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Want to Spend Six Years in a Philippines Jail? Commit Adultery.

You CAN go to jail in the Philippines if you commit adultery!

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“Insufficient Workload” Shut Down Manila Immigration Office

According to a report published on GMA NEWS Online, “insufficient workload” caused the US Citizenship and Immigration Services to close its office in Manila on…

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US Shuts Down Manila Immigration Office

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the permanent closure of its field office in Manila, a move that could slow down…

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Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain

My E-book, “The Philippines Expat Advisor”, has a section that deals with barangay captains. “Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain” relates a recent visit…

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American Arrested in Iloilo After Applying for NBI Clearance

An American was arrested this week in Iloilo after applying for a NBI Clearance. Instead of getting a clearance from the National Bureau of Investigation,…

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Cebu Pacific Flight to Puerto Princesa Arrived Early!

Our recent trip to Palawan began with a pleasant surprise. We departed from the Iloilo International Airport 20 minutes before our scheduled time. Consequently, our…

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Our First Pool Party in the Philippines

It’s a post I can finally publish: ” Our First Pool Party in the Philippines.” It’s been a massive project. The new swimming hole construction…

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Last Manila Crooked Cabbie Saga

Finally, I humbly present my “Last Manila Crooked Cabbie Saga.” With apologies to Master Todd,  the forthcoming spiel occurred before the former Marine’s now-famous “50…

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Manila’s Last Honest Cab Driver?

During a recent trip to Pasay City, my asawa and I might have discovered Manila’s last honest cab driver. At the Stone House Hotel, our…

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Cozy & Comfortable: Stone House Hotel Pasay

We recently made a trip to Metro Manila. We stayed for five nights at the cozy and comfortable Stone House Hotel Pasay. Only three kilometers…

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The Dimple Star Road Trip from Hell: Guimaras to Manila, Part Two

“The Dimple Star Road Trip from Hell: Guimaras to Manila, Part Two.” The madness continues. Why would any sweaty, overweight American expat in the Philippines…

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Is Travel to the Philippines Safe?

You have to exercise some good COMMON SENSE.

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