Process of Annotating the Marriage Certificate After Annulment Has Been Granted

We receive a lot of inquiries about the annotation of marriage certificates after the annulment has been handed down by the court.  Most couples think that the moment they receive the finality of the annulment, they are free to get married anytime.  They would soon realize that the process of annotating the marriage certificate andContinue reading “Process of Annotating the Marriage Certificate After Annulment Has Been Granted”

How To Avail of PCSO Financial Assistance for Dialysis Procedures

Ang Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) ay nagbibigay ng tulong pinansyal sa mga Philhealth at non-Philhealth members na kailangang magpa-dialysis.  Layunin ng programang matugunan ang pangangailangan sa gamot at laboratory procedures ng mga pasyente na may problema sa bato o kidney.  Dahil sa kamahalan ng pagpapa-dialysis, maraming kababayan natin ang nagtitiis sa hirap ng sakitContinue reading “How To Avail of PCSO Financial Assistance for Dialysis Procedures”

Something to Look Forward to: BOC to Implement Higher Tax Exemptions on Balikbayan Boxes!

Good news to Balikbayans, OFWs, and tourists! The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is set to implement higher tax exemptions for Balikbayan boxes brought in by Pinoys and tourists, starting December 2016.  As a matter of fact, as early as October 2016, the BOC will no longer impose taxes on hand-carried pasalubong items not exceeding PhpContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: BOC to Implement Higher Tax Exemptions on Balikbayan Boxes!”

Something to Look Forward to: Early Christmas Break for Schools to Ease Traffic in Metro Manila

While Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, it is also considered as the season when traffic is at its worst in Metro Manila.  The ‘ber’ months not only usher in cooler weather, it also seem to double the number of commuters traversing the whole stretch of Edsa looking for great dealsContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: Early Christmas Break for Schools to Ease Traffic in Metro Manila”

Philhealth Facts for Sea-based OFWs

Sea-based Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) are also encouraged to become Philhealth members or continue their Philhealth contributions even while they are working abroad.  Here are the frequently asked questions of sea-based OFWs regarding Philhealth membership, contributions, and how they can avail of services and benefits. Q: How do I register as a sea-based OFW PhilhealthContinue reading “Philhealth Facts for Sea-based OFWs”

Philhealth Facts for Land-based OFWs

Philhealth membership is open to all Filipinos in the country and those working abroad.  Recently, automatic membership has been granted to Pinoy senior citizens, a move that delighted our parents.  Lolos and Lolas as they no longer need to pay their Philhealth contributions but are assured of Philhealth assistance when they need medical care. ThisContinue reading “Philhealth Facts for Land-based OFWs”

Something to Look Forward to: Traffic Re-routing at South Triangle, Quezon City

If you’ve ever passed through Quezon Avenue or any of the Scout streets along Timog Avenue, between the rush hours of 5PM to 9PM, you know how crazy the traffic situation there can get. If you are coming from the Espana Boulevard areas, you will notice jeepneys and UV Express vehicles racing against each otherContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: Traffic Re-routing at South Triangle, Quezon City”

DOLE’s 1349 Labor Hotline

Now, there are only four numbers you need to remember as a Pinoy employee: 1349.  That number connects you to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), anytime of the day or night, for any concerns you may have regarding your employment.  OFWs, on the other hand, may call 800-8888-1349 for toll-free access to theContinue reading “DOLE’s 1349 Labor Hotline”