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Tag: Philippine President Duterte

Rudy Giuliani Playbook: Over 7,000 “Loafers” arrested in Metro Manila

Rudy Giuliani Playbook: Over 7,000 “Loafers” arrested in Metro Manila

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While waiting for my favorite Filipino television show, “Ang Probinsyano,” to begin, I’ll flip to TV Patrol news on ABS CBN so I don’t miss the start of “The Provincial Man.” Now if ABS CBN’s shows would adhere to a strict schedule and time slot, I wouldn’t have to switch to the network so I don’t miss the start of Coco Martin’s action show. However, this is the Philippines and even the network programs are on “Filipino Time.” (more…)
Crackdown on Foreigners in Aklan/Boracay?

Crackdown on Foreigners in Aklan/Boracay?

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Is there an impending crackdown on foreigners in Aklan/Boracay? According to a report in the Panay News, such a clampdown on undocumented aliens in Aklan province could be imminent. Aklan is home to the world famous white sand beaches of Boracay, recently noted by Philippine President Duterte as a “cesspool.” (more…)
Sister-in-law banned from Working in Kuwait?

Sister-in-law banned from Working in Kuwait?

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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 working as a domestic helper in Kuwait for over six years. Philippine President Duterte has called for a temporary ban on Overseas Filipino Workers, OFWs, to Kuwait. (more…)