Archives: Business

Google URL Shortener also known as goo.gl, is shutting down

April 12, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on Google URL Shortener also known as goo.gl, is shutting down | Filed in Blogging, Business, Google, Internet, Technology

The popular URL shortening service, Google URL Shortener also known as goo.gl, is shutting down. Firebase Software Engineer Michael Hermanto announced the closure of one of the most useful tools on the internet which allows users to easily share links, measure traffic online, and shorten URLs. Starting April 13th, new and anonymous users would not be able to create links through the console, but existing users can use the server for at least another year. After which, Google will discontinue the service completely. Readmore

PAL offers discounted flight fares as low as P77 for its 77th Anniversary Promo

March 7, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on PAL offers discounted flight fares as low as P77 for its 77th Anniversary Promo | Filed in Business, Travel

Itching to travel this year, but low on a budget? Philippine Airlines may be the answer to your prayers! This year marks the 77th anniversary of the airlines, and what better way to celebrate it but to offer discounted flights?

PAL, the country’s first and only 4-star global airline, announced that they are offering discounted plane tickets for as low as Php77 from March 5 to 11, 2018. Customers can book the discounted flights with travel dates from April 16, 2018 to January 29, 2019. Readmore

UnionBank New Feature Allows Users to Lock ATM Cards

November 9, 2017 by onlineph | Comments Off on UnionBank New Feature Allows Users to Lock ATM Cards | Filed in Business, Internet, SmartPhones, Technology, Tutorials

As technology further develops, hackers and scammers also upgrade their ways to steal money virtually. One of the most common bank frauds is ATM skimming.

This method steals card information from the magnetic stripe on the back of the ATM card. It is often installed in ATMs with oblivious users withdraw money or make transactions.  Once your information had been stolen, the criminals make a card with your information and withdraw your hard earned money from elsewhere. Readmore

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