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Dino Mari Testa

Fariñas Wants Congress To Be Immune From Traffic Violations—And The Internet Isn’t Taking Him Lightly

On a normal day at the House of Representatives, it seems like our honorable representatives do not really pull their punches when it comes to surprising the public. Yesterday, House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas called for parliamentary immunity from traff...

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Kathryn Jalbueana

What Filipino Cardholders Can Learn From The Equifax Hack In The US

On September 7, Equifax, one of the US’s major credit bureaus, announced that they had experienced a cybersecurity incident that exposed the personal information of 143 million American consumers to hackers.Though the announcement was just made last week, th...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Can I Eat This? The Difference Between Expiration, Best Before, And Consume By Labels

According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), approximately a third of the food produced globally is wasted. By wasted, the UNDP means it is uneaten and thrown away.Expired food items that land in the trash bin also contribute largely to food was...

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Dino Mari Testa

A Quick Guide To Available Non-Standard Car Insurance Inclusions

The more things change, the more they become attractive. When it comes to the basic components of comprehensive car insurance, almost every insurance company offers the same level of protection. So, if everyone is just hawking the same product, then what’s t...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

The Philippines Has Credit Scoring - What Does This Mean For You?

Credit monitoring has arrived in the Philippines, with banks and other lending institutions now able to make quicker decisions on granting loans. Credit monitoring means that financial companies will now have access to your credit history, credit scores, and f...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

When And Where: The Best Christmas Bazaars For 2017

The Ber Months are here! Aside from the voice of Jose Mari Chan reminding you to keep the spirit of Christmas always in your heart, other ever present reminder of the impending holidays are the flea markets, tiangge stalls, and bazaars that are popping up all ...

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Dino Mari Testa

10 Most Expensive Traffic Violations In The Philippines

Traffic constables are no fun, especially if you're at the receiving end of a violation ticket. But at the end of the day, being issued a ticket means traffic enforcers are really doing their jobs (shoutout to kotong cops) and making sure that you obey the law...

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Dino Mari Testa

Apple Releases Three New iPhones—We Have The Details

While we were sleeping last night, Cupertino was all abuzz with Apple’s latest major, major event. Aside from officially launching their Tron-esque chakram, Apple also finally unveiled three new iPhone units. Not one, not two, but three iPhones are now avail...

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eCompareMo

3 Big Mistakes To Avoid When Interviewing For A New Job

Searching for a job while you’re currently still in another one is tough. Make sure you don’t commit these common mistakes while you’re doing so.Job hunting is never easy. There’s just so much to think about: which company do you want to apply for? How...

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eCompareMo

P1,000 For CHR: House And Senate Continue Debate On Government's 2018 Budget

There were two big pieces of news to start the third week of September: the approach of tropical depression “Maring” and the results of the budget debates at the House of Representatives.Maring caused the cancellation of classes across Luzon and the suspen...

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