Globe *143# not working, GCASH, buy load and AMEX not available

Just recently, around April 28, 2016, AMEX, GCASH and Buy a load via *143# is remove. All you can see when you dial it is this.

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I thought it’s gone forever, even though it’s only the reason why most of the people are dialling *143#. Their customer support doesn’t have even a clue that it’s gone. They are just stuttering and saying.. “Aaah.. sir.. Ah ok sir. My apologies sir that you cannot find the GCASH options in *143#.” So I think it’s gone forever.

Good thing, after 2 days of the unannounced maintenance, they sent a mass SMS saying:
“Dear Gcash customer, our system activity is taking longer than expected. We’re very sorry for the inconvenience. Rest assured we’ll let you know as soon as Buy Load to all networks and Cash-in from BP via the Gcash app, and Load to Gcash and Gcash American Express registrations, renewals and PIN generation in all channels are available again. Thank you for your understanding.”

Right now, I advice everyone—specially those who are using the AMEX virtual card—to avoid using your AMEX card via Paypal, as it will most probably get rejected/denied but your GCASH account will still be charged. Refunding process by GCASH AMEX will usually take 3-6 months, probably never. As they are having a hard time tracing this kind of issue. I’ve been charged twice already for a Paypal denied transaction using my GCASH AMEX card last February 2016 and March 2016, and until now, those charged are still not refunded. Anyway, it’s just a small amount of below P10,000 pesos, so I assume they really don’t care that much for small time customers like me.

Comfoods Million Peso Scam by Gary Huang and Family

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I just recently heard about this in various social media channels and GMA news last April 21, 2016. According to the CEO of Commonwealth Foods Incorporated, Gary Huang, Margarita Huang, and family are not connected with Comfoods for a very long time.

The victims of the lending scam reported this incident to the NBI just recently after the checks issued to them by Gary Huang was returned to them. The Huang family are currently under investigation, and cannot be found anywhere in the Philippines.
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Graphical inspiration from the gaming world

The internet revolution has meant that all of us have become a little more aware as to the importance of having good graphics on our sites. There’s nothing more likely to turn off any potential visitor than having some fuzzy lo-res graphics, and that’s why it’s always good to have a look around to make sure that your digital endeavours are up to date.

The gaming realm in particular is packed full of examples – both good and bad – of how graphics can make or break any project. So here’s a look at how a few next-gen titles, mobile games and even online slots have managed to set themselves apart from the pack.

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The next-gen consoles of the Sony PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have gleefully shown us just how powerful they can be in providing sleek graphics that deliver a 21st century gaming experience.
Games like The Order 1886 gained a huge amount of press purely due to their beautiful graphical capacities, and similarly, the Arkham Knight Batman game managed to deliver a fluidity in motion never before seen on our console screens.
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