Archives: Public Service

100K Slots for DFA Passport Appointment are Open!

June 15, 2018 by onlineph | Comments Off on 100K Slots for DFA Passport Appointment are Open! | Filed in Government, Internet, Public Service

Early of 2017, slots for passport appointment are closing one by one much to the frustration of many applicants. This did not change by the start of 2018 where an increase of over 100k slots was added but still, this addition did not cater every past applicant and even the new ones.

Due to the increasing backlog, many Filipino are cursing the incompetence of the Department of Foreign Affairs or DFA in opening more slots to cater all those who wants to apply or renew their passport. The passport appointment system was controversial in January of 2018 due to the slots being fully booked until March of the same year causing many workers and travelers so much inconvenience. 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

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

LTO to Conduct Retesting of All Driver’s License in January 2018

November 27, 2016 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Technology

Filipino drivers with different kinds of driver’s license would undergo testing by 2018.

The Land Transportation Office would conduct a retesting in January 2018, free of charge, to ensure that drivers deserve to have their license card. One major source of traffic congestion all over the country is the lack of knowledge among some motorist about basic traffic rules. Thus, the government decided to conduct the mandatory exam. Readmore