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Working In The Philippines

Last updated on: 3rd June, 2018, 12:01 PM   I’ve heard the same old song over and over again from expats. It goes like this, “Oh, I love living in the Philippines because it doesn’t have any of those stupid, stifling rules like that stupid, stifling government of mine back in my country.” To some […]

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Customer Disservice: Expat Living

Last updated on: 8th November, 2017, 7:57 PM   Living in the Philippines isn’t all sunshine and beach time. Sometimes things go haywire and you have to be prepared for customer disservice. No Warranty, Sir We bought a rechargeable fan/lantern combo over a year ago. We used it three or four times during electrical storms […]

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Backyard Bacon: Raising Pigs in the Philippines

Last updated on: 23rd January, 2016, 11:42 AMRaising backyard bacon isn’t possible in many places. In the Philippines, it’s not only normal, it’s a small source of income for thousands of families. The Big Baboy Baboy is the Filipino world for pig. And pigs are big here. Pork consumption in the Philippines, according to (undated) […]

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Unusual business practice in the Philippines

Last updated on: 14th May, 2014, 2:01 PMAs foreigners, we’re bound to run into some of what we might call unusual business practices in the Philippines. ┬áBanking is a lot more involved in the Philippines as I’ve written about. But so are other types of business. Normally when I go online to find information about […]

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