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How to Apply: Philippine National ID Card (PhilSys)

Here’s everything you need to know about the¬†Philippine National ID Card (also called PhilSys ID or Phil ID) — from the documentary requirements to application steps to application venues in the Philippines and abroad. What is the Philippine National ID or PhilSys ID? The Philippine

PAGASA Rainfall Warning Signals: Yellow, Orange, Red

What do Yellow, Orange, and Red rainfall warning signals mean? It was a laudable effort on the part of PAGASA back in 2012 to use color codes to simplify its Rainfall Warning System. However I instantly got confused and wondered why they initially used a

FAKE: Pacquiao’s money and house & lot giveaway on FB

Don’t be fooled by hoax reports that are now going viral on Facebook about Sen. Manny Pacquiao giving away money, house & lot, and other high-valued items for free. These Facebook posts are most likely FAKE! These posts announce that Sen. Pacquiao, fresh from his

CANCELLED: Cebu Pacific Flights Affected by Boracay Closure

It’s now final and approved: Boracay will be closed to tourists for six (6) months beginning April 26, 2018. President Rodrigo Duterte has approved on April 4 this proposal from government agencies¬†DENR, DOT, and DILG. The closure will allow for the full rehabilitation of the

How to Renew your PRC ID Online (2018)

All Filipino professionals are required to renew their Professional Identification Card or PRC ID in order to legally continue practicing their professions. Recently, however, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has required that renewals be first applied and processed online. Below is a step-by-step guide to

(Sample) Certificate or Affidavit of Undertaking for CPD Units

You may download below a sample copy of the Certificate or Affidavit of Undertaking that you’re supposed to complete and submit to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) if you’re unable to meet the required CPD units. This document is an indication of your express assurance

(UPDATED 2018!) How to Renew or Apply for Philippine Passport

The validity of Philippine passports is now ten (10) years. Are you looking to apply for a new one or to renew your existing passport? Follow this simple step-by-step guide so you can get your Philippine passport right away. Step 1. Set an appointment online

Philippine Passport valid for 10 years: How much and how to apply?

Good news! Philippine passports with 10-year validity will soon be available, and will be issued beginning January 2018. The passport will still cost P950.00 — same price as current passports that are valid for 5 years. About this post: how much is the passport, costs