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Get big discounts through the new McDonald's app

Jan 20, 2020 - 7:44 PM

The new McDonald’s App gives customers exclusive and exciting deals that can be redeemed at the Front Counter, Take-Out Counter, or Drive-Thru in all McDonald’s stores nationwide

#AskTheTaxWhiz: VAT exemptions, discounts for PWDs

Sep 20, 2019 - 9:00 PM

The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the discounts available to persons with disabilities and which items are exempt from value-added tax

New law gives 20% discount to students on air, land, sea transport services

Jul 15, 2019 - 4:58 PM

Elementary to college students get a discount on buses, jeepneys, taxis, tricycles, the MRT and LRT, airlines, passenger ships, and transport network vehicle services every day of the week while they are enrolled

Grab celebrates 7th year with P7-M promos, rewards

May 25, 2019 - 7:57 PM

Grab Philippines will also launch carpooling services within Makati and Ortigas zones in June, and between those zones in July

7TH YEAR. Grab give away rewards, promo codes, and discounts on its 7th year in business. Photo from Grab

House OKs bill expanding 20% student fare discount to air, sea transport

Feb 04, 2019 - 5:20 PM

But if the bill is signed into law, postgraduate students and those enrolled in short-term courses would not be qualified for the discount

STUDENT DISCOUNT. The House approves on February 4, 2019 a bill institutionalizing the student fare discount.

Solo parents in QC get 20% discount in restaurants

Jan 30, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The discount will not apply to bills exceeding P2,000 for single or accumulated receipts made in the same establishment and within the same day

AboitizLand to open The Outlets discount mall in Batangas next year

Dec 05, 2017 - 9:40 PM

The Outlets will offer premium brands at reduced prices. Phase 1 is targeted for launch by April 2018.

Senate bill seeks to expand 20% student discount to air, sea transport

Nov 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Students taking up post-graduate studies and short-term courses would not be covered by the proposed measure

NEW ENTRY SCHEME. The MIAA will implement a new scheme to make it easier for passengers to enter the departure area of NAIA. Photo from MIAA

LTFRB expands student fare discount to include weekends, holidays, summer breaks

Oct 23, 2017 - 2:04 PM

(UPDATED) The LTFRB now allows students to avail of their commute discount beyond weekdays

DISCOUNT EXPANDED. LTFRB allows students to avail a discount outside weekdays

4 lessons in creativity from design master Kenneth Cobonpue

Oct 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Kenneth talks about the importance of hard work and how inspiration can strike anytime

PAL now offers 20% discount for senior citizens, PWDs online

Sep 26, 2017 - 3:10 PM

The discount applies to full-fare domestic flights and comes on top of the 12% value-added tax (VAT) exemption

Cebu Pacific honors 20% discount for senior citizens, PWDs online

Sep 24, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The budget carrier upgrades its booking systems to implement the discount for domestic flights booked through its website or mobile app

#PugadBaboy: Prey on Vanity

Apr 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Senate bill seeks summer, holiday fare discounts for students

Apr 02, 2017 - 11:49 AM

The proposed measure expands the 20 fare discount for students covering even holidays and summer vacation breaks

STUDENT DISCOUNT. Senate Bill 945 seeks to expand fare discounts for students. Rappler file photo

How foreign students can explore South Korea on the cheap

Feb 11, 2017 - 6:57 PM

Here s how foreign students in Korea can explore temples rock out at music festivals and more for free

GYEONGBOKGUNG PALACE. Foreign students in Korea can get discounts to tourist spots or even travel for free, if they know where to look. Photo by Tomi Setianto

Here's what you can buy at Lazada's Grand Christmas Sale

Dec 09, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Want to know what the flash sale items will be and what time the discounts will go live? We ve got you covered with this list

H&M’s Black Friday Sale: Up to 70% off on their new collection and more items

Nov 24, 2016 - 10:36 AM

The retail giant will hold its first Black Friday frenzy in the Philippines on November 25 to 27

Duterte admin keeping seniors' 20% discount, most VAT exemptions

Aug 31, 2016 - 2:45 PM

But the VAT exemption granted to senior citizens when dining in restaurants will be lifted says the DOF because such discounts are usually availed of by affluent senior citizens

VAT ON SENIOR CITIZENS. The VAT exemption granted to seniors when dining in restaurants will be lifted. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Get exclusive discounts and vouchers from top e-commerce sites with Picodi

Aug 30, 2016 - 12:44 PM

With Picodi you can gain access to exclusive promo codes perks and discounts to Lazada Zalora O Shopping and more

Bill seeks to institutionalize public transport discount for students

Aug 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM

House Bill No 72 seeks to give students up to the age of 30 a 20 discount on all public transportation during the school year including weekends and holidays

20% OFF. Quezon City 5th District Representative Alfred Vargas III wants to institutionalize student fare discounts.

Power Mac Center promises discounts of up to 90% at sale

Aug 18, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The sale happens from August 17 to 21 at the SM Megamall

SALE ALERT. A great time to nab a Mac product? Photo from Power Mac Center Facebook page

11 Independence Day promos and discounts

Jun 12, 2016 - 12:27 PM

Unlimited margaritas and ribs discounted buffets and more – check out which restaurants are offering discounts this June 12

INDEPENDENCE DAY. Viking's buffet is just one of the establishments offering discounts and promos on June 12. Screengrab from Facebook/VIKINGSSMMALLOFASIA

16 Election day promos and discounts

May 08, 2016 - 10:50 PM

Starbucks Dairy Queen Chili s and more – find out which restaurants are offering promos to voters

ELECTION DAY DISCOUNTS. Starbucks and other establishments offer discounts and promos on May 9, election day, for voters. Screengrab from Facebook/StarbucksPhilippines

InterCon Manila's final night: 3 New Year's Eve promos

Dec 30, 2015 - 9:20 PM

The 46 year old InterContinental Manila is set to close its doors

FAREWELL, INTERCON. The InterContinental Manila will open its doors one last night on December 31. Screengrab from Instagram/intercontinentalmanila

FAST FACTS: What benefits are senior citizens entitled to?

Oct 08, 2015 - 3:00 PM

The first week of October is Elderly Filipino Week According to the 2010 census senior citizens or those aged 60 years old and over comprise 6 8 of our total population

Should students get fare discount 'all year round'?

Feb 03, 2015 - 8:39 PM

Two bills in Congress propose a 20 student fare discount on all public transport utilities but various groups are worried about its effect on drivers and small operators

STUDENT DISCOUNT. Various groups on Tuesday, February 3, weigh in on whether an 'all year round' student fare discount is doable.

Shopping smart (with your fingertips)

Nov 10, 2014 - 7:47 PM

Lazada launches Online Revolution The Biggest Sale of the Year that promises convenience big discounts and attractive deals

Holy Week goodwill: Less P200 on Yolanda area bus fares

Apr 15, 2014 - 3:28 PM

The LTFRB has directed provincial bus operators to give a P200 discount to every passenger who will be going to or coming from Leyte and Eastern Samar April 16 21

Things to do: April 11-17

Apr 11, 2014 - 10:59 AM

Holy Week is just around the corner But before you leave the Metro here are some things that are happening this week

No fuel discounts for PAL, says Petron chair

May 15, 2012 - 9:16 PM

With two of his companies losing profits San Miguel Corp President Ramon Ang refuses for Petron to discount its fuel for PAL

When is your 100th birthday? You may get P100,000!

Mar 30, 2012 - 4:28 PM

Here’s a possible incentive to live long until you’re 100

House bill wants to give Filipino centenarians P100,000

Villar says 'discount' on Corona property is normal

Jan 31, 2012 - 6:00 PM

Real estate firms need to be flexible

NO SURPRISE. Senator-judge and real-estate mogul Manny Villar says condominium developers can offer "flexible" selling prices "depending on current market trends or the need of the companies." (Photo courtesy of Emil Sarmiento)

'CJ bought, paid for, McKinley property'

Jan 30, 2012 - 3:46 PM

Prosecution pursuing probity and integrity of Chief Justice Renato Corona