It seems to me that when something goes wrong in the Philippines, someone gets fired and possibly prosecuted. There was a jail break in Bogo City on Sunday and one of the escapes ended up dead when police shot him a couple of days later.
Archives for November 2008
I better start this post with a definition. Even though I lived under the same legal system as many of you, and even worked as a researcher for a lawyer for some years , I have to admit I never heard this word before I came to the Philippines: Estafa is committed by a person […]
It’s a great feeling isn’t it? P50 for every dollar! Imagine, just a year ago, the dollar was only worth 40 Pesos, and now we have made a huge jump back to P50. We are not all the way back to where we were a couple of years ago, but it seems to be headed […]
Hi Everyone in the States or People that live all over the world that celebrate Thanksgiving. Happy Turkey “GOBBLE” to all. We havw a lot to be thankful for to God. Well in our household we celebrate Thanksgiving on Saturday, since the kids has school on Thursday, the kids usually come home around 4:30 in […]
SIR is the basic system that guides Philippine Society, it is the foundation of Filipino Culture. SIR stands for “Smooth Interpersonal Relations.” Continuing on with my series of articles about SIR, today I want to look at the first Value that comprises Sir: In Group. “In Group” is also known as “Kita” in the Bisaya […]
Back on the OFW topic now… Rebecca and I went to Brunei a couple of weeks ago. She joined me on a business trip, and we were being given a tour of Brunei by my colleague there. Rebecca said that she noticed many Filipinos working there. My colleague said, “Oh, yes. Lots of Filipinos come […]