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Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners

What problems could you expect if you plan to spend your Golden Years in the PH? “Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners” addresses some of the…

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American Sex Offenders Comprise 75% Philippines No Entry List

Seems like a list the majority of US citizens wouldn’t be proud of. “American Sex Offenders Comprise 75% Philippines No Entry List.”  PhilippinesPlus posted the…

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Aklan Boracay Undocumented Foreigners Targeted

Almost 2,000 foreigners are illegally staying and working in the province of Aklan, home to Boracay Island. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Aklan (SP) is going…

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American Held Since 2013 Dies in Philippine Immigration Jail

Food server Loreto Abacia was making the rounds at the Bureau of Immigration (BI) Warden Facility in Taguig City. Abacia was delivering food for the…

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“Ex-Bulls” Forward (?) Busted in Davao Pyramiding Scam

Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) agents arrested James Edward Booyer III, 36, this past January 24, 2019. Booyer, according to a BI website Press Release…

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Foreigners Entering Philippines Face Increased Scrutiny

The Philippine Bureau of Immigration may be asking more questions of foreigners entering the Philippines. Arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport? Other PH international…

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Americans Only Finish 2nd Place on 2018 Immigration’s Rude List

The Crusty Old (American) Expat noticed an interesting press release from the Official Website of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration today. “BI Barred 133 Rude…

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Actor’s Temper Tantrum Triggers BI Balikbayan Reminder

An Actor’s Temper Tantrum Triggers BI Balikbayan Reminder.  A Bureau of Immigration, BI, Press Release regarding the Balikbayan Privilege was recently issued. A local celebrity,…

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Have You Submitted Your Annual Report to Immigration?

Have You Submitted Your Annual Report to Immigration? You have until March 1, 2019. The Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI)  has warned registered foreign nationals who…

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American Priest Wanted for 50 Altar Boy Sexual Assaults Arrested in Philippines

Acting on a tip from U.S. authorities, Bureau of Immigration (BI) agents arrested a 77-year-old American priest last Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  Furthermore, the victims…

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68-Yr-old Brit Kicked Out by Philippine Immigration, Overstayed Since 2008

Occasional “Press Releases” from the PH Bureau of Immigration can oftentimes reveal some interesting information. Case in point: “68-Yr-old Brit Kicked Out by Philippine Immigration,…

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Iloilo Bureau of Immigration Refuses to Extend Foreigners’ Tourist Visas

I’m troubled when I hear of expats in the Philippines having trouble at our local Immigration Office in Iloilo. Today’s post, “ Iloilo Bureau of…

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Philippine Bureau of Immigration Expels 74 Rude Foreigners

Careful who you piss off at your local Bureau of Immigration Office. A recent press BI release[i] revealed that the Philippine Bureau of Immigration gave…

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