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Dino Mari Testa

RFID Fee Refund, Road Accountability, Araneta-Aurora Intersection Closure, A...

LTO now issues refunds for RFID feesIf you’re one of the 85,657 motorists who coughed up a fee for the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) botched radio frequency ID (RFID) project, then you’re up for a refund starting this month.In 2009, LTO struck a P2....

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Dino Mari Testa

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Stay Dengue-Free This Rainy Season

Last year, almost 70,000 Filipinos contracted dengue from mosquitos. Since it's peak season for dengue-carrying mosquitos, know how you can protect yourself, your family, and community.Protect your homeWindows and doors. Install net screens on the windows. Rep...

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Cloey Mangali

Mining Tax Reform, Manila-Bicol Railway, And This Week's Hottest Financial N...

Mining Tax Reform still targeted by the government as per DOFEven though it was not mentioned in President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 22, increasing the state’s share in mining revenues is one of the tax reforms t...

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20 Best Sinigang Restaurants in Manila 2019
Gibson Perez

19 Best Sinigang Restaurants In Manila 2019

When it rains, it pours...hard, and this rainy season is giving us so many feels… but whatever you choose to do on this meditative and cuddly weather, it’s a must to have something on hand that warms you up during the day.Will you choose coffee or tea to w...

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Best Mobile Wallet App in the Philippines
Kia Navarro

7 Best Mobile Payment Apps In The Philippines For Cashless Transactions

If you are like me, who absolutely abhors bringing a huge amount of cash every time I go out, then mobile wallet apps are for you. What is a mobile wallet app, you ask? Simply put, mobile wallet apps are applications installed on your phone that store credit. ...

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Coron Palawan Travel Guide
Mark Alano

Coron Palawan: Travel Guide, Activities, Budget, And Sample Itinerary

Coron is a first-class municipality in the province of Palawan. It includes the eastern part of Busuanga plus 50 islets reaching as far as Tara Island situated at the north-east and Canipo Island located in the south. This peninsula, included in Forbes Travel ...

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ATM Charges
Cloey Mangali

Brace Yourselves: ATM Interbank Charge Fees Could Go 50% Higher

Automated Teller Machines (ATM) fees are feared to go up at least 50% after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) lifted the 2013 moratorium order suspending ATM fee hikes.Currently, depending on the bank, a single interbank withdrawal costs around P10 to P15 ...

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Eid’l Adha
Kristel Serran

Eid’l Adha: More Than Just A 'Suprise' Regular Holiday

Know more about the Philippines’ “movable holidays,” and holiday pays laws.The government has officially proclaimed August 12, 2019, as a regular holiday to commemorate Eid’l Adha. Proclamation No. 789 states that August 12, Monday, will serve as an ob...

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2019 Philippine Holidays
Kathryn Jalbuena

Updated: Official List Of 2019 Philippine Holidays

UPDATED: Malacañang has released the official list of regular holidays and special non-working days for 2019. We all know what that means: Time to start thinking about how and when to plan your next big trip for 2019!So how many days off are there exactly?The...

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Cloey Mangali

Meralco Rates Drop; Alcohol Beverage Tax And New Endo Bill To Be Pushed; And...

Meralco electricity rates continuously drop for the fourth month this AugustElectricity users in the National Capital Region (NCR) and surrounding areas will see lower bills for the fourth straight month this August as Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) announced l...

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