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Check Out This Full List Of Flight Cancellations From March 6-11

If you’re flying sometime between March 6 and 11, 2017, we’ve got some important news for you.A few days ago, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the scheduled maintenance and upgrade of one of the radars used by the Ninoy Aquino International...

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Dino Mari Testa

Phivolcs Advises The Public To Prepare For 'The Big One.' Here's What You Should Do

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has been reminding the public to brace themselves for the “Big One.”In a 2004 study led by the Japan International Cooperation Agency, a magnitude v7.2 earthquake in Metro Manila—stronger ...

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Dino Mari Testa

What You Need To Know About LTO's 'No OR/CR, No Travel' Policy

Just as February gave us the Valentine’s blues, it seems like the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is here to make motorists go red hot—in rage.A number of car owners raised their pitchforks after the government agency announced the format for the standard...

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Dino Mari Testa

How Has The Filipino 'Quality Of Life' Improved In The Last 33 Years?

Projections about the Philippine economy remain positive amid all the political hullabaloo. International think tanks like the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Asian Development Bank all agree that the country’s economy is looking positiv...

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Dino Mari Testa

Phishing Emails Are Becoming More Rampant Than Ever. Here's How To Spot One

Last week, an eCompareMo employee received an email with a subject: “Account Deactivation Notice.” The header states that the email was sent by “BPI Main Office” using the email address office@bpi.org.ph.According to the email, their account is "on hol...

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The Philippines Is Set To Become One Of The 25 Most Powerful Economies In The World

The Philippines transforming to an economic powerhouse may sound like a pipe dream or a government propaganda. However, Debbie Downers will be dismayed that the country is projected to catapult into greatness in more than 30 years from now.PricewaterhouseCoope...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Bobby Murphy, Fil-Am Co-Founder Of Snapchat, Is The Second Youngest Billionaire In The World

There are 39 self-made billionaires aged 40 and below, according to the latest release of Hurun Report, a monthly publication focused on China's richest. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tops the list, with USA and China leading the countries with the most number...

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Dino Mari Testa

Bill Gates Could Become The World's First Trillionaire

More than 40 years ago, Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft Corporation, the most renowned tech company in the world. The 61-year-old Washington native has been the richest person in the world for quite some time now. His current net worth? Oh nothing,...

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Dino Mari Testa

How The United States' Exit From The Trans-Pacific Partnership May Affect The Philippines

The writing on the wall finally came to fruition: Donald Trump, who just graced the Oval Office after a surprising win last year, has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.The economic pact, which was a trade agreement between 12 Pacific-bordered countr...

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This Is How Much Every Filipino Would Have To Shell Out To Pay Off The Country's Debt

The world’s accumulated debt has reached a new high at $152 trillion, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).The Washington DC-based organization reported that the debt mountain has gone up from 225 percent of the global gross domestic product (G...

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