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Six Pesos Senior Smiles

Six pesos senior smiles. That’s all it takes. 12 ¢ to brighten a senior citizen’s day in the Philippines. It all started last month. Seems…

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my lovely asawa festive walk mall iloilo - Expat’s Extended Festive Walk Mall Review
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Expat’s Extended Festive Walk Mall Review

My lovely asawa and I had previously visited Iloilo City’s new shopping venue for the first time back in July. Since our local energy provider,…

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iloilo auto supply - Iloilo City’s Best Auto Parts Supply Store
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Iloilo City’s Best Auto Parts Supply Store

We’ve had our Ford Ranger truck for over three years now. During that time we’ve never had to purchase any auto parts or accessories for…

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pump boats at Ortiz in Iloilo
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Guimaras Motorboat Trip Shortage Strands Passengers

The Panay News reported last Sunday that Guimaras Motorboat Trip Shortage Strands Passengers. Guimaras, home of the sweetest mangoes in the world, is the island province…

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medicus iloilo city
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Asawa’s Plight: Medicus Iloilo City ER Responds

My asawa was in the front passenger seat of our Aurora Blue Ford Ranger suffering from an extreme abdominal pain attack. The Provincial Hospital in…

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emergency in guimaras
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Severe Attack Sends Spouse Back to Emergency Room Again

My suffering spouse returns to the ER.

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TMTRO apprehends  speed limit violators The Daily Guardian
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Iloilo Speeders Could Get 6-Month Jail Sentence

THE Transportation Management and Traffic Regulation Office (TMTRO) nabbed at least 35 violators this past Monday, June 1, 2017 in Iloilo City. It was the…

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Globe Telecom
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The Battle Rages On! At War with Globe’s Grand Gaffe!

It’s been one week since I’ve attempted to add my new Globe internet account to our existing account with the telecom. The battle rages on!…

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city mall parola
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The City Mall Parola Expat Experience

“The City Mall Parola Expat Experience.”  A retired fart like me has plenty of time to go shopping with his asawa. I enjoy checking out…

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go manila to iloilo
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Our Luxury 2Go Cruise Manila/Iloilo

An unfortunate incident occurred during our luxury 2go cruise from Manila to Iloilo.  In a previous post, I related the tragic event in which a…

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boracay sunset
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Iloilo to Boracay: The American Expat in the Philippines

Iloilo to Boracay: The American Expat in the Philippines. Apologies  for not having any recent posts but my lovely asawa and I, along with niece…

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only a few life jackets available on guimaras iloilo pump boat
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Are Life Jackets Crumpling Lawyers’ Suits on Iloilo-Guimaras Pump Boats?

Lawyers riding the pump boats complained that the life jackets were crumpling their neatly pressed clothes.

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Boat capsizes in Iloilo  dead  missing
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Coast Guard in Iloilo & Guimaras DOES NOT Enforce Wearing of Life Jackets

NO ONE, NEITHER A COAST GUARD OFFICER, OR BOAT CREW MEMBER, has told any passenger boarding their vessel that they are required by law to wear a life jacket.

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Crusty Old Expat Visits Iloilo LTO and Acquires Student Permit

I acquire a student permit at the tender age of 62.

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ford wildtrak white
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Encounter with Arrogant Salesman at Ford Dealership in Iloilo

I thought I was back in the States where arrogant, high pressure car salesmen abound.

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