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LTFRB: Student fare discount applicable on weekends, holidays

Students may now avail of fare discounts during weekends, summer breaks and holidays starting October 28, 2017, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said. LTFRB issued Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2017-024 dated October 11 which amended provisions of MC No. 2005-014 that granted fair discount to elderly, disabled person, and students. The amendment reads… Read More »

2018 Philippine holidays, long weekends

You may now start planning your vacation for next year as the official Philippine Holidays for 2018 has been declared by the President. Malacañang has made public on Wednesday the Presidential Proclamation No. 269 signed July 17, 2017 declaring the regular holidays and special non-working days for the year 2018. Here’s the list: Regular Holidays… Read More »

GUIDELINES: DOH Medical Scholarship Program

Filipino students who aspire to become a doctor may now avail of the of the scholarship offer by the Department of Health to deserving students of eight schools this academic year 2017-2018. The department has come up with the guidelines for the implementation of DOH Medical Scholarship Program, an initiative aimed at addressing the continuing… Read More »

PRC issues new CPD unit requirements for professionals

Unbeknownst to many, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has already issued new guidelines regarding the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program including unit requirements for all registered and licensed professionals before renewal of licenses. UPDATE: Full implementation of CPD requirement will be on first quarter of 2017. PRC Resolution No. 2016-990, signed by chairman Teofilo S.… Read More »

GSIS launches internet-based facility eGSISMO

Accessing your GSIS is now made even easier with the launching of Electronic GSIS Member Online (eGSISMO) facility. The eGSISMO is a web-based facility that lets all active members of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) view their membership profile, service record, premium payments and statement of loan accounts in the internet. With this new… Read More »

CHED Scholarship application steps, requirements

Bright students who are in need of financial assistance for their college enrollment can submit CHED Scholarship application and requirements. The government agency offers full and half merit scholarship under Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs), grant-in-aid programs and also student loan program under Study Now Pay Later Plan (SNPLP). Ched scholarships availability is usually announced… Read More »

New Philhealth Contribution Table for Voluntary, Employed, OFW members

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation implements the new Philhealth Contribution Table for voluntary/individually-paying, employed, OFWs and sponsored members starting January 2014. Philhealth board resolution No. 1571 series of 2011 sanctioned the increase in the member premium contribution, but due to public clamor against it, the implementation of new schedule was deferred in 2013. UPDATE: Philhealth new… Read More »