the International Council of Museums, an organization of museum professionals, this annual celebration aims to raise awareness about the importanc...

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