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Nov 05 2017

Filipino Married in Australia changing Middle name to Maiden name

Philippine Name Change Regulations for Filipina Marriage in Australia

Married applicants who are already using their married names in some of their Australian-issued identification cards/documents adopting Australian regulations are advised to apply for a Change of Name with the Australian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in the State/Territory where they reside to harmonise records with the name reflected on their Philippine passport, using Philippine regulations.

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Nov 05 2017

Taking Currency In or Out of The Philippines

Taking Currency In or Out of The Philippines

Laws on bringing money into the Philippines, and taking it out, need to be looked at from both Philippine Currency and Foreign Currency seperately.

Foreign currency in excess of $10,000 MUST be declared when entering or leaving the Philippines

Authorization by the Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (Bsp), is required for the taking in and bringing out of the Philippines, of Philippine currency in excess of php 50,000.

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Oct 08 2017

New 10 Year Philippine Passport

Philippine Passports valid for 10 years available from August 17, 2017 ?

The Republic Act No. 10928 extended the maximum validity of Philippine passports from five years to 10 years for adult passport holders. Individuals under 18 years of age will still be issued with passports having a five-year validity period.

This act was approved on August 2, 2017, with Section 5 stating the effective date being: “fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a national newspaper of general circulation”.

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Oct 03 2017

PhilHealth Expands Coverage to Foreign Nationals

Philippines National Health Service Insurance for Foreigners

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), [the Philippines National Health Service] now allows foreign nationals and former Filipino citizens who have chosen to retire in the Philippines to avail themselves of social health insurance benefits.

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Sep 23 2017

Average Wages in Philippines 2016

Daily Average Wages for these Philippine Major Occupation Groups in October 2016

987 pesos per day for Managers
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243 pesos per day for Elementary Occupations

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Aug 26 2017

Visa Free Entry to Philippines

Nationals from many countries who are travelling to the Philippines for business and tourism purposes are allowed to enter the Philippines without visas for various stay periods depending on Nationality.
Most are allowed a stay not exceeding thirty (30) days
Some are limited to 7 days, 14 days or 59 days.

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Aug 15 2017

Largest Cities in the Philippines

The Largest Cities in the Philippines by Area and by Population

Quezon City, with a population in 2015 of 2.93 million people, is the highest populated City in the Philippines.
Davao City, with an area of 2,444 square kilometres, is the largest City in the Philippines.

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Jul 05 2017

Going to Australia on a Visitor Visa

The most popular Visitor visa for Tourism to Australia is the Visitor visa (subclass 600) Tourism Stream.

The Tourist stream is for people travelling to Australia for a holiday, recreation or to visit family and friends and for other purposes not related to business or medical treatment.

This visa has options for up to three, six or 12 months visit periods. The three month option is the most common, and the easiest to process.

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Mar 29 2017

CFO clearance in Pampanga

The​ CFO-Clark Extension Desk at the “One-Stop Processing Center in Clark (OSPC)” opened in September 2016 and is located at the Clark Polytechnic Compound at Jose Abad Santos Ave. Clark Freeport Zone.

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Mar 04 2017

2015 Average Family Income in Philippines

The 2015 Philippines Average Family Income varied substantially depending on the location in the Philippines, from an average of 8,173 pisos per week in Manila, down to 2,673 pisos per week in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

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Feb 25 2017

Food Consumption in the Philippines

The average Filipino consumes 114.2 kgs of Rice and 39.5 kgs of Banana, 21.9 kgs of Corn and 18.8 kgs of Pork per year…

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Feb 17 2017

Popular Philippine Hotels in February 2017

A List of Popular Philippine Hotels in February 2017

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Feb 10 2017

Popular Philippine Hotels in January 2017

A List of Popular Philippine Hotels in January 2017

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Dec 21 2016

Philippine Currency Foreign Exchange Rates 2006 to 2016

Is the Philippine Peso Crashing or Rising? That is a question I have been asked, but my answer might be different depending who I am talking to. US Dollar to PHP comparison When compared to the US Dollar, you needed about 48 pesos to buy 1 USD in 2006, and about 43 in 2013, but in …

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Dec 15 2016

Duterte among world’s most powerful

Duterte is number 70 out of the 74 global influencers.

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Nov 28 2016

How Much Money Can You Take into or Out of the Philippines

How much in Philippine currency can you take in or out of the Philippines?
The figure has recently increased from Php 10,000.00 to Php 50,000.00 in local currency.

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Nov 03 2016

Philippine Currency

Prior to 1967 the Philippine unit of Currency was called the Peso, but this was changed to the Filipino language version, the Piso, in 1967

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Nov 03 2016

Aid for Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda in the Philippines

International Financial Aid for Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda.
$121,153,336 UK
$ 90,074,530 USA
$ 64,907,867 Australia
… more

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Nov 03 2016

Duterte and Buying US Arms

Duterte says Philippines is separated from USA for Military and Economics, we now deal with China. America follows by saying OK, we won’t sell the Philippines guns. Duterte gets annoyed because the American monkeys won’t sell him guns, and he may now buy from China. Next day, Duterte says we will consider buying from USA after all…

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Oct 14 2016

Robinson Supermarket, Nepomall, Angeles City, Pampanga

Robinsons Supermarket
Nepomall
Theresa Ave., Cor. St.Joseph St.
Angeles City
Pampanga

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