boc erases balikbayan boxes regulations christmas 2017

With just less than 80 days away before Christmas, Philippine’s Bureau of Customs (BOC) is loosening up in what appeared to be a tighter regulation which was originally introduced last August 1, 2017. The tight-fisted regulation which brought forth qualms to both the recipients and the OFWs abroad was temporarily suspended by Isidro Lapeña, Philippine Customs chief, as of Oct. 3, 2017. However, the suspension is nothing but temporary as

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During times of war and revolt, heroes are those who wield guns and shed their blood in the name of their country and fellow countrymen. But at times of peace, heroes are those who risked going for abroad in exchange for their known ways and comfort, all in order to provide better living for their family—yet, ironically, not many people know them by it apart from those whom they provide

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Raising a child is not an easy task. There are responsibilities and duties that parents have to fulfill in order to give their children the life that they deserve. All the challenges and struggles that parents overcome by themselves just to spare their children from those hardships. But imagine all those responsibilities and duties, challenges and struggles, being experienced by only one parent. Being a parent is already a difficult

30th ASEAN summit Philippines 2017

The celebration of the 30th ASEAN Summit was hosted in the Philippines from April 26-29, 2017. The Philippines being the host has played a vital role in this celebration. All eyes are focused on the Philippines. And with that, issues and problems that are also raised by the Philippines  have been given close attention to. The leader of the 10 ASEAN member states have discussed and come up with numerous

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There are only two countries in the world that do not have laws on divorce, the Vatican and the Philippines. And because of this, if in any case a married Filipino man or Filipino woman, who has a living spouse, who wishes to legally and formally end their marriage, it is necessary for them to undergo the tedious process of annulment. Married couples must make a petition for annulment. Through