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Guidelines for first-time overseas voters

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 18, 2010

MANILA, Philippines—Elections Commissioner Armando Velasco urges Filipinos abroad to vote for the May 10 polls, either by mail, in person or using the pilot automated polls in Hong Kong and Singapore.

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Published by reposted only Date posted on March 4, 2010

The Social Security System (SSS) is ready to start on March 8 its new Text-SSS, an information service system that allows members to inquire on their number of contributions, loan eligibility and loan balance via text messages using their cellular phones.

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Report “no permit, no exam” hotline for students

Published by reposted only Date posted on January 27, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) has set up a hotline for students and their parents to report violators of a Commission on Higher Education (CHED) directive lifting the “no permit, no exam” policy in colleges and universities.

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Problems with unscrupulous drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs)?

Published by reposted only Date posted on September 14, 2009

Text to any of the the two MMDA hotlines — the name and plate number of the PUV they flagged down to 0917-5618709 for Globe users and 0920-9472116 for Smart subscribers. The MMDA would soon distribute stickers bearing the Trip Tracker hotlines to create awareness of the program among commuters and PUV drivers.

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Web-based OFW counseling launched

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 16, 2009 MANILA, Philippines—Overseas Filipino workers having problems coping with the isolation may now get free online counseling from the Ateneo De Manila University.

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“Aleng Pulis” hotline

Published by reposted only Date posted on June 17, 2009

Abused women or those aware of any woman experiencing domestic abuse may report to women and children’s protection desks in police stations or contact the “Aleng Pulis” hotline 0919-7777-377.

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Text hotline to help victims of child abuse

Published by anna Date posted on February 27, 2009

Manila Mayor Lito Atienza and Smart Communications has set up a monitoring hotline for the protection of children who have been beaten, maltreated or forced to work in inhumane conditions.

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Don’t invest in these companies – SEC

Published by anna Date posted on February 26, 2009

By Zinnia B. Dela Pena, From The Philippine Star June 23, 2005 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against investing in 53 companies that have yet to register their securities with the corporate watchdog.

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Report a pothole thru text

Published by anna Date posted on February 24, 2009

The Department of Public Works and Highways, tasked with the building and maintenance of public roads and buildings, yesterday launched its 2920 text hotline in a bid to reach out to the public and become a more efficient agency.

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DILG ‘text-a-crime 117’

Published by anna Date posted on February 23, 2009

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Foundation for Crime Prevention has put up “Club 117” that empowers ordinary citizens to report crimes, fires, accidents and other emergencies via text or by calling the police hotline “117.”

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SSS online inquiry

Published by anna Date posted on February 22, 2009

We made a link to the SSS Online Inquiry System to help SSS members check on their SSS contributions, work history, and loan eligibility.

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RA 6713 or the “Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees”

Published by anna Date posted on February 20, 2009

TUCP welcomes comments regarding the services of other government agencies, particularly DOLE and its attached agencies.

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MMDA (traffic, garbage and smoke-belching)

Published by anna Date posted on February 19, 2009

TUCP monitors MMDA in its traffic, garbage, and anti smoke-belching operations in line with its commitment in the National Socio-Economic Summit.

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Meralco Powertxt gets you out of the dark

Published by anna Date posted on February 18, 2009

Meralco has a mobile phone texting service dubbed “Meralco Powertxt.” With this info-text service, customers can inquire on power interruption schedules, request information, give feedback, even report illegal connections and electric pilferage.

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Choosy taxi drivers face sanctions

Published by anna Date posted on October 1, 2003

Passengers can report abusive cab drivers to the DOTC Action Center/Hotline 7890.  If using a cell phone, dial 027890.

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