Archive for the ‘Philippines’ Category

“The balikbayan box arose in the 1980s when Section 105 of the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines as amended by Executive Order No. 206 provides duty and tax free privileges to overseas foreign workers ( OFW ) enacted by former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos due to resurgence of Filipinos working overseas.[citation needed] The […]

Last year, as part of our Gift-giving advocacy, we gave away slippers, school supplies and medicines to a community of Aetas in Bamban, Tarlac.  This year upon the advice of Barangay Captain Danny  Adrias, who is the leader of the said community among many others in their area, we decided to extend our gift-giving to […]

Great news for people who use economy seats for flying with Qatar Airways, they recently enhanced their baggage weight allowances from 20kg to 23kg per customer! That means 3 more kilos for goods you want to take back to Qatar as going home to the Philippines, Qatar Airways allows you 45kg. Read more about it […]

Family Lunch and Swim at home. We usually invite friends and relatives for lunch every time we’re on vacation in the Philippines. We had BBQ Pork Belly, BBQ Chicken, Milkfish, Catfish, Thai Fried Rice, Kaldereta (Beef Stew), Eggplants, Salted Eggs, Buro, and Melon Sherbet.

 

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Jan. 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009

Goodbye to Philippines symbol of strength and freedom. Goodbye Tita Cory.


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