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People get deported every day - don't let it be you!

What happens if you overstay visa?

By Bob Martin | 906

Did you Overstay Visa? Take care of it before it takes care of you! If you overstay a visa, it might not be a pretty situation. I get questions so frequently from people who are…

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My Generator

Emergency Generators in the Philippines

By Luke | 6

I live in a small city here in the Philippines and yes we have, as they are called here Brownouts, a lot of them. Since the first of the year, our longest blackout was a…

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Journals from an Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer. ‘Invisible’

By Max Woodside | 6

Arik, Nyle and I were having a beer at an outside bar in Minglanilla, Cebu. We had delivered some hand-carved hardwood bookshelves to a well-to-do foreigner in a subdivision nearby. Arik was a furniture maker…

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Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens

Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens

By Bob Martin | 302

Guide to Travel for Philippine Dual Citizens As a dual citizen travel can seem complicated Many who are dual citizens in the Philippines can find travel for Philippine Dual Citizens complicated. Do they need a…

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Move to the Philippines

Move to the Philippines: How to do it

By Bob Martin | 123

Move to the Philippines? Don’t quite know how to move to the Philippines? I wanted to come out with a “Master Article” detailing the process of How to Move to the Philippines, so I have…

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Is My Life Really Different Here

By Luke | 12

Well, different is really hard to define. But I do not have to deal with cold, snow or ice, the only ice I have here is in my glass with my morning juice, and here…

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Do you have a million pesos banked

Do you have a million pesos banked?

By Jay Stainback | 32

I have read a number of articles about how much money is needed per month to live in the Philippines. I have promised myself that I would not write an article about how much money…

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13G Visa – Is it a better option for you?

By Bob Martin | 35

The 13G Visa 13G is another Residency Option in the Philippines I have a 13G Visa. A 13G Visa is a Philippine Visa that allows for permanent residence in the Philippines. It is for a…

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Excellent information for those planning on moving to the R.P., especially regarding banking. Bob, as a successful entrepreneur, shares his insights along with other long-term expat’s ideas. WowPhilippines

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