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Best Computer Tech in Guimaras

My World Wide Web was down for two days recently. Despite making multiple calls to Globe for assistance, I still had no internet connection. What’s…

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Upcoming 2019 El Niño Assault Predicted

The island province we call home, Guimaras, may be in for another “state of calamity.” The National Weather Service of the Philippines, PAGASA, has a dire prediction. “Upcoming…

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JalAmiel at The Shirven in Guimaras
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JalAmiel, Our Miss 2018 United Nations Niece

Our niece, JalAmiel, has been picked as “Miss 2018 United Nations” to represent her class for a fundraiser.  JalAmiel is leading her schoolmates in an effort  to raise…

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The Marketplace Festive Walk Mall Iloilo Grand Opening

I don’t like crowds. Christmas shopping in malls swarming with bargain hunters doesn’t appeal to me at all. That said, my asawa and I recently…

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Positive Philippine Pool Performance

Positive Philippine Pool Performance. If you have a swimming pool in the Philippines like we do, you need to be prepared to do some daily…

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Gutsy Guimaras Guests Attend Typhoon Ompong Pool Party

Typhoon Ompong slammed into the Philippines almost two weeks ago. Another typhoon, Paeng, is approaching the archipelago but landfall in the PH is not expected…

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Grand Guimaras Garden Reflections

Grand Guimaras Garden Reflections While checking out some recycled flower pots hanging from one of our cashew trees, I decided to take the following photographs…

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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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Manggahan Festival 2018 going to the Dogs

OK, it’s not the most original title, but Guimaras’ “Manggahan Festival 2018 going to the Dogs” best describes yesterday’s premier late afternoon event. It’s the…

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Philippines Beauty Pageant Obsession

Philippines Beauty Pageant Obsession. I’ve already suffered through months of news coverage regarding Miss Philippines Rachel Peters. Ms. Peters is a Filipino-British model who finished…

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Free Super-Fast Internet Coming to Philippines

“Free Super-Fast Internet Coming to Philippines.” What have you been smoking, dude? Is this more “fake news” being perpetrated by Facebook?

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Creepy Catfight at Iloilo City Hall

You are now traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of…

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8-Year Goal Realized: Skipping Iloilo and Shopping Local

Regular consumers of “Philippines Plus” know that I’m a crusty old expat. Sure, I could pretend that I never get irritated and that I’m always…

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