2014 M Lhuillier Kwarta Padala Rates Read more

2014 M Lhuillier Kwarta Padala Rates

Do you plan to send money within the Philippines via M. Lhuillier? Check out their latest Kwarta Padala rates below: 2014 M LHUILLIER KWARTA PADALA RATES   AMOUNT  RATE   P 0.01 –   100.00 P 7   P 100.01 –   200.00 P 13   P 200.01 –   300.00 P 18   P 300.01 –   400.00 P 25   P 400.01 – […]

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ABest Express: Cheaper than LBC, JRS or Air21

I was on my way to LBC Express, JP Rizal Street, Makati City to send my application form to COL Financial (online stockbroker in the Philippines) when I happened to glance at a paper advertisement posted outside of an establishment. The paper ad states “small pouch – next day delivery – P30.00.” Curious, I went […]

How to Compute Holiday Pay in the Philippines Read more

How to Compute Holiday Pay in the Philippines

Beset by queries every time a Presidential Proclamation or a law is enacted by Congress which declares certain days either as a regular holiday, a special day or a special working holiday, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued the following guidelines (Memorandum Circular No. 01 dated 08 March 2014) for holiday pay computation […]

List of 2014 Philippine Holidays Read more

List of 2014 Philippine Holidays

The Philippine Government, through Proclamation No. 655, series of 2013, has declared the following list of 2014 Philippine Holidays:   REGULAR HOLIDAYS New Year’s Day January 1 Araw ng Kagitingan April 9 Maundy Thursday April 17 Good Friday April 18 Labor Day May 1 Independence Day June 12 National Heroes Day August 25 Bonifacio Day November […]

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Salient Points of Kasambahay Law

The Kasambahay Law otherwise known as Republic Act No. 10361 was signed into law by Pres. Benigno Aquino, Jr. on January 18, 2013. It took effect on June 4, 2013. The law seeks to regulate domestic work and establish standards of protection for the welfare of domestic workers. Basically, it entitles house helpers to benefits such […]

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Boracay Terminal and Environmental Fees

Upon arrival at the Caticlan Jetty Port Terminal, visitors need to pay terminal and environmental fees. This is apart from the boat ticket that visitors will have to purchase for their transfer to Cagban Jetty Port. Terminal Fee is P100.00 while Environmental Fee is P75.00. The fees are charged at the same rate to all […]

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How to Get to Your Hotel from Cagban Port

Tricycles abound at Cagban Port to bring passengers to their hotels. Fare is from ₱20 per person up to ₱200 per trip, depending on your drop off point. From Cagban Port to Station 1, the most that you should pay is ₱20 per head. That is, if you don’t mind sharing the tricycle with other […]

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How to Get to Cagban Port from Caticlan Jetty Port

To get to Boracay Island (Cagban Port) from Caticlan Jetty Port, tourists have to sail a distance of about one kilometer for 15 to 20 minutes. There are two alternatives for the crossing: either a motorized outrigger boat which costs P25.00 per person or an air-conditioned fastcraft from Montenegro Lines which costs P30.00 per person. […]

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How to Get to Boracay from Manila by Plane

There are no direct flights to Boracay Island. All visitors will have to fly either to Caticlan Airport (also known as Godofredo P. Ramos Airport) or to Kalibo International Airport. Caticlan Airport The fastest and most convenient way to get to Boracay is by plane to Caticlan Airport. Travel time is about an hour. From the […]