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Dino Mari Testa

5 Vital Life Lessons From Netflix’s 'Fyre' Documentary

Streaming platform Netflix released a lot of heavy hitters the last few weeks—we lovedTidying Up with Marie Kondo so much that we dedicated one article for that alone.One other Netflix original—a documentary this time—is also making waves. And we’re mo...

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Solo Parent Discount
Kristel Serran

Solo Parents Dining Out In QC Can Get A 20% Discount

Good news for single parents residing in Quezon City. The city has released Ordinance SP No. 2766, S-2018 on January 30, which will require QC dining establishments to offer a 20% discount to solo parents.Note that the discount applies to "establishments [with...

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Kristel Serran

Manila Bay Rehab Sees Over 5,000 Volunteers Clean Up 'Ground Zero'

Manila Bay is already seeing some huge progress three days after its kick-off rehabilitation program. The "Battle for Manila Bay" started last Sunday, January 27, 2019, at the Quirino Grandstand. It was led by government officials, with over 5,000 volunteers w...

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Dino Mari Testa

User Discovers Strange Identical Cities, Yellow Brick Roads, And Other Easte...

Waze is a motorist’s best friend. Also, it can be a useful tool for uncovering top-secret locations hiding in our midst.In a Facebook post by user Howie Layug de Ocampo, he pointed out some strange locations on the social navigation app Waze. A hidden city ...

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DFA Cancels Birth Certificate Requirements for Passports
Cloey Mangali

DFA Removes Birth Certificate Requirement For Passport Renewals

Good news to those seeking to renew their Philippine passports. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), birth certificates will no longer be a requirement for passport renewals.This department order comes on the heels of recent reports of a passp...

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Passport Data Leak
Cloey Mangali

DFA Passport 'Data Breach': Here’s What We Know So Far

Over the weekend, news spread that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) “lost” passport data after a former contractor allegedly “took off” with them following the termination of its contract. The data breach at the DFA came to light last Tuesday, J...

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Japan Multiple-Entry Visa Application
Kristel Serran

Japan Travel Guide: Multiple-Entry Visa Application; Departure And Accommoda...

Good news! As of August of last year, it is now easier for Filipinos to get multiple-entry visas to Japan.So to start you off on your explorations to the Land of the Rising Sun, we’ve prepared a Japan multiple Visa application guide.Read through this travel ...

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Marie Kondo
Dino Mari Testa

These 5 Decluttering Tips From Marie Kondo's Netflix Show Will Change Your L...

If keeping things organized were a superpower, then Marie Kondo is the Supergirl of home tidying. The renowned author and organizing consultants book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing exploded into mainstrea...

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Black Nazarene 2019
Cloey Mangali

Traslacion 2019: Route, Activities, And Road Closures

For the past 20 years, it has been an annual tradition for devout Filipino Catholics to join the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene.The Traslacion is the largest procession of the 17th-century statue of the dark-skinned Jesus, believed to be miraculous by millio...

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Your Career And Financial Horoscope This Year Of The Earth Pig
Cloey Mangali

Your Career And Financial Horoscope This Year Of The Earth Pig

With the new year bringing the hope for good luck to everyone, especially financially and career-wise, many of us are probably in the process of thinking how we can improve our situation this Year of the Earth Pig.Although this year’s financial forecasts may...

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