20% Restaurant Discounts for Solo Parents in Quezon City

Good news for solo parents in Quezon City! Every first and last Sunday of the month, solo parents shall be entitled to a 20% discount at restaurants, fast food chains, and other food establishments in Quezon City.  This is a new mandate of the Quezon City government in accordance with RA 8972 of Solo ParentsContinue reading “20% Restaurant Discounts for Solo Parents in Quezon City”

All You Need To Know About Your Car Registration

We compiled all the frequently asked questions about car registration schedules, transfers, and fees, fines and penalties for late registration, and checking the authenticity of a vehicle’s OR and CR.  We are sharing these here today, as lifted from the website of the Land Transportation Office (LTO). My plate number is MGE 123, when willContinue reading “All You Need To Know About Your Car Registration”

How to Become a Police Officer in the Philippines: Requirements and Entrance Exam Schedule

The 2019 NAPOLCOM entrance exam is set on April 28, a Sunday.  If you are thinking of joining the ranks of Pinoy police officers, this is your chance.  You need only to meet the basic qualifications and requirements and then set an appointment with the NAPOLCOM online. For those who are interested to apply forContinue reading “How to Become a Police Officer in the Philippines: Requirements and Entrance Exam Schedule”

How To Apply for a Pag-IBIG Multi-purpose Loan

Last January 18, I personally filed my application for a Pag-IBIG Multi-purpose Loan (or salary loan) at the Pag-IBIG office in Intramuros, Manila.  This is actually the third time I renewed my loan but decided to write about it only now because of the significant improvement in speed and efficiency I experienced at this particularContinue reading “How To Apply for a Pag-IBIG Multi-purpose Loan”

Pag-IBIG Multi-Purpose Loan vs. SSS Salary Loan: Which Should You Get?

If you are an employed member of the Pag-IBIG and the SSS, you shall, at one point, be entitled to salary loans from these government agencies.  The good thing about getting a government-issued personal loan is that they offer low-interest rates compared to getting a loan from the bank or a private lending company.  YourContinue reading “Pag-IBIG Multi-Purpose Loan vs. SSS Salary Loan: Which Should You Get?”

List of Requirements for the Renewal of Passport for Minors

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has specific requirements for minors applying for passports or having old ones renewed.  In today’s blog, we will also be including the additional requirements in cases when a child is adopted, is not traveling with parents, or has issues with the entries in his or her birth certificate. ReadContinue reading “List of Requirements for the Renewal of Passport for Minors”

List of Requirements for the Renewal of Non e-Passports

If your passport does not have a biometric chip embedded in its cover, it is not an e-Passport.  If that is the type of passport you are to renew this year, there may be some requirements that are different from the list we featured yesterday.  Today’s blog is dedicated to the holders of non-ePassports: thoseContinue reading “List of Requirements for the Renewal of Non e-Passports”

DepEd Order No. 3. s. 2018: Early Registration in Public Schools Starts January 26

Public schools in the Philippines shall open its doors for early registrations from January 26 to February 22, 2019.  The early registration is for incoming Kindergarten, Grades 1, 7, and 11 students and shall be done in compliance with the Department of Education’s Order (no. 3 series of 2018) or the Basic Education Enrollment Policy. Continue reading “DepEd Order No. 3. s. 2018: Early Registration in Public Schools Starts January 26”