Inherit Propery in the Philippines? "Can" Doesn't Mean "Will"

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From time to time I receive comments here which seem to indicate people have a lot more faith in my knowledge or judgment than anyone should have.  I don’t want complex or extensive comments and questions to go unanswered … these are very real issues to people … but I am only a common (lay) […]

What About School in the Philippines — Part 4

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We had some interesting discussion a couple weeks ago about strategies for schooling children if you were to decide to live in the Philippines. Most of the discussion sort of stopped at the high school (secondary) level.  But what about those with older children … baccalaureate or higher education here in the Philippines for foreigner […]

US Government Jobs in the Philippines

THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THROUGH THE EMBASSY WARDEN SYSTEM AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO AMERICAN CITIZENS IN THE PHILIPPINES.  PLEASE DISSEMINATE THIS MESSAGE TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION OR NEIGHBORHOOD.  THANK YOU. —————————————————– U.S. FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER TEST The 2010 Foreign Service Officer Test will be […]

Do You Still Think Things Will Be The Same?

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Lest you think I have turned anti-American or something equally as vile, let me try to give you a few facts to illustrate why I don’t think the US is ever coming back as the richest and most powerful nation on earth … global recession 0r no global recession.  Since World War II we Americans […]

Finding a Job in the Phillipines — Are You Sure?

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From time to time I get some comments that really deserve a whole article on their own (by the way, any of you who have the urge to pour out some information, but don’t want to go through the hassle and make the commitment required to start your own blog and web site, are welcome […]

Foreigner Jobs Philippines Again

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One of the search terms I always rank high for here at PhilFAQS, where you learn the facts about living in the Philippines is, “Jobs for Foreigners in the Philippines”. I some ways that’s a little strange because I usually write about jobs like that in somewhat negative terms … but since very few others […]

Philippine Business Resources for the Common Man

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Kind of a funny headline?  Well I chose it to make your think a little ‘out of the box’. Hundreds of people per day come to this site from Google and the other, lesser search engines.  One of the most frequent phrases they search for is ‘Jobs for foreigners in the Philippines’, ‘jobs for Americans […]

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

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Some of you may have felt the unmistakable rumblings of the sales pitch recently while I have written (low-key) about this great online profits opportunity from my friend and fellow blogger, Daniel Scocco.  Well, if the sales pitch irritated you, sorry.  Many people ask me over and over how they can earn a living and […]

All about Franchising Seminar

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Just a post or so ago, one of my most loyal readers, Laurence, mentioned that I should write more about opening a business in the Philippines.  Laurence also expressed the preference that it not be about “online” business and that it have the potential for employing Filipino workers.  Not a bad idea … profit … […]