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Math-Challenged Guimaras Pump Boat Operator Delays Departure

First of all, mathematics wasn’t my favorite subject in school. Therefore, today’s post, “Math-Challenged Guimaras Pump Boat Operator Delays Departure” reveals someone else besides me…

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Snot Rockets & Cleared Public Roads

Seems like Philippine laws are rarely enforced. Why do I say that? Because that’s been my personal observation since retiring to the Philippines over ten…

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Iloilo-Guimaras Bridge Construction Starts 2021?

It’s a line I’ve heard several times before. Consequently, it’s right up there with “The check’s in the mail” and “I’ll still respect you in…

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Coast Guard in Iloilo & Guimaras DO NOT Enforce Wearing of Life Jackets

UPDATED SEPT. 19, 2019 COAST GUARD IN ILOILO AND GUIMARAS NOW ENFORCES THE WEARING OF LIFE JACKETS In fairness to the local Coast Guard, I…

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Riding Pump Boats on Iloilo Strait? Use an Umbrella

I’ve been reading a lot about protests in Guimaras regarding the motor boat restrictions since the tragic loss of 31 lives this past August 3,…

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“Hey, Pink Shirt! Put on your Life Jacket!”

Some citizens from the USA have a reputation for being “Ugly Americans.” In the past ten years since retiring to the Philippines, I’ve certainly fit…

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Guimaras’ Massive Travel & Tourism Problems

First of all, if you’re planning to visit any of the sandy white beaches in Guimaras, don’t. “Guimaras’ Massive Travel & Tourism Problems,” today’s post,…

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“Fairy Tale” Iloilo-Guimaras Bridge is Duterte’s Top Priority

I love the smell of fresh carabao crap in the early morning air. Recently, I smelled it again when I saw the following headline from…

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New Passenger Vessels Ply Iloilo Guimaras Route

After last week’s fiasco at Parola Wharf in Iloilo City last week, I was glad to read there will be new safer options for sea…

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MARINA lifts suspension of passenger motorbanca operation in the Guimaras – Iloilo route

The MARINA, Maritime Industry Authority, has lifted today, 13 August 2019, the suspension of the passenger motorbanca operation in the Guimaras to Iloilo route and…

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Ban Iloilo-Guimaras Pump Boats Permanently?

I read where Guimaras Governor Gumarin has stated that the recent Iloilo Strait tragedy is bad for our island province’s economy. Thirty-one people lost their…

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Pump Boats Suspended Indefinitely, Fast Craft to Ply Iloilo-Guimaras Route

Sadly, it took at least 31 people to lose their lives before overdue changes for passenger sea travel between Iloilo and Guimaras may be underway….

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Yakult Shortage & Dengue Fever

A severe dengue outbreak and a Yakult shortage are linked

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