5 Reasons Why You Need to Get a New Copy of Your PSA Birth Certificate

The news regarding the bill about PSA birth certificates not expiring and considered valid all the time was sent to my Viber by a friend last Sunday.  I got to read the entire news just this morning and I could not help but write down my (personal) opinion on the matter and why I thinkContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Get a New Copy of Your PSA Birth Certificate”

How To Avoid Mistakes On Your Child’s Birth Certificate

I often receive inquiries on how to repair birth certificate errors that are committed by either the parent who filled out the child’s birth documents, or the medical staff at the hospital where the child was born, or relatives who took on the responsibility of registering the child’s birth.  Some of the errors are reparable,Continue reading “How To Avoid Mistakes On Your Child’s Birth Certificate”

The Anti-bastos Law: What We All Need To Know

I remember this started in Quezon City a couple of years ago (maybe that’s how I remember it because I live in Quezon City).  I saw tarpaulin signs along the QC Memorial Circle, encouraging females to report catcalling, wolf-whistling, and any other type of advances made by the opposite sex that make them uncomfortable andContinue reading “The Anti-bastos Law: What We All Need To Know”

New Law: Students Get 20% Discount on Public Transportation Even on Weekends and Holidays

Back in October 2017, I wrote a blog about student discounts on PUV fare.  This was around the time when students were complaining that they are not granted the 20% discount on PUV fares during weekends and holidays.  To address the issue, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) made an announcement that studentsContinue reading “New Law: Students Get 20% Discount on Public Transportation Even on Weekends and Holidays”

How to Apply for Government-issued IDs

I found this super helpful article in Rappler that I think will help this year’s high school and college graduates secure their government IDs and other documents that are required when applying for a job.  When I was a fresh graduate myself, I dreaded making trips to government offices because of the long lines andContinue reading “How to Apply for Government-issued IDs”

List of Prohibited Acts Under the Anti-distracted Walking Ordinance of Baguio City

A few years back, the government tightened its policies against the use of mobile devices while driving (Anti-distracted Driving Act).  Soon, pedestrians in Baguio City will no longer be allowed to use their mobile phones while walking, especially when crossing busy streets and alleys. What specific acts are prohibited under this ordinance and what penaltiesContinue reading “List of Prohibited Acts Under the Anti-distracted Walking Ordinance of Baguio City”

How to File a Complaint at the Manila Online Complaint Desk

You no longer have to rant in your social media account whenever you have an unpleasant experience anywhere in the city of Manila.  The city government has recently launched its online complaint desk where residents and visitors may file their grievances for prompt attention and proper action.  All they have to do is create aContinue reading “How to File a Complaint at the Manila Online Complaint Desk”

Good job, Manila!

What used to be a narrow, smelly alley is now clean and free from illegal vendors that take up too much space.  That’s the street leading to the LRT Carriedo station that I pass every day on my way to work!  Now, I don’t have to worry about my shoes getting all muddy or accidentallyContinue reading “Good job, Manila!”