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Dino Mari Testa

User Discovers Strange Identical Cities, Yellow Brick Roads, And Other Easter Eggs On Waze Map

Waze is a motorist’s best friend. Also, it can be a useful tool for uncovering top-secret locations hiding in our midst.In a Facebook post by user Howie Layug de Ocampo, he pointed out some strange locations on the social navigation app Waze. A hidden city i...

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Philippine Licence Plates
Dino Mari Testa

These 10 Types Of 'Temporary' License Plates Can Get You In Trouble

We all know that the government is having a hard time issuing license plates to newly registered vehicles.Although the Land Transportation Office (LTO) already has a portal that allows car owners to check if their plates are available, it’s still a waiting g...

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Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Closure
Dino Mari Testa

Are We All Set For The Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Closure On January 19?

Amid several pushbacks and public outcry, it seems like the closure of the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge will finally commence. According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the controversial destruction of the bridge that connects Mandaluyong a...

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Applying For A BPI Personal Loan
Cloey Mangali

BPI Personal Loan Application Guide For First-Time Borrowers

Planning on getting a BPI personal loan for the first time? Here's a quick guide.There are many financial institutions that offer personal loans. Each requires its own screening process. Follow the steps below to know the process and secure your BPI personal ...

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DFA Cancels Birth Certificate Requirements for Passports
Cloey Mangali

DFA Removes Birth Certificate Requirement For Passport Renewals

Good news to those seeking to renew their Philippine passports. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), birth certificates will no longer be a requirement for passport renewals.This department order comes on the heels of recent reports of a passp...

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Toyota Supra
Dino Mari Testa

The All-New Toyota Supra Is Here. We’ve Got The Details

Just a few days after Toyota Mexico leaked its promotional video on Twitter, the official announcement came: the Toyota Supra, Toyota’s most iconic sports car, is back.Now dubbed as the 2020 GR Supra, the highly-anticipated sports car by the Japanese manufac...

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Passport Data Leak
Cloey Mangali

DFA Passport 'Data Breach': Here’s What We Know So Far

Over the weekend, news spread that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) “lost” passport data after a former contractor allegedly “took off” with them following the termination of its contract. The data breach at the DFA came to light last Tuesday, J...

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Kristel Serran

VAT-Free Medicines For Hypertension, Diabetes, And High Cholesterol In 2019

The Department of Finance (DOF) released in January 2019 a list of VAT-free medicines for hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol levels.On the first day of the year 2019, an amendment to Republic Act 10963—popularly known as the Tax Reform for Accelera...

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Japan Multiple-Entry Visa Application
Kristel Serran

Japan Travel Guide: Multiple-Entry Visa Application; Departure And Accommodation Taxes

Good news! As of August of last year, it is now easier for Filipinos to get multiple-entry visas to Japan.So to start you off on your explorations to the Land of the Rising Sun, we’ve prepared a Japan multiple Visa application guide.Read through this travel ...

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Metrobank Direct
Dino Mari Testa

Metrobank Direct Online Banking: A Newbie's Guide To Signing Up

If you’re a Metrobank client, the best thing you can do to always be in the know when it comes to your accounts is to open a Metrobank Direct online banking account.When you’re registered to Metrobank Direct, you can do so much more with Metrobank’s onli...

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