Select Metro Manila Bus Routes will Only Accept Beep Rides Cards

Starting this month, Beep Rides (not to be confused with the Ayala-led Beep cards) announced that select bus routes in Metro Manila will only accept Beep Rides card as a mode of payment. Sources told WalasTech that the new policy will go in effect on January 6 with the following jeep and bus routes: Route […]

Manila Opens Website Portal for COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration

As we wait for the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in the Philippines, the City of Manila is kicking things off by opening a website portal for pre-registration. With this initiative, Mayor Isko Moreno wants Manilenos to have a easy and hassle-free process of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine once they arrive in the country. The registration […]

Globe Announces New 5G Ready Metro-Manila Areas

As we see more 5G-ready devices hit the market, consumers can’t help but wonder when they’ll ever get to fully enjoy these devices when 5G networks are still far and few between. If you’re a Globe subscriber, you’ll be happy to know that the company is expanding their 5G network to more areas in Metro […]

GrabCar (4-Seater) Now Catering to Areas Outside Metro Manila

Aside from resuming its services last August 18, Grab is expanding its services outside of Metro Manila. Starting today, you can now book rides going to Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan, or Rizal using GrabCar 4-seater. Booking options include the following: NCR to outside NCR: coming from Metro Manila going to Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan, and Rizal Outside […]

City of Manila to Distribute Tablets, Laptops, Pocket WiFis to Students and Teachers

As school is slated to start on October 5, LGUs like the City of Manila are prepping up for the upcoming school year. For Mayor Isko Moreno’s initiative, they will be providing teachers and students with tablets, laptops, and pocket WiFis to aid them for distance learning. In the posts shared on Moreno’s official Facebook […]

PayMaya Expands QR Payment Services to Vendor Stalls in Manila

Committed to transforming the way people do transactions, PayMaya expands its QR payments to 90 new stalls located near Manila City Mall and Divisoria. This new development continues to help people avoid the spread of COVID-19 through contactless, cashless payments. “We want to give vendors around Manila a dignified way to sell their goods, which is why […]

Manila Conducts City-wide COVID 19 Health Survey With Help From PLDT

In partnership with PLDT The city of Manila has launched a Facebook-based survey of its residents to help the government assess the risks posed by the COVID-19 outbreak and help identify areas of concern. The Manila CODE COVID-19 (Contain and Delay) Health survey and Community Education Campaign is a free service given to the public […]

How-to Survive the Metro Manila Community Quarantine

Relax guys, we can do this By the time you read this article, it is day 2 of the month-long community quarantine in Metro Manila. There may have been a few changes like a mandated curfew on select cities, but things are still the same: everyone is highly encouraged to stay at home and maintain […]

5 Online Payment Apps You Can Use During the Metro Manila Community Quarantine

Do all your transactions using your smartphone! With Metro Manila placed under “community quarantine” due to the COVID-19 scare, traveling inside and outside Metro Manila will be restricted in order to stop the spread of the virus. Part of the government’s preventive measures includes encouraging businesses and schools to adopt a work/study from home policy. […]

PLDT to Boost Internet Speeds to Customers of Metro Manila and Parts of Greater Manila

PLDT commits to a minimum speed of 25mbps With Metro Manila placed under “community lockdown” for a month, most companies and schools are highly encouraged to implement a work/study from home policy to its employees. Acknowledging the need for additional bandwidth, PLDT announced that it will be implementing speed boosts for its Home FIBR customers […]

Uber to Outsource Customer Support Operations to Manila

It is not yet coming back to the Philippines, however As Uber continues to struggle globally, the ride-hailing company announced that it is closing its customer support office in Los Angeles, leading to a layoff of around 80 employees. In a report by BBC, they were told by Uber that the move is part of […]

ACER Donates PCs to Manila’s Newly Renovated Public Libraries

The desktop PCs are part of the City of Manila’s Digital Literacy for All project ACER shows its support for Manila’s Digital Literacy for All project through donating 42 desktop units to Manila’s public libraries. The project aims to give everyone the opportunity to learn digital skills that will help them both in their workplace […]