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The Philippines, Introduction (page 1)

Have a "Stay", Live and Retire, Daily life, be an Expat and General - nessecary to know

Citizenship - Residence permission - Visa - Passport

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Philippine Standard Time, PST

Climate - Weather - Climate change - Met-forecast etc.

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Money - Peso Bills, Coins - Currency  in Philippines - Etc.

Philippine Money - History & Museums

Currency - sell - buy in & bringing - transfer to and from Philippines

ATM, Visa - MasterCard, American Express card - Credit cards - Mobile and digital payments

Postal system, ZipCode, Phone AreaCode - Ect.

Freight, Shipping and Forwarding agents, Door to door service, Balikbayan boxes

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Missing (contact to) Filipinos, Adult and - or Children, Relatives, Friends, etc.

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Poverty and Development

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History and Heritage

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Embassies - Consulates etc. for - in the Philippines and Affidavit of Support, etc.

The Philippine Flag - Evolution - Flag days, National Symbols - Etc.

Is China our new America? - Is Duterte a China lapdog?

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Live - Retire in the Philippines

General - nessecary to know

IMPORTANT: Look Citizenship - Residence permission - Visa


Daily Life
Elderly Care and Laws -  Rights - etc.
Gun ownership
House - Property - Land - Architecture - Etc.
Expats Organizations, Etc.

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The Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA) & Bureau of Immigration (in the album Authorities)

on Expat Insights into how to come and make Philippines your home for life with the General Manager of the Philippines Retirement Authority, Mr. Vernie Atienza.

Special Resident Retiree's Visa

How Duterte endangers your retirement
JC Punongbayan May 24, 2018

All in all, the yawning gaps of the country’s social pension system require bold, comprehensive, and forward-thinking solutions like universal social pension – not simplistic, superficial, and short-sighted ones like Duterte’s pension hike.

PhilHealth benefits for foreign retirees in PH starting July
June 16, 2017

This expansion of coverage is based on a memorandum of understanding signed by PhilHealth and the Philippine Retirement Authority in 2015 that aims to 'promote the country as a retirement haven for qualified foreigners'

Kevin Sanders is a pastor, blogger, husband, and caffeine addict. He spent 11 years as a missionary in the Philippines before returning to America with Mare Cris, his wife. This includes videos on the Philippines with advice for e.g expats and other topics. Look more HERE

AboutPhilippines recommend to look all the good advices for expats

Department of Foreign Affairs of Philippines (DFA)


Planning for the big R: Retirement
Rienzie P. Biolena, RFP October 04, 2015

A financial expert explains the essentials of retirement planning and how inflation can make a big difference.

Think Positive: What to Look Forward to During Retirement
10 September 2018

Making a New Life in The Philippines
Angela Cato

The Philippines is a perfect location for anyone in search of a new home where the climate is great year-round and where people are friendly everywhere you go. The Filipinos living in the islands are a friendly group of people who are family oriented and very nice to newcomers.



Why did Jerry & Family from Hawaii, choose to retire in Cebu?
Jun 3, 2017


Retiring in PH: Pros and cons

For those who are planning their financial future after retirement, one of the important things to determine is where to live. May 30, 2015


How to prepare for retirement in PH

Registered financial planner Randell Tiongson shared effective ways to plan for retirement in the Philippines on ANC's On the Money with Edric Mendoza. Sep 22, 2015


Monthly costs of living in Cebu City

May 6, 2016 by/Christopher Lane
Monthly costs of living for April 2016 for a family of 3 living in Cebu City


Medical Costs in The Philippines. My Recent Experience
Feb 6, 2019
The cost of living budget should include medical expenses, doctors, insurance, prescriptions, etc. This is a summary of my recent cost with 2 doctors in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines.


Remark these are albums in the album Daily life, shopping, work, retirement - Etc.

Clark Green City eyed as ‘retirement haven’ for foreigners
July 17, 2015
Urban planners are looking at an elevated portion of the land within the Clark Special Economic Zone as a place to develop a retirement village for foreigners.
An eco-friendly retirement community for foreigners will be one of main features of Clark Green City, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said in a statement.
Why Retiring in the Philippines is Your Best Choice
Senior Citizen Benefits and Person With Disability Privileges in the Philippines

Look the Benefits and Privileges

Filipino Elderly Week: How to take good care of the elderly



Elderly Care - etc. in Philippines

The Foreign Service of the Philippines

Tax exemption privileges of filipinos who are permanent residents abroad and returning to the Philippines for good and former filipino citizens who have acquired citizenships of other countries and are returning to the Philippines to settle permanently.

Continue to Philippine Immigrant Visa Non Quota 13(G) or 13(A)

Returning Resident, Balikbayan Shipment

Understanding Filipino Body Language
How local can a Foreigner become How local can a Foreigner become in the Philippines?
Dress codes for foreigners A Discussion about Dress codes for foreigners living in the Philippines

Living and Working in the Philippines

Remark these are albums in the album Daily life, shopping, work, retirement - Etc.
Philippines Life
People in the Philippines going about their daily activities.
Global Coach Center
Living and Working in the Philippines
Chris Ducker wrote: I get asked what it like to live and work in the Philippines, all the time...! So I thought I'd shoot this quick clip to give you a bit of an insight.
Philippines Expat Survival Guide
F.A.C. - Foreign Assistance Center Philippines
is the first in the Philippines of its sort. The F.A.C. provide all legal residing Foreigners, Retirees, Guests and Investors with their given Rights under the Philippine Laws specifically Immigration Law
Typical Philippines
Life in Province

The Pros and Cons of Retiring in the Philippines

is a non-profit, non-stock and tax-exempt non-government organization in the Philippines established in 1991. VF works for the welfare of marginalized migrants, especially those working in the invisible and informal sectors, like domestic workers, and trafficked women and children.

the Video in the album Etc. Organizations working in the Philippines

The do's and don’ts of practical living
Adrianna Mejia October 07, 2015

Make practical choices everyday Crime against foreigners in the Philippines

many other good informations too about daily life in the Philippines in link on the site




Inheritance law of property - land - also about foreigners inheritance tax and law The Global Property Guide looks at inheritance from two angles: taxation, and what inheritance laws apply to foreigners leaving property in Philippines: what restrictions there are and whether making a will is advisable

Landlord and Tenant

Philippine law is generally PRO-LANDLORD in the luxury segment but it is NEUTRAL as between landlord and tenant for the rest of the market.

Water supply and sanitation in the Philippines
Electric Power supply - Etc.
Philippine Standard Time, PST, also known as Philippine Time (PHT) and informally Juan Time, is the official name for the time in the Philippines.

Look also HERE

Republic Act No. 10535 , The Philippine Standard Time (PST) Act of 2013

Filipino Time

Time Zone Converter - Time & Time Zone Conversion
World Time Zones

look list of time zones HERE

Citizenship - Residence permission - Visa - Passport

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Visas, Permits Immigration for Foreigners in the Philippines
If you will not be relocating to the Philippines and wish to stay in the Philippines longer than 21 days you will most likely be required to obtain a non-immigrant (temporary) visa. Generally non-immigrant visas are issued for travel to the Philippines for a specific purpose and for a set duration. Aliens entering the Philippines may qualify for the following visa categories:

Aliens admitted as nonimmigrants cannot remain in the Philippines permanently. To obtain permanent admission, a nonimmigrant alien must depart voluntarily to some foreign country and procure from the appropriate Philippine consul the proper visa and thereafter undergo examination by the officers of the Bureau of Immigration at a Philippine port of entry for determination of his admissibility in accordance with the requirements.

Tourist Visa Extension Philippines

Treaty Investor Philippines

Provisional Permit to Work Philippines

Employment Working Visa (9G) Philippines

Alien Employment Permit (AEP) Philippines

Retirement Visa (SRRV) Philippines

Special Visas for Foreigners allowing 100% Condo Ownership Philippines

Non Quota Visa - 13A Philippines

Special Visa for Employment Generation (SVEG) Philippines

Guidelines and Requirements for Applying for Filipino Citizenship Reacquisition Under Republic Act 9225
Philippine Citizenship

Dual Citizenship
It´s possible for Filipino to hold dual citizenship or more than one citizenship at the same time.

A Primer on the Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003 - 3rd edition

Crossing The Edge Of Allegiance
Joel P. Salud discusses what one risks in dual citizenship


in the album The Philippines - China relations - China's greed, Duterte’s generosity - Is Duterte a lapdog of China? - POGO - Etc.

Philippine passport, ibinebenta ng ilang Chinese-run travel agencies?
GMA Public Affairs March 03, 2020

All-in-one package raw ang offer ng ilang Chinese-run travel agencies na ito sa bansa. Bukod kasi sa travel tour plan, maaari mo na rin daw mabili ang iyong Philippine passport dito?! Ang buong kuwento, panoorin sa video!

The Philippines - China relations - China's greed, Duterte’s generosity - Etc.

Duterte to study removal of 'visa on arrival' privilege for foreigners
Pia Ranada and Sofia Tomacruz August 01, 2019

Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr makes the suggestion after National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr raised security concerns over the surge in the number of Chinese working in the Philippines

Foreign workers must secure 'certificate of no objection' - DOLE
Sofia Tomacruz November 17, 2019
A 'certificate of no objection' is required for foreign nationals to secure a visa to work in the Philippines
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced on Sunday, November 17, that foreigners who want to work in the Philippines will be required to secure of a "certificate of no objection" (CNO) before they could receive visas and permits from other government agencies.

PH 'refining' visa on arrival for Chinese due to overstaying issues
Lian Buan August 02, 2019
Triggered by statements of concern on the influx of illegal Chinese workers, the Bureau of Immigration is also now considering the possibility of scrapping the scheme altogether

Re-Entry Permit, Special Return and Emigration Clearance Certificates

Under R.A. 6768, a former Filipino citizen and his/her spouse and children traveling with him/her are entitled to visa-free entry to the Philippines for a period of one (1) year.

Bureau of Immigration of Philippines - BI

also with important informations for tourists

the Videos

Know about the program and services of Bureau of Immigration in the Philippines, from processing to legal matters with BI Commissioner Ricardo David and BI-Spokeperson & Intelligence Chief Atty. Ma. Antonette Mangrobang


District and Field Offices - Visa Fees and Taxes
also with important informations for tourists

Emigration Clearance Certificate, ECC
The passport had a stamp saying visitors whose total stay in the country is more than 6 months are required to get an ECC.


Immigration Administrative Circular No. SBM-2013-007
The public shall be denied access to the bureau if they fail to observe the Dress Code Policy



The 13(A) Visa applies to the spouse or the unmarried child under 21 years of age of a Philippine citizen, if accompanying or following to join such citizen.

The 13(G) Visa applies to a former Filipino who is returning to the Philippines for permanent residence, including his/her foreign spouse and minor children.

Remark this is an album in the album "Official Personal Papers e.g. Passport, Cerfiticates, Etc"

IMPORTANT: look much more information HERE and HERE


Ultimate Visa Corporation

Offices in Cebu City, Makati City and Angeles City. Fast & Reliable Visa assistance services at REASONABLE rates for: Tourist Visa, Fiancee Visa, Spousal Visa, Student Visa, Immigration Visa. To most countries in the World.

Remark this is in the album "Visa" in the album "Official Personal Papers e.g. Passport, Cerfiticates, Etc"


and many more informations about retirement in the Philippines

Scalabrini Migration Center (SMC)

4, 13th Street, New Manila
1112 Quezon City


Moving to the Philippines

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Remark this is an album in the album "Official Personal Papers e.g. Passport, Cerfiticates, Etc"

the below section About "Have a "Stay" or "Live & Retire"

Department of Foreign Affairs of Philippines (DFA)

Look also HERE


Philippine Passport & Philippine ePassport

Passport Application Process
Mar 24, 2018

E-passport, may bagong disenyo, 20 July 2015

E-passport gets new look, more security features,
Jul 20, 2015

Philippine ePassport Application Procedures

Live Demonstration of ePassport, 20 July 2015

Philippine ePassport step x step

Ten Practical Tips... for your ePassport

Dual citizens: Which passport to present when traveling to the Philippines?
Philippine Retirement & Travels Apr 1, 2019
It also briefly talks about using the Philippine passport when traveling to other foreign countries.

Remark this is an album in the album "Official Personal Papers e.g. Passport, Cerfiticates, Etc"

PH to issue new 'high-security' passports at 'faster' pace

Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the new printing system for Philippine passports increases production speed by 35%.
Starting August 15, is set to issue new passports with added security features HIGH SECURITY. Added security features have been placed, such as the upgraded security feature of the microchip to capture the personal data of the applicant.

IMPORTANT: Locsin scraps birth certificates for passport renewals
Paterno Esmaquel II January 15, 2019 - with Video
Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr says showing an old passport 'is more than sufficient' to have this travel document renewed

ALL the Videos: - Remark this is an album in the above album in the album "Official Personal Papers e.g. Passport, Cerfiticates, Etc"


Since July 2007, the Philippine Passport is a MRP - Machine Readable Passport.


look also HERE

Philippines passport requirements

First-time issuance of passport for children born abroad to Filipino parent/s
Renewal of expired passport
Amendment of passport
Replacement for tampered or damaged passport
Replacement for lost passport

Passport requirements for children


The Department of Foreign Affairs Officer of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) launched the PASSPORT TRACKING SERVICE (PTS) to provide updates to the public on the status of their passport applications.

After typing and encoding the information required, applicants will receive a response to their PTS queries through SMS message or e-mail within two working days upon receipt of such online request.

To prevent child trafficking, Republic Act 7610:


Look the Video Against Child trafficking - Republic Act 7610


How to find out if you have a damaged passport
Mar 18, 2014

MANILA - How do you know if you have a damaged passport? According to Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Fred Santos, a damaged passport would include one that has a ripped cover, detached pages or has gone through a washing machine.

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Paperwork - Registrations - Certificates - Licenses - Etc.

IMPORTANT: Look about nessecary certificates, requirements - etc.:


Wedding, Marriage, Divorce, Annulment of marriage in Philippines and - or to a Filipino - Filipina

Health - etc.


Remark most of the videos in this section are albums in the album Official Personal Papers e.g. National ID system, Passport, Cerfiticates, Etc.

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National ID law: Here's the law, RA 11055 , plus quick summary
Pia Ranada August 08, 2018
The Philippine Identification System will record every instance you use your national ID or number in a transaction, aside from any modification of personal information

the Video: Philippine ID System
Aug 18, 2018
Laguna Rep. Sol Aragones, author of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Act, discusses the information that will be available on the national ID. PSA spokesperson Lady Tuble shares how Filipinos can apply for a national ID. PSA spokesperson Lady Tuble shares how they will secure sensitive data in the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).

One ID, one number: What you need to know about the Phil ID system
August 5, 2020 Charissa Luci-Atienza
Today, one can not leave home without an ID card. Not only one, but two or even more if one is expecting to do official transactions.

Duterte signs national ID system law
Pia Ranada August 06, 2018 - with Video
Filipinos will soon be asked to register with the Philippine ID System in order to get their national ID. Lawmakers give assurances that privacy rights and data will be protected

Nothing to be afraid of? Other countries use their national IDs in countless ways
Loreben Tuquero June 15, 2018
While proponents of a national ID system in the Philippines argue it will improve government services, examples from other countries show the many uses of a national ID beyond government functions.

What you need to know about the proposed national ID system
Jodesz Gavilan June 07, 2018
Proponents say the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) can help improve the delivery of government services but experts worry about its implications on privacy.

'Record history' puts cloud of doubt on proposed national ID system
JODESZ GAVILAN June 12, 2018

Privacy experts warn that maintaining a record history in what could otherwise be a beneficial identification system
may pave the way for 'dataveillance'

How to apply for and secure government-issued IDs
July 04, 2019

Hassle? Nope, it's time to hustle.
Finally got the job offer? Congratulations! Now comes the next part — the documentary requirements.
Before officially starting your adulting life, you'll need to register and get identification cards or clearances from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Social Security System (SSS), and Philhealth, to name a few.

Need documents from gov’t? Post office ‘Zip Lane’ is waiting
December 09, 2017

The ‘Zip Lane,’ based in Philippine Postal Corporation stations, can accept requests for and print NBI, SSS, PhilHealth, POEA documents in less than an hour.

How to Apply for UMID Card (Unified Multi-Purpose ID Card)
March 25, 2015

UMID stands for the Unified Multi-Purpose ID card that will serve as the single ID card of all SSS, GSIS, PhilHealth and Pag-IBIG members.

Look also HERE, HERE

the Videos

Confused about PH gov't services? There's now an app for that
Shaira Panela August 30, 2016

Out of confusion and frustration over the basics of government services, a 21-year-old political science graduate develops a mobile app that aims to help people access these services

the Video

Notary Public

How to Get a Document Notarized in the Philippines

Notary Public

and the Video


You can now apply for NBI clearance online
Mar 30, 2015

The registration and appointment system for the NBI clearance will all be done online nationwide.

How the PNP plans to replace the NBI clearance with their own
Rambo Talabong March 18, 2019
Would you rather get your clearance from the police or the NBI?

the Video

"NBI clearances - payment kiosk system"

MANDALUYONG CITY, Owie Haplasca, executive officer of the EDP division of the National Bureau of Investigation, explains how applications for the NBI clearance will become fully automated. NBI clearances are required for individuals seeking employment locally or abroad.

Philippine Center on Transnational Crime - PCTC

The PCTC address the requirement of putting strong and intensified focus against transnational organized crime in the course of the government’s anti-crime campaign.
The Executive Director, PCTC; the Chief, PNP; and the heads of other concerned government agencies shall undertake close coordination and cooperation to insure synergy in the over-all anti-transnational crime campaign.


Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)

"How to Change Your PRC Registered Name after Marriage"

by/Zero MD - Jan 22, 2014

For Filipino Female Professionals registered at the Professional Regulation Commission changing their registered name after getting married can be a chore. Find out how you can have a hassle-free time at the PRC. The Professional Regulation Commission is the Philippine governing body for certifying individuals as professionals in the various working groups. Renewal of PRC licenses can be done at SM Malls nowadays which makes it easy. However for women who recently got married, changing the status and registered name is a big hassle.

Look the full description of the video HERE

Top 28 Valid ID's Required in the Philippines

Are you familiar with "NO ID, NO ENTRY' signs? Did you experience refusal from a Money Changer or from a "Kwarta Padala" institutions when you want to receive money from someone but you have no valid ID. Whether your a student, an employee, or an average Pinoy, a valid ID - Identification Card is always required when transacting business, accessing public/private institutions or opening bank accounts. So here's a list of the Top 28 Valid ID's required in the Philippines

Philippines BIR Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) card
Having a Philippines BIR Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) card can be advantageous when dealing with Filipino government officials and most financial institutions. A TIN card is handy, even if you do not pay taxes in the Philippines

Important: Look more informations HERE



"Former" National Statistics Office (NSO) now PSA

Look about the possibility to get help from NSO

Look also HERE


NSO Birth Certificate Delivery - Remark videos both in English and Tagalog in the album

Have your NSO Certificates in just 2-4 days. Call NSO Birth Certificate Delivery (02) 737-1111 now! Available 24/7. Nationwide coverage.

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Civil registry: Update blank entries in birth certificate

The Manila Civil Registry reminds everyone to be alert in fixing their documents such as birth certificates.

Aug 31, 2014

Citizen Services

Need a Birth Certificate? Want a Passport - Seaman's Book - Visa or ??? Citizen Services allows for convenient access to various government services from the DFA, NSO and POEA

Many good informations and more links

MasterCitizen's Blog

A blogsite where the common citizen can find facts and guides.

Barangay Clearance or Certificate of Residency

one the Philippine government issued identification documents needed for many important business, job, or personal transactions. You might need it for the following reasons:

Barangay Clearance is required when you apply a job/employment.
It's one of the documents required when you apply or open a bank account.
It's required for business establishment.
It's required for other business or financial transactions such as lending, loan or financing.
It's required mainly to certify that you are living or residing in a certain barangay.
And it's required for any other important transactions...


Driver License

New designs for driver's license cards out in August 2015
Ipinasilip ng LTO ang bagong disenyo ng drivers license card na i-isyu simula sa Agosto. Inaasahan ng ahensya na mapupunan ng bagong supplier ang higit sa kalahating milyong hindi pa nabibigyan ng bagong lisensya. Jul 8, 2015

LTO rolls out drivers' licenses valid for 5 years
Aika Rey August 29, 2017
The entire application process for the new driver's license cards takes about 5 minutes, the transportation secretary says.

Duterte signs laws extending passport, driver's license validity
Pia Ranada August 02, 2017
The law extending driver's license validity also imposes stricter measures on the issuance of licenses to ensure only deserving applicants get them. Look RA 10930


example of the old design front - rear

LTO Driver's License and NBI Clearance Renewal

article, examples about Renewal of driver´ license for Filipino citizens abroad

Driving in the Philippines with a Foreign Driver License
Foreigners may drive for 90 days with an International Driving License, IDL or a valid license from countries reciprocating with the Philippines. After which a Philippine Drivers License is required and may be obtained at the Land Transportation office, LTO.

LTO Driver's License and NBI Clearance Renewal

Before hitting the road abroad, make sure that you have a Philippine International Driving Permit (PIDP) to enjoy driving privileges in more than one hundred countries all over the world.

First Timer's Guide to PH International Driving Permit
9 Jun 2018

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Do you know how to apply for a driver's license?
Aika Rey August 21, 2016
Here's how to properly apply for a driver's license in the Philippines and avoid 'fixers' that help breed corruption

A disappointing story about getting a PH driver's license
Janessa Villamera July 30, 2017
Much has been said but has LTO really done anything about these?

Automation in licensing can help screen responsible drivers
April 21, 2017
Former LTO spokesperson Jason Salvador says removing the discretionary factor among employees screening applicants can help ensure that only those fit to drive are issued licenses.


Recovering a confiscated driver's license
February 08, 2018

Be careful what you wish for
Road safety advocate Vincent Lazatin finds himself on the receiving end of traffic enforcement – his driver's license gets confiscated!
Join Vincent as he takes us through the steps he took to retrieve his license from the Mandaluyong City Hall.

What to expect in LTO's practical driving exam
Kimiko Sy August 24, 2017

To get a driver's license, applicants must pass both the written examination and the practical driving exam. The exam seeks to filter and guarantee responsible drivers on the road. Are the practical exams effective enough?
Applying for a license can take more or less one whole day. Applicants start with taking the written examination.


The Chancery Department of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila is the Secretariat of the diocese. One of its functions is to receive documents and authorize changes and corrections in the registers of baptism, confirmation and marriage.

Philippine Legal Forms is the site to find the basic formats of standard and frequently used legal forms, contracts and agreements

All Philippine legal forms and contracts on this website are free for site visitors to copy and revise for single use.

International Organization for Migration  -  Philippines

Climate - Weather - Climate change

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Philippine typhoon & Weather watch

When are classes cancelled or suspended?

Vulnerability to Nature, Environmental Disasters and Disaster preparedness

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Climate Change Commission, CCC

an independent and autonomous body that has the same status as a national agency and is attached to the Office of the President.

Climate Commission urges gov’t to engage youth in environment concerns
August 12, 2020 Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz
The Climate Change Commission (CCC) said the government could further tap into the potential and skills of the youth to generate and amplify action from other sectors in dealing with environmental concerns.

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these Videos:

Philippine's Climate Change Commission, CCC Video - Teaser

CCC Commercial

Children and Youth Workshop on Climate Change - Pinoy + Youth + Power in a Changing Climate

4-Greeneration Challenge - Call for Youth-led Climate Change Initiatives

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PH youth activists call for protection of 'climate protectors'
Sep 26, 2020 ANC 24/7

Filipino youth climate activists are calling for the protection of climate protectors. In 2019, the Philippines was named as the second deadliest country for environmental defenders by London-based environmental watch dog, global witness.

Filippine bishops issue pastoral letter on “climate emergency”
Robin Gomes 16 July 2019

8th in a series of pastoral letters over the past 30 years, the latest document of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines urges concrete actions on responding to the call of Pope Francis in his encyclical letter, “Laudato Si”.

A change of heart: Living the Laudato Si way
John Leo Algo April 15, 2019

'Without realizing that everything is connected with one another, as emphasized in the 'Laudato Si,' we become ignorant to just how our individual actions can make a big impact'


One Small Act
Apr 13, 2020 CNN Philippines

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of #EarthDay

Why the Philippines should declare a climate emergency
Marvin Lagonera September 12, 2019

For the Philippines, the climate crisis is a biodiversity crisis, a food and water crisis, and an existential crisis, affecting millions of Filipinos, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, now and in the future

Duterte mulls ‘climate emergency’ declaration
September 28, 2020 Argyll Cyrus Geducos
President Duterte will consider declaring a “climate emergency” in the Philippines to help achieve its goals under the Paris Agreement.

Environment advocates call for PH climate emergency action plan
September 29, 2020 Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz
Environmental groups are calling for the establishment of a scientific and human rights body to lead the implementation of a climate emergency action plan in the country.


Mga Kwento ng Klima
Dec 4, 2019 ABS-CBN News

Produced by ABS-CBN DocuCentral in cooperation with the Oscar M. Lopez Center, “Mga Kwento ng Klima” chronicles how Filipinos are slowly evolving into a climate resilient people after picking up painful lessons from all the climate-related disasters that battered the country.
It digs deep into how susceptible the country is to climate change and how local communities, government agencies, and concerned organizations have united to take control of the situation by championing climate resilient projects.

LIST: Mobilizations for 2019 Philippine climate strike
Bianca Velasco September 12, 2019

Environmental groups lead the call for climate justice through climate strikes happening around the country

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FAST FACTS: Tropical cyclones, rainfall advisories
September 22, 2017

Here's what you need to know about tropical cyclones and other terms used in everyday weather forecasts


PAGASA's Chris Perez on weather forecasting
November 08, 2019

What are PAGASA operations like? What exactly do common weather forecasting terms mean? Rappler talks to PAGASA Senior Weather Specialist Chris Perez.

Perfect storms: typhoons
Agence France-Presse September 14, 2018

As Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) threatens the Philippines, here are some facts about monster storms and what to expect as climate change supercharges our weather.

COMPARISON: Typhoon Ompong and previous Philippine typhoons
Alex Evangelista September 14, 2018
According to PAGASA, Typhoon Ompong may potentially become a super typhoon. Here's how it compares to previous destructive typhoons that hit the country.


Climate Justice

Aug 25, 2016 - Aired: April 2, 2016 - English subtitles
This video entitled ‘Climate Justice’ features ‘the fight of the Climate Justice activists to experience the real Climate Change.’

Climate change: Why PH should care
Aug 23, 2016

El Niño and La Niña will be made harder by the effects of climate change. Filipinos should understand that while they bear the brunt of the effects of climate change, they can also do something to mitigate it.

Why it’s time to act on climate change
February 09, 2017

You can make a difference in the fight against climate change. Be informed and take a stand.
Climate change is here.


Rising Sea Levels

Ilang coastal areas, posible raw lamunin ng dagat?
Nov 7, 2019 GMA Public Affairs

Ilang coastal areas, maaari na raw lamunin ng dagat? Epekto umano ito ng tumataas na sea levels dahil sa climate change.

Sea levels could rise even faster, higher than feared – study
Agence France-Presse November 08, 2019
Scientists say global warming could drive a much more dramatic increase in sea levels than current projections suggest

There are bigger battles outside the Paris Agreement
Leon Dulce November 04, 2016

There are the bigger battles outside the Paris Agreement that need to be fought, as these are the ones winning the struggle against the global system that perpetuates climate injustice. Let these stories of struggles in the frontlines be at the core of the climate talks

Advocates urge PH Senate to ratify Paris climate deal after Duterte nod
Voltaire Tupaz November 07, 2016

Nearly 100 countries ratify or accept the landmark agreement that seeks to curb global warming, but the Philippines is not among them

COP 21 - Paris Agreement on climate change

The historic deal is signed on December 12 2015 in Paris

Philippine statement on adoption of Paris climate deal
by/Philippine Delegation to the UN climate change conference December 13, 2015
'Despite diversity and divergence, we have found common ground. The Paris Agreement is a monumental feat of humanity,' says head of Philippine delegation Emmanuel de Guzman

PH welcomes historic Paris Agreement – Palace
The Philippines also pledges to bring Filipinos together and engage them in building disaster-resilient communities, Communications Secretary Coloma says

The full text COP 21 - Paris Agreement on climate change
Duterte: Addressing global warming is top priority
Jee Y. Geronimo UPDATED July 26, 2016
President Rodrigo Duterte says the fight against climate change 'must not stymie our industrialization'
Duterte, don’t get caught in the fog of global warming
Rolly Calalang July 31, 2016
Duterte won't honor int'l pacts on carbon emissions
Pia Ranada July 18, 2016
The Philippine president says he wants to kick an ambassador for asking if the Philippine government would honor its commitments to reduce greenhouse gases
"You are trying to stifle us in an agreement na ganito lang kayo (that you will stay this way)...That’s stupid. I will not honor that. Sabi niya (He said), you signed. That was not my signature," said the Philippine president
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Duterte says 'no' to climate change pact

Senate won’t ratify Paris climate pact

Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi defends Duterte's stand on Climate Change pact and vows to lower power rates.
8 reasons why PH should honor UN climate commitments
Renee Juliene Karunungan July 19, 2016
'The whole world has started to recognize that environment and development go hand in hand. Why can't we?'
Environmental groups, advocates to Duterte: ‘Let us talk’
Raisa Serafica July 19, 2016
Environmental groups and advocates urge the president to look at the vital role the Philippines plays in the global climate pact

The Video PH delegation on signing of historic COP21 deal. Dec 12, 2015 in the album COP 21


Vernice Victorio on Duterte's approach to climate change

What convinced Duterte to sign Paris climate pact REVISED:
Climate Change Vice-Chairperson Vernice Victorio explains what convinced President Rodrigo Duterte to sign the Paris climate pact

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Senate concurs in Paris climate deal ratification
Camille Elemia March 14, 2017
Voting 22-0, senators seal the Philippines' ratification of the landmark international agreement on climate change

Senate to OK Paris climate deal before March 18
Camille Elemia
Senator Loren Legarda, who is set to sponsor the measure, is confident they have the numbers to concur with the ratification of the Paris climate deal.

Duterte signs Paris climate deal
Pia Ranada
The Office of the President submits the signed 'Instrument of Accession' to the Senate for concurrence on March 1


Philippines signed the Paris deal. What’s next?
July 13, 2016

Watch our interview with Christian Monsod.
A few months after the Philippines signed a global pact to mitigate climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, how is it making good on its promise?


Paris climate deal takes effect in PH, now what?
April 22, 2017

On Earth Day, April 22, 2017 we discussed what Filipinos can do beyond the ratification of the agreement that seeks to curb global warming.

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The power of truth: The U.S., Philippines, and the Paris Agreement
Tony La Viña and Hannah Tablan August 15, 2017

Climate change is too big an issue for us to allow one country to hold the global community hostage and paralyzed in inaction.

How reducing your waste can mitigate climate change
June 04, 2016

Your trash contributes to climate change. It’s time to clean up!
Think about all the items you dispose of every day: that styrofoam coffee cup, the leftover of the meal you had for lunch, the pile of used paper on your desk, and the plastic packaging or cardboard box that came with your newest gadget.

How you can reduce your carbon footprint
Krista Garcia July 23, 2016
Small but conscious changes in the way we eat, live, and work can help reduce our carbon emissions

How does food production contribute to climate change?
June 10, 2016

The agriculture sector accounts for the second biggest share of the country's greenhouse gas emissions, according to latest data. But addressing the problem is easier said than done

Poverty pushes young Filipino to fight for the environment
Fatima Reyes June 11, 2016

Arnel Alipao believes that more than being vulnerable in times of disasters, children are capable of helping society minimize the effects of climate change

Batanes: Facing the new normal of climate change
with video
March 01, 2017
For remote communities in Batanes, weathering typhoons is nothing new, but climate change threatens to uproot their homes and destroy their livelihoods. Watch this 360 video on how communities in Itbayat are facing their new normal.

Beyond the postcards: Batanes and climate change
Airah Cadiogan March 01, 2017
'We need to view Batanes in a different light: less glossy than in travel magazines yet less desperate than in weather reports; a real place where people affected by climate change live'


Philippines and Climate Change

A Climate Change Documentary by Senator Loren Legarda & Direk Brillante Mendoza

Climate-related disasters rising in PH: ADB
Typhoon "Yolanda", "Glenda", and even Habagat. All of these caused great effect in the country. According to the study made by Asian Development Bank, the climate-related disaster in the country continues to rise in number. Sep 2, 2014

ADAPTAYO - Our Nation's Call for Climate Change Adaptation
ADAPTAYO promotes courage, flexibility, strength, and resiliency among Filipinos amid the perils, dangers, and impact of climate change: droughts, typhoon, flooding, and extreme weather conditions

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Pagasa - Mactan Chief Oscar Tabada on Climate Change
Pagasa-Mactan Chief Oscar Tabada discussed about hydro-meteorological hazards in the Philippines, weather forecasting, and facts about climate change with Sun.Star employees. Jai Sandoval/Sunnex Dec 20, 2013

National Publication of Lessons Learned on Climate Change Adaptation in Demonstration Projects

Sea level rise
Sea level rise and possibly cause extreme flood and storm surge. Apr 9, 2014

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Global heat, sea level hit record highs in 2015
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The record heat that the planet experienced last year is driven partially by global warming, and is exacerbated by the ocean heating trend known as El Nino

1991 Pinatubo explosion slowed down sea level rise
KD Suarez August 23, 2016
Sea level rise temporarily slowed down because of the massive 1991 explosion, but it is again speeding up, scientists say
The 1991 explosion of Mount Pinatubo in Zambales slowed down the gradual rise in sea levels due to global warming – and its effects are now waning, scientists said in a study. Look also HERE

Is the Philippines sinking?

"Waterworld", a documentary by Jay Taruc
A recent study commissioned by the government shows that up to 80% of the country will be underwater in 80 years. Are we prepared to live in a waterworld? Date aired: Oct. 18, 2014

Why rich countries need to talk about the Philippines
Renee Juliene Karunungan and Andreas Sieber, May 25, 2015

Will other G7 countries follow Germany's commitment to double climate finance for adaptation?

Nature doesn't negotiate: Climate catastrophe is with us now
Kumi Naidoo Dec 17, 2014

'Understand that climate change is not a future threat to be negotiated but a clear and present danger that requires urgent action now'

Women and climate change: Vulnerable, but not helpless
Kathryn Leuch March 13, 2016

Women's voices 'are indispensable in arriving at strategies and policies regarding adapting and mitigating impacts of climate change'


on Climate Change in the Philippines

Current Status of Climate Change
Mitigation and Adaptation
Philippines, Climate Change Commission

Climate Change in the Philippines

A Contribution to the Country Environmental Analysis

Climate change in the Philippines

Climate Projections in 2020 and 2050 in provinces

How the climate change scenarios were developed
How were the downscaling techniques applied using the PRECIS model simulations or run?
How were uncertainties in the modeling simulations dealt with?
What is the level of confidence in the climate projections?
What are the possible applications of these model-generated climate scenarios?

Climates of the Philippines
The Manila Observatory

a non-profit research institute housed in the campus of the Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City, Philippines.

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El Niño

How can Filipinos better understand it?
Gwen de la Cruz Mar 14, 2015

Summer is fast approaching and it is expected to be hotter than usual.

With El Niño causing a dry spell in the country, farmers, who may find scientific terms difficult to understand, are expected to be most affected by this phenomenon.

How is government preparing for El Niño?

How vulnerable is Mindanao to El Niño?
Gwen de la Cruz April 03, 2016

Because of its proximity to the equator, Mindanao is the region most vulnerable to El Niño

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PAGASA: El Niño is here
Mar 9, 2015

We are now experiencing a mild El Niño. This is what the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, PAGASA confirmed earlier. The dry season may extend because of this phenomenon.

Pagasa: Expect below normal rainfall due to El Niño
Mar 11, 2015

NewsLife: Pagasa: Expect below normal rainfall due to El Niño Reported by Christine Santos

Reforma – Cebu:

A Community based Resource Management

Initiative and Climate Change

Huberto  C. Zanoria

PAGASA - The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration

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How's the weather today? Check it in your smart phones!
August 03, 2015
WeatherPhilippines app is now available for Android and iOS
Tropical storm vs super typhoon

This infographic shows the difference between 4 types of tropical cyclones

the article Weather 101: Tropical storm vs super typhoon Dec 03, 2014

Embassies - Consulates etc. in and for e.g. the Philippines

Affidavit of Support/Letter of Invitation

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Philippine Embassies - Consulates etc.
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Philippine Embassy in Vatican, the Holy See Vatican City
Mercedes Arrastia Tuason, Ambassador
Via Paolo VI, 29
00193 Rome
Holy See (Vatican City)

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Embassy of the Holy See (Apostolic Nunciature) in the Philippines

H. E. Archbishop Antonio Franco
Apostolic Nuncio
2140 Taft Avenue
Manila City 1004 Philippines
Tel. No.: (2) 521 0307
Fax No.: (2) 521 1235

Look Apostolic Nunciature in PH by/Reynaldo Santos Jr. Jan 15, 2015
The Apostolic Nunciature is home to Vatican City's representative – or nuncio
Most countries establish embassies in other countries for diplomatic purposes. But the Vatican City, for its part, installs an apostolic nunciature in select countries.

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Nessecary for visits of Philippine citizens in many countries e.g. Schengen - The host has to fill up and send such to the invited person
Look the form as doc HERE or as document template file (dot) HERE

Visa Information System (VIS)
allows Schengen States to exchange visa data. It consists of a central IT system and of a communication infrastructure that links this central system to national systems. VIS connects consulates in non-EU countries and all external border crossing points of Schengen States.

EU VIS and biometrics factsheet

Visa application guide: Getting a Schengen visa from the Italian embassy in PH
Ligaya Solera February 05, 2017
Dreaming of a trip to Europe? Start planning it now – starting with your Schengen visa application

Schengen Visa
The Schengen Agreement is a treaty signed between states in Europe. Visa to one of the states is valid to all members of Schengen Agreement

Schengen Information System - Terms about Schengen with links and advices

Organizations and Networks

Organizations and Networks - general

Nature and Environment organizations, etc.

Sports Organizations - Etc.

Boy and Girl Scouts

Labor Unions Etc.

More about Non-Government Organizations - NGO

Filipino Organizations and Forums - Worldwide

Volunteer - Organization

Expats organizations and forums, etc.

Motor, Automobile Association, Motorbike clubs, Etc.

Lodges - etc.

Animals Organizations, Etc.

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Organizations and Networks - general

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Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC

Memorandum Circular No. 15 (MC 15)
Guidelines of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for nonprofits organizations

'Chilling effect': Groups slam new SEC guidelines for nonprofits
Russel Patina February 09, 2019
Lawyers, civil society organizations, and a group of lawmakers advocating human rights have slammed the new set of guidelines of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for nonprofits, calling it a government tool to persecute its political enemies.
'While the provisions of this memorandum circular are seemingly neutral, we know very well that these types of regulation are in actuality... directed for political and religious outliers,' says Pacifico Agabin, former dean of the UP College of Law

United Nations

the Video UN - United Nations in the Philippines. What did the UN do for PH? The UN celebrates its 70th Anniversary

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What did the UN do for PH? Disaster response, health programs, and more
Jodesz Gavilan August 23, 2016
The Philippines has been a beneficiary of different United Nations programs for many years, especially after Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)


An album in the album "Etc. Organizations working in the Philippines"
NGOs REGISTERED AND LICENSED NGOs REGISTERED AND LICENSED to operate by the Department of Social Welfare and Development as of February 25, 2010
NGOs ACCREDITED of DSWD Directory of NGOs ACCREDITED to operate by the Department of Social Welfare and Development
Association of Foundations
The Filipino Family Fund

a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to support leadership through charitable and educational programs in four areas:
1 strengthening and protecting traditional family structures and values;
2 improving and strengthening health care and education;
3 reducing the incidence of human trafficking; and
4 promoting and strengthening democracy.

Vibal Foundation, Inc.

the non-profit philantrophic arm of Vibal Publishing House, Inc. Vibal Foundation helps schools, teachers, and academic leaders do all they can to help students succeed

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Flights of fancy? Nah. We make them happen. What is Vibal Foundation? What are our projects? Find out here.

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The Aboitiz Foundation Inc. is a non-stock, non- profit corporate foundation registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 1989.

It is the concrete manifestation of the Aboitiz Group's strong commitment to corporate social responsibility. As a social development arm, Aboitiz Foundation addresses social and economic development needs of less privileged communities, particularly those in areas where Aboitiz companies operate. It develops and implements projects on education, enterprise development, primary health and child care, corporate donations, and environment.

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - WILPF Philippines

129-A Matahimik St - U.P. Village, Diliman, Quzon City 1101

is an international Non Governmental Organization (NGO) with national sections, who are united in working for peace by non-violent means, promoting political, economic and social justice for all.


We are Dakila – Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism, a group of artists, students, and individuals committed to working together to creatively spark social consciousness formation towards social change.

JCI (Junior Chamber International) Philippines

Look also HERE

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Candon Youth Movement

is a grasroots - based and non-partisan organization that aspires for the advancement of the needs of the Candonians and its brgys.

The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP)

is a strictly professional, non-stock, not-for-profit organization of over 1,800 member companies and individual management executives engaged or interested in human resource management (HRM) and industrial relations (IR) work.

Junior People Management Association of the Philippines (JPMAP)

Philippine Statistical Association, Inc.
Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc. (FILCOLS)

FILCOLS is the Philippines's reprographic collecting society for Authors and Publishers.

The Astronomical League of the Philippines, Inc (ALP)

was initiated on July 22, 2003 to cater the needs of dedicated astronomers in the Philippines. On Sept 8, 2003, the ALP, Inc becomes an official non-stock, non profit SEC registered organization.

Nature and environment organizations - Etc.

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Filipina tagged by gov't as 'terrorist' wins UN's highest environmental award
Frank Cimatu September 27, 2018

Joan Carling joins French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as recipients of the 2018 Champions of the Earth award

Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia, PEMSEA
Jaime V. Ongpin Foundation, Inc., JVOFI

a non-government organization in Baguio City and Benguet province, organized by Benguet Corporation, the Philippines’ oldest mining company. Formerly known as BenguetCorp Foundation, Inc.


The Cebu Outdoor Adventure Team, COAT

an organization dedicated to explore, preserve and enhance Cebu and its neighboring island natural resources.

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Hortica Filipina

a non-profit, non-sectarian, environmental, non-government organization which has the following objectives:

To promote the culture of gardening and plant care;
To promote the use of Philippine native tree and plant species in gardening, landscaping and horticulture in the country;
To provide gardening, landscaping and horticulture services to communities, households, institutions and other interested parties;
To transfer gardening, landscaping, plant propagation, and horticultural competencies to interested sectors.

Katala Foundation, Inc.

a non-profit, non-stock, non-governmental organization, has been active in protecting and conserving wildlife, particularly the Philippine cockatoo and other threatened endemic wildlife in Palawan.


The organization, and the individuals it trained and nurtured were instrumental in the formation of other environmental organizations in the country.

Haribon transforms every individual into a biodiversity champion.
Haribon advocates biodiversity conservation through building constituencies, empowering communities and applying multi-disciplinary approaches.

The Center for Environmental Concerns–Philippines, CEC-Phils

a non-government organization founded of organizations representing fisherfolk, farmers, indigenous peoples, women, urban poor, and professional sectors

Foundation for the Philippine Environment
The Philippine National Oil Company

mandated to explore, develop and accelerate the utilization and commercialization of alternative fuels.


Our name reflects this dual purpose:
The Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance: Mobilizing grassroots action against the spread of incinerators and other polluting, end-of-pipe waste technologies.
The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives: Building the movement for environmental justice, local green economies, and creative zero waste solutions.

EcoWaste Coalition

a public interest network of community, church, school, environmental and health groups pursuing sustainable solutions to waste, climate change and chemical issues facing the Philippines and the world.

Greenpeace, Philippines
Philippine Nurses Environmental Organization Inc., PNEO

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The Crop Science Society of the Philippines Inc., CSSP
Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development, ANGOC

Quezon City

Sports Organizations - Etc.

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Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association - CVIRAA
Manila Boat Club
The National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP)
Philippine Badminton Association on Facebook
Badminton Clubs & Venues in Philippines

Philippine Cheerleading Alliance

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Philippine Basketball Association

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Kapisanang Mandirigma

A federation of warriors from different disciplines of the Warrior Arts of the Philippines.

Philippine Homing Pigeon Association, Inc.

50 year existence Philippine Homing Pigeon Association


Philippines e-Sports Organization - PeSO

Electronic Sports, better known as e-Sports, is a growing global culture and worldwide phenomenon. It is an athletic competition that showcases skill and talent without being limited to height, weight or age.


On and off the court:

Basketball in the hearts of the Filipino people

Coach Tim Cone on the current Purefoods line-up and why Filipinos are enamored by basketball.

Jan 5, 2015

Read also the article HERE and HERE


Pinoyanglers Club, Inc.

Pinoyanglers Club, Inc. fishing trip compilations

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Boy and Girl Scouts of the Philippines

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Boy Scouts of the Philippines
Mga Batang Lalaking Iskawt ng Pilipinas

House panel mulls declaring Boy Scouts of the Philippines as NGO
April 14, 2018
A technical working group will consolidate 4 bills recognizing the Boy Scouts of the Philippines as an independent, voluntary, and autonomous organization

Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP)

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Labor Unions - Organizations etc.

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DOJ Employees Association (DOJEA)

JUSTICE EMPLOYEES MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE (OSJEMPC) is a duly recognized cooperative by the Cooperative Development Authority established in DOJ since 1989, an association that would negotiate with management for benefits they needed, organized under the DOJ Employees Association.

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP)

is the largest national trade union center in the Philippines

Associated Labor Union or ALU
Alliance of Progressive Labor

Advancing social movement unionism towards social transformation

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More about Non-Government Organizations - NGO

Remark the Videos are albums in the album Etc. Organizations working in the Philippines

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The Philippine Council for NGO Certification or PCNC

PCNC Certification: Why it’s Important

FAQ’s on the Philippine Council for NGO Certification (PCNC)
Fely I. Soledad, Founding Executive Director (PCNC)


PCNC Guidebook on the Basics of NGO Governance

Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP)

a non-profit organization that serves families and helps transform lives by building responsible, self-reliant communities and enable Filipino families in need through simple, decent and affordable homes.

Look also HERE

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Asia Society Philippine Foundation, Inc - ASPF

ASPF is a non-profit foundation accredited by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification (PCNC)

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What is Asia Society Philippines?

The PHILIPPINE FOUNDATION CENTER (PFC) is a one stop resource and information center on non-government organizations (NGOs), foundations and the civil society sector in general.

Filipino Organizations and Forums - Worldwide

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The Filipino association of Denmark
The Filipina Mom in Denmark
Filipino Danish Center
Pinay Exclusive Denmark

is a registered organization in Copenhagen. There are two chapters, one in Copenhagen and Syddanmark. This group aim is to provide information to Filipino and Danish community in Denmark.

Filipino-Icelandic Association (FIA)

Established in 1990, is the first and largest group of Filipinos living in Iceland.

OFW crisis Hotline
Bayanihan Foundation Worldwide

Filipinos Abroad Helping Filipinos at Home


We are a non-profit organization whose members are Filipinos of Visayan ancestry. Our group is small but united in our goal to contribute to the advancement and betterment of our Filipino communities both here in Hawaii and in the Philippines.


a Cebu Social Networking Site of individuals who interact through specific media, sharing of idea's, news update, potentially crossing geographical and political boundaries in order to pursue mutual interests or goals.

Big Bend Filipino-American Association, Inc.
Filipino American International Youth Development Foundation - FAIYDF

a non-profit organization that helps less fortunate children, youth and individuals in the Philippines in order to promote positive change. Our motto is that "Restoring Lives Fulfilling Dreams.

The Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba (PHCM), Inc

is a non-profit, cultural group comprised of representatives from over 35 member organizations and individuals within the Filipino-Canadian community in Winnipeg.

Beterinaryo SG

is the association of graduates of Veterinary Medicine from the Philippines currently working in Singapore. Its membership comprises Filipino Veterinarians working in various fields.

Beterinaryo SG is an affiliate of the Philippine Veterinary Medical Association.

Filipinos in Thailand
Philippine Society of Safety Practitioners Middle East Region (PSSP-MER)

is an organization of 1600+ Filipino safety practitioners and advocates founded and currently based in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Pilipino Sa Kuwait (PSK)

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Filipino in United Arab Emirates

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Volunteer - Organizations - etc.

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There are so many NON-PROFIT organizations for volunteering in the Philippines in different way, so in this section it´s mostly about childcare and education, but you can find many other organizations asking for volunteers in e.g. times of emergencies and disasters, medical project etc. in the Index for our other pages, so please look around!
Bike Scouts PH, the unsung heroes during Yolanda
Raisa Serafica August 17, 2017 - with Video

Bike Scouts Philippines is made up of volunteer bicycle messengers who respond to isolated areas in the aftermath of a disaster.

Look the Video in HD HERE

List: Places where you can volunteer and help children fight hunger
March 24, 2017

Want to make your weekends or summer break more meaningful? Try volunteering at these places around the Philippines.

Candon Youth Movement engages Ilocos Sur youth for projects on public health, agriculture, and education

The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC)

a non-stock, non-profit non-government organization (NGO) which envisions a relatively crime-free and corruption-free Philippines.

Volunteerism: Changing the world one child at a time
Raisa Serafica Feb 08, 2015

On weekdays, Te Candano works at a bank processing remittances from seafarers. On weekends, she serves as a volunteer helping put a smile on kids' faces

Center for Volunteerism in the Philippines (CERV-Philippines)

offers volunteerism opportunities in Metropolitan Manila and the province of Romblon in the Philippines in the areas of health, education and the environment


is a national network of Volunteer Orgs (VOs) and Volunteer Service Programs (VSPs) in the Philippines.

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"I VOLUNTEER" - Philippines

is movement or a campaign that promotes volunteerism at its essence and creates awareness on community rebuilding. This is a movement that envisions Philippines at its greatest being. This movement supports organizations that need volunteers in achieving a common goal; to help and support our fellow countrymen.

This movement will continue as a support group that consists of concerned citizens that are willing to help and serve unconditionally.

Volunteer for the Visayans (VFV)

is a registered non-profit, non-government organization located in Tacloban City, Philippines. It is registered with the local Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to distribute planned and professional social welfare services to assist underprivileged and undeserved local communities.

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Volunteer in the Philippines

Meaningful Volunteer is a non-profit volunteer placement organization. We offer meaningful volunteer placements in the Philippines

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Meaningful Volunteer

This is a series of videos detailing the projects being carried out on Tablas Island in Romblon Province.


Welcome to A Broader View Volunteers!

We offer international volunteer projects for the globally-minded individual searching for a unique travel experience. A Broader View is a 501 non-profit international volunteer organization offering short and long term volunteer programs.

Our projects are located in the Visayans, on the Leyte Island, supporting the education of orphan and rural children from the surrounding areas. The poverty experienced in this area is not just a lack of money but also the inability to access basic needs, such as health care and health facilities, as well as basic quality education for all of its children.
The Hands On Manila Foundation

is committed to creating a community where the spirit of volunteerism prevails and makes a difference. They aim to provide flexible volunteer opportunities for community service in Metro Manila and nearby provinces, and to recruit, coordinate and educate a broad base of volunteers for non-profit organizations.
Jesuit Volunteers Philippines

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide through the promotion of volunteerism, including the mobilization of volunteers. It serves the causes of peace and development through enhancing opportunities for participation by all peoples.

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Global Volunteer Network (GVN) - Volunteering Projects in Philippines.

You have the opportunity to work in teaching, childcare, reading promotion, school building and maintenance projects, and cultural exchange, centred in Romblon province.

Performing Arts Abroad

As a volunteer in the Philippines with Performing Arts Abroad, you will have the chance to teach music, dance, and theater to local children. You will work with one or more of our project sites at a youth juvenile rehabilitation center.

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Expats organizations and forums, Etc.

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Forum for Expats Living In Cebu
Alabang Ladies International Group (ALIG)

ALIG’s popularity continued to grow and now has a membership of over 200 women. These members come from all around the world, many with connections to global organizations
ALIG charities connects communities in the greater Muntinlupa Philippine area through educational sponsorship and feeding programs with focus on long term solutions.
We help connect our local community in the greater Muntinlupa area through financial support, volunteering & donations with long term solutions our focus.

Expatriate Groups in Manila Expatriate Groups in Manila

Link to and descriptions of so many groups - nationalities

Motor, Automobile Association, Motorbike clubs, Etc.

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Automobile Association of the Philippines (AAP),
Ford Club of the Philippines

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the Video Vespa Club of the Philippines

took off to Cagayan de Oro and scooted to Davao via the Bukidnon - Davao Loop on February 24, 2011.

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Lodges - etc.

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Brief History of Freemasonry in the Philippines

Masonic Order in the Philippines was banned by royal decree on January 19, 1812. Freemasonry began in Medieval Europe as a guild for stonemasons but lived on as a fraternity organization. Shrouded in secrecy, it had often been judged as a conspiracy of different Masonic groups and had long been banned by the Catholic Church at the time. Finally, in 1889, the Logia Revolucion was organized by Graciano Lopez-Jaena, linking the masonic structure to the Filipino ilustrados like Jose Rizal, and later on, to the Katipunan which launched the first nationalist revolution in Asia.

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the Video: A tribute to famous filipino masons
Jun 11, 2013

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Grand Masonic Lodge of the Philippines

a constituent lodges of the Grand Lodge of the Philippines work form of the American Webb Ritual, closely aligned to Californian forms. Consequently, lodges open in the third degree, and conduct normal lodge business at separate meetings.

Independent Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippine Islands

The foundation stones of Philippine Masonry were quarried in Spain and bore two Lodges in 1889 and 1890: Logia Revolución, in Barcelona and Logia Solidaridad, organized in Madrid. From these principal foundations was hewn, the cornerstone of true Filipino Masonry, brought to the Philippines in 1891. Philippine Masonry was therefore, born during the dawn of nationalism, when Filipino patriots were in the forefront of the search for a national identity.

Philippine Center for Masonic Studies

Rotary Clubs Philippines


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The Inner Wheel Clubs of the Philippines, Inc.

is a service organization for the wives of the Rotarians founded by Trining Legarda which was established on March 1949. Its aim is to establish camaraderie among the wives of Rotarians and find ways to better support Rotary undertakings.

The Order of the Knights of Rizal

is a civic, patriotic, cultural, non-sectarian, non-partisan and non-racial organization founded for the purpose of studying the teachings of Dr. Jose Rizal and promoting them all over the world, among all classes of people, in order for them to emulate his example

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Veterinarians - Etc., Pet-animals, Animal Transport, Study Veterinary Medicine - Etc.

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Laws about Veterinary, Animals, Cockfighting (archive)

Animals Organizations, Etc.

Freight Etc.

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Pet Passport

The Pet Travel Scheme, PETS is a system which allows animals to travel easily between member countries without undergoing quarantine. A Pet Passport is a document that officially records information related to a specific animal, as part of that procedure.

Philippines Pet Passport & Quarantine Information

Our worldwide door-to-door pet transportation services handle every detail involved in planning and implementing safe and compassionate pet shipping for our clients.

Your Pet Transportation Specialists

With over a decade of pet shipping experience, our pet relocation specialists know best how to support you.

Jetpets Animal Transport - The trusted Pet Travel Experts
Philippine Airlines - necessary to know.

PET policy for travel as checked baggage

Philippine Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA)
Schools of veterinary medicine in the Philippines
Central Bicol State University of Agriculture

College - Institute of Veterinary Medicine

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Cebu Veterinary Doctors

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Facility Tour


Vet ng Bayan
Jan 29, 2017

Kilalanin si Dr. Noel Manalo isang beterinaryong mas piniling mag-ikot maglibot sa mga pamayanan upang manggamot ng mga hayop imbes na manatili sa loob ng isang clinic. Sa paglilibot ni Doc Noel kasama si Howie Severino, alamin pa natin ang iba’t ibang kwento ng mga pet owners at anilang mga alaga.

Makati Dog and Cat Hospital - MDCH

opened in 1963. It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Makati Dog and Cat Hospital is one of the oldest veterinary clinic / hospital that caters to the veterinary needs of pets owners not only in Metro Manila but in the entire Philippines.

Philippine Animal Hospital Association, PAHA

Established in 1978 of December. Acknowledging the need for an association to coordinate the activities and represent the interest of veterinary institutions such as veterinary clinics, veterinary hospitals and veterinary diagnostic laboratories, a group of veterinarians formed the Philippine Animal Hospital Association.

Beterinaryo SG

the association of graduates of Veterinary Medicine from the Philippines currently working in Singapore. Its membership comprises Filipino Veterinarians working in various fields.

Beterinaryo SG is an affiliate of the Philippine Veterinary Medical Association.

Dog parks (and dog-friendly parks) in Manila where you and your pup can hang out
Maggie Adan June 08, 2018

Go on a doggie date


We are your #1 pet classified ad listing site. Be a free member of our Philippine Pet Finder website and start listing your classified ads within minutes

Animals organizations, Etc.

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The Philippine Animal Welfare Society, PAWS

a non-government institution situated in the Philippines. Its advocacies focus on the different issues concerning animal rights and welfare.

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Animal Kingdom Foundation

AKF's mission is to support, protect and promote welfare and the rights of animals ; ... A non-stock, non-profit animal welfare organization

World Wildlife Fund  WWF
Philippine Animal Lovers Society, PALS

a community of Filipino Animal Lovers worldwide.

Money - Peso Bills, Coins - Currency - Etc.

Look also HERE and Banks - bank business, SWIFT codes, Loan Sharks and etc. informations
with many more informations e.g. about:
ATM, Visa - MasterCard, American Express card - Credit cards - Mobile and digital payments

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Fake Money Changers
Dec 16, 2017

BSP Integrated Supervision Department director Dindo Santos gives tips on how people can avoid being victimized by fake money changers.

LOOK: New Philippine peso bills with Diokno's 'worm-looking' signature
Ralf Rivas July 03, 2019

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas releases the first batch of banknotes bearing Governor Benjamin Diokno's signature – squiggles which he himself said look like worms

Bangko Sentral to create P20 coin
July 17, 2019
A study finds that Filipinos frequently use P20 bills, leading to the banknote's wear and tear. A coin version will extend its life span.

BSP releases Philippine peso bills with 'enhanced design'
December 05, 2017

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says the new banknotes are 'aimed at highlighting significant moments in the nation's history, as well as its world heritage sites and iconic natural wonders'
While the new banknotes are now in circulation, the existing NGC bills will still remain legal tender.

Philippine Money and Currency - PESO Bills and Coins

The peso (Filipino: piso) code: PHP is the currency of the Philippines

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BSP releases new P5-coin to honor Andres Bonifacio
November 29, 2017

The central bank will circulate the new 5-piso coin on December 1 to commemorate the 164th birth anniversary of the father of the Philippine Revolution while the rest of the newly designed coins will be circulated in January 2018

BSP defends design for new P5 coin, differentiates it from P1 coin
December 28, 2017
This statement comes after a senator's appeal to halt circulation of new P5 coins

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Philippine Banknotes and Coins

Apr 3, 2014
How to spot fake money

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas warns the public because fake money is spreading again. BSP also gives reminders for you not to become a victim of receiving counterfeit money.

the article Feb 13, 2015
Tunay o Peke?
Jan 18, 2017
More and more are becoming a victim of fake money modus operandi nowadays. To prevent this from happening, learn more about our Philippine Peso.
BSP to change color of P100 bills starting 2016

the article BSP to change P100 bill color in 2016
October 26, 2015
The new P100 will have a different shade - mauve from bluish gray – but will have the same design. January 2016, the P100 bill will come in a different color to easily distinguish it from the similarly colored P1,000 banknotes. The ‘New Design Series’ or the nearly 3-decade-old banknotes will no longer have any monetary value effective January 1, 2017
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Peso bills with Duterte's signature out next week
Dec 14, 2016
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas also reminds the public that it only has until the end of this month to replace old banknotes with the New Generation Currency (NGC) bills

BSP starts shift to ‘New Generation Currency’ bills Jan 1, 2015
Dec 29, 2014


How to Determine if Your New Philippine Peso Bills are Fake or Genuine?

How to Spot Fake New Philippine Peso Bills & How to Report Fake Philippine Peso Bills

BSP boosts fight vs fake Philippine peso bills
Michael O. Ligalig August 06, 2017

BSP to release P100 bill with stronger violet color on Feb 1
January 29, 2016

The new bill will make it easier to distinguish from the P1,000 banknote in response to suggestions from the public.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced it will start circulating P100 bills with stronger mauve or violet color starting Monday, February 1, 2016.

Printing error caused 'faceless' P100 bills, BSP says
December 28, 2017

Investigations have been launched to validate claim over some withdrawn 'faceless' and 'faded' P100 bills

BSP warns negative impact of sharing photos of 'faceless' bills
December 30, 2017
The country's central bank says posting photos of alleged misprinted banknotes on social media causes confusion, which may negatively affect commerce

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will issue 3 new limited edition coins to honor the 150th year of Philippine hero Apolinario Mabini, overseas Filipino workers, and the Leyte landing beginning Monday, December 22 2014

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New Generation Philippine Banknotes 2011

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Know your Philippine Currency 2010

Philippine Money - History & Museums

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History of the Philippine Peso




How the Philippine peso evolved through the years


The Philippine history is a rich and colorful narrative filled with drama and controversy. And while many historians have gone through many difficulties in preserving what once was a great reflection of the country's past is the different forms money, which also evolved both in value and design. Jun 16, 2015

The Story of Philippine Money
History of Philippine Money

The Culion Leper Colony Coinage, Palawan Philippine Coins.

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The Money Museum

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Central Bank of the Philippines

Bank of the Philippine Islands - Cebu Main Branch New Museum

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Learn Philippine history through coins and bills
Imprinting Andres Bonifacio:

The Iconization from Portrait to Peso

The face of the Philippine revolution is evasive, just like the freedom that eluded the man known as its leader.

BSP releases new P5-coin to honor Andres Bonifacio

P500-bill with Marcos face was never circulated

Katherine Visconti - 07/18/2012

Romeo Castillo MananQuil, the artist who designed the P500 bill, brought the untold story to light in Toronto's Celebrate Magazine in 2008 in the article, How I 'Made Money' for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Look MUCH more about Romeo Castillo MananQuil and his work as painter

The Online Source for Philippine Coins & Banknotes News

Currency - sell - buy in & bringing - transfer to and from Philippines

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About bringing in or taking out of the Philippines, Philippine and Foreign Currencies During Arrival in or Departure from the Philippines

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PESO Sense launches new app for OFWs
Kimberly Go Aug 29, 2015

The mobile app will also allow overseas Filipinos to directly pay and monitor household expenses of their families in the Philippines

European Central Bank - Euro system - currency

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Currency Converter - Mobile applications (App)
The CoinMill currency convertor

This currency convertor will convert between any two foreign currencies using up to date exchange rates

The need to #RemitSmarter
Ezra Ferraz Mar 27, 2015

Overseas Filipinos have more choices than ever before, but only time will tell if they would adopt any of the newer remittance solutions

Western Union, WU

Send money to or from the Philippines with our Money-in-Minutes, Home Delivery, or Direct-to-Bank options

"How to do" posters

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You can send and receive money in the Philippines via our cash to cash service

Read in Tagalog HERE

Send money to friends and family quickly and securely

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With WorldRemit money transfer

you can send money to over 100 countries online. No need to visit an agent. Sending money just got so much easier

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Money Transfer Agencies


Forex Cargo - USA
A pioneer in door-to-door delivery of remittance and balikbayan boxes.


Send Money to the Philippines for Rush Door-to-Door Delivery at No Additional Charge


Global Pinoy Remittance and Services, Inc., GPRSExpress


Western Union - WU

Send money to or from the Philippines with our Money-in-Minutes, Home Delivery, or Direct-to-Bank options


With WorldRemit money transfer

Forex Cargo Australia

A pioneer in door-to-door delivery of remittance and balikbayan boxes.

Visa - MasterCard, American Express card, Credit cards - Mobile and digital payments

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How PayMaya redefines the PH digital payment landscape
October 25, 2017

The digital financial service wants to make mobile and digital payments more accessible to Filipinos nationwide

No application, no rejection... no problem?
July 30, 2019

Based on survey results, Filipinos - no matter what life stage - will always have an excuse to not apply for credit cards and loans. Others find the process too grueling; others think they’ll be rejected, others find applying as just an extra expense.

EMV-ready cards

EMV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How secure are RFID cards?
Kayla Matthews September 09, 2017

Banks are coming out with new RFID-enabled cards. Here's a primer on how they work and what you can do to protect yourself from potential skimming


Why use credit cards while traveling?
Apr 19, 2017

Traveling soon? Don't forget to bring your credit card! Take advantage of its perks and benefits. Here's a guide on how you can use it wisely.

BSP to enforce new Europay Mastercard Visa system on January 1
Dec 30, 2016
Despite the deadline, customers of banks who have not yet replaced the magnetic strip cards with new EMV ones will still be able to use their cards at ATMs after January 1

What you don't know about credit cards
When exactly does a credit card company charge interest rate, especially if you are what they call a revolver? If you don't know the answer to this question, you are likely to get the biggest bill shock of your life. Oct 6, 2015


What you need to know before using credit cards
Thinking of getting a credit card? Know these useful tips first before getting into a total debt mess brought about by tricky interest rates and payment terms. Oct 10, 2015


How to avoid ATM skimming
Watch Red Alert for safety tips on how to protect your ATM card.
Aug 29, 2014

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How to best use a credit card
Nikki Natividad Aug 26, 2015
Make the most out of your purchases by squeezing out your perks and benefits.
Being a responsible credit card holder means more than just dispelling the urge to swipe that card.

The credit card creed
Jason Tulio Aug 06, 2015
A few small oaths you can take to make the best use of your credit card and select the best for you

MasterCard in Philippines - for ATM locator click HERE

Postal system, ZipCode, Phone AreaCode - Special stamps - Ect.

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PhilPost issuing special Pope Francis stamps

Independence Day historic landmarks featured in stamps

Filipino-Chinese New Year limited editions stamps ginagamit na sang philpost

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Philippine Postal Corporation



Philippine ZIP Codes Directory - Corresponding Phone Area Code

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PHLPost resumes mail operations in limited capacity
April 05, 2020

Only domestic acceptance and delivery of postal items will resume. The delivery of mails abroad remains suspended 'until further notice.
The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will resume its operations but in a limited capacity during the ongoing Luzon lockdown or "enhanced community quarantine" (ECQ) due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

The Videos in English and Tagalog: PHLPost IWAS COVID 19
Apr 6, 2020 PHLPost
PHLPost Corona Virus Disease Prevention

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Philpost releases Mama Sita commemorative stamp
January 18, 2018

In celebration of her birth centennial, Teresita 'Mama Sita' Reyes was honored with a commemorative stamp by the Philippine Postal Corporation.
In a statement, Postmaster General Joel Otarra said that they "are proud to be part of this important milestone in paying tribute to 'Mama Sita’s Birth Centenary' and her untiring effort and dedication to keeping the flavors of Filipino Food one of the world’s best.”

PHLPost to issue Pia Wurtzbach stamps
April 10, 2016

Pia joins Manny Pacquiao, Gloria Diaz, Margie Moran, and Megan Young as the latest 'living legend' to have her own stamp

the Video: PHLPost Stamps: Living Legends. Dec 2, 2015

Phlpost issues Ferdinand Marcos birth centennial stamps
Agence France-Presse October 27, 2017

Netizens are outraged over a commemorative stamp showing a smiling Marcos with his signature and the words "Birth Centenary"
Duterte, an ally of the Marcos family, has been accused of whitewashing the late dictator's career.

Freight - Door to door service - Shipping and Forwarding agents

LOOK also about Balikbayan boxes

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LIST: Customs-certified forwarding companies
August 15, 2017

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) released on Monday, August 14, an updated list of registered deconsolidators in the country, urging Filipinos abroad to transact only with Customs-certified forwarding companies.

LCSN Express Movers INC.

is a privately owned Filipino company engaged in land, air and sea freight forwarding (inbound Manila), International door to door parcel and cargo service, customs brokerage.

Our company is mainly engaged in door to door delivery of balikbayan boxes all over the Philippines from various countries. LCSN is fully licensed as International and Domestic freight forwarding company, accredited by Philippine Shippers Bureau

The Panalpina Group operates in more than 80 countries.

Just select the country, where you want to send from or recieve your freight

Luzon Brokerage Corporation - LBC Express Philippines

was founded in the 1950's as a brokerage and air cargo agent. Eventually, the company operated as an air cargo forwarding service provider and was the first to introduce the 24-hour air cargo delivery service. LBC soon became a respected leader offering fast and reliable Express Courier and Money Remittance service throughout the Philippines. Today, LBC offers the widest coverage and network with over 600 strategically located branches nationwide.


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Moving lives closer together
Therese Reyes Jun 22, 2015
A homegrown courier company LBC brings Filipinos closer together with a growing global reach

UPS Philippines
FedEx Philippines
DHL Philippines
Forex Cargo UK is a Philippine based company that provides customer support to help online shoppers from the Philippines get their goods from merchants in the USA by way of Forex Cargo’s courier services.
UMAC Cargo has over 19 years of experience in the balikbayan industry.  Our mission is to provide the Filipino community with utmost value for their shipping needs.

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Packing - Sending balikbayan box to the Philippines using UMAC shipping service


Genesis Cargo Express

We offer cargo shipping solution for the whole South Korea, Container Truck / vans for HouseHold moves. Door to door delivery of balikbayan box to the Philippines.

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Maersk Line Philippines

As a leading world class carrier, Maersk Line Philippines offers second to none transportation services. At your disposal is a vast and modern fleet of containers and feeders that connects your business from all major ports in the country to the rest of the world.


SEA Globe Transways Corporation - SGTC

is an International and Domestic Freight Forwarding Company headquartered in Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. SEA Globe Transways spells COMMITMENT as TOTAL SATISFACTION because WE MOVE your cargoes with MORE WAYS.

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For the past thirty one (31) years, PAMBATO has always endeavored to do its task with great concern always remembering that service to its customers is of paramount importance.  PAMBATO continues to improve service to its customers by expanding into customs brokerage, local delivery, and hauling.

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Manila Forwarder
12:24 Cargo Express

aims to be the most dependable partner in the Philippines for companies that operate balikbayan box business overseas.


Freight Etc.

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Returning Resident, Balikbayan Shipment
Ship Your Car To or From The Philippines

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Do you want to export your car to the Philippines? It can be done without a hassle if you know what the process entails.
Learn more about vehicle registration process in the Philippines.

Documents needed for shipping Human Remains to the Philippines

Missing (contact to) Filipinos, Adult and - or Children - Relatives or Friends - etc.

Informations - Help to locate missing persons

Look also Amerasians - Forgotten Filipino-American Children

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Philippines Missing Persons
Refugees United

an organisation that offers a safe, secure and anonymous way to find family and friends that you have lost contact with. This service is FREE of charge.


Locating Friends and Relatives in the United States

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