hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Beware of text scams using fake DTI promo numbers!

Have you ever received a text message from an unregistered number saying you have won a huge prize for a contest you don’t remember joining at all? Here are two scam text […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / philippines

Globe Telecoms expand their list of redeemable reward items

I know it is presumptuous for me to think that someone from Globe may have read my previous blog on this topic. One thing is sure: Globe is aware of the negative […]

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personal matters / social networking sites

Sophisticated scammers now send emails written in French and Spanish

Cher(e) Membre,  1. Dans le cadre de l’installation définitive du nouveau Gmail® en vue de la protection de nos membres utilisateurs de la messagerie Gmail® contre les SPAMS, nous envisageons la clôture de tous les comptes inutilisés. Nous serons obligés […]

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social networking sites

Congratulations to me! I just “won” $1 million in an online lottery. Hahaha!

 (Author: Like most of you, I have received so many emails through the years informing me that I’ve won gazillions in US dollars or UK pounds.   Of course, we all know […]

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personal matters

Beware of this fake promo from Globe Telecom

I received a text message from Globe last May 19: Free Globe Customer Advisory: Load P50 from May 18-20 and get FREE 110 texts + 5 mins. of calls to Globe/TM valid […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of a three parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by […]

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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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On winning first prize in the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival essay writing contest

Last Monday, I was formally recognized for winning first prize in the recently concluded 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) essay writing contest – teachers’ category. My essay was about the movie […]

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Government employees to receive midyear bonus beginning May 15, 2021

Government employees will be receiving their annual midyear bonus beginning this May 15, Saturday. The midyear bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay as of May 2021. According […]

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