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Indonesia corruption agency introduces smartphone app to combat graft - The Guardian

Indonesia corruption agency introduces smartphone app to combat graft - The Guardian | New World Solutions for Philippine Problems | Scoop.it
Free program seeks to educate users about different forms of malpractice using animated graphics, games and quizzes
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Very much a re-applicable idea for the Philippines. The app aims to educate everyone to identify what is graft... not always straightforward especially when such things become "the norm"

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In Under 5 Seconds, This Guy Reveals The Shocking Truth About Locked Luggage

In Under 5 Seconds, This Guy Reveals The Shocking Truth About Locked Luggage | New World Solutions for Philippine Problems | Scoop.it
Who knew about this?
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Very useful tip especially those going home with lots of expensive stuff in the check-in baggage. 

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Charmian Gooch: Meet global corruption's hidden players

When the son of the president of a desperately poor country starts buying mansions and sportscars on an official monthly salary of $7000, Charmian Gooch sug...
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Gives a nice perspective explaining how corrupt people gets away with what they do... Solution: TRANSPARENCY!

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5 ‘Pinoy’ money habits to break

5 ‘Pinoy’ money habits to break | New World Solutions for Philippine Problems | Scoop.it
Are these 'Pinoy' habits holding you back financially? Read to find out
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Many of these habits reinforce each other. These are also an unfortunate extension of the Filipino culture. I do think a little bit more independence mindedness is needed by pinoys so that they can resist these pressure while still maintaining the good natured Filipino culture.  Solution: THE NEW PINOY

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Key government suppliers face ban as strict anti-corruption rules take hold - The Globe and Mail

Key government suppliers face ban as strict anti-corruption rules take hold - The Globe and Mail | New World Solutions for Philippine Problems | Scoop.it
Business groups complain the government’s new “integrity framework,” introduced in March, is unfairly harsh, denies due process and could have severe economic consequences, including lost jobs and investment...
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Get potentially banned if you've been convicted for corruption somewhere else. I think that could be reapplied to politicians too... if convicted even if pardoned... should not have the rights to run for office anymore or at least make it much harder for them to do so.

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How to Live Within Your Means

How to Live Within Your Means | New World Solutions for Philippine Problems | Scoop.it
Living within your means means more than just balancing your budget. It means being aware of the difference between what you need and what you want. As Mark Twain once said, "Comparison is the death of joy," and if anything, you need to...
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I think this should be part of every pinoy's personal education. 

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Dubai Police's new installment offer to pay traffic fines

Dubai Police's new installment offer to pay traffic fines | New World Solutions for Philippine Problems | Scoop.it
Individual motorists must pay 30% down payment; A charge of Dh50 per cheque will be levied

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Traffic fines in Metro Manila has gotten a lot higher. More motorists would be "forced" to bribe their way out instead of paying the huge fine.. Possible Solution: INSTALLMENT

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Which countries don’t like America and which do

Which countries don’t like America and which do | New World Solutions for Philippine Problems | Scoop.it
Who likes Uncle Sam, who doesn’t and whose affections are evolving paints a pretty accurate road map of the overseas challenges facing Washington in the years ahead.
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When I saw the topic, I knew Philippines will be one of the top countries that like America... But apparentlly, PH is #1 fan of Uncle Sam. 

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