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Philippine Dual Citizenship: Complete Guide

By Bob Martin | 1,463

Philippine Dual Citizenship The process we followed I intend this article to be a complete guide to Philippine Dual Citizenship. Everything from thinking about it to going through the process. This article is a compilation…

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Quality of Health Care in the Philippines

By Luke | 10

My friends and family back in the USA have asked me several times to return to the USA due to my age and health care here. I worked in hospitals for 35 years on the…

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Mas Money

Money, Money everywhere, and not one Centavo to Spent

By Paul Thompson | 12

Blahdity, blah blah, how much money do you need to live in the Philippines and how much reserve do you need in savings? I have seen this subject written about on the internet ad nauseum.…

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Renting in the Philippines

By Bob Martin | 968

Buying or Renting in the Philippines? Why I think it is better to rent Should you be renting in the Philippines? Sometime in the past, I published an article here about renting a place to…

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It’s About Time!

By PaulK | 3

Well, dear readers, the title says it all.  It truly is about time – and not just the “about time you submitted another article, Sir Paul”! Time has certainly passed by rather quickly since I…

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Philippine Real Estate Primer

By Bob Martin | 614

It is the #1 Question of Foreigners Can I own Land in the Philippines? Philippine Real Estate, it is a prime topic of foreigner conversation. In this article, we will address the hottest topic out…

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Journals from an Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer “Invisible II; A Visit to Xagas”

By Max Woodside | 0

I always liked adventures with Arik, because it gave me long opportunities to talk to him during the voyage.  This week would be spent visiting one of Arik’s school brothers, Xagas. (Pronounced ‘Zagas’). We would…

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Communication- Phone and other while living in the Philippines

By Luke | 2

When I lived in California communications was easy. I would pick up a phone, landline if I was at home or in the office, or Cell phone if I was traveling (no answer, no problem…

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