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How to enjoy the stunning Banaue rice terraces on a budget

  The cheapest, but lengthy, way to reach the rice terraces is to take a bus out of Manila or Angeles City.  The first thing you should try to do is stay in Baguio City for a couple of nights. If staying in Baguio on a budget, there are plenty of…


Foreigners reminded of biometric processing deadline

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has said that all foreign nationals in the country need to present themselves before BI for biometrics and the issuance of a Special Security Registration Number (SSRN). The SSRN, the BI says, is an alpha-numeric number assigned to every foreigner who registers under the alien registration…








Philippines wages a all-out war against crooked customs agents

  John Sevilla said: “I’ve never seen anything like it,” commenting on a culture of bribery, extortion and stealing at the customs agents, docks and levels of government that collects revenue for the nation’s budget. The Philippines President, Benigno Aquino has waged war on the issues on graft within his…