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Dino Mari Testa

Kumusta Ka? 11 More Times Sharon Cuneta Starred In Iconic Commercials

Last Friday, the internet went bonkers after McDonald’s Philippines released its new TV commercial starring the OG love team Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion.The ad aptly called “Kumusta Ka,” made fans go insane after seeing their idols reunite after 2...

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Dino Mari Testa

How Business Practices Might Change Under Federalism, Explained Using Star Wars

A few weeks into 2018 and the government is already busy, with many of our elected officials zealously pushing the idea of federalism for our country.While our public officials are occupied trading notes and talking amongst themselves on which agenda will prev...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

10 Countries That Have Zero Income Tax

Paying taxes is an obligation of a citizen to the state as the money collected serves as the source of funds for government programs and projects.The most common type of taxes are income taxes, where individuals pay a portion of their income to the state. Whil...

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Dino Mari Testa

The Historical Costs of Volcanic Eruptions In The Philippines

While we were sleeping on Monday (January 15), the Mayon Volcano in Albay showed a “lava fountaining” at 10 pm, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).Since then, residents within the seven-kilometer danger zone area have be...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Guide To The Cost Of Annulments In The Philippines

Considering the mental distress and even psychological trauma that lead one to call it quits with a loved one, to say that the emotional cost of annulment in the Philippines is heartbreaking is an understatement. The long and painful road process of nullifying...

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Kristel Serran

5 Best Credit Cards For Starters: 2018 Update

Every new year is full of unlimited possibilities. And there is no better time than now to start planning things out for the foreseeable future.If you're in the market for the perfect credit card for first-time cardholders, look no further. We narrowed down th...

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Dino Mari Testa

8 Things That You Didn't Realize Are Turning 10 Years Old This Year

As we begin to put 2017 behind us and look forward to the possibilities of 2018, we thought it might be interesting to look back just ten years ago to see how far we’ve come.Take some time to enjoy a little throwback as we flashback to eight things that came...

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Kathryn Jalbueana

18 New Year Traditions To Try For A Prosperous 2018

In the Philippines, the party doesn’t stop once the Noche Buena food is consumed. No, we still have Media Noche to look forward to.In the midst of getting the new polka-dotted blouse, firecrackers, torotot and 12 fruits ready, might we suggest you take a pau...

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Kathryn Jalbueana

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

A new year is upon us and we all know what that means--a new bunch of extra days off to look forward to.According to Proclamation No. 269, we have 18 national public holidays in 2018. There are also an additional two national holidays, Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

The Christmas Bonus Around The World: Which Countries Give 13th Month Pay?

Christmas time is merrier in the Philippines, not just because of warm festivities, but also because of the much-awaited 13th month pay and Christmas bonus.13th month pay, or what is sometimes called a “holiday bonus,” is typically given by employers as a...

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