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  1. Was watching a American youtube guy who lives in Thailand but currently visiting the US. While there he went to Walmart I think it was to get a USB type thing so he can enter a code or receive it or something like that for his US banking when he gets back to Thailand. Will have to find it and watch again to know how it actually works.
  2. The days seem to be gone here where tattoos were sort of frowned on. I dont think anyone will treat you any different and now days many woman have tattoos here.
  3. I get two factor text message from a US site here with my Philippines number without problems.
  4. You would think that someone who has 10 million to invest would have been a bit more cautious. But anyway a good scheme and quite clever. Gives me ideas
  5. This guy must of opened his mouth 14 October 2021 PRESS RELEASE Immigration ops yield arrest of overstaying Chinese PARAÑAQUE, Philippines—Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente announced the arrest of an overstaying Chinese man in an operation in Paranaque City. According to Morente, Lu Runguo, 43, was arrested yesterday evening by operatives from the Bureau’s Intelligence Division, in coordination with the Paranaque City Police. Lu was the subject of a warrant of deportation issued in September for staying in the country without securing and updating his visa. BI records showed that Lu arrived in March 2019. He stayed as a tourist but has failed to leave the country before the expiration of his visa, or file for its extension at any of the BI’s offices nationwide. He will be temporarily held at the BI’s holding facility in Bicutan, Taguig pending the implementation of his deportation. “Despite the pandemic, our intelligence officers remain active in ensuring that these erring aliens are arrested and deported,” said Morente. “Let this serve as a reminder to foreign nationals in the country. Follow our laws or face deportation,” he warned. https://www.facebook.com/officialbureauofimmigration/posts/234898148677965 This one kept a secret for 17 years 13 October 2021 PRESS RELEASE Taiwanese wanted for 17 years nabbed in Quezon—BI REAL, Quezon—Bureau of Immigration (BI) operatives have arrested a Taiwanese national wanted by authorities in Taipei for attempting to kill a compatriot 17 years ago. In a report to Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente, the BI’s Fugitive Search Unit (FSU) identified the alien as 53-year-old Huang Kuan-I, who was arrested Monday morning in the town proper of Real, Quezon. The arresting agents were armed with a Warrant of Deportation from Morente who issued the same upon receiving information about Huang from Taiwanese authorities. Huang is subject of an outstanding warrant that the Hualien prosecutor’s office in Taiwan issued against him in 2004. “Aside from being an undesirable alien, he will also be deported for being an undocumented alien because his passport already expired in February 2019 and has not been renewed since,” said BI-FSU Acting Chief Rendel Ryan Sy. Sy added that Huang is already overstaying as he last arrived in the country in April 2009 in an attempt to evade prosecution and sentence for his crime. “He fled to the Philippines a year before a Taiwanese judge sentenced him to eight years in prison for attempted murder,” Sy said. Information provided by the BI revealed that Huang was reportedly convicted for shooting and seriously wounding his victim in Hualien, Taiwan in 2004 after having a heated argument with the latter. Huang will be detained at the BI Warden Facility in Taguig City pending the implementation of his deportation. He will also be placed in the immigration blacklist and banned from re-entering the country. https://www.facebook.com/officialbureauofimmigration/posts/234624802038633
  6. Quarantine not required for fully vaxxed ‘green lane’ travelers MANILA – Arriving passengers who can avail of “green lanes” no longer need to observe a mandatory quarantine upon arrival in the Philippines, so long as they are fully vaccinated and test negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Malacañang said on Wednesday. This developed after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) updated the protocols for fully vaccinated individuals who are qualified for green lanes. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said new rules will take effect on Oct. 14. In a press statement, Roque said fully vaccinated foreign nationals must yield negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result within 72 hours before they depart from the country of origin. “Upon arrival, no facility-based quarantine will be required but the passenger is enjoined to self-monitor for any symptoms until the 14th day,” Roque, who concurrently serves as IATF-EID spokesperson, said. The same protocol also applies to fully vaccinated Filipinos, Roque said. Roque said fully vaccinated Filipinos may also opt to undergo a facility-based quarantine until the release of a negative RT-PCR test taken in the quarantine facility upon arrival. “The passenger [who is no longer required to undergo quarantine] is enjoined to self-monitor for any symptoms until the 14th day,” he said. The IATF-EID, in its Resolution 142 approved on Oct. 7, initially directed fully vaccinated individuals from “green” countries to undergo facility-based quarantine until the release of the negative result of their RT-PCR test taken on their fifth day in the country. The IATF-EID classified green countries or jurisdictions as “low risk” countries or jurisdictions, upon the recommendation of the Department of Health. The task force, in its new guidelines, also shortened the quarantine period for unvaccinated individuals. Roque said unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals, as well as those with unverified vaccination status and those vaccinated but failed to comply with the “test-before-travel requirements”, must undergo a facility-based quarantine until the release of a negative RT-PCR test taken on their fifth day in the country. “In the case of foreign nationals, they shall be required to secure hotel reservations for at least six days,” Roque said. Originally, they are required to undergo quarantine for seven days and spend home quarantine for another seven days. Roque said unvaccinated or partially vaccinated minors traveling with their fully vaccinated parents or guardians are mandated to observe the quarantine protocols corresponding to their vaccination status. “A parent/guardian shall accompany the child in the quarantine facility for the full term of the latter’s facility-based quarantine period,” he said. Roque said overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their spouse, parents, or children going to the Philippines or abroad can present either a VaxCertPH digital certificate, an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICV) issued by the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ), or World Health Organization (WHO), or the national digital certificate of the foreign government where they were vaccinated to validate their vaccination status. He said the same requirements may be presented by non-OFWs vaccinated in the country and abroad, as well as the foreigners vaccinated in the Philippines. For foreigners vaccinated abroad, they can present WHO-issued ICV, or the national digital certificate of the foreign government which has accepted VaxCertPH under a reciprocal agreement, Roque said. (PNA) https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1156572
  7. If its the same as tourist ARC then its charged at $50 USD plus 500 express fee or at least used to be.
  8. Do you mean money business? How do you fill your nights and public holidays in?
  9. I certainly would not recommend anyone to stay here without a visa. For a start if you were ever having to leave you need an exit clearance so you will be hit for past fees and fines for every month overstaying plus risk being blacklisted. Then staying under the radar is not as easy as years ago. I read often they arrest fugitives staying here and also who do you trust, you break up with a GF or wife who knows or suspects you have no visa so they will dob you in. Anyone remember the dob a foreigner campaign they had maybe 7 years back where rewards were paid? ....................................... PRESS RELEASE 07 NOVEMBER 2014 BI LAUNCHES “SA IMMIGRATION MAGSUMBONG” REWARD AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM MANILA, Philippines – Anchored on the “Bad Guys Out, Good Guys In” program of Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Siegfred B. Mison, the BI launched a Reward and Incentive Program granting monetary reward to any person who shall report to the BI any overstaying foreign national that will result to apprehension. Under Immigration Memorandum Circular No. SBM-2014-017 signed on October 27, 2014, “Sa Immigration Magsumbong” aims to identify all temporary visitors or tourists who have stayed in the country beyond their authorized stay or commonly known as “overstaying aliens”. Individuals or groups with personal and qualified information on overstaying foreign nationals may report such fact to the BI’s National Operations Center (BINOC) through text message (SMS) to the following mobile phone numbers: Globe: +63917-573-3871 ; Smart: +63908-894-6644 ; Sun: +63932-894-6644. Reports containing the pertinent information must specifically be sent in the following format: SIM <space> Full Name of Foreigner <space> Complete Address <space> Name of Informant. Upon sending of the message, the informant will receive a reply from the BI acknowledging receipt with a statement that such information will be verified and validated. Once validated, the informant will be advised of the results of the verification and investigation. A financial incentive of Php 2,000.00 shall be given to the informant upon successful apprehension of the overstaying alien. Any information received by the BI will be treated with utmost confidentiality. (30) https://immigration.gov.ph/95-november-2014-press-releases/695-bi-launches-sa-immigration-magsumbong-reward-and-incentive-program
  10. https://www.facebook.com/immigration.helpline.ph/posts/232127202281463 10 October 2021 PRESS RELEASE BI optimistic in eased travel restrictions soon MANILA, Philippines—after being separated due to travel bans and border closures during the global pandemic, binational couples cry: ‘Love is not tourism’. Love is Not Tourism is a global social media campaign dedicated to lobbying to ease travel restrictions for foreigners seeking to reunite with their partners. Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente recognizes some of the looming effects of the imposed travel restrictions. "Travel bans have also had a profound impact on unmarried couples and families. Some were forced to weather the pandemic without their loved ones. We hear you, and we understand your plight," said Morente. Supporters of the online petition using the hashtag #LoveIsNotTourism assert that the movement is not about looking for ways to take a holiday; it is about love being regarded as essential in the time of pandemic. At present, in the Philippines, while the ban on non-essential outbound travel has been lifted, only Filipinos, balikbayans, and foreigners holding valid and existing visas from green and yellow list countries are allowed entry into the Philippines. However, Morente further advised, however, that while their agency recognizes their cause, the decision will still come from the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF). "We see your comments in our different channels, and we hear you. However, please bear with us as we implement what the IATF deems necessary. We trust their wisdom in deciding policies, and developing guidelines for safe inbound travel," Morente added. Morente also expressed the hope that the Philippines will eventually open international tourism in the near future. "With aggressive vaccination campaigns ongoing worldwide, we are optimistic that travel restrictions will ease up soon," he said. Morente said the Bureau likewise supports the Department of Tourism’s campaign to keep the country's top-of-mind destination for foreign tourists. "Once the IATF sees that it’s safe, we will b
  11. There are ways to check if blacklisted but if he does not bother then hope he enjoys his flight.
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