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DOH Strengthens Its Smoking Cessation Program Through 'Quitline'

As of today, tobacco remains as one of the major causes of health problems such as lung cancer, heart disease, and stroke. In fact, about 4.9 million people die worldwide every year because of tobacco smoking.Luckily enough, several countries across the globe ...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Money News Roundup: This Week In Finance And Transportation

Didn't have much time to read the news during Father's Day weekend? Worried that you missed something important in the past few days? Here's a roundup of some of the most happening business, finance, and transportation updates that happened over the course o...

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Kristel Serran

OFW Remittances Up 4.7%, Reach $10 Billion — BSP

Overseas Filipino Workers’ (OFW) remittances hit a record high in the period of January to April 2017 with a total of $10 billion, as announced by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. last June 15.The largest part of personal re...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: The Most Important Things That Happened This Past Week

Here's a quick roundup of money news that happened last week. In case you missed the latest updates about finance, business, and everything in between, we’ve got you covered.Jobless in April go downThe Philippine Statistics Authority reported that unemployme...

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Dino Mari Testa

Contact Center Services, Computer Programming, Sports Officiating Among New Elective Subjects In K-12 Curriculum

It’s back to school season once again. While it’s just another day for the rest of the students, last year’s junior high school graduates will write history as they become pioneers of the senior high school program.As part of the Department of Education�...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

What To Do If Your Bank Account Gets Debited Or Credited With Money

On Wednesday, June 7, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) started experiencing an “internal data processing error.”BPI clients reported to have been experienced unauthorized transactions, such as deduction from their accounts and negative account balanc...

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Dino Mari Testa

Auto Excise Tax: Here's An Updated List Of Cars And Their 2018, 2019 Prices

The comprehensive tax reform package under House Bill 5636 will now be known as the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion bill, or TRAIN.The House just passed on third and final reading of the bill before the first regular session of the Congress adjourned...

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Dino Mari Testa

How Many Typhoons Are We Expecting To Hit The Philippines This Year?

Did you know that the country experienced fewer storms than average last year?According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), only 14 cyclones were recorded to have entered the Philippine area of respons...

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Dino Mari Testa

The Telecommuting Act Of 2017: Will Working From Home Boost Your Productivity?

For the average honest-to-goodness working Filipino, commuting is a form of sacrifice that involves serpentine queues, mobile furnaces, and a game of the longest line with other cars. Not only do traffic jams cost the country at least P2.4 billion a day, they ...

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Dino Mari Testa

These Are The Richest Senators In The Philippines Right Now

Mirror, mirror, who’s the richest of them all?Fortunately, there’s no need for a magic mirror to tell us who’s who. According to the 2016 statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALN) of our politicians, two senators hit the billion-peso mark.Th...

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