Donate via SMS to help typhoon Ondoy victims

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Metro Manila was recently hit by Typhoon Ondoy leaving people's homes submerged in flood. The easiest way to help is by donating through SMS. Send your donations via SMS to help Typhoon Ondoy victims by texting the following: Philippine National Red Cross (SMS or G-CASH) RED <amount> to 2899 [...]

House backs off from text tax bill

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS in Government

Following persistent public protest, the House of Representatives is now retreating from its plan to impose a five-centavo tax on text messages two weeks after approving it for plenary voting on Sept. 8. The panel agreed to conduct more hearings and approved the motion of Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez [...]

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