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tambok posted a topic in Warnings & Dangers In the PhilippinesThe info below is hearsay, but should not be dismissed, imo. This is from an expat living there. He just contacted me and said that the local police get in cohouts with street kids who bother expats and then accuse them of hitting them. The expats then get locked up in jail until they pay a P100K fine. A friend of mine who is there has,according to him, also been framed by a neighbor who said that he had hit a kid. He had to spend a week in jail and was asked for a 100K "fine". He had no money so he decided to fight it. There is no proof and no witnesses. Every time there is a court
We have all heard of scams from money changers to Taxi drivers to the extreme things like what goes on in Mindanao on a fairly regular basic with either a bomb going off or someone being kidnapped or even killed. So I’m just wondering compared to where you use to live before you moved here, how safe do you feel; More of less safe living in the Philippines? How often do you even think about your safety? Do any of you change up your daily routines or carry a weapon or do anything to increase your safety living here? Let’s here how “Afraid” everyone is about living in the Philippines. I myse