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Speeding Guimaras Jeepneys Crash; 17 injured

“Speeding Guimaras Jeepneys Crash; 17 injured” is a post that doesn’t come as any surprise to me. Nor to any of the expats on Guimaras that witnessed the aftermath of the accident. Reckless driving by two local jeepney drivers resulted in 17 passengers being dispatched to the local Provincial Hospital.

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Asawa’s Plight: Medicus Iloilo City ER Responds

medicus iloilo city

My asawa was in the front passenger seat of our Aurora Blue Ford Ranger suffering from an extreme abdominal pain attack. The Provincial Hospital in Guimaras, our home province, was unable to deal with the medical emergency. We sprinted toward the Jordan Wharf in Guimaras to catch a “special trip” nighttime pump boat ride to Iloilo City. My sister-in-law Alida was in the back seat.

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Severe Attack Sends Spouse Back to Emergency Room Again

emergency in guimaras

My loving asawa has been suffering with chronic lower abdominal pain for months. While I’ve attempted to persuade her to visit a doctor she has stubbornly refused. But a recent stomach pain attack could not be fended off by the pain reliever Buscopan, and necessitated another visit to our local emergency room in Guimaras, the island province we call home.

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Iloilo Speeders Could Get 6-Month Jail Sentence

TMTRO apprehends  speed limit violators The Daily Guardian

THE Transportation Management and Traffic Regulation Office (TMTRO) nabbed at least 35 violators this past Monday, June 1, 2017 in Iloilo City. It was the first day cops were enforcing the new speed limit law in the “City of Love.” Iloilo Speeders Could Get 6-Month Jail Sentence.

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The Battle Rages On! At War with Globe’s Grand Gaffe!

Globe Telecom

It’s been one week since I’ve attempted to add my new Globe internet account to our existing account with the telecom. The battle rages on! I’m at war with “Globe’s Grand Gaffe!”

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Back in Bacolod, the City of Smiles

Masskara festival in Bacolod

My asawa and I were back in Bacolod, the “City of Smiles,on a mini-vacation in the Philippines. Regular readers of Philippines Plus know that I excel in doing nothing but my spouse works from sunrise and sunset and deserved a break. I’m always on a perpetual one of course.

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Motorcycles Banned on Guimaras-Iloilo Pump Boats

McDonalds motorcycle delivery at MaryMart in Iloilo

Motorcycles are now banned on Guimaras-Iloilo pump boats. Bikers who want to bring their bikes and travel to the island province we call home will either have to board a roll on-roll off (Ro-Ro) ship or charter pump boats. 

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Are Life Jackets Crumpling Lawyers’ Suits on Iloilo-Guimaras Pump Boats?

only a few life jackets available on guimaras iloilo pump boat

Are life jackets crumpling lawyer’s suits on the Iloilo-Guimaras pump boats? Did a court in Guimaras prohibit the wearing of life jackets in motorized banca boats to help the lawyers prevent this? With the recent tragic loss of nine lives on the Tawash, the Coast Guard is cracking down. At least for now. Crumpled clothes or not. 

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Our Water Conservation Project in the Philippines

liter water tank in the philippines

Our water conservation project in the Philippines will recycle rainwater from our dirty kitchen roof along with one side of the roof from our new home. We’ve added a 2,000 liter stainless tank along with our former 1,000 liter tank in an effort to reduce the effects of the ongoing El Niño currently slamming the Philippines.

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