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Philippine Wooden Hulled Boats Registration Halted

Finally, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has stopped accepting registrations for new wooden-hulled passenger vessels. In light of the loss of 31 lives during the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait tragedy on Aug.3, 2019, it’s a directive long overdue. Three pump boats capsized while sailing during strong monsoon winds. Philippine Wooden Hulled Boats Registration Halted “Existing wooden-hulled boats with … Read more

Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes

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“Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes” is today’s topic. The Philippines Department of Health has reported a 41% increase in cases of dengue fever in the country from 01 January 2016 to 11 June 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.

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Captain Tom vs. Trappistine Mindanao Nuns

Captain Tom was a good friend of mine. Sometimes, after quaffing too many adult beverages, I never understood a word he said. However, former American expat in the Philippines, the Captain, returned to the States years ago. He heads a graphic design company, Line of Sight Communications. Cap lived in Guimaras for several years. He … Read more

Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment


“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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“Fairy Tale” Iloilo-Guimaras Bridge is Duterte’s Top Priority

I love the smell of fresh carabao crap in the early morning air. Recently, I smelled it again when I saw the following headline from the Daily Guardian: “PALACE OFFICIAL: Iloilo-Guimaras bridge is Duterte’s top priority.” I have a better chance of finding Bigfoot than I do of ever seeing the bridge’s construction actually go … Read more

PH Immigration Nabs British & American Sex Offenders

“PH Immigration nabs British & American Sex Offenders” details a recent PRESS RELEASE from the Philippine Bureau of Immigration. British national 68-year-old William James Neville Ireland is now in BI custody. Ireland had hidden in the Philippines since Oct. 1, 2013 when he arrived here as a tourist. Brit and American Captured in Back-to-Back Operations … Read more

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