Discover Samar… Before Others Do. Too Late!

We’ve Come A Long Way Baby! I’ve probably talked at length about Calbayog City in the past, in person, in videos and on this blog. I’ve done my best to help promote it to visitors and tourists alike. Actually, someone from Manila contacted me once about a video I produced  [It’s Where We Live – […]

Philippine Peso – From Best to Worst Performer in Asia

MANILA, Philippines As Benigno Aquino closes out a presidency that delivered the Philippines four Standard & Poor’s rating upgrades, investors are turning to the country’s dollar debt to shelter from peso losses. The nation’s U.S. currency bonds are rising almost twice as fast as local notes, pushing the yield on the securities due 2024 down 52 […]

In the Philippines, Timing is Everything!

If you have been thinking of retiring and moving to a warmer climate with a lower cost of living, it may be comforting to know that the Philippine economy is emerging. Actually, it is Booming! A move now (or in the near future) could be the just the right time for

The Philippines? – Say It Ain’t So!

Would I have chosen to live in the Philippines some 20 years ago? With some reservation…possibly. Today? ABSOLUTELY! A heightened sense of optimism and change is sweeping the Philippines and the country is experiencing a political and economic resurgence that, when followed through, will turn the nation into

A Good Year For the Philippines!

A Good Year For the Philipppine Economy Aquino Sees Even Better 2013, Saying ‘Nothing Is Impossible’ By GENALYN D. KABILING December 30, 2012, 6:15pm MANILA, Philippines — The year 2012 has been a good year for the Philippines and 2013 is likely to be even better. Thus declared President Benigno S. Aquino III as he expressed satisfaction […]