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Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines

UPDATE Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines Perhaps I’m becoming more “Filipino.” Because I moved to the Philippines over 10 years ago, I have to wonder…

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If You’re Pregnant in the Philippines, Don’t Eat Balut

Take some advice from the crusty old expat.

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Coast Guard in Iloilo & Guimaras DO NOT Enforce Wearing of Life Jackets

UPDATED SEPT. 19, 2019 COAST GUARD IN ILOILO AND GUIMARAS NOW ENFORCES THE WEARING OF LIFE JACKETS In fairness to the local Coast Guard, I…

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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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Cebu Mom Arrested for Sexually Exploiting her two Daughters & 1-year-old Niece

Above all, an extremely disturbing report out of Alcantara, a small town of 15,160 people in Cebu province. Delta Dyrecka Letigio, from the CebuDailyNews.Inquirer.net, CDN,…

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Philippine Dengue Vaccine Program Halted

“Philippine Dengue Vaccine Program Halted.” Why? The vaccine is effective for people who have had dengue prior to immunization. However, it carries a risk of…

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Proper Pooch Pool Party Philippines

“Proper Pooch Pool Party Philippines” isn’t one of seven related American International Pictures beach party films from the Sixties. Former Mouseketeer, Annette Funicello, was my…

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Philippines: Wanted. Hard-Working Domestic Helper

After my Social Security kicked in a few years ago, I was finally able to convince my industrious asawa that we could afford to hire a full-time helper.

After all, aside from taking care of my father-in-law, afflicted with Alzheimer’s, my wife did most of the cooking and cleaning in our household. A niece and nephew have lived with us for years. While the kids can help out on the week-ends, there was no one to help my wife with all the chores during the week.

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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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More Female Pushers in Iloilo Peddling Shabu

“More Female Pushers in Iloilo Peddling Shabu.” In Western Visayas, the region of the archipelago we call home, 34 women have been arrested for drug dealing. The bulk of females selling shabu (meth) are located on nearby Panay Island, Iloilo province.

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Cheap TV in the Philippines: ABS-CBN TVplus Black Box

Regular readers of “Philippines Plus” know your author, the crusty old expat, is a cheap son-of-a-gun. Sure, we might be paying big bucks for our…

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Crusty Old Expat Cancels Computer God’s Visit

Who says you can’t teach an aging fossil something new? “Crusty Old Expat Cancels Computer God’s Visit” celebrates the fact that even an aged geezer…

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At War with Globe’s Grand Gaffe!

“Onward, Crusty Soldiers! Marching as to war! With the staff of ‘Globe’s Grand Gaffe’ going on before. “Dave,” the crusty expat, leads against the foe!…

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