Philippines: Preparing the Implementation of National ID

July 21, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Featured, Government, Internet, Public Service

The national identification system has been long proposed for the unification of different government processes for the convenience of the Filipino citizens. However, at the moment the bill still needs to undergo second and third readings. But even before it succeeds going through the process, the government is already preparing for its implementation. Readmore

Philippine Passport is now 10 years from the Current 5 years

May 31, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Technology

The Philippine Passport will now be valid up to ten years from the current five years after a signature from the President.  This after Senate approved the bill extending Philippine passport validity during its third and final reading.

The said bill will greatly benefit overseas Filipino workers (OFW) according to its proponents. Readmore

Investigation showed PLDT was not using Direct link and re-routing Traffic overseas to the US and then back to the Philippines

April 28, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Technology

It is a common knowledge for everyone that the internet speed in the Philippines is one of the slowest and unreliable in the world. Despite the surge of the telecommunication industry, there seems no hope in increasing the speed of internet connectivity.

Due to this, the government has made improving telecommunications infrastructure to assist with the development of the internet in the Philippines on their priority list. The Department of Science and Technology launched the Philippine Open Internet Exchange (PHOpenIX) together with Philippine Internet Service Providers to interconnect through a common backbone or Internet Exchange Point (IX) for efficient infrastructure. Readmore

PayPal and Gcash Partnership Allows Business Owners and Freelancers to Transfer and Withdraw without any Fees

April 2, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Blogging, Business, Internet, Technology

Good news to all Freelancers receiving their payment through Paypal! A collaboration between Digital Payment Company PayPal and GCash, micro-payment service provided by Globe, will provide freelancers and businesses with a faster and more convenient way to withdraw funds from their PayPal account.

Freelancers and micro, small to medium-sized enterprise (MSME) business owners can now enjoy zero charge on transferring and withdrawing funds and only within one day. They only need to link their PayPal accounts to their GCash accounts. Readmore

ABS-CBN files $8M lawsuit vs Kissasian and other Sites

February 19, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Blogging, Business, Government, Internet, Social Network, Technology

ABS-CBN Corporation has filed a lawsuit before the US Federal District Court last Friday, February 17 against video-streaming website kissasian.com over alleged infringement of trademarks and registered copyrights of their 27 television shows and movies.

According to the media network, these efforts are to step up its anti-piracy enforcement this year. Readmore

Book Now! Piso Fare by Cebu Pacific Offered for All Domestic and International Flights

February 3, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Featured, Internet, Technology, Tutorials

Low-budget travelers, rejoice! The most anticipated Piso Fare by Cebu Pacific is finally back!

The country’s largest air carrier recently announced the offering of its popular piso fare promo. However, the company failed to expect the huge number of visitors interested in the promo which made the booking system page of their website crashed. Readmore

How to Register, LTO to Impound Unlicensed and Unregistered E-bikes

January 14, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Technology, Tutorials, Videos

Due to the growing number of electronic bicycles or e-bikes in the country, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now impounding unlicensed e-bikes and penalizing unlicensed drivers.

Aside from the low cost of e-bikes, which ranges from Php 13,000 to Php 30,000, another key selling point that dealers use to sell these bikes is that you do not need to have a license to drive one. Readmore