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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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Aswang Snatches 6-month-old Roxas City Baby?

The local police said that an aswang wasn’t responsible for the tragic death of a 6-month-old baby girl this past weekend in Roxas City. In…

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2 Guimaras Drug Suspects Selling Weed Arrested

First of all, the possession and sale of marijuana in the Philippines is illegal. It’s a violation of Section 5 of Article II of Republic…

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Dengue Exceeds Epidemic Threshold

It’s official. “Dengue Exceeds Epidemic Threshold.” A nationwide dengue alert has been issued in the Philippines. The surge of dengue infections has reached more than…

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Guimaras’ Thriving Tourism Farm: Sustituido

My asawa and I were riding the banca boat from Parola Wharf in Iloilo City back home to the Jordan Wharf in Guimaras. Guimaras is…

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Rainy Season Start & Captain Tom’s Amazing Adventure

Finally! The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) affirmed the official beginning of the rainy season on Friday, June 14. The homestead in…

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Guimaras Records 143 percent Increase in Dengue Cases

I was troubled. Why? Due to the fact that Guimaras has recorded a 143 percent increase in dengue cases. Last year our home province only…

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Harsh April El Niño for Guimaras & Western Visayas

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is the Philippine’s national weather service. PAGASA has issued a dire warning for our region: “Harsh…

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No more Brownouts in Guimaras?

“No more Brownouts in Guimaras?” Was some reporter over at the Panay News attempting to get their name entered into a “Tokhang” drop box? “Operation…

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10 Questions You Should Ask before You Move to the Philippines

What are the 10 questions you should ask before you move to the Philippines? After residing in the Philippines for over eight years now, I’ve…

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10 Best Reasons to Never Visit Guimaras, Philippines

I’ve lived in the Philippines with my Filipina wife for over eight years now. We’ve spent six of those years on a tiny island province…

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Search Continues for Cause of Spouse’s Ailment in the Philippines

The search continues for the cause of my spouse’s stomach ailment in the Philippines. We retired to Guimaras, our island province home in Western Visayas…

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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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