1,200 Police Officers Fired in Canloocan, Friction with the Commission of Human Rights and Intimations of National Martial Law

  Today is Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the first day of the rest of our lives…  Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift – that’s why it’s called the present! Welcome to the Philippine Dreams weekly Livecast, where I regularly attempt to address issues that could affect foreigners living, studying working, retiring or doing basically …

Philippines Extrajudicial Killings in Dumaguete?

Dumaguete for me has always truly been the City of Gentle People; an easy-going and relaxed city that has routinely lived up to its nickname.  In fact, not too long ago I published a two-part article listing out a number of reasons why our little city has stolen my heart. Over the past few weeks, however, there has been a …

LIVECAST 8.30.17: Working Remotely in the Philippines and Justice for Kian

Today is Wednesday, August 30th, 2017, the first day of the rest of our lives…  Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift – that’s why they call it the present! Welcome to the Philippine Dreams weekly Livecast, where I regularly attempt to address issues that could affect foreigners living, studying working, retiring or doing basically …

Livecast 8.25.17 – Avian Flu and Another Bloody Week in the Drug War….

[Don’t want to read the article?  Watch the video instead.] Today is Friday, August 25, 2017, the first day of the rest of our lives…  Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift – that’s why they call it the present! Welcome to the Philippine Dreams weekly Livecast, where I make at least a half-hearted attempt …

Life in the Philippines on a Comparative Basis – Part 2: The Bad

ON THE OTHER HAND… In the first part of Life in the Philippines on a Comparative Basis, the writer noted a good number of things that he enjoyed about living in the Philippines. In this second part, he will talk about some of the aspects of life here that he isn’t so thrilled about.  Again, minimal editing has been done …