Pinoy Traveler’s Guide On Philippine Departure Procedures

Yesterday, I featured the guidelines when arriving on Philippine soil whether as a balik-bayan, an OFW, or a foreign national. Today, my blog will focus on departure procedures that you need to comply with to avoid delays and denials at the airport. These shall be in effect until further notice or until there is aContinue reading “Pinoy Traveler’s Guide On Philippine Departure Procedures”

Absolute Divorce in the Philippines: Do You Agree?

Would you agree to legalize divorce in the Philippines? Why or why not? The Philippines and the Vatican City remain to be the only two nations in the world that do not allow divorce. In our country, a couple may only file for an annulment of their marriage if they wish to dissolve their union.Continue reading “Absolute Divorce in the Philippines: Do You Agree?”

How to Apply for a Marriage License at the Quezon City Hall

Last week, I had the experience of a lifetime — I filed my application for a marriage license! Yes, I’m getting married! So, while there, I grabbed the opportunity to take as much photos as I can to document the process. I’m sharing my firsthand experience here today hoping it could help others who mayContinue reading “How to Apply for a Marriage License at the Quezon City Hall”

Apartment Rent Regulations: Your Rights as a Tenant in the Philippines

Apartment rental fees were one of the many topics raised by Pinoys online during the year-long lockdowns. A lot of breadwinners lost their sources of income when COVID-19 decimated businesses, while others had to contend with lesser take-home pay because of shortened working days. This resulted to unpaid house rent for months on end, whileContinue reading “Apartment Rent Regulations: Your Rights as a Tenant in the Philippines”

Your Best Guide to the Kasambahay Law

Bonjour. Mabuhay. The onset of  RA 10361 or the Kasambahay Law has had many employers thinking about the pertinent points of the new law and the possible effects this would have on the employment of domestic helpers or Kasambahays. Research, symposiums, meetings, news, and other materials covered the discussion the finer points of the law,Continue reading “Your Best Guide to the Kasambahay Law”

PNP : Checkpoint Guidelines

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   Dahil uso ang checkpoint ngayon at mainit ito sa balita. Here are some checkpoint facts from the PNP:   The PNP Chief, Police Director General Nicanor A Bartolome reiterated strict compliance on the proper conduct of checkpoints. In the joint reform initiatives of the Department of Justice, a “no tint” or “clearContinue reading “PNP : Checkpoint Guidelines”