How to Get a Police Clearance Online

If you need a police clearance but are not comfortable lining up at a police station and getting exposed to the virus, you may apply for it online.  This cuts your trip by more than half because then, you would only need to go to the PNP for your biometrics and to claim your clearance. Continue reading “How to Get a Police Clearance Online”

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10 Things To Remember At A PNP Checkpoint

Now that the election season is in full swing, you will notice that more and more checkpoints are being set up in strategic areas in Metro Manila and provincial road boundaries.  They began activating the checkpoints during the second week of January and we expect for these to remain until June 2019. Here are someContinue reading “10 Things To Remember At A PNP Checkpoint”

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”

Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID

It has been more than a year since we featured House Bill No. 5060 or the Philippine Identification System Act.  This is the bill that will require all Filipinos to be issued a national identification card that will serve as their main identification for all government transactions, claims, use of government-mandated benefits, and applying forContinue reading “Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID”

Of Navigation Apps and Dashcams : A Quick Guide to the Anti-distracted Driving Law

The announcement that the Anti-distracted Driving Act will finally be enforced this week (today actually!) was met with a lot of questions from drivers, especially those that use navigation apps and other gadgets such as dash cameras.  If you read our previous article on this topic or have seen the news articles in the internet,Continue reading “Of Navigation Apps and Dashcams : A Quick Guide to the Anti-distracted Driving Law”

Anti-Distracted Driving Act in the Philippines: Ready, Set, Go!

In August of last year, we featured the details of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act and got various reactions from our readers.  Less than a year later, it will finally be enforced in all areas in the Philippines! On Thursday, May 18, 2017, private and public utility drivers will no longer be allowed to use mobileContinue reading “Anti-Distracted Driving Act in the Philippines: Ready, Set, Go!”

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”

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”