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Gov’t to put up OFW Bank

By: – Reporter / @bendeveraINQ
/ 12:10 AM December 21, 2016

State-run Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) will establish in September next year a so-called “OFW Bank,” an offshoot of its planned acquisition of Philippine Postal Savings Bank (Postbank).Under the plan, Philippine Postal Corp. thrift unit Postbank would be converted into a Landbank subsidiary to be 30-percent owned by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Read Full Story

ALAMIN: Mga shopping at delivery apps na gawang Pinoy

ABS-CBN NewsnPosted at Dec 22 2016 11:03 PM

Sa mga hindi pa nakakapamili ng panregalo o kaya’y pang noche buena ngayong Pasko, pero ayaw namang makipagsiksikan sa mall o kaya’y maipit sa trapik, aba’y may solusyon na diyan. Alamin sa pagpa-Patrol ni Jekki Pascual. TV Patrol, Huwebes, 22 Disyembre 2016. Read Full Story


PLDT-Smart launches free wifi at NAIA

ABS-CBN News Posted at Sep 23 2016 12:53 PM | Updated as of Sep 23 2016 12:56 PM

MANILA – Smart Communications said it would offer free and fast mobile internet at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport starting Friday.

Free WiFi in all four terminals of NAIA adds to existing services in Cagayan De Oro, Bacolod, Iloilo, Roxas, Clark, Zamboanga, Laoag, Dumaguete, GenSan and Kalibo airports according to Smart, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co.’s wireless unit.

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NAIA offers premium bus service


MANILA, Philippines – The government launched yesterday a premium bus service for travelers going to and from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

The Ube Express has 21 brand new Mercedes Benz air-conditioned buses that will pick up and drop off travelers at designated points roughly every 30 minutes nearly ’round the clock, officials said.

The bus service has an automated fare collection system and a fixed rate of P150 per passenger, who can opt for booking a trip online. READ FULL STORY


Phase 2-A ng NAIA Expressway, binuksan na



Binuksan na ang Phase 2-A ng NAIA Expressway project kagabi. Inaasahang mapapaginhawa nito ang biyahe ng mga motorista papasok at palabas ng NAIA terminals. Nagpa-Patrol, Jacque Manabat.
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POEA exempts qualified Balik Manggagawa from OEC requirement.


OFWs who will be returning to their former employer, or “Balik Manggagawa,” will no longer be required to secure an overseas employment certificate (OEC) starting middle of next month, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said Monday.

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Regular taxis now allowed to pick up passengers at NAIA


MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) — Regular white taxis on Monday have been allowed to pick up passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s (NAIA) arrival area.

Previously, arriving passengers have to climb up to the departure area to get a regular white taxi ride because only NAIA-accredited yellow taxis are allowed to pick up passengers in the arrival area.

Yellow taxis have a flagdown rate of P70, while the regular white taxis have a lower flagdown rate of P30  READ FULL STORY