old lady
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Clash of the Filipina Maids

We’ve recently hired a new domestic helper for our household in Guimaras. The crusty old expat, yours truly, issued an “executive order” which proclaimed a new part-time helper was needed to augment our current staff. My “executive order” was not held up in any federal court.

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female shabu dealer caught philippines
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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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donald trump youre fired
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New Filipina Helper Fired on First Day

Our new Filipina helper was fired on her first day on the job. We had previously committed to hiring a Pinay whose mother-in-law was reportedly…

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the top score for magic sing
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You Can’t Be a True Filipino if You Don’t Sing Karaoke

You can’t be a true Filipino if you don’t sing karaoke. Pinoys and Pinays take their singing seriously to the extent that people have even…

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peso
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Should You Start a Micro-financing Business in the Philippines?

MFIs in the Philippines report a number of success stories of microentrepreneurs who started with as little as P5,000.

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the guimaras swat team
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I Join the Guimaras SWAT Team at Manggahan

Could the aging kano be pressed into service as a member of the local SWAT Team?

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pretty pinays at Manggahan
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I’m Adored as a Rock Star by Pretty Pinays at Manggahan 2015

Yes, you, too, Pilgrim, could be a rock star in the Philippines!

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my asawa sifting rice
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Our Isuzu D-Max 4×2 Automatic Truck Has Disappeared from Iloilo City

The Isuzu slips away but we have other options.

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tom cat and cute filipina
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Will Lolo’s New Nipa Hut Serve as the Temporary HQ for the Tom Cat?

Will The Tom Cat and Fearless Frank from Florida Return?

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las vegas
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Back in the USA. The Return of the American Expat

I hadn’t been back in the United States in over five years.

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my asawa shopping for shoes at sm city in bacolod
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Best Shopping Malls in Bacolod City, the Philippines

Bacolod City is known throughout the region as the “City of Smiles.”

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