Another “Philippine Pony” Idea — Whatever Floats Your Boat


Newer readers may not be familiar with my There’s a Philippine Pony In There Somewhere articles.  If you haven’t read up on them, you should.  I’m proud of how many “real” Philippine business ideas I’ve been able to document along the way.  Even though I often appear negative on Philippines business, that is soften only […]

Some More Advice About Living in the Philippines and Happiness

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Here’s another of those great comments I have been receiving lately … so much here it certainly rates it’s own article for sure. There’s a lot written here that this reader voluntarily  submitted for the good of all, folks, you read and heed some of it before you write me, yet again, about “how do […]

Another View On The “Set The Family Up In Business in the Philippines” Issue


I posted an article I thought “read pretty well” on some of the ins and outs regarding helping a family start a business here in the Philippines. Of course it wasn’t a very complementary article, because I don’t spout any tourism-inspired platitudes here about “it’s more fun in the Philippines”.  It isn’t, always. And when […]

Do You Believe?


Here’s a very interesting article I just read over on my colleague Pam Slim’s  Escape From Cubicle Nation blog. Do You Believe in Your Idea? If you set big goals, you probably spend a considerable amount of time worrying: If others think the idea is good enough If someone else would do it better than […]

Why You Don't Need a J*O*B — Philippines or Elsewhere

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Another in my frequent articles detailing the way real world people earn money without the so often sought after, anonymous, ubiquitous “J*O*B that used to be so important, last century, but to me seems indeed, so last century here in century 21. Funny how I came across the subject of today’s article.  A fellow contacted […]

The Market Expands — At Least I Hope It Does


Finally, an affordable Business Class. Fasten those seatbelts, because here comes a fresh approach to premium class travel. Oasis Hong Kong Airlines presents businessOasis – business class without the price sticker shock! Starting from just £470 one-way, tickets will be available from this fare, on every flight year round. Non-stop flights at non-stop value. Simple […]

Chickens in the Philippines

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Chickens in the Philippines. Where did that idea come from? Well, as usual, it came from one of my most valuable assets in the world, my readers here at PhilFAQS (where yu can get the answers to Frequently Asked Question (FAQS) about living in the Philippines. Even about chickens in the Philippines. Now this isn’t a post […]

Start a Business in the Philippines — Do You Really Want To?

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Start a Business in the Philippines.  Yesterday I wrote an article about how to start a business in the Philippines.  You might want to refer back to it if you are still in that Philippine business dream world. Start a Business in the Philippines — Practical? One of my good readers here at PhilFAQS is […]

Start a Business in the Philippines


Start a Business in the Philippines Note to long-time readers:  This post was originally published back in June, 2009.  It’s still one of my most in-demand subjects, though, so I brought it up-to-date, fact checked it and rolled it out again to meet reader demand. This is one of those sorts of posts that I really don’t care much about […]