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Filipinos #1! 10 Hours Daily Internet Usage

First of all, congratulations are in order! Filipinos outdid themselves again. According to an article from GMA NEWS ONLINE, a worldwide study by Hootsuite and…

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Ph Peso 58 vs 1 US Dollar 2019 Prediction

Overseas Filipino Workers’ remittances have strengthened the Philippine peso recently. Historically, monies from overseas workers have always jacked up the peso during the Christmas season….

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Despite Increased Risk, Sister-in-Law Stays in Kuwait

The Crusty Old Expat was saddened to hear of the torture and death of a Filipina, a domestic helper in Kuwait, who was from Sara,…

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Sister-in-law banned from Working in Kuwait?

Sister-in-law banned from working in Kuwait? That’s the question swirling around our household recently. My wife’s younger sister Marjorie (seen on the left) has been…

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Island Hopping Around Guimaras

Comments are back and so am I!

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Jobs in the Philippines: April and Michelle Find Employment

Jobs in the Philippines are extremely difficult to find. With widespread age discrimination running rampant across this archipelago, my twin nieces, April and Michelle (seen…

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Iloilo City Ready for Foreign Tourists

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas,  the region where my Filipina asawa have resided since July 2009,  has declared Iloilo City one of…

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Niece Hunts for Call Center Jobs in Iloilo

Call center jobs in Iloilo City. Are there any available? My niece Michelle has tried to secure employment with a call center since last June…

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US Dollar to Philippine Peso Exchange Update: Peso Hits 4-Yr High

Are you an American expat living in the Philippines that keeps a close eye on the US Dollar to Philippine Peso exchange rate? Maybe you’re…

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Teen Pregnancy Rise in Philippines Alarms Officials

The National Youth Commission (NYC) this past Friday expressed alarm over the rise in teenage pregnancies in the Philippines that was disclosed in a report…

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Instant Karma in Iloilo City!

Call it the grace of God. Call it instant karma. Call it sheer dumb luck. Whatever term you use to describe the events of this…

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From Iloilo City to Boracay to Qatar. Journey of a Filipino Cab Driver.

Went to SM Hypermarket in Iloilo City to do our big grocery shopping for the month this past Sunday. Since we were loaded down with…

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Filipinas Attend “Maid School” for Overseas Jobs

Filipina maid Cherry Pie Antaban (love that name) wants to work as a domestic helper in Singapore. My own asawa spent years working in Singapore…

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