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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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No more Brownouts in Guimaras?

“No more Brownouts in Guimaras?” Was some reporter over at the Panay News attempting to get their name entered into a “Tokhang” drop box? “Operation…

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Philippines Domestic Helper Walks Off Job

Here’s a follow-up to my previous post. One late Saturday afternoon, my wife and I became a bit perturbed. Our pump for our water tank and the pump for our pool room were running simultaneously. Our full-time domestic helper “BingBing” had been instructed on numerous occasions that we did not want both of the pumps running simultaneously.

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Guimaras Governor Gumarin’s Guimelco Gripes

THEREFORE let it be known throughout the universe. I was right about something! And the fact that the Prince of our Province echoes my exact…

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15 Brownouts in 3 Days: GUIMELCO’S Response

“15 Brownouts in 3 days: GUIMELCO’S Response.” It’s a post I hope to complete before our next power outage in Guimaras occurs.  As I feverishly…

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GUIMELCO Blames Geckos for Guimaras Brownouts

I had to chuckle in disbelief when a fellow American expat informed me that GUIMELCO blames geckos for Guimaras brownouts. We’ve had a rash of…

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Living in the Philippines 6 Yr. Review

The American Expat is coming up on six years of living in the Philippines. Here’s my annual review.

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Shopping in Iloilo City for the American Expat

Big ticket purchases finally made in preparation for the new home to be built.

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Life Goes on in my Little “Pocket of Paradise”

No brownouts since last Sunday night. That one only lasted three hours.

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Rotational Brownouts in Guimaras Have NOT Ended!

It was 2 pm Monday when I began this post and by all indications rotational brownouts

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If You Can’t Learn to Adapt, You Probably Won’t Make it in the Philippines

I’m a 62-year-old geezer.

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Dealing with 11 Hour Brownouts in Paradise

You never know what to expect in the Philippines.

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Rotating Brownouts Hit Our Island Province of Guimaras

Rotating brownouts have hit our island province of Guimaras.

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