New Traffic Laws in Effect for Philippines

The ban on the use of mobile phones while driving, Republic Act 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act has already been suspended due to confusion over provisions of the law. The law only lasted five days.

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Clash of the Filipina Maids

We've recently hired a new domestic helper for our household in Guimaras. The crusty old expat, yours truly, issued an "executive order" which proclaimed a new part-time helper was needed to augment our current staff. My “executive order” was not held up in any federal court.

More Female Pushers in Iloilo Peddling Shabu

"More Female Pushers in Iloilo Peddling Shabu." In Western Visayas, the region of the archipelago we call home, 34 women have been arrested for drug dealing. The bulk of females selling shabu (meth) are located on nearby Panay Island, Iloilo province.