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Peso Seen To Weaken Further Toward The End Of 2017: Should You Be Worried?

The Philippine peso could be in for a storm, and experts are worried that it may weather the economy’s continual growth.According to an economist at ING Groep NV, a Dutch multinational financial company, the weakest currency in Southeast Asia may still exper...

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Dino Mari Testa

6 Companies Expected To Go Public In 2017

This year, the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) looks more exciting than ever with a number of companies eyeing initial public offering (IPO). In case you’re wondering what companies will make their grand debut in the stock market, we’ve got you covered.Wi...

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Dino Mari Testa

New Year, New Money: Expect These Changes To Your Peso Bills This 2017

The New Year is here. But it's not just you jotting down New Year's Resolutions and enlisting in #balikalindog programs; your peso bills are also welcoming transformation with new features. Here’s a glimpse of some of them.The new regimeFresh off the high-...

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Dino Mari Testa

What Are Some Things That Only Rich Filipinos Can Get Away With?

Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a nice king-sized bed to help you sleep better at night.In the famous board game Monopoly, players can draw a “Get Out of Jail Free card” to help them escape prison time, which can be costly and detrimen...

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Dino Mari Testa

What You Need To Know About The Free Tuition In State Universities And Colleges

Christmas seems to have come early as the 2017 budget has been approved, and along with it came good news for students of state universities and colleges (SUCs): Both houses of the Congress green-lighted the additional P8.3 billion to provide free tuition fee...

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Dino Mari Testa

Before Duterte, Another Filipino Almost Made It To The 'Most Powerful' List

For all the praises and criticisms hurled at him, as well as the strong media coverage both locally and internationally, President Rodrigo Duterte have made it to Forbes’ list of the Most Powerful People this year. Joining the ranks of prominent world figure...

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eCompareMo

Good News: LTO Starts Releasing Driver's License Cards Today

Addressing a three-million backlog, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has announced that it will release driver's license cards starting today, December 19.LTO assistant secretary Edgar Galvante said motorists who applied for a new license or a renewal be...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

You'll Need Somewhere Between P8,000 And P50,000 To Buy Miss Universe 2016 Tickets

Months after Pia Alonzo-Wurtzbach seized the 2015 Miss Universe crown, it was announced that the 65th Miss Universe pageant would be happening in the Philippines on January 30, 2017, at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City.We bring you MISS UNIVERSE 2016 IN MANI...

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Dino Mari Testa

What You Need To Know About The Excise Tax On New Cars

Eyeing a brand-new car? Better get hold of it as quickly as you can.Otherwise, be prepared to spend more in the future because vehicles in the Philippines just might become more expensive in the coming years.With the Department of Finance (DoF) proposing a...

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Report: Expect Oil, Power, Water Price Hikes Starting This Month

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas--or maybe not.Major utility and oil firms announced an increase in prices starting this month.Due to the weak peso exchange rate against the US dollar, Meralco announced a P0.1011 per kilowatt hour (kwh) increase e...

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