Author: Ian Limpangog

I'm iAn and I love the white beach, the blue sky, and the green massifs.

2022 Maayo Shipping Schedule and Rates for Sibulan—Liloan and Tampi—Bato

The risk of COVID-19 is still looming. The pandemic is not yet over. Despite the Philippines performing relatively better this time, many of our neighboring countries are experiencing surges of infection. But we have to move forward, recover, and stir economic activities. The government is mandating return-to-office starting April 01, so many of us will be returning to the workplace from our respective provinces. It’s time to get out from our dens and meet our workmates and friends face-to-face while observing proper health protocols. Maayo Shipping updates rates For those who reside in Negros Oriental and are working or traveling ... Read more

Philippines Leading Fast Food Chains Accepts Contactless Payment in Partnership with PayMaya

The country’s top fast food chains or quick-service restaurants (QSRs) tapped PayMaya to deploy contactless payments in their stores, drive-thru booths, and online delivery portals. The move is in support to the mandate of new normal, where safety, social distancing, and proper hygiene are among the top priority. Industry leaders, such as Jollibee Group (Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Mang Inasal, Burger King, and Red Ribbon), McDonald’s, and KFC, have adopted PayMaya’s end-to-end digital payments solutions for enterprise. These restaurants use One by PayMayaPoint of Sale (POS) devices for in-store and drive-thru payment and PayMaya’s payment gateway and digital invoicing solutions for online orders. With the PayMaya ... Read more

Reasons why could be a scam

This is the first ever article under the SCAM BUSTER category of Freedom Wall. The purpose of this new category is to help you guys not to get scammed. So, if you happen to encounter a potential scam business, scheme, offers, or website, send us a message, and then we will try our best to investigate. While a lot of people are scrambling to earn money, opportunistic individuals out there are taking advantage of others misfortune. With little trickery, appealing easy-money offers, and small investment with high-gain promises, people are lured onto biting the potential scam. Note that there is ... Read more

A Plea to Consider The Upgrade of Globe Infrastructure in Barangay Bonawon, Siaton, Negros Oriental

Good day, awesome Pillars of Globe Telecom. My name is Ian Limpangog, a resident of Barangay Bonawon in the Municipality of Siaton, Province of Negros Oriental. Though I am frequently away because I spend most of my time in Cebu—since it is where my workplace is located—I am always updated with the events and major developments of our barangay. Also, I go home on weekends or whenever there are long holidays. Most of the time, I keep in touch with family and friends from the province online, normally via Facebook messenger. Our barangay got connected to the internet around 2010 ... Read more

Apo Island Travel Guide: From a Non-diver’s Perspective

Apo Island is a marine sanctuary and a popular dive spot. In fact, the island was listed on the 2008 version of Sport Diver Magazine’s top 100 diving spots in the world. Guests spend most of their time exploring the depths of its surrounding waters to meet and greet with its inhabitants. Vast coral conglomeration, gentle swimmers, and colorful foliage circle its deep. The underwater communities thrive as they are protected by the Philippines laws, and of course, with the help of the cooperating island locals. Apo Island Dive Resort Recent studies show that the island is a home to ... Read more

Malapascua Travel Guide and the Not-so-ordinary Island Life

Malapascua is one of the smallest inhabited islands in the Philippines. It measures 2.5 on its longest side and 1 kilometer on its shorter span. Being a cleaning station for thresher sharks and manta rays and a home to diverse coral species, Malapascua became a famous dive site. The island is also a host to multiple white-sand beaches and interesting rock formations. Malapascua, by the way, floats 6.8 kilometers northeast of Cebu island. Malapascua’s northern strip, Langub Beach I’ve been receiving recommendations to see Malapascua since I moved to Cebu. Hence, when I finally got a chance, I boarded a bus ... Read more

Get a Business Email Address with Custom Domain for Free

Let’s say you are a blogger or an online store owner, and you bought a domain for your business. But your business email address is still or Though these emails provide quality service, these addresses still raise a doubt on your customers. On their heads, they will question the legitimacy of your business emails, which in turn reduces the numbers of your potential leads. However, if you customize your email domain that matches your brand, then the question of legitimacy will be out of the scenario. Email address with custom domain is a must Gmail, Yahoo!, and Outlook Live ... Read more

Cashless fare collection system for PUVs is made possible by PayMaya

PayMaya, the country’s leading digital financial technology provider, partners with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to provide a cashless fare collection or payment system for public transportations. The partnership also provide additional livelihood opportunities to drivers and operators of Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) as quarantine restrictions begin to ease in some parts of the country.  PayMaya issues QR scan-to-pay capabilities via its mobile app to various taxi and transport operators and their drivers. The QR codes enables them to collect fares contact-free and cash-free. The operators and drivers also have access to a digital financial account that they can use for ... Read more

Post-lockdown travel plan: Dream destination push

At first glance, I thought it was a just another crawler or insect slayer. When I stare at the ceiling, my eyelashes are still entangled with the sticky eye discharge. Out of discomfort, I closed my eyes, and then I gently massage my upper eyelids with my fingertips, stroking down my eyelashes. It eventually removes the tiny specks that cling at the ends and refuse to let go. They remind me to hold on in spite of the difficulties. I open my eyes again, and then, I realize that the crawler is just an elongated hole with paint erosion. It ... Read more