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sonjack2847

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  1. I know of a Suzuki nulticab in good nick
  2. I wouldn`t count on it mate, you could be in line at an immigration entry point here and the rules change then you would be sent back. They make rules but don`t allow for different circumstances of individual people, 1 rule 1 line no divergence.
  3. I bought a smartphone 2-3 weeks ago my oh my wish I had done it before then, banking and a few other things are so much easier now with an app. I wonder will they ever start charging for using their apps when we have no other choice but to use them in the future?
  4. I seem to remember that there was plenty of money in the pot until the government spent it. I am not sure which political party it was but I am sure that happened. I have taken steps to make sure my wife and daughter will live well if and when I die. That is the best I could do.
  5. In my case I paid in for 29 years, one year short of a full pension and at the time I could not afford to pay the extra year. I don`t collect my pension for another 5.5 years, so is it fair that if I die my wife gets no pension, even if I start colecting is it fair that she still gets nothing except a one time payout. I don`t think one glove fits all and some re-thinking by the government needs to be done, 29 years for potentially no payout mmm.
  6. I would guess Northern Ireland or those from the south who have paid in national insurance contributions.
  7. I read on Wikipedia that people who live in a state of confusion are a little slow on the up take so that could explain that. Post has been sanitised and I am wearing full body suit with a built in air purifier.
  8. The people I know who went through it said the PRA are very helpful.
  9. Yes there was a story that in a Cebu ( I think it was there) hospital all the ICU beds were taken and people were queing outside to get in, it showed a photo of a long queue outside the hospital. It was later explained that there were only 2 beds taken and the queue was people waiting for there test results who were not allowed to leave until they got the results. Now maybe even that was fake news. The media has a lot to answer for I hope some body takes them to task but that might be too close to taking away freedom of the press.
  10. Well most of the tested are workers so they would have been vaccinated, so it kind of makes sense that most of the cases are found in vaccinated people.
  11. The point is that it was near impossible even for the locals to get an annulment even if they had split up for 20 years. As long as they put a cap on the price I see less problems than complications.
  12. If you two get to gether drinking in Cebu city then I suggest we set up a go fund me post for Bail money.
  13. That would take not 1 but more like 100 years.
  14. Yes we did escape the worst of it we just had lots of trees down which caused the power outage. Up the coast both ways from here thay did no fare so well. Southern Cebu has been hit very badly tremendous amount of damage in Dalaguete. We wanted to send money to my in laws but cannot as nothing is working. I don`t do it very often but this time I will count my blessings. This is in Babayungen my wife`s hometown in Dalagutete, I think it`s the barangay hall. Poor farmers live up there and could do without this added hardship as a lot of other people could.
  15. I remember reading a story not so long ago that some of the senators here are saying that a foreign company should be allowed to fully own a company as opposed the the current situation where they can only own ( I think) 40%. If they were alowed to own it would encourage investment and create more meaningful employment, which would be good for the economy here. I saw Thailand allow this and in 20 years their economy improved greatly.
  16. I guess it`s hard to get too excited about a 6 month contract and low wages.
  17. Yes well you`re the one with short arms and deep pockets, when is the last time you shared your Calimansi.
  18. She just shows her flowers rarely does she post any wealthy items.
  19. My wife does not realise that when she posts pictures of the garden on FB she is showing what she has. Her cousin got jealous and gave her a hard time on FB about the pictures in her big house, my wife told her to pass off, her cousin sent a message that she never posts pictures of her hushand, my wife replied that`s because he is never here he is always out with other women. Very unlike my wife to say anything like that. I told her cousin that she never posts pictures of me as I am always naked that shut her up.
  20. Also as you know watch out when the carnival is about.
  21. You need to be more vigilant when the carnival is in town, my experience over 10 years is that crime goes up when they are about. I don`t live on a gated community and i feel quite safe to very safe here. Dogs are helpful if you train them not to bark at every little noise as after a while people take no notice of continually barking dogs and they wont gave a quick look over your houses way. Make friends ( at arms length) with the locals that always helps and don`t splash the cash too much. Good luck hope it works out for you.
  22. A bit long winded. COVID-19: Some Omicron cases have 'mild' symptoms and experts should know more about transmission 'within days' - WHO Wed, 1 December 2021, 11:40 pm·4-min read Some Omicron cases are experiencing "mild" symptoms and experts should have more information about the transmission of the new COVID variant within days, an epidemiologist at the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. This is faster than the "weeks" the WHO had predicted last week it would take to assess the data available on the strain after designating it a "variant of concern", its highest rating. At least 23 countries, including the UK, have now reported Omicron cases and the WHO expects that number to rise. Speaking at a news conference, Maria van Kerkhove said one of the possible scenarios was that Omicron may become more transmissible than Delta but experts do not yet know about its severity. See latest COVID updates in the UK and around the world She said the WHO had seen reports of Omicron case symptoms ranging from mild to severe disease. "There is some indication that some of the patients are presenting mild disease," she told reporters. And she said there was a suggestion of increased hospitalisations across South Africa, one of the first nations to detect it, but she pointed out that this could be down to more cases there. The organisation said earlier this week preliminary evidence raised the possibility the COVID variant has mutations which could help it evade an immune-system response and boost its ability to spread from person to person. It comes as a key group of UK scientists warned Omicron could trigger a surge in COVID infections bigger than previous waves in the country with a risk it may overwhelm the NHS. Experts on the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG), which advises the government, held an extraordinary meeting last week to consider the new COVID variant, known scientifically as B.1.1.529, following its detection in South Africa. According to a note of their meeting, which was observed by both a key Department of Health official and England's deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam, the group concluded the introduction of Omicron to the UK "might have very serious consequences". Nine more cases of Omicron have been detected in England, taking the total to 22, according to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). The people who have tested positive and their contacts are all isolating. Work is taking place to identify any links to travel to southern Africa. Omicron cases have now been identified in the East Midlands, East of England, London, the South East and North West. A further case has been detected in Scotland, bringing the total there to 10. Meanwhile, Dr Mike Ryan, WHO's emergency director, said there was no evidence yet that giving booster jabs to the whole population, including healthy people, will provide greater protection against the disease, and said governments around the world should ensure all vulnerable individuals are offered at least one vaccine dose. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to offer a booster COVID shot to all over-18s in the UK by the end of January. But, responding to a question from Sky's Tom Clarke, Dr Ryan said: "Right now there is no evidence that would suggest that boosting the entire population is going to necessarily provide any greater protection for otherwise healthy individuals against hospitalisation or death. "The real risk of severe disease, hospitalisation and death lies in particularly at-risk and vulnerable individuals who do require protection against all variants of COVID-19." And his WHO colleague, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, said: "Our goal should be to protect those who have not received their primary course of vaccination." The NERVTAG meeting, held via telephone conference on Thursday afternoon, came the day after South African authorities first reported the discovery of the Omicron variant. The UK government added six southern African countries, including South Africa, to its travel red list on Friday. A further four countries were added over the weekend. Other nations have also introduced travel bans, but the WHO said those restrictions are having an impact on global co-operation against Omicron by causing "challenges" to the sharing of laboratory samples from South Africa that can help get a better grip on the new variant. Follow the Daily podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for "tailored" intervention by countries, including testing travellers before and after they arrive in a country, and advised against "blanket travel bans" that "place a heavy burden on lives and livelihoods". The high number of mutations on the protein spike that Omicron uses to infect human cells could mean existing vaccines need to be modified. Some vaccine manufacturers have tried to calm fears about the new strain by predicting existing jabs would continue to prevent severe disease.
  23. Well that might change when they find out what this new variant is all about. Never ending story.
  24. How can anybody call that girl a nurse, I hope she never treats me, she has spent useless years to become nothing.
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