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The World Happiness Report Reveals Just How Happy Filipinos Are Right Now

We parade ourselves as a country of happy people, but do the numbers agree with us?While some people get satisfied by having a job that pays and a house that provides shelter, others have a more complex understanding of what it is to be happy.Data wizards can ...

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Enraged By The MMDA's Plan To Regulate Car Window Tints? Read This First

It seems like the days of heavily tinted vehicles are about to become darker. Yesterday, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced its plan to regulate the window tint of private cars.The agency, led by head honcho Tim Orbos, said that they aim t...

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Get To Know Forbes' New Richest Billionaires In The Philippines And In The World

Just hot off the press, Forbes released the latest update to one of their longest-running features, The World’s Billionaires.This year, there are winners, losers, and everything in between. Is Bill Gates still the world’s top billionaire? What happened to ...

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Fresh Graduates Of These Courses Enjoy The Highest Starting Salaries

As the demand for tech-related jobs has remained unparalleled over the past few years, companies are bullish on luring in top-notch talents with competitive salaries. However, it seems there’s a new boss in town that offers a more attractive paycheck for f...

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You Can Now Pay Your Taxes Using Your Credit Card

Credit cards are good for many reasons. This time, the plastic has undergone another gorgeous upgrade: you can now pay your taxes with them.Last April, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) issued Revenue Regulations No. 3-2016, which aims to make the lives of ...

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Why We Have Only Two Telco Providers In The Philippines

Last year, Forbes reported that most broadband subscribers in the Philippines are still tied to 2G and 3G networks, with only one percent of subscribers connected to LTE networks. This pales in comparison to the average in Asia, which is 12 percent.This earned...

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What You Need To Know About The Proposed Odd-Even Number Scheme On Edsa

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is proposing a new traffic scheme with a name that, curiously, sounds like an old operating system: Windows 2.0.The goal of Windows 2.0 is to reduce the number of private vehicles plying Edsa, the capital’s busie...

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Want To Check The Prices Of Goods At The Palengke? There's Now An App For That

Imagine if there’s an app that will help you check and compare the price of basic commodities in the market before you even head out to shop. Well, guess what? Now there is!The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has just released a new app that will help ...

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The Jeepney Modernization Program And How It Will Affect Your Daily Commute

Several transport groups recently staged a nationwide transport strike that caused minor inconvenience to the commuting public. The boycott—organized by jeepney coalitions such as PISTON, Stop and Go Coalition, and No to Jeepney Phase-out Coalition—was hel...

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Kristel Serran

Revealed: The Highest-Paying Jobs In The Philippines In 2017

For the fourth straight year, Information Technology (IT) ranks No. 1 on the list of the highest-paying jobs in 2017.According to job search portal Jobstreet.com Philippines’ Annual Salary Report and Job Trends Initial Data, employees in the IT industry rema...

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