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Okay, I have just spent a week in Manila and as usual where possible I do use Jeepnys on odd occasions and today was no exception. I was travelling back from Market Market to Makati and was sitting right up behind the driver. There was a pinoy sitting opposite me giving me the eye. I was initially thinking he may fancy me but I knew he wasn’t when another two got on and sat right up against me. This was in spite of the fact that there as plenty of room. The guy next to me has a bag on his lap and his hands were underneath the bag. Strange me thinks, perhaps he his quietly enjoying himself.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has discovered a possible modus operandi among street children. A May 18 video from the MMDA Metrobase CCTV showed seven children targeting a truck at a corner of the Quirino-Osmeña Highway. The incident happened past 9 p.m. While one child was peddling rags to the truck’s driver, six other children were attempting to steal the car battery found on the truck’s side. The children ran away after the truck driver got out of his vehicle. Based on the video, these children then gathered on the highway’s center island, walking the stre
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
Skywalker posted a topic in Passports, Visas, Permits & Immigration InformationLike the topic title says. I went to the office this morning, and it was apparently being inspected by safety officials. I was told it would be open for business as usual on Friday. Anybody heard any different?