President Duterte Orders Sister Patricia Fox Deported from the Philippines

This article was originally written in April of 2018.  It’s September now, and I just thought I would update the story.  This saga of Sister Patrica Fox is apropos for any foreigner considering life in the Philippines as it shows some interesting insights into Filipino culture.   April 2018 A Catholic nun who has been in the Philippines for 27 …

American Nationals Nabbed for Drug Distribution – Cebu City, The Philipppines

DISCLAIMER:  Please keep in mind that the individuals noted below are INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY in a court of (Filipino) law.  What they were arrested for are ALLEGATIONS at this point.  This just occurred on June 1st, and the full story is not yet out.  Heck, even the identities of the foreigners have not yet been confirmed.    Well, after the …

American Nationals Arrested in “Black Money” Scam – Pasay City

Three foreigners have been arrested by the PNP (Philippine National Police) in what authorities are describing as a “black money” scheme. Among the arrested foreigners was 43-year-old Brown Akew Fonboh, allegedly from the United States, 28-year-old Gum Blanche Murphy from Angola and 44-year-old Aroon James who claimed to be from the American territory of Puerto Rico.  All three were arrested …

American National Killed in the Philippines for Refusing to Buy Filipinos Drinks

Disturbing news concerning a murdered American in Negros Occidental, the province just north of own Negros Oriental.  According to all reporting outlets (few and far between as always here), a 57 year old American who was in the process of adopting a Filipino child was summarily shot in the head after refusing to buy beers for two Filipinos.  Shortly after …

My Philippines Dating Experience: Goodboys, Badboys and Fuckboys

Yesterday I published an article on Filipinas and Facebook relative to my short-lived Philippines dating experience.  And as I noted, although I personally abhor Facebook, it is a useful tool when it comes to the dating selection process.  Forthat particular article, you can simply click HERE . The reason Facebook is handy is allows you some ability to separate the …