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DFA Passport Scams
Kristel Serran

Beware Of These 4 DFA Passport Appointment Scams

With the passport application and renewal appointment slots at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) going scarce, a lot of scammers have come out of the woodwork, providing “services” to people desperate to get their passports on time.At the start of th...

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Typhoon Philippines
Dino Mari Testa

Here's How Many Typhoons Are Coming To The Philippines This 2018

Since last week, parts of the Philippines were pummeled by the Typhoon Domeng, without Domeng even making landfall.The typhoon brought torrential rains for days and even caused flooding to some parts of the country. This prompted the Philippine Atmospheric, Ge...

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How To Apply For A PWD ID
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

How To Apply For A PWD ID In The Philippines

The government has a set of laws that address the needs of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the country. These privileges can be availed by presenting a special PWD identification card.According to the Republic Act 10754, PWDs “are those with long-term ph...

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Philippine Holidays In 2018
Kathryn Jalbuena

List Of Philippine Holidays In 2018 And What They Mean For Your Payslip

You know it's a good year when you get more days off on top of the 18 national public holidays declared at the onset of year.June 15, 2018 has just been proclaimed a national holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr. We're talking about a long payday weekend righ...

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Philippine Passport Can Now Take You To 66 Countries Without A Visa
Dino Mari Testa

Your Philippine Passport Can Now Take You To 66 Countries Without A Visa

Your Philippine passport just became more powerful.The Henley Passport Index recently released its ranking of passports from countries all around the world. With even more visa-free countries for Filipino passport holders—Taiwan being a notable addition—th...

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Best Schengen Countries To Visit this 2018
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Top 9 Schengen Countries To Visit This 2018

Did you know that you only need one visa to visit 26 countries in the European Union? It’s called a Schengen Visa.Back in 1995, the European Union established a policy in which you only need one visa to visit European countries in the Schengen area. The Sche...

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You Can Earn Money Using Your Phone Through These Apps
Dino Mari Testa

Make Easy Money With These 4 Little-Known Smartphone Apps

You probably know that you can download apps on your smartphone that will allow you to pay bills or complete your online application anywhere and at any time. But did you know that you can also earn extra cash with your smartphone?Turn your smartphone from int...

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IKEA in the Philippines
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

IKEA In Manila: Fun Facts Every Filipino Shopper Must Know

IKEA is coming to the Philippines—in 2020.Southeast Asia Managing Director for IKEA Christian Rojkjaer announced that the Swedish furniture goliath will be under the operation of SM Prime Holdings Inc. in the Philippines, according to the Philippine Star.The...

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Dfa Passport Appointment
Dino Mari Testa

DFA Announces Availability Of Slots For Online Passport Applicants From July To September 2018

Do you have plans to get a passport later this year? Good news: Slots are now open for passport applicants! Bad news: They are going FAST.According to a public advisory released by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on May 1, Filipinos on can book an appo...

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Personal Loan For Government Employees
Kristel Serran

Personal Loans For Government Employees In The Philippines: A Comprehensive Guide

With the start of the new administration, Philippine government employees are enjoying more benefits, bonuses, and a salary increase.However, government employees may still find themselves faced with unexpected needs. When this happens, they need to seek finan...

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