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Maharlika

Duterte wants Philippines renamed Maharlika

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed his agreement with the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' supposed plan to change the country's name from the Philippines to Maharlika. The Philippines was named after the Spanish monarch Philip II. The archipelago was a [...]

February 12, 2019 News
Jiale Zhang said behind bars

Taho-Tossing Chinese commuter nag apologize, “I Really Love Filipinos”

The young Taho-Tossing Chinese woman arrested for splashing a police officer with taho at an MRT3 station on Saturday has apologized, saying that she had been in a bad mood that day. “I was in a bad mood and I [...]

February 12, 2019 News
COMELEC

Dela Rosa says he has no legal liability for cops’ mess during his term

Senatorial candidate Ronald dela Rosa said he has no legal liability for the irregularities committed by his men in implementing the anti-drug operation when he was the Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Dela Rosa said this on Saturday, February 9, [...]

February 12, 2019 News
Passport renewal

How to Renew Philippine Passport

Online Philippine passport renewal had been a complete trainwreck in the past few years. However, thanks to recent reforms in DFA, almost 20,000 passports are now processed every day. The improvement is made possible by the newly launched ePayment system [...]

February 11, 2019 News

How to Get Philippine Passport: An Ultimate Guide

Philippine passport is your ticket to the world. It’s inarguable the most important government-issued document you need whenever you want to study, work, take the civil service examination, or travel overseas. But getting it can be tricky. Rules change every [...]

February 11, 2019 News

Bizarre Study Finds Pizza Motivates Employees More Than Cash Bonuses

Strapped-for-cash startup founders who need to motivate their teams to move mountains, listen up. Got $30? Great. That's all you need to make your employees more productive. But don't hand out cold, hard cash. Instead, tell them you'll buy everyone [...]

February 11, 2019 News

The 1st Filipina Queen is an Ilongga! – Crown as “La Reina del Orienta in 1908”

Pura Villanueva-Kalaw was born on August 27, 1886 in Arevalo, Iloilo to Emilio Villanueva, a highly educated man from Molo, and Emilia Garcia, a very beautiful Spanish lady from Palencia, Spain. At first, she attended the Santa Ana College in [...]

February 11, 2019 News
Pope

Pope tells priests to keep homilies brief: ‘no more than 10 minutes!’

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2018 / 04:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis touched on a topic close to home for both parish priests and people in the pews, offering his recipe for what makes a good homily, saying [...]

February 11, 2019 News
paysbook

Latest SEC advisory on Paysbook E-Commerce System Co. LTD

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently issued an advisory (as seen below) on PAYSBOOK E-COMMERCE SYSTEM CO. LTD (“PAYSBOOK”), warning the public of the individuals and groups involved in such activities. The advisory defines the activities behind the [...]

February 10, 2019 News
annulment

Annulment ng Church Wedding Ay Magiging Libre Na At Madali

It is the will of God to preserve the sacredness of marriage for a long time but due to the various changes that are happening in the world presently this kind of matter often does not succeed. It is divine [...]

February 10, 2019 News