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Our 1,170 Dollar March Five-Person Philippines Budget

Our nephew Sherwin has flown the coop. The 19-year-old moved to a boarding house in Guimaras in late March. Guimaras, of course, is the island…

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The tremors were felt as far as Capiz and Negros Occidental - 12 Earthquakes Rock Guimaras & Panay
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12 Earthquakes Rock Guimaras & Panay

12 Earthquakes Rock Guimaras & Panay. That’s according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).  As a result, the multiple tremors triggered the evacuation of…

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Guimaras earthquake - Nearby Earthquake Slams Our Guimaras Location
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Nearby Earthquake Slams Our Guimaras Location

This will be a brief post. At 10:54 am this morning, November 5, I was sitting at my desk working on a new post. Suddenly,…

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Philippine Bureau of Immigration e1548817033990 - Iloilo Bureau of Immigration Refuses to Extend Foreigners' Tourist Visas
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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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pump boats at Ortiz in Iloilo
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Guimaras-Iloilo Boatmen Shocked by Surprise Drug Test

The Panay News had some attention-grabbing news recently. Subjected to a shock were local boatmen in Guimaras, our island province. Scheduled at 9:00 am this…

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crackdown on illegal aliens in philippines - Iloilo City Crackdown on Illegal Indians
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Iloilo City Crackdown on Illegal Indians

ILOILO City – The Bureau of Immigration is investigating 32 Indian nationals in Iloilo province for alleged illegal activities. Unlike so-called “Sanctuary Cities” in the…

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Good Day Coffee - “Good Day”Coffee’s Amazing Health Benefits
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“Good Day”Coffee’s Amazing Health Benefits

Years ago when I worked for AT&T back in Central Illinois, I would kick start my mornings with an icy cold can of Diet Coke….

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annulment philippines
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Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment

“Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment” is today’s topic. How fast can you get an annulment in the Philippines? How much does an annulment…

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philhealth
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PhilHealth Contribution for Hospital Bill

After being diagnosed with gastritis and bile reflux, my asawa was ready to be discharged from Medicus Hospital in Iloilo City. This post, “PhilHealth Contribution=$300…

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armed home invaders
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Armed Vigilantes from Iloilo Invade Guimaras

Around 6:30 pm on July 4th the “Mayberry RFD” of the Philippines, Guimaras, was invaded by armed vigilantes from nearby Iloilo province. Three masked men…

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mang inasal unli rice
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Potential Rice Riots in the Philippines

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 was a somber day for many Filipinos. Philippine Sen. Cynthia Villar had just called for a ban on unlimited rice servings, “unli-rice,” in restaurants across the archipelago!

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npa rebels
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New People’s Army, Maute Terrorists: Iloilo Under Siege

TWIN TERRORIST THREATS inched closer to Iloilo City!

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