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Bill To Regulate Sidewalks, TNVS Holiday Aftermath, And Other Motoring News

Isko Moreno still on a roll, cleaned up Taft Avenue this timeAfter making Divisoria and Quiapo friendlier to vehicular and pedestrian traffic again, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno continued to use his momentum to revive Manila. This time, he focused on clearing the ...

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Dito Telecommunity
Cloey Mangali

Third Telco Player Mislatel Is Now 'Dito Telecommunity Corporation,' Acquire...

Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company or Mislatel Consortium now known as Dito Telecommunity Corporation, received their permit to operate yesterday.Dito received their Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) from President Rodrigo Duterte yesterda...

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TNVS Transport Holiday
Dino Mari Testa

Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming TNVS 'Transport Holiday' On J...

If you’re dependent on Grab and other transport apps to enable you to get around the city, July 8, Monday, might be a good time to cancel your plans, or take a day off work. As of July 4, numerous transport network vehicle services (TNVS) groups announced th...

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Flood Prone Areas
eCompareMo

Updated: Check Out This List Of Flood-Prone Areas In Metro Manila

There is only one rule when driving through a flooded street: Don't.Unfortunately, Metro Manila is not bereft of areas that easily get filled up with water once torrential rains set in.Thing is, when you brave flood-prone areas in Manila and wade through floo...

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Wunder Philippines Closure
Cloey Mangali

Wunder Carpool Platform To Cease Manila Operations

Sad as it may be for daily commuters, Wunder’s carpooling services will only be available in the Philippines until June 28, 2019.Wunder, a mobility tech company currently operating in more than 50 cities worldwide including Manila, introduced and developed t...

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NPC Cracks Down On Lending Apps
Dino Mari Testa

NPC Cracks Down On Lending Apps Over Harassment Complaints

For several days in April to May of this year, Brandon*, 35, had been receiving alarming text messages on his phone. "WARNING! Please be reminded that your friend/relative [name of victim] have been overdue for 30 days for the amount of P11,000," the message r...

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Oil Price Rollback
Cloey Mangali

Gas Prices Reduced By P1.70 Per Liter As Oil Companies Announce Biggest Roll...

Here’s some good news for all you vehicle owners out there: On June 4, 6AM, gasoline and diesel prices are going to drop at least one peso per liter.According to a report on Rappler, Shell and Petro Gazz announced last Sunday that gasoline prices will reduce...

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Kristel Serran

These Are The Richest Senators And Government Officials In the Philippines F...

Cynthia Villar, Manny Pacquiao, and Ralph Recto are the top three richest senators in the Philippines today—again.The 2018 ROSA (Report on Salaries and Allowances) and SALN (Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth) of senators and other government o...

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Salaries Of Philippine Politicians And Government Officials
Kristel Serran

Here Are The Updated Salaries Of Philippine Politicians And Government Offic...

The Salary Standardization Law IV (SSL IV) was signed by President Benigno Aquino in February 2016 to approve the wage increase of government employees.It was applied in four tranches, starting from January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2019. More than the income adju...

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Poverty Incidence
Dino Mari Testa

A Filipino Family Needs P10,481 A Month To Meet Basic Needs - PSA

What does it mean to be poor in the Philippines nowadays?Well, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), a family of five would need at least P10,481 to cover the basic costs of living, including food and non-food needs every month. Within the sa...

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