Update: List of Green, Yellow, and Red-listed Countries from December 16 to 31, 2021

Just a few weeks ago, we opened our borders to a lot of countries, following the dramatic decrease in COVID-19 cases most parts of the world, including the Philippines. Finally, we can all move around once more and see friends and families we missed so dearly during the almost 2-year lockdowns. Well, we spoke tooContinue reading “Update: List of Green, Yellow, and Red-listed Countries from December 16 to 31, 2021”

How To Protect Your Bank Account From Online Fraud

This weekend’s brouhaha over the unauthorized transfer of funds from BDO accounts to a Unionbank account with a seemingly bogus name: Mark Nagoyo, took over majority of my social media wall. I am not a BDO depositor but I am an active user my bank’s online facility and if only for that reason, I silentlyContinue reading “How To Protect Your Bank Account From Online Fraud”

Guidelines When Registering The Birth Of An Illegitimate Child

Under the Family Code, a child is illegitimate if he or she was conceived and born to unwed parents. More specifically, the following are considered illegitimate children: Children born to couples who are not legally married or of common-law marriages (living together); Children born of incestuous unions and marriages; Children born of bigamous marriages; ChildrenContinue reading “Guidelines When Registering The Birth Of An Illegitimate Child”

Should Married Women Keep Their Maiden Last Name?

It’s all over the news yesterday, right? The House of Representatives has approved the bill that will allow married women to keep their maiden last names — totally not adapting their husband’s last name — in their IDs and other transactions. I personally thought this was a “given” — I was actually surprised that itContinue reading “Should Married Women Keep Their Maiden Last Name?”

Number Coding Scheme Starts Today

After more than a year, the number coding scheme will be re-implemented in Metro Manila under the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP). Number coding was indefinitely suspended in March 2020 when the pandemic hit our country and Metro Manila was under hard lockdown for many months. Is this good news? Let’s see. Unlike inContinue reading “Number Coding Scheme Starts Today”