Archives: Internet

Lazada considers banning small sellers

September 4, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on Lazada considers banning small sellers | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Technology

As one of the country’s biggest online shopping platform, Lazada is pondering to forbid small sellers along with food and drug vendors following the Senate Panel’s hearing about the sales of fake goods on the app.

On a statement by Lazada Chief Executive Officer Ray Alimurung, he stated that they will probably consider not to allow small retailers and the pharmaceutical category will be removed. Readmore

Commission on Audit flags ‘overpriced’ PhilHealth IT project

August 5, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on Commission on Audit flags ‘overpriced’ PhilHealth IT project | Filed in Business, Government, Health, Internet, Tax, Technology
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An officer of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation has revealed that the head of the state-run agency and its high-ranking officials had an authorization on the approval of purchasing overpriced IT equipment and software.

During the Senate’s investigation yesterday, Philhealth board member Alejandro Cabading said on his testimony that the firms’ President and CEO Ricardo Morales had a hand on endorsing the questionable budget even though the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) did not give consent since most of the items were redundant and the amount they approve reach up to 400%. Readmore

Shopping online? House Panel okays 12% VAT on digital service providers

July 31, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on Shopping online? House Panel okays 12% VAT on digital service providers | Filed in Government, Internet, Tax, Technology
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Shopping online and watching your favorite shows on Netflix will be pricier soon as the House Committee on Ways and Means approves the bill seeking to charge 12% Value Added Tax (VAT) on several local and foreign companies that provide goods thru digital platforms such as Lazada, Shopee, Zalora, and Spotify among others. Readmore

BIR now requires digital businesses and online sellers to pay their taxes

June 11, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on BIR now requires digital businesses and online sellers to pay their taxes | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Public Service, Tax
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The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has instructed the online sellers and other electronic-trading businesses to record their past operations, declare previous activities, and liquidate their corresponding taxes before the end of July to guarantee tax compliance and for taxation purposes.

This is the government’s effort to raise more funds as the Philippines is suffering from an economic downturn since the novel coronavirus occurred. Readmore

Gapan city Mayor to provide 50 pesos per month internet to all residents

June 10, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on Gapan city Mayor to provide 50 pesos per month internet to all residents | Filed in Government, Internet, Public Service, Technology
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On his Facebook live stream last Monday (June 1), Mayor Emerson Pascual of Gapan, Nueva Ecija revealed that he is providing internet connection for every family in the city. Along with his sister, Provincial Board Member Joy Pascual of 4th District, they unveiled the good news that they have sufficient funds for the fiber optic internet which will start this month. Readmore

Ultimate Guide on How to Renew Passport Online 

September 4, 2019 by onlineph | Comments Off on Ultimate Guide on How to Renew Passport Online  | Filed in Government, Internet, Travel, Tutorials

Renewing your passport soon?

You are lucky to enjoy the new ePayment system recently launched to make the process faster and less hassle. Gone are the days when it takes forever to wait online for an appointment slot in the Department of Foreign Affairs. From two to three months, the waiting game is now as short as two weeks! Readmore

Senate Bill ‘No garage, no car’ to help solve traffic

August 9, 2019 by onlineph | Comments Off on Senate Bill ‘No garage, no car’ to help solve traffic | Filed in Government, Internet, Public Service, Travel

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) asked the Congress to come up with a law that will prohibit the sale of vehicles to those who are unable to prove that they have any parking space.

DILG Secretary, Jonathan Malaya said to ANC’s Headstart that aside from illegal vendors, illegally parked vehicles also contribute to traffic. Readmore