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Duterte fires immigration personnel in ‘pastillas’ scheme

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President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the dismissal of Immigration (BI) personnel who are allegedly involved in the collection of “unauthorized” fees among Chinese nationals working in the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO). Pr...


SSS increases pension disbursements

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State-run Social Security System (SSS) reported that loan releases to pensioners under the enhanced Pension Loan Program (PLP) reached the P3-billion mark, benefitting more than 105,000 pensioner-borrowers. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer ...


DepEd allows off-campus activities starting Feb. 24

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The Department of Education (DepEd) allowed national, regional, and off-campus activities to resume on Feb. 24, 2020. Under Memorandum No. 23 Series 2020, the DepEd said such activities may resume provided that all measures identified by t...

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Duty Free offers 10% discount to OFWs

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 10, 2020 loyalty

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and balikbayans are entitled to a 10-percent discount on all regular priced items when they shop at Duty Free Philippines Fiestamall on February 1 until March 14, 2020, Duty Free Philippines Corporation (DFPC) Chief Operating Officer (COO) Vicente Pelagio A. Angala a...

Duty Free opens chocolate section at Fiestamall

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Duty Free Philippines Corp. (DFPC) has opened a chocolate section at its flagship store in Parañaque City. In a statement, DFPC Chief Operating Officer Vicente Pelagio Angala said that the newly-opened section at the Duty Free Philippines Fiestamall “offers a vast range of de...

BIR shuts down POGO in Parañaque

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The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has ordered the closure of a Philippine offshore gaming operator (POGO) which has an office in the Bay Area. Great Empire Gaming and Amusement Corporation became the first POGO to be shut down by the government for failing to pay taxes. Complying with the direc...

Paranaque terminal hosts 33 Baguio-bound buses 

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The Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) now hosts more buses bound for Baguio City, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Transportation Undersecretary for Road Transport and Infrastructure Mark Richmund de Leon said there are now 33 Baguio-bound buses using th...

In 8 months, PITX has served 7M

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The Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange has served at least seven million passengers since it opened its doors in November 2018. With the help of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board chairperson Martin Delgra III, Megawide corporate affairs chief Jason Torres, and PITX gen...

Parañaque shuts down 18 establishments

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The Parañaque City government on Thursday ordered the closure of 18 restaurants and business establishments reportedly owned or managed by Chinese nationals for operating without the necessary permits and for violating city ordinances. Atty. Melanie Soriano-Malaya, chief of the Paraña...

New residential projects in Parañaque City

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Urban developer Megaworld is launching two residential projects in its 31-hectare Westside City township in the bustling Entertainment City in Parañaque City. The two new residential projects, South Beach Place and Sunny Coast Residential Resort, will have about 1,900 units with a combined w...

PITX new routes

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is opening applications for public utility buses and jeepneys that would ply routes to and from the newly-inaugurated Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). Memorandum Circulars No. 2018-024 and No. 2018-025, published ...

Ease of doing business in Parañaque

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A simplified yet integrated business permit renewal system was formally launched this year by the Parañaque City to enhance investor confidence and improve service delivery to local and foreign investors. The system, dubbed as Express Lane Operation or Project ELO, is in line with Republic A...

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