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Dino Mari Testa

Road User Tax Increase Imminent, Toyota’s “Modern” Jeepney, A Potentia...

Mitsubishi teases its 2020 Mirage faceliftSaving up for a new ride that will take you into 2020? You are in luck. Just in time for the new year, Mitsubishi announced that their subcompact line the Mirage will offer a facelifted version of both the hatchback an...

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Cloey Mangali

20% Student Discount On Flights, 'Build, Build, Build' Update, And Other Fin...

Bill Mandating an “Educational Bond Fund” for College Students Awaits Plenary ApprovalA new law ordering the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) to grant an “Educational Bond Fund” for college students was endorsed by the House Committee on Higher Education for p...

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Dino Mari Testa

Marcos Bridge Reopening, Tikling Junction Fiasco, And Other Motoring Stories

SMC opposes any plans for SLEX toll reductionSan Miguel Corporation President Ramon Ang lashed out at groups calling for toll cut at South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), saying that “unwarranted” calls could damage future plans to get investment for big-ticket p...

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Cloey Mangali

Private Hospitals To Opt Out Of PhilHealth, QC The Most Competitive LGU, And...

The Philippines ranks 95th in the “Ease of Doing Business” Report 2020 by the World BankIn a report released last Thursday (October 24) by the World Bank, it was found that the ease of doing business in the Philippines has improved over the past year.The W...

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Cloey Mangali

Fast Facts: What You Need To Know About The African Swine Fever

We Filipinos are known to have a centuries-long love affair with pork, devouring all parts of the pig from the insides to the skin. This runaway consumption has made the country pork power in the global market. It has been pointed out in the Senate that the Ph...

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Dino Mari Testa

LRT-2 Westbound Extension, Cavitex-C5 Link Toll Hike, Politicians To Take Pu...

Solon proposes bill mandating public officials to take public transportationIf our politicians will be subjected by the law to our horrendous public transportation, will they be forced to find ways to make our commuting lives better?That’s what Representativ...

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Cloey Mangali

Tax Payment App Contest, Update On Bank Secrecy Law, And Other Financial New...

BIR launches competition for creation of tax payment appsThe Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) launched on Tuesday (October 15, 2019) Hackatax, a mobile application contest to formulate innovative solutions to make tax payments easier.The Asian Consulting Group...

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Dino Mari Testa

SLEX Fare Reduction, Update On The 60-Day Road Clearing, And Other Motoring ...

Temporary reduction or suspension of SLEX toll fees proposedTwo senators are calling for a reduction or suspension of the South Luzon Expressway's toll fees for the duration of the Skyway extension project.The outermost lane of the Alabang Viaduct in Muntinlup...

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Cloey Mangali

Predatory Personal Loan Apps Banned From Google Play Store In The US

Google has announced that it will be banning applications that offer predatory personal loan services from the Play Store in the US. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google recently prohibited apps from loan providers with deceptive or harmful personal lo...

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Cloey Mangali

ICYMI: e-Payments, Insurance Premiums, Maternity Leave Tax Exemption, And Mo...

BSP takes advantage of the Central Bank Act, improves e-Payments to help boost domestic growthThe Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will be contributing more in keeping economic stability in the country by taking advantage of the amended Central Bank Act as we...

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