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August 14, 2014

TMAP report shows Filipinos pay the highest tax in ASEAN

The Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) reports that in all of the ASEAN region the Philippines is the country with the highest income tax. They’re currently in the process of appealing to the Congress to cut down the tax rate for Filipinos.

August 02, 2014

JobStreet’s Top 5 Most Preferred Employers in the Philippines

JobStreet.com, the country’s most popular online job portal, has published their list of the top Most Preferred Employers in the country today. One of them is a technology services and outsourcing company.

April 08, 2014

I.T. industry, among the highest paying for fresh graduates

JobStreet.com recently published their Annual Salary Report showing which industries give the highest paying jobs for fresh graduates in the Philippines. Among them are the Information Technology, Telecommunications, and BPO industries.

July 13, 2013

House Bill 1180: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

On the latter part of my report, I mentioned that although the provisions under the House Bill 1180 are aimed at improving the work environment of BPO workers, there are some things that I feel like are a little bit over the top. In this segment, we’re gonna take a closer look at the bill’s […]

January 23, 2012

SSS.GOV.PH – SSS Philippines Social Security System

Social Security System of the Philippines SSS Online Inquiry. Click here to gain access to your SSS Contributions, Salary Loan Inquiry and Status, as well as SSS Number Inquiry. Note:You need to login using your User ID and password when you first registered for an account. Also select the Employee or Employer check-box before you […]

January 23, 2012

SSS Online: Inquiry on Member Contributions

SSS Online Inquiry is a service by the Social Security System of the Philippines that provides updates on member contributions, salary loans, SSS ID information, among others. You can register and login for your member contribution information on the SSS Philippines website here: http://www.sss.gov.ph You need to login using your User ID and password when […]

January 13, 2011

Internet Coverage over Internet Speed

Been in the boondocks for about a week now on a semi-vacation mode (and semi-retreat kind of way) so I’m not able to regularly publish new entries here. With a thousand miles away from mega Manila and a couple hundred more miles from the nearest city, my mountain resort hide-away is almost devoid of any […]

June 20, 2009

SSS.GOV.PH – SSS Philippines Social Security System

Social Security System of the Philippines SSS Online Inquiry. Click here to gain access to your SSS Contributions, Salary Loan Inquiry and Status, as well as SSS Number Inquiry. Note:You need to login using your User ID and password when you first registered for an account. Also select the Employee or Employer check-box before you […]

June 11, 2009

SSS Online: Inquiry on Member Contributions

SSS Online Inquiry is a service by the Social Security System of the Philippines that provides updates on member contributions, salary loans, SSS ID information, among others. You can register and login for your member contribution information on the SSS Philippines website here: http://www.sss.gov.ph You need to login using your User ID and password when […]

January 22, 2009

Epixtar Philippines closes, sheds 650 agents

In an SMS correspondence with a former Epixtar employee, it was revealed that the BPO company has closed its offices in Eastwood City, Libis last January 16 leaving employees confused and anxious for answers.

January 21, 2009

Intel to shut down Cavite facility by year-end

In a memo circulated among employees of Intel Philippines, the chipmaker has finally conceded and will shut down its facilities in Gen Trias, Cavite by end of 2009.

January 16, 2009

Accenture Manila cuts hundreds of jobs

I got a call last night from a media researcher (for an investigative TV program) asking me about my take on the recent series of layoffs in the local BPO sector. They wanted to know if I think the job cuts were  related to the global financial crisis.

October 05, 2008

Is problogging in recession?

Barely 3 months after we saw big blog networks re-balancing their budgets, there’s another one that’s just finished brewing headed by Gawker Media’s head-honcho himself, Nick Denton, with a self-leaked internal memo.

July 11, 2008

Intel likely to move fab to Cabuyao, Laguna

When the rumor that Intel Philippines was facing an impending closure in April this year, the company corrected this — saying that it’s weighing its options and could transfer its plant somewhere else. June has past and Intel officials have not released anything. I’ve sent out interview questions in the hopes of getting some updates.

July 01, 2008

Check SSS Account Online for Contributions

Philippine Social Security System: SSS Online Philippines You can check your SSS contributions online by ff. these simple instructions: Text SSS Text-SSS is a short messaging service (SMS)-based information service system that allows members to inquire about their number of contributions, status of loan applications, salary loan payment period and loan balances using text messaging. […]

January 03, 2008

Pageviews over RSS Feeds

Reports of the new problogging pay scale over at Gawker Media has generated a lot of opinions and criticisms on how blog networks should compensate their bloggers. My thoughts are more about the apparent focus on pageviews over rss feeds.

November 30, 2007

To Bloggers: There’s No Money in the Long Tail

A recent article from Read/Write Web hypothesizes that bloggers can’t make significant money off of the long tail. While others agree, I don’t on several points.

July 31, 2007

Going Pro: Network or Indie?

I went to meet an old acquaintance last week who was pitching an idea to me. Our discussion revolved around the choice between putting up an independent blog or writing for a blog network. I explained that there are two sides of the coin when going pro — would you consider it a business or […]

March 13, 2007

Tuesday’s Wrap Week 2

There are days when you got too many ideas and stuff to post and then there are days where nothing gets published. I would normally suggest pacing them and future-posting some but more often than not, it’s the timing that really counts so you just got to hit that publish button. MarcVill writes a nice […]

October 05, 2006

Blog Network gets $2 Million VC Funding

About four months ago, Om Malik announces that he’s gotten some VC funding for his GigaOm blog though he did not mention how much money he got to go fulltime. Then, ealier today blog network b5media announces a $2 Million VC funding — a well deserve amount to capitalize their growth and expansion. They really […]

April 12, 2006

Pinay Problogger: Stef Patag

Stef is a mom of 4 and a prolific writer. She is still actually doing her book on cooking entitled “Beyond Adobo“.

April 11, 2006

Pinoy Problogger: Jayvee Fernandez

Most of you may already know or read about Jayvee from the popular mobile gadget magazine, m|PH (among others). You can also read another write-up of him here. The rest, we can just read from his personal blog. Now, we’ll learn how this prolific writer/editor got into problogging. How would you define problogging? Problogging is […]

April 09, 2006

Filipino Problogger: Paulo Ordoveza

Our next Filipino problogger is Paulo Ordoveza, more commonly known online as browpau. I’ve known him way back in college though we didn’t really got to know each other personally until he interviewed me back in 2000 as his replacement for a start-up company affiliated with PEx. He may not know this but he practically […]

April 07, 2006

Pinay Problogger: Gloria Gamat

Glo often refers to herself as a tech-ignoramus for being such a novice in the blogosphere. A dear friend based in Germany lured her into the wonderful world of blogging a year ago, mainly for better tracking on each other’s lives. But blogging awakened in her a long-forgotten passion which is writing. Glo is originally […]

April 06, 2006

Pinoy Problogger: Markku Seguerra

Markku is a twenty–something Filipino geek who grew up around (Metro) Manila, but proudly labels himself as a true–blue Cebuano. After attending the Philippine Science High School, he studied at the University of the Philippines and graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering. After passing the boards in 2002 and more than a year of […]

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