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Philippine’s Rainy Season Still Hasn’t Begun

Summer is still here in the Philippines. The rainy season is not officially upon us yet. Seems like with all the welcome rain we’ve received…

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Purple Unicorns Pooping Rainbow-Colored Turds

Seems like the first time I’ve ever used this title for a post. Furthermore, “Purple Unicorns Pooping Rainbow-Colored Turds” is the first time I’ve used…

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US Pedophile Nabbed While Applying for Tourist Stay Extension

While I’ve read some online stories about dim-witted foreigners in the Philippines, this one gave me the bacon with the sizzle. “US Pedophile Nabbed While…

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Remarkable Risk Takers, Achievers & Positive People

“Remarkable Risk Takers, Achievers & Positive People.” It takes a certain amount of moxy to leave your home country and move to the Philippines. First…

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“Insufficient Workload” Shut Down Manila Immigration Office

According to a report published on GMA NEWS Online, “insufficient workload” caused the US Citizenship and Immigration Services to close its office in Manila on…

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US Shuts Down Manila Immigration Office

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the permanent closure of its field office in Manila, a move that could slow down…

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Philippine Immigration Bureau Expels 528 Foreigners

It was one of the largest mass cancellations of working visas for fraud, involving 528 foreign nationals. A Press Release from the Philippine Bureau of…

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Lawbreakers & Other Guimaras Scofflaws

While returning from a trip to Iloilo City to buy a hand pump for one of our wells, we made several stops before going home….

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Record Low Guimaras Guimelco Brownouts

Regular readers of “PhilippinesPlus” know that I’ve been critical of Guimelco, our local electric cooperative in Guimaras over the years. Guimelco is a distribution utility…

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Philippines Stinky Cockfight Crowds?

Our new domestic helper was trying to give “Lolo,” Grandpa, a shower the other morning. Lolo, afflicted with Alzheimer’s, lives in a nipa hut behind…

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Depraved American ‘Pedophile’ Arrested in Cebu City

The raid began Friday May 24, 2019 at around 5:00 pm. Acting on a tip from the FBI, elements of the Agents of the Women…

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New Universal Health Care’s Foreign Spouse Coverage

Because I was checking out today’s news in the Philippines, I ran across an article on the “sin tax” which prompted research for this post….

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Guimaras’ Best Pizza Joint’s New Location

Above all, I love pizzas and burgers. Tansyong is Guimaras’ best pizza joint, hands down. Nobody else even comes close. (NAMIT Burger is Guimaras’ best burger…

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