Oldest Bar Examinee | Bar Exam 2018

Retired Col. Ibarra Mariano, 87, is one of the oldest bar examinees this year.   He finished law school 51 years ago but only took the Bar in 1995 but failed.   The second Sunday of 2018 Bar examinations have been concluded at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila.   The examinees almost all agree that today’s… Read More »

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Sapatos Festival to start November 12

The Philippines shoe capital is all set for this year’s Sapatos Festival.   Quality and affordable shoes, bags, belts, and more items made by Marikina’s skilled craftsmen will be available at this year’s Sapatos Festival that will start on November 12, 2018 until January 6, 2019 at the Marikina Freedom Park.   Likewise, the much awaited stiletto race… Read More »

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How much is the price of palay?

The price of palay being purchased by the NFA from the farmer’s produce are now worth Php20.70 per kilo.   According to Assistant Manager Ed Camua of NFA-Bulacan, the increase in the price of palay encourages more farmers to sell their produce to the NFA.   This is the first time that the agency (NFA) raised the local… Read More »

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Walang Kalkalan | Customs personnel can’t forcibly open shipments without reason

Walang Kalkalan!   The Bureau of Customs (BOC) must strictly implement the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) that mandates “less intrusive” examination of balikbayan boxes.   Senator Sonny Angara stressed this on Sunday who sponsored the CMTA or Republic Act 10863, which also provides for higher tax exemption of balikbayan boxes sent by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).… Read More »

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3 Tips for Diversifying Your Portfolio

Tips for Diversifying Your Portfolio Are you an OFW or ordinary Filipino thinking of investing? Here’s a tip: The stock market can go up or down at any moment that’s why it’s very important that you don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Diversification is your best defense against stock market swings. 3 Tips For Diversifying Your… Read More »

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