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Play Free Flash Games Online

Friday, February 26th, 2010 | Internet, MISCELLANEOUS with No Comments »

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A lot of online players are looking for flash games.  So, for all online games fans, addicts or no matter what player category you belong, Macuha Games is for you.  Everybody can now play real addicting and free, flash games online at Macuha Games site.  These includes the following game categories:

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621 Passed Physician Licensure Examination

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 | MISCELLANEOUS with No Comments »

621 out of 1,344 passed the Physician Licensure Examination (Complete, Finals and Finals with Prelims) , according to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

The examination was given by the Board of Medicine this February 2010. There are about One (1) out of 11 who passed the Preliminary Examinations.

The results were released three (3) working days after the last day of examinations.

Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration and membership to Philippine Medical Association (PMA) will start on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 and not later than Friday, March 5, 2010.

Registration Requirements:
* Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
* Current Community Tax Certificate (cedula)
* 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag)
* 1 piece 1” x 1” picture (colored with white background and complete name tag)
* 2 sets of metered documentary stamps, and
* 1 short brown envelope with name and profession; and to pay the Initial Registration Fee of P600 and Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2010-2013.

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The oathtaking ceremony of the successful examinees will be held on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the Plenary Hall of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Roxas Blvd., Manila.

Congratulations to all those who passed the Physician Board Exam.

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National Pancake Day

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 | MISCELLANEOUS, NEWS with No Comments »

PancakesIt’s Shrove Tuesday. Err! Fat Tuesday.  Err! Mardi Gras.  What the heck!  Too many terminologies, but it’s still talks of the same thing.  The National Pancake Day, also known  as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras, came from several centuries back to when the English people prepare for fasting during Lent. Eating dairy products during Lent is prohibited during those times.  So, to avoid spoilage of eggs, milk, butter and other dairy products, they just made pancakes, hence, the name Pancake Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday came about.

Other names in some countries:

  • Portuguese, Terça-feira Gorda
  • French, Mardi Gras
  • Italian, Martedì Grasso
  • Swedish, Fettisdagen
  • Danish Fastelavn
  • Norwegian, Fastelavens
  • Estonian, Vastlapäev
  • Hawaii, Malasada Day


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Different Ways To Apply For Passport

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 | Tips with 1 Comment

Do you need to apply for a new passport or renewing your old passport but too busy to personally apply for it?  No need to worry.  The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has already come up with new easier and faster ways to get a new passport or renew old passport.  There are now several ways of applying for a new passport or renewing your old passport.

Ways of Applying for a passport:

  • Personal Application.  You need to line up at the DFA office and battle the heat of the sun or rain fall.
  • E-passport Appointment System.  This is for busy people who cannot afford to queue.  An online service from the DFA.  To avail of this service, visit e-passport appointment system web site.
  • Express Passport Delivery.  If you want your passport to be delivered right at your doorstep, then this is for you.  This is an online service assistance from Pilipinas Teleserv, accredited partner of DFA.  A courier will pick-up your application requirements, then set you up for an appearance date at the DFA without queuing, and then you just have to wait for the passport to be delivered right at your specified address.  To avail of this service, please visit the Pilipinas Teleserv Website.

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Passport Application Requirements

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 | MISCELLANEOUS with 9 Comments

machine readable philippine passportI just finished my application for the renewal of my passport and I will be able to get it in 6 working days.  I was at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Philippines office in Roxas Boulevard around 8am and I was finished by 10:30am.  That is quick isn’t it?  How come it’s that fast?  I will be sharing with you below some of the things you need to prepare before applying for a new passport or renewing your old passport personally or through the e-passport appointment system.

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