01 February 2017

Bureau of Customs (BOC) Seizes Smuggled Imported Gadgets Worth Php Million Pesos

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) Intelligence Officers seized alleged smuggled high-end electronic devices worth Php 30 millions of pesos, one of the most popular online gadget stores in the Philippines on Wednesday, February 01, 2017.

 Bureau of Customs (BOC) seizes imported devices

In a report from {CNN}, Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon said that according to their intelligence report, KimStore, one of the popular online gadget shops, has been suspected of selling imported devices under suspicious importation schemes and processes.

30 January 2017

Should This Law The "Right to Disconnect" Be Implemented?

With the advent of the modern digital technology, we can connect ourselves to the world through social media and more latest high-tech devices making it more advantageous and more successful in doing businesses and work.

disconnect plug
[ Image: Pixabay]
Additional, these technologies give us the efficiency and simpler work than for the past centuries. However, there is a NORM (The "always-on" work culture) especially in the third world countries where employees tend to work extended to their regular working hours, which resulted in emotional state problems.

29 January 2017

Relaunching of Ragnarok Online in Southeast Asia (PH, SG, MY)

Gravity (CEO Park Hyun-chul) and Electronics Extreme (Representative Thanin Piromward) signed a licensing agreement with Ragnarok Online for the Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia for a contract deal amount close to $1 million!
Ragnarok Online: Inven.co.kr
Ragnarok Online is being hailed as the most popular online game in Korea since 2002 with a total of 50 million players globally. In fact, the game had won the best MMORPG award at the '2016 Thailand Game Show Big Festival', the biggest and most authoritative game show in Southeast Asia in December 2016.

Is January 30, 2017 to be Declared as Holiday?

There has been a hot topic whether January 30, 2017, to be declared as a Special Non-Working Holiday or not. There are a lot of mixed comments on social media sites — there's negative and there's optimistic approach, yet, should Palace declare it as Holiday?
January 30, 2017 to be Declared as Holiday?

Last January 24, 2017 (Tuesday){Manila Bulletin}, it was the Quezon City Representation, Winston Castelo, urged MalacaƱang Palace to declare January 30 a non-working holiday to give the Filipinos the time to witness the coronation of Miss Universe since the Philippines is hosting the said beauty pageant.

28 January 2017

Civil Service Examination (CSE) Schedule 2017

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) will have a schedule this year to be held on March 12, 2017, and August 6, 2017!
csc exam schedule 2017


In the said announcement, Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminds that those interested examiners shall file their applications as early as possible because acceptance of the application is on a first come, first-served basis and may close any time before the deadline if the Regional/Field Offices has already reached the target number of applicants.