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Dino Mari Testa

The Great Fix-Off: Casa Vs. Talyer

No matter how careful of a driver you are, you are eventually going to have to bring your car in for maintenance and repairs.There are two places you can go to have your car seen to when it gets damaged or is just not working as well as it should. These are th...

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Dino Mari Testa

How To Compute Your 13th Month Pay In 2018

Before you start planning on how to spend the holiday largess, make sure that you really know how to compute your 13th month pay this 2018. Things have changed. In case you forgot already, this will be the first season where your Christmas bonuses will be aff...

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Dino Mari Testa

Who Is Dennis Uy, The Guy Behind The Country’s Third Telco?

The reality show “Philippines’ Next Top Telco” is coming to a close and right now, there is one player ahead of the competition.After three companies submitted their documentary requirements to the government, only one company met the requirements and wa...

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Dino Mari Testa

Causes Of Road Rage In The Philippines

Metro Manila traffic has the unique power of unleashing the inner savage within even the most decent of motorists. Intense heat, apocalyptic road congestion, irresponsible drivers, lazy law enforcers--all these have motorists abusing their car horns and shouti...

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Kristel Serran

Adulting 101: A Condo Dweller's Guide To Metro Manila’s Palengke Areas

With the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila, it's but ideal to live closer to offices in the city’s central business districts. This means taking shelter in the city's many condo units.There are currently three main Central Business Districts in M...

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Guide To Packing And Sending Balikbayan Boxes
Cloey Mangali

Balikbayan Boxes 101: An OFW's Guide To Packing And Sending Packages Home

Balikbayan boxes are a tradition among Filipino households who have a loved one working abroad, especially during the holidays.Balikbayan boxes are packages sent by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to their families in the Philippines. These boxes are filled w...

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Dino Mari Testa

A Guide To 2019 Starbucks Planners: Sticker-Happy And Caffeine-High For The Holidays

Tis the season to drink coffee, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.Every year, Starbucks keeps one-upping itself during the holiday season with the release of their planners. For hardcore Starbucks fans, it might as well just be called the planner season.This year, t...

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5 Important Things To Consider Before Investing In A Franchise
Cloey Mangali

5 Important Things To Consider Before Investing In A Franchise

Is a franchise a good investment? With thousands of brands to choose from, what are the things to consider before buying a franchise?Franchise systems are not created equal. They all offer different concepts, products, and services.Even a widely recognized bra...

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Faces Social Class
Dino Mari Testa

New Study Claims Your Face Can Reveal Whether You're Rich Or Poor

Do you look like a million dollars?A study written by graduate students of the University of Toronto found out that people can tell if another person is rich or poor by simply looking at their faces.According to researchers Thora Bjornsdottir and Nicholas Rule...

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Kristel Serran

Cebu Pacific, PAL Announce Flight Cancellations For November 2018

Heads up to anyone traveling via Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines (PAL) this November.The two major Philippine air carriers have announced that they will be canceling several scheduled domestic and international flights from the Ninoy Aquino National Airpo...

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