No More Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) Requirement for OFWs!

Kasama sa krusada ng Presidente ang gawing madali at simple ang mga government processes para makabawas sa dagdag na gastos ng mga Pinoy.  Bilang pag tugon sa panawagang ito, tinanggal na ang requirement ng Overseaas Employment Certificae (OEC) para sa mga kababayan nating OFW na nagbabakasyon sa bansa at babalik din sa dating employer, saContinue reading “No More Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) Requirement for OFWs!”

What to Do When Stopped at a Police Checkpoint

The President placed the entire country under a “State of Lawlessness” following the bombing incident in Davao City last weekend.  Under this Presidential declaration, police and military presence are heightened through checkpoints in strategic locations, particularly in city streets and major thoroughfares. Here are reminders on how drivers must properly respond when asked to stopContinue reading “What to Do When Stopped at a Police Checkpoint”

Philhealth’s Policies on Declaring Spouses & Live-in Partners as Dependents

Private insurance firms allow policy holders to freely choose who among his family members – by consanguinity or affinity – to declare as his dependent or beneficiary.  This may not be true with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation or Philhealth as they follow stricter rules in identifying who among the member’s family may be declaredContinue reading “Philhealth’s Policies on Declaring Spouses & Live-in Partners as Dependents”

Something to Look Forward to: Mobile App to Report Crimes and Emergencies

Last Monday, September 5, 2016, the PNP, in cooperation with the country’s leading telecommunication companies, launched a mobile app called “Itaga Mo Sa Bato”.  It is meant to let subscribers connect to an emergency hotline platform to report an emergency or request for immediate assistance.  This is still in line with President’s 911 and 8888Continue reading “Something to Look Forward to: Mobile App to Report Crimes and Emergencies”

The Manila City Hall Series: How to Request for Reconstruction of Unreadable Birth Certificate Entries Part 16 of 16

The last installment of our Manila City Hall series is about unreadable entries on civil registry documents and how the copies can be restored.  If your birth certificate could not be read because the prints have faded over time, it may not be honored as an authentic civil registry document.  Here is how you canContinue reading “The Manila City Hall Series: How to Request for Reconstruction of Unreadable Birth Certificate Entries Part 16 of 16”

Odd-Even Traffic Scheme in Pasig Takes Effect Today

‘Carmageddon’, ‘May Forever’, and ‘Edsa Parking Lot’ are just some of the many monikers used by motorists and commuters to describe the seemingly endless traffic woes in Metro Manila.  People spend an average of two hours every day to get to their offices and another two hours to travel back home at night.  This couldContinue reading “Odd-Even Traffic Scheme in Pasig Takes Effect Today”