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PhilHealth: Foreigner Married to Filipina Update

UPDATED 01-24-2020 Update: PhilHealth Membership Renewed with Foreigner Dependent My wife and I made it over to our local PhilHealth in Guimaras yesterday, January 23,…

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Should YOU Move to the Philippines?

Updated 01-21-2020 I’m an American expat from Central Illinois who retired from telecommunications giant AT&T after nearly 30 years. I’ve been married to a lovely…

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“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” Extended until September 2019?

UPDATED 01-20-2020 Of course, “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” is still on the air as of this update. However if ABS-CBN, the network that airs the popular…

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Majority of 7,724 Aliens Barred from Philippines in 2019 were “Public Charges”

I’ve harped on this issue countless times during the past ten years I’ve been writing about living in the Philippines. If you don’t have any…

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Menacing Volcano Threatens the Philippines

UPDATED JAN. 17, 2020 Above all, more than 500,000 inhabitants of the avoidance zone around the Taal’s well of lava are watching and waiting in…

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USA Leads 2019 List of Sex Offenders Banned from Philippines

Above all, it’s an affront and an embarrassment. The Philippine Bureau of Immigration, BI, banned 160 alien sex offenders from entering the country in 2019….

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Chinese Top 2019 Philippine Immigration’s “Naughty” List

The Philippine Bureau of Immigration, BI, has released their annual “naughty” list. The Chinese lead the 2019 list of 180 rude foreigners barred by the…

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Gall Bladder Attack Fells American Expat in Philippines

Due to my poor dietary habits and failure to listen to my loving spouse, I found myself in an Iloilo City Emergency Room this past…

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“Norse Gods,” “Vancouver Scott,” & Jehovah’s Witnesses: 2020 Annual Report Iloilo Immigration

First of all, my SEO, Search Engine Optimization, hates long titles such as “Norse Gods,” Jehovah Witnesses, & Vancouver Scott: 2020 Annual Report Iloilo Immigration….

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Happy New Year from Philippines Plus

Best wishes from “The Kano” and all the Staff at Philippines Plus. Have a Blessed 2020 and thanks for your support over the past decade….

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Why Bother with 2020 New Year’s Resolutions?

This is for all you slackers, procrastinators, and other lazy folks out there. I’m with you. A new year, a new decade is almost upon…

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US Citizens May Be Required to Obtain Visa before Entering Philippines

While this story has already been out for a few days, I’ve been sitting on it, waiting for more details. The following post, “US Citizens…

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