When you opt for comfort and convenience, purchasing a car of your own, whether new or second-hand, is a good preference. However, not even a majority of the population in the Philippines can afford to buy a car alongside its daily expenses – it never comes cheap. But as they say, “You only get what […] The post Car Loan vs. Personal Loan: Which is Better for you? appeared first on MoneyMax.ph.
In a hot and humid climate, bugs are often unwanted guests. Theyre a nuisance at best, and a carrier of diseases at worst. Keep your home free of these pests. See to these tips and tricks to keep the bugs at bay:Basic maintenance. Keep your home clean. The cleaner and tidier your home, the less likely it is to attract and host any pests. Don't forget to clean under the sink and in storage spaces like broom closets bugs like dark and dank spaces.Set up screens. Install screen doors and windows especially if you live in marshy or woodsy enclaves. ...
Buying a house is no walk in the park. It'll take more out of your pocket than the mortgage, for sure. As a homebuyer, don't forget to factor in the following expenses. Save up, spend wisely, and allow for some margin in your budget for additional costs.Inspection and Appraisal. To make sure that the house is in sound shape, contractors and home inspectors are often called in to appraise its quality and condition. Sure, youll need to spend more but in order to save more. Dont skimp out on this precautionary measure. ...
Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario believes relations with China can improve without sacrificing Philippine advocacies and the arbitration initiated by Manila to challenge Beijing’s claims over nearly the entire South China Sea. Del Rosario, who was conferred the Management Man of the Year 2014 award by the Management Association of the Philippines yesterday, said President Aquino had a “casual, positive and sincere” conversation in Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping. “Both presidents are desirous of improving relations and we believe that relations can be improved and we could do this without sacrificing our advocacies, including pursuing our maritime entitlements under UNCLOS through arbitration,” Del Rosario said in his speech at the awarding ceremony at The Peninsula Manila hotel in Makati City.
A low-pressure area (LPA) was spotted yesterday off the Pacific Ocean and could bring rains over the eastern section of the Visayas and Mindanao in the next few days. Jori Loiz, senior weather forecaster of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), said the LPA was forecast to enter the Philippine area of responsibility within the next 24 hours. He said the weather disturbance could bring heavy rains over eastern Visayas and northeast Mindanao.
At least for a day, Sen. Grace Poe-Llamanzares helped assuage the hunger of 1,000 street dwellers as part of her continuing crusade against hunger and malnutrition. The senator attended a Feeding Program organized by Gawad Kalinga last Sunday. Gawad Kalinga invited the senator to the “Goodbye Gutom” Feeding Program held at NPO and NIA Roads in Barangay Piñahan, Quezon City.
A second set of scented stamps featuring paintings of former President Corazon Aquino will be issued middle of next year. The Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) will introduce new stamp technology like thermal printing and stickers turned into stamps. Postmaster General Josefina de la Cruz said they have discovered that Aquino had many flower paintings.
The government is expected to lift the ban on nine Hong Kong journalists who heckled President Aquino during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bali, Indonesia in 2013. National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) director general Ager Ontog recommended the lifting of the ban to the Bureau of Immigration (BI). Secretary Albert del Rosario of the Department of Foreign Affairs made a similar recommendation.
President Aquino praised SM Supermalls yesterday for having its North EDSA mall solar powered as he led the “switch-on” of the power facility, which is capable of producing 1.5 megawatts of electricity. With its new solar power facility, SM North EDSA is now considered the world’s largest solar-powered mall. “The system we have just launched is even bigger, with 5,760 solar panels... expected to generate 1.5 (MWs) of solar energy, which I’m told can cover five percent of this mall’s average consumption per day,” Aquino said.