Internet

Internet in the Philippines

Internet in the Philippines

How is the Internet in the Philippines? My Experience over 2 Decades in Country Internet in the Philippines. Over my years of living in the Philippines, one of the most discussed (mostly negative) topics among expats. It is also a largely negative discussion among Filipinos. Now, I am moving back to the States soon, so today,…

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You’ve Got Mail! Is it Spam or a Scam?

scam or spam

Unsolicited eMail Is it a Scam or Spam? So much of our email is scam or spam. Dealing with unsolicited or junk mail is something we’ve all done for years. Time was this was mostly unwanted mailings landing on our front porch, and in the days before recycling was fashionable, they usually went straight into…

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A refund? In the Philippines?

Welcome to another episode of the Expat Answerman Vidcast! I hope that you will enjoy today’s program. Last month, I got a real surprise when I asked a local business for a refund. I had some experience trying to get a refund before. Most of the time it was not possible to get a refund.…

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Please Take-A-Number

The guy at the end of my street opened an internet café, his first month was very slow, but then he had no internet connection. Somewhat like building a swimming pool, but having no water. But he knew something that I knew; two years ago Fiber Optic Cable was laid on the Nation Highway between…

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Getting a Document Notarized

About a month or two ago, I got an inquiry from a company in the United States. They were wanting to advertise on this website. It was a company that I felt I had a use for, and when I looked over their website, I found it to be well done, and their service looked…

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Of Course My Knickers Are In A Twist!

This is the man who invented the internet and Global Warming.

18 long years, with absolutely no internet, the semi experts at all the big “3” Cell Phone and computer service stores telling me I was just doomed to spend my life off line, which in fact might have made the online Philippines a better place without me there to post dumb stuff. Then at a…

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