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Top 5 Reasons for Moving to the Philippines

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I’ve resided in the Philippines for over eight years now. Thankfully, by the grace of God I met a beautiful Filipina through a pen pal service in June of 1999. We married in January 2000 upon my first trip to the Philippines. While I occasionally might complain about the power outages, brownouts, on our island province of Guimaras, I wouldn’t trade living in “paradise” for anything. Let me present to you my “Top 5 Reasons for Moving to the Philippines.”

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Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment

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“Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment” is today’s topic. How fast can you get an annulment in the Philippines? How much does an annulment cost? What are the conditions for obtaining an annulment? This article will address those questions.

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Globe’s New Sensational Super Duper Internet Plan

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I’m excited about Globe’s new sensational super duper internet plan, which is simply called “The Plan”. Brothers and Sisters in the congregation, lift up your hands and shout “Amen!” It’s a joyous day for this American expat in the Philippines. I’m more excited than Thor at a two-for-one sale on hammers!

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Philippines Has 5th Highest Cost of Electricity in the World

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Twenty more turbines will be put up at the wind farm in the municipality of Sibunag in Guimaras. Construction starts next month. With each new turbine generating 2 megawatts (MW), 40 MW will be added to the wind farm’s 54-MW capacity. Despite the building of new windmills in our home province and throughout the archipelago, why does the Philippines have the 5th highest cost of electricity in the world?

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Top Ten Banks in the Philippines

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What are the Top Ten banks in the Philippines? Although BDO, Banco De Oro, was ranked the best bank in the PHL for the fourth straight year, there are other good financial institutions which will suit the need of most expats. Let’s take a look at some of the top establishments.

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How to Find a Filipina Girlfriend 50 Years Your Junior

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The subject matter of this post deals with an older gentleman that my asawa and I met at Raymen Beach in Guimaras a few months ago. Let’s call him “Roy.” Roy is 75. His Filipina girlfriend, “Jill,” is 25. They’ve been together for the past several years and have a three-year-old son together.

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20 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

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The Philippine boasts of 7,107 islands rich in natural resources and beautiful scenery. Each region of the country has a lot of things to offer—diverse culture, good food, breathtaking tourist spots, and hospitable natives. If you’re looking for the best place to take a vacation, then the Philippines should be one of your dream destinations. Here are 20 gorgeous places you shouldn’t miss out when visiting the country. Here’s the 20 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines:

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Want to Spend Six Years in a Philippines Jail? Commit Adultery.

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Would you care to spend up to six years in a Philippines jail? I believe the majority of my readers would probably answer with a resounding “NO” to that question. However, a new bill proposed by a House of Representatives committee in the Philippines has been approved that would impose stiff penalties on married citizens engaging in sexual intercourse with an individual other than his or her legal spouse. That’s according to a recent April 22, 2012 report in the Manila Bulletin.

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