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US Work Visa Bans Filipinos for One Year
Kristel Serran

US Banning Filipinos From Applying For Seasonal Work Visas

Filipino workers face a one-year ban from applying for the United States’ H-2A and H-2B visas.The United States Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) released a notice barring Filipinos from applying for certain US work visas starting January 19, 2019, to ...

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Cloey Mangali

World’s Top 26 Billionaires Own As Much As The Poorest 3.8 Billion

Wealth inequality around the world is “out of control”, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam International said on Monday (January 21).The most recent results of Oxfam’s annual study found that fortunes of billionaires increased by 12% last year while the poore...

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Henry Sy Quotes
Dino Mari Testa

11 Pieces Of Financial And Management Wisdom From Henry Sy

The financial industry is still reeling from the loss of financial titan and SM Investments Corporation founder Henry Sy. Lauded as the richest Filipino for years by business magazine Forbes, Sy built his business empire through malls, condominiums, supermarke...

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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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