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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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GUIMELCO truck Guimaras
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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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Puerto Princesa Palawan Paradise

Puerto Princesa Palawan Paradise. Some mortals claim the Philippines is a heavenly utopia. Paradise, if you will. I retired to this archipelago over seven years…

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Don’t Rely on Google Maps for Directions in Iloilo City

Google is a great search engine but…

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

NO ONE, NEITHER A COAST GUARD OFFICER, OR BOAT CREW MEMBER, has told any passenger boarding their vessel that they are required by law to wear a life jacket.

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How Much Will it Cost to Build Your Retirement Home in the Philippines?

What could your own home in paradise cost?

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Pretty Pinays Roam Raymen Resort in Guimaras

Life is tough. I have to spend a Sunday on the beach surrounded by pretty pinays.

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