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Many streets are now outdoor parking lots


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A bill has been filed in Congress that will require a prospective car buyer to have a garage before he/she is allowed to own a vehicle.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Why are bus operators against penalizing ‘colorum’ vehicles?


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Mikka Garcia wrote to say she also did not understand why “bus owners/operators oppose the high penalties for colorum and out-of-way” public utility vehicles (PUV).

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Return old cell phones to ‘factory settings’ before discarding them


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You may have heard of or read about “Project 1 Phone,” Globe Telecom’s campaign to “turn” old cellular phones into classrooms. It will not actually take apart a mobile phone and use its spare parts as building materials.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Warning out vs toxic lipstick

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A watchdog group against consumer products containing toxic substances on Tuesday warned the public against two lipstick brands found to contain dangerously high levels of lead.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Choose LED types if you’re buying new Christmas lights


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As the annual observance of Consumer Month draws to a close, I hope people will not forget information on wise energy consumption, as stressed in this year’s theme, “Sapat na Impormasyon: Susi sa Wastong Paggamit ng Enerhiya” (sufficient information is key to wise energy use).”

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

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