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Why Lazada Philippines Has One of the Worst Customer Service Ever

Why Lazada Philippines Has One of the Worst Customer Service Ever

Philippines
After two weeks of struggle with Lazada Customer Service, I finally got my refund. But my terrible experience will not let me change the title of this article so people will be informed not to use that store credit. Lazada is the biggest online shopping store in the Philippines and while it is gaining more popularity, it is also starting to steal people’s money by making customers suffer until they give up. Shopping through Lazada is safe, but if you want to make sure no one can steal your hard earned money, continue reading. I started using Lazada two years ago and I placed my first order on January 2, 2016. Since then, I accumulated a total of 37 orders with two return/refunds. The first return order happened last year and since the fund was deposited directly into my Paypal
Look How Gullible and Clueless Most Duterte Supporters Are

Look How Gullible and Clueless Most Duterte Supporters Are

Philippines
Call it an ugly truth but supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte are arguably the most gullible, if not stupid people on Earth when it comes to disseminating online information, especially the news. Recently, a fake article saying the Playboy ’s deceased founder American millionaire businessman Hugh Hefner set aside $5 million to be donated to Duterte, has been circulating on Facebook like a wildfire. The article, however, has a double meaning if you try to analyze it. Surely, it is fake, but Duterte supporters did not notice that the article taunts Duterte by saying he has a collection of Playboy Magazines. Hefner died last September and his death actually has caused a little controversy after his will says his widow and four children will get nothing if they use drugs or alcoho
Duterte Appoints INC Leader Eduardo Manalo as OFW Envoy

Duterte Appoints INC Leader Eduardo Manalo as OFW Envoy

Philippines
Iglesia Ni Cristo not to engage in political affairs seems a thing of the past now after President Rodrigo Duterte tapped INC Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo to head one of the top positions in the Department of Foreign Affairs. In his appointment papers dated February 13 and released Wednesday, Manalo was assigned as the Special Envoy of the President for Overseas Filipinos’ Concerns. His term began on January 30, 2018, and will end on January 29, 2019. The influential religious sect endorsed Duterte on 2016 Presidential Elections. INC has been clouded with controversies and scandals earlier when several former ministers accused the council of corruption. The scandal resulted to a massive unpopularity of the religious group, who survives on using government connections and inf
Lists of Gemstones and Non-Metallic Minerals Found in the Philippines

Lists of Gemstones and Non-Metallic Minerals Found in the Philippines

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The Philippines is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of mineral deposits but most these are composed of metallic minerals like nickel, aluminum, platinum, gold, lead, copper, and others. Diamonds, emeralds and other highly valuable stones are not found in the Philippines as these minerals are developed in places with a hot climate, especially in Africa and other deserted regions. Despite of the absence of extremely rare gemstones in the country, there are also valuable materials that worth mining. Reports from a number of mining companies in the country state that some valuable stones and crystals like hematite, garnet, agate, quartz, and others are found in different parts of the country. Moreover, although not considered mineral as it is produced biologically...
Lists of Most Profitable Animals to Farm in the Philippines

Lists of Most Profitable Animals to Farm in the Philippines

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Animal domestication in the Philippines for profit is among the top industries ever since the country was colonized by the Spaniards more than 500 years ago. The Philippines produce different kinds of meat for local consumption; produce eggs, leather, fur, and other animal products that can be useful to human needs. Animal farming is the main source for people living in rural areas aside from planting and cultivation of crops and vegetables. A typical family living in the provincial rural area usually owns a pair of cattle, several goats, a couple of hogs, free range chickens, and dogs. All these animals (except the pet dog) provides extra income for the family. Due to the increasing demands, commercial poultry and hog growers are investing in rural areas to expand their produc...
Top 10 Oldest Philippine Trees

Top 10 Oldest Philippine Trees

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The Philippines has rich biodiversity and natural resources. There are tens of thousands of plant species distributed in its more than 7,000 islands and some remained undiscovered by humans. Somewhere out there in the middle of the jungle, surely there are thousands of old trees in there and some may have been died already due to their age, but since they left undiscovered, it is hard to distinguish their real age. The size of the tree cannot be considered a deciding factor to determine the age of the tree. Some species are small and some grow to huge size despite their young age. This list provides only the oldest known Philippine trees discovered by humans and most of these are actually found outside the jungle. Balete, acacia, mangoes – are some of the biggest and oldest
How To: Racing Pigeon Breeding and Farming in the Philippines

How To: Racing Pigeon Breeding and Farming in the Philippines

What, Where, Why, How
Note before you continue: This article is just part of the main article which can be found here. There are two types of pigeon farming. The first is farming pigeons for meat and the second is for the game pigeon racing. Raising pigeons for meat is not really a popular business model in the Philippines, but raising and breeding pigeons for pigeon racing is a lucrative business. Pigeon farming is very interesting and profitable business model in the Philippines, and pigeons are a very popular domestic bird. Pigeons are considered as the symbol of peace. Almost all types of people who have facilities, love to raise some pigeon in their home. Pigeon farming requires less labor and low investment. Even you can also raise and take care of them during your in leisure time. The meat
How To: Backyard Hog Raising in the Philippines

How To: Backyard Hog Raising in the Philippines

What, Where, Why, How
Note before you continue: This article is just part of the main article which can be found here. Hog raising has been a profitable business for Filipinos and a source of extra income for most families especially in rural areas all over the country. Not only that growing pigs bring extra profit, this type of rural business is also a quick remedy for people who are preparing for bigger celebration months ahead like weddings, barrio fiesta, birthday celebrations, and other gatherings that need food preparation. Raising your own hogs for meat is cheaper than buying pork from the market. Other than providing a secondary source of income for small families, hog raising is a fast-growing home-based business in the Philippines which has the potential for high profits in a relatively sh
How To: Free Range Chicken Farming in the Philippines

How To: Free Range Chicken Farming in the Philippines

What, Where, Why, How
Note before you continue: This article is just part of the main article which can be found here. Free range chicken farming refers to growing poultry that is not are not detained inside coops. They are free to loiter in a large fenced or open area. There is a big difference between free range chicken and the normal poultry farming that hundreds to thousands of poultry are contained inside the building. Breeds used in free-range chicken farming are also different from those housed chickens. Breeds commonly applied to free-range chicken farming are Kabir and Sasso chicken and they grow a little bit slower than those inside the poultry house, but bigger and heavier. Some free-range chicken farmers also use native chicken breeds like Jolo and other native crossbreeds. Free range
How To: Crocodile Farming in the Philippines

How To: Crocodile Farming in the Philippines

What, Where, Why, How
Note before you continue: This article is just part of the main article which can be found here. Crocodile farming in the Philippines refers to an agricultural business involving the raising and harvesting of crocodiles for the commercial production of crocodile meat and crocodile leather. In the Philippines, crocodile farmers breed and raise two species of Philippine crocodiles: the Philippine saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) and the Philippine freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis). Farms that trade crocodile skin are regulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Crocodiles help maintain the balance of Philippine ecosystems such as wetlands; crocodile farming in the Philippines is also geared towards the rescue and conservation