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Safety in the Philippines
When I moved to the Philippines in 2000, the biggest concern that my family and friends expressed to me was about the safety of living in the Philippines. Others who have made the move have told me that they experienced the same concern from their family and friends back home.
The truth is that safety is a concern these days no matter where in the world you may live. Whether it is in the USA, Europe or anywhere else, safety must be considered, and the Philippines is no different.
Read the articles in this archive to learn more about safety issues for those living in the Philippines.
One big problem in the Philippines is the number of scams that will be tried on you if you live here or are just visiting. There are a lot of scammers out there and you must be careful and always keep in mind that the person you are dealing with may be trying to scam you. For more information about Scams in the Philippines, read our archive about Philippine Scams.
Many foreigners who move to the Philippines (primarily Americans) are concerned about wanting to own a Gun for their own protection in the Philippines. Read about gun ownership in the Philippines in our archive about Guns.
A few days ago I went to Nicole’s classmates house. I went there to ask some questions from the mother of her classmate. I guess one day last week Nicole had no class because the class coordinator had some meeting to attend to. He told his students that they can go to school the next day, just go to the […]
A few days ago, while waiting for a jeepney, I saw a few buses go by. After seeing 1 stop for a passenger to get on, I got to thinking, what’s the point of security in the bus station if people can just get on anywhere they want? If someone was planning on bombing a […]
A few days ago, I was looking through my Facebook feed and noticed something about Davao that one of my friends posted. It was about how Mayor Duterte has improved Davao, highlighting several awards the city has garnered since he started being mayor. As I read through it, I was shocked to see that Davao […]
After seeing the devastation from Super Typhoon Yolanda, I couldn’t blame you for being scared to move to the Philippines. Seeing the desperation of the people in Tacloban and other parts of the Visayas is enough to scare anybody. What would you do if your family were in that area when the storm hit? It […]
I was just watching TV at our bedroom and in the show they had someone on a wheelchair. So that really got me thinking of how the people here on a wheelchair go from their day to day lives. I mean not a lot of establishments here that were so accessible by them. I’ve seen […]