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How to Avail of PCSO Medical Assistance Program

Do you need money for your health problem or for someone you love? You can ask for help from the PCSO Medical Assistance Program. This is a program from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) that gives money to poor Filipinos who need help with their medical bills. This program started in 1993 and works with many hospitals, health centers, medicine stores, and other government …

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LTO Portal Registration Guide: How to Register to LTMS

Have you ever been to an LTO office and felt frustrated by the long lines and tedious paperwork? I know I have. That’s why I was pleasantly surprised when I learned that the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has launched a new online system that makes applying for and renewing driver’s licenses, student permits, and vehicle registrations much easier and faster. The new system is called …

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Paano Sumali sa 4Ps (Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program)

Ang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) ay isang programa ng gobyerno na nagbibigay ng tulong pinansyal sa mga mahihirap na pamilya na may mga anak na nasa edad 0-18 taon, buntis, o may kapansanan. Layunin ng programa na putulin ang intergenerational cycle ng kahirapan sa pamamagitan ng pag-invest sa kalusugan at edukasyon, na dalawa sa mga importanteng bagay na nagde-determine ng abilidad ng isang tao …

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How to Get a National ID: 2023 Guide

The Philippine Identification System ID (PhilSys ID), also known as the Philippine National ID, is the official national identity card for Filipino citizens worldwide and foreign permanent residents in the Philippines. It was first implemented as a pilot program in 2019 and is expected to be fully implemented by 2025. The primary aim is to provide Filipinos with government-issued identification, giving them better access to public programs …

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LTO Online Registration Renewal of Vehicles: 2023 Guide

Renewing your car/motorcycle registration in the Philippines can be time-consuming and frustrating, especially if you have to do it in person at an LTO Office. Most of the time, the entire process in LTO usually takes a full day to complete, spending most of your precious time waiting in line. Fortunately, LTO now offers the option to renew your motorcycle/car registration online using the LTMS …

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SIRB or Seaman's Book

How to Apply for Seaman’s Book: 2023 Guide

The Seaman’s Identification Record Book (SIRB) or popularly known as Seaman’s Book is a major requirement for all aspiring seafarers before they can be considered eligible to work on shipping vessels. Instead of a visa or a passport, you need the Seaman’s Book before going onboard a ship or vessel. The sole agency that issues the Seaman’s Book is the Maritime Industry Authority or MARINA. …

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