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Kathryn Jalbuena

Honda Closes Laguna Plant, Price Cap On Medications, Tax-Evading POGOs, And ...

From companies pulling their operations here to lower drug prices, here are the most pressing financial news you need to know.Honda closes Laguna plant; Wells Fargo and Nokia announce downsizingJapanese automobile manufacturer Honda announced over the weekend ...

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Mark Alano

The Best 4x4 Off-Road Cars In The Philippines

Off-road cars command respect on concrete roads and are suitable for terrains.Their presence, highlighted by beefed-up exteriors and agility against on any road condition, makes them desirable rides for almost any lifestyle. Though they are priced more than ot...

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Motoring News Weekly
Kathryn Jalbuena

BMW's 5-Year Warranty, Chery Smartwatch, Renault in PH, And Other Motoring N...

DILG: Tricycles no longer allowed on national highwaysTricycles are now banned from national highways. According to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Memorandum Circular 2020-036, issued last Monday (February 17), tricycles, pedicabs, and ...

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Credit Card Payment Method
Mark Alano

How To Pay Your Credit Card Bill: Most Convenient Payment Methods In The Phi...

Familiarizing yourself with the different credit card payment methods in the Philippines makes it easier and more convenient to pay your bill on time. This in turn enables you to establish a good record as it shows commitment to settling your debts on time.Fro...

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GCash Mastercard
Gibson Perez

The GCash Mastercard: An Alternative Option To Debit Cards

The GCash Mastercard is a new "ATM card" you can get without applying to the bank. All you need is a verified account on the GCash app, which is easy to create. And by linking the two, you can access 20,000 ATMs to withdraw money or pay your online and offline...

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KFC Now Open for First Batch of Pioneer Franchisees in the Philippines
Cloey Mangali

KFC Franchising In The Philippines Now Open For Applications

Good news to those who are eyeing starting a business: this 2020, include KFC in your list of possibilities because they are now open for franchising in the Philippines.With more than 21,000 branches in 130 countries—300 of which are in the Philippines—the...

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Top Car Brands In The Philippines
Mark Alano

Top Car Companies In the Philippines

2019 was a good year for the top car brands in the Philippines, according to data released by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI), the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID), and the Truck Manufacturers As...

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SSS Benefits
Gibson Perez

10 SSS Benefits Every Member Can Avail Of

In 2019, the disbursement of SSS benefits was transitioned from the issuance of checks to remittance through banks.Members will need to create a bank document as part of the requirement to be used for payouts. Now, you can claim your lump sum or pension fund s...

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How To Get Solo Parent ID
Gibson Perez

Solo Parent ID: Know Its Benefits And The Application Process

Single parents in the Philippines enjoy lots of privileges with their solo parent ID. These benefits include medical assistance, housing assistance, and even livelihood training.The Solo Parent Welfare Act of 2000 is the government’s initiative to extend ass...

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PSA Online Services
Mark Alano

PSA Online Services: How To Get Birth, Marriage, And Death Certificates Onli...

Getting important identification documents from the Philippine Statistic Authority (PSA) is now a quick and easy process, thanks to PSA Online Services. In addition, paying is equally convenient as you can do through major banks, convenience stores, as well as...

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