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Cloey Mangali

5 Food Trends That Are Making People Hungry This 2018

Filipinos love to eat and they also love to try—and recommend—new food trends.As far as food is concerned, 2017 saw the advent of various contemporary food concepts in the Philippines such as the craze over Korean food, DIY concept restaurants, Instagram-w...

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Cloey Mangali

Flights Cancelled As Chinese Passenger Plane Crash-Lands At NAIA

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport's (NAIA) Terminal 1 closed down Thursday evening (August 17) after a passenger plane skidded and crashed on the international runway .As of this writing, Xiamen Airlines Flight MF8667 remains stranded adjacent to the main...

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Household Supplies
Dino Mari Testa

Practical Or Impractical? Observe The 30-Second Rule

People might automatically brand you as kuripot for maximizing your household supplies down to the last drop. Some may argue that they're only trying to get their money’s worth; some may be going overboard with being masinop.How do you draw the fine line bet...

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What Is The Ghost Month And How Does It Affect Your Finances
Dino Mari Testa

What Is The 'Ghost Month' And How Does It Affect Your Finances?

Jonathan Tan*, a member of a Filipino-Chinese family residing in Binondo, says his family doesn’t strictly adhere to the limitations that come with the Ghost Month. “I guess, in super traditional families, they still do, but not us,” he explains.Although...

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Travel Tax Philippines
Cloey Mangali

No More Travel Tax? TIEZA Chief Pushes For A P500 Tourist Fee Instead

If you’ve traveled out of the country or are just about to, you're probably aware that you need to budget for the mandatory Travel Tax fee to be paid to the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA).Under the current rule of law, President...

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NAIA Terminal Reassignments
Cloey Mangali

NAIA Terminal Reassignments Postponed Due To 'Unforeseen Operational Constraints'

The supposed terminal reassignments at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminals 1,2,3 and 4 will not push through this August.In an earlier report, it can be recalled that the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) in April came up with a...

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Free Fitness Apps
Kristel Serran

Nutrition Month: 6 Free Workout Apps That Will Help You Get Fit On A Budget

Who says getting fit should always involve gym memberships or doing hardcore, gut-wrenching sets? The truth is, you can start this whole fitness journey through small, regular exercises.Starting big can get overwhelming, which is why a lot of people don’t fo...

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Moving Out Guide for Filipinos
Dino Mari Testa

A Young Filipino's Complete Guide To Moving Out

Most young adults fancy the perks of living away from home from time to time: Think privacy, control, and peace of mind.However, living on your own in the big city can turn from a daydream into a nightmare when you miss out on some very crucial details.First, ...

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Why Travel Insurance Claim Is Denied
Kristel Serran

Why Your Travel Insurance Claim Is Denied

You may have heard of horror stories surrounding denied travel insurance claims. These could happen for a variety of reasons: from technicalities to lack of education on coverages.How do you avoid going through all the trouble? Most of these travel insurance c...

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Relationship Expenses
Dino Mari Testa

5 Things That Are Costing You And Your Partner Serious Money

Being single isn’t cheap, but dating is on a whole other level in the financial scale.While you can’t buy love, you do tend to spend when in love. Aside from date nights, there are other activities that you and your partner do that, when you think about it...

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