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SOON – Mandatory Simcard Registration will become a law

In an apparent bid to reduce sim card scams and trolls, registration for all prepaid SIM cards is soon to become a law.

PARKING WARS MANILA – Illegally-parked cars get the boot

After getting rid of anti-illegal-parking tow trucks due to corruption reports, the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) changed their approach against illegal parking by using wheel clamps instead, immobilizing illegally parked cars.

A RARE OCCURRENCE – Rival Free PHL TV stations unite in broadcasting Pacquiao-Mayweather bout

To accommodate the largest audience possible for what many pundits are calling the boxing match of the century, Solar Sports, through Manny Pacquiao, imitated what HBO and Showtime did to make the Pacquiao-Mayweather bout possible; Establish a united front with the troika of free Philippine television—GMA-7, ABS-CBN and TV5.

FLAVIER’S LEGACY – Poor cross-eyed girl, saved by Flavier’s Sagip Mata, grows up to top the bar exam

The late former senator and former DOH Secretary Juan Flavier launched Oplan Sagip Mata – a program to help save and correct the eyesight of poor, vision-impaired Filipinos – touching the lives of tens of thousands of anonymous children. The program also produced a bar topnotcher, twenty years later.

Why you should never flaunt your misdeeds in social media

So learned Ash Dela Cruz, whose husband flashed a dirty finger at a parked police car, in a stunt to look cool at doing so at supposedly corrupt cops.

AT LAST – MRT and LRT to get modern ticketing systems

A modern ticketing system will be in place at the Light Rail Transit Line 2 by May this year.

Salutatorian’s speech cut short, triggers social media outcry and for the school, damage control

A video is making rounds online showing a high school salutatorian being stopped by school officials while delivering her speech during the graduation rites of Sto. Niño Parochial School in Quezon City last Saturday of March 21.

China bans hiring of foreign domestic helpers, nanny, tutors

The Philippine Embassy in Beijing reminded Filipinos and other nationalities: Foreigners cannot work in China as nannies, household workers or private tutors, as per Chinese law.

Euro safety watchdog: Many Chinese products dangerous!

From toy-shaped cigarette lighters to a short-circuiting plush rabbit that catches fire, Vera Jourova, the European commissioner for consumer affairs warned of a growing number of dangerous products for sale, with most coming from China.

PHL Supreme Court to implement e-Court system

The Supreme Court will soon implement the e-Court system, transforming and integrating all lower courts in the country into an electronic court system.