5 Risky Problems Foreigners Face in Philippines

ambulance leaving guimaras provincial hospital

Have you considered moving or retiring to the Philippines? Because you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance you are. Consequently, this post, “5 Risky Problems Foreigners Face in Philippines,” should prove useful to those considering a move to “paradise.” 5 Risky Problems Foreigners Face in Philippines First of all, what are the riskiest problems … Read more

Philippine Immigration Bureau Warns Against Online Love Scams

Tina Turner asked this question years ago: “What’s love got to do with it?” Because online scammers are at it again in Cebu, the Philippine Bureau of Immigration, BI, has issued a warning. This past week, the BI cautioned the public against widespread cases of online love scams.

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10 Things You Need to Know before Moving to the Philippines

Are you thinking of retiring to the Philippines? I moved to this group of 7,107 islands with my beautiful Filipina wife over nine years ago. Aside from getting used to men peeing in public in broad daylight, there are other issues to deal with in this Southeast Asian “paradise.” Here’s my list of 10 Things You Need to Know before Moving to the Philippines.

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Filipina Relative is a Scammer

gold digger

“Filipina Relative is a Scammer” is the topic for today’s post.  One of my long-time supporters and personal friend recently asked my asawa and I for some assistance. Seems like my comrade’s older brother in the States was looking to communicate with a Filipina.  My colleague was wondering if my spouse had any female relatives his brother could chat with.

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Dengue Hospital Costs Covered by PhilHealth

guimaras provincial hospital

We received good news since my spouse was admitted to our local healthcare facility in the Philippines. She was on the road to recovery and was discharged from the Guimaras Provincial Hospital this past Friday after a battle with dengue fever and pneumonia

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I Join the Guimaras SWAT Team at Manggahan

the guimaras swat team

Decades ago I was in the United States Air Force military police. Maybe that’s why I always make it a point to be sociable to peace officers no matter where I’m at but especially in the Philippines. I’ve met quite a few friendly police men and security guards in nearby Iloilo on Panay Island and on our own island province. So I guess it shouldn’t come as a complete shock to my readers when I post a title such as the one above: “I Join the Guimaras SWAT Team at Manggahan.”

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The Latest Update: Building Our New Home in the Philippines

the path to our new home in the Philippines

Here’s the latest update on building our new home in the Philippines. I’ve included some new photos to go along with this post and have added some additional information regarding our recent property dispute.  We’re currently starting on Week 14 of this project. Prior to the start of construction, my brother-in-law Joery and his crew manufactured a new nipa hut on our nearly 13,000 square meter lots located on the mango island province of Guimaras. The nipa hut will serve as the new digs for my 84-year-old father-in-law who is afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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