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Kentucky Fried’s First Filipino Colonel

It was around 8:00 pm on a weeknight. Despite numerous power outages from our “service” provider, Guimelco, we miraculously had electricity that evening as I…

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Cheap TV in the Philippines: ABS-CBN TVplus Black Box

Regular readers of “Philippines Plus” know your author, the crusty old expat, is a cheap son-of-a-gun. Sure, we might be paying big bucks for our…

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Philippine Peso Continues to Weaken Against US Dollar

Some analysts predict that in 2018 the peso could weaken to  55 to 1 against the US Dollar.

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Best TV Satellite System Philippines

Another recent post that dealt with my favorite television programs got me to thinking. And that’s not something I often do. “Best TV Satellite System…

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Six People Dead: Pump Boat from Iloilo to Guimaras Capsizes!

Tragic news from our home province! I’ve ridden on this pump boat dozens of time.

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Crusty Old Expat Visits Iloilo LTO and Acquires Student Permit

I acquire a student permit at the tender age of 62.

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Philippines Typhoon Ruby Gains Strength

Super Typhoon Ruby is heading for Eastern Visayas.

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More Fine Filipinas at Guimaras’ Manggahan Festival

Here’s more fine filipinas  that I observed at the Manggahan Festival held in the sweet mango province of the Philippines this past April. The young…

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Ariara Island in Palawan Named World’s Best

Recently did a post about Boracay being named the world’s best island destination when I saw a news article proclaiming an island in Palawan anointed…

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Bananas, Babes and Beer. Bruising Beijing Ban Baffles Philippines.

China has impounded Philippine fruit exports alleged to carry pests. 300,000 tons of Philippine bananas worth one billion pesos (about 236,000 US Dollars) were left…

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Teen Pregnancy Rise in Philippines Alarms Officials

The National Youth Commission (NYC) this past Friday expressed alarm over the rise in teenage pregnancies in the Philippines that was disclosed in a report…

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The Tom Cat and the Fine Filipina

Brother Tom is no longer with us. No, he’s not gone onto a better place, my American expat friend is dropping the “brother” from his…

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