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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Peso Hits 51 Vs. Dollar, Uber Operation Gets Suspended, Mitsubishi Unveils New MPV

It's the most important day of the first half of the month. Petsa de peligro, or the proverbial financial drought before the much-anticipated showers of payday, is finally over.In other, equally impactful news, these developments in the financial, motoring, an...

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Dino Mari Testa

LIST: State Universities And Colleges Included In the Free Tuition Act

Last week, President Rodrigo Duterte finally signed a law that will subsidize the education of students in 112 state universities and colleges (SUCs) nationwide.The Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, which was ratified by Congress, grants full...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Free Tuition, All-New Honda CR-V, And More Of The LTFRB Vs. TNCs

So last week came in with a few punches. The LTFRB vs Transport Network Companies fiasco heats up. Duterte grants free tuition to state universities. And guess what? House Tyrell is overthrown by the Lannisters.If you're only familiar with that last bit, then ...

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Dino Mari Testa

How To Earn Millions Of Dollars From Professional e-Sports

Fans of the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) hit game Dota 2 are stoked right now as the initial bouts for the Group Stage of The International are just around the corner.To the uninitiated, The International is the largest e-sports tournament in the wor...

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Dino Mari Testa

60% Off On Car Parts, A Brand-New Veloster At Stake, Plus More News And Promos For Motorists

Halfway through the year, the automotive industry has already been overflowing with updates about upcoming models and breaking industry news.So why take your foot off the pedal this “ghost month” when there are lots of good things to celebrate? Go on and r...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: Balikbayan Boxes, Mitsubishi Mirage, Motorcycle Plates, And More

The last week of July was a pretty interesting one. A social media platform offered a new subscription service. the world hailed a new richest man (if only for a few hours), balikbayan boxes become tax-free.Here’s a roundup of some of the recent money, motor...

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Dino Mari Testa

Tax Reform, Road Congestion, OFW Cash Assistance, And The Other Finer Points Of President Duterte's SONA 2017

The President’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) is finally over. Despite President Duterte often veering away from his script and the occasional swearing, he delivered some points that are worth noting.Putting aside his concerns on Martial Law in Mindanao...

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Dino Mari Testa

Grab Gets Funding, New BSP Official Announced, SMC Acquires BMW Dealership

Last week was mostly about the saga that involves the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and transport network companies (TNCs) Grab and Uber. The three parties tried to reach a compromise to deliver better transport solutions to the ...

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Dino Mari Testa

7 Cities In PH, 18 Areas In Metro Manila Most Prone To Flooding

Anyone who has seen the 1995 film Waterworld will have a picture of what can happen in the Philippines in 2085—only without Kevin Costner.Manila-based international lender Asian Development Bank (ADB) reported that some coastal and low-lying areas in the Phi...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

These Horror Stories Are Enough Reasons Why #WeWantUberGrab

#WeWantUberGrab has been the battlecry all over the internet for the past few days. This is after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) came out with an announcement, low-balling ride-sharing mobile application companies Uber ang Gra...

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