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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Filipino and Panitikan excluded as core subjects in college: Aye or Nay

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The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled with finality that the Filipino and Panitikan or Philippine Literature can be excluded as core subjects in college. “No further pleadings or motions shall be entertained in this case. Let entry of final judgment be issued immediately,” said SC clerk of court Edgar Aricheta. The SC en banc stood by its ruling last Oct. 9 in a five-page resolution after petitioners failed to present substantive new arguments that would have swayed the justices to change their opinion. This decision has been criticized by those who believe that it is a necessity to include the country’s native language in core curricula. In a statement , CHED Chairperson Prospero de Vera III said promoting Filipino language is not limited to teaching it in schools. Moreover, De Vera said - "The accusation of critics that CHED is anti-Filipino is wrong," "The Commission believes in the fundamental role played by language in education. To be p