Expat In Bacolod

Stephen Bentley - Writer

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Expat In Bacolod Got Married!

Yes, you heard me right – me, an expat in Bacolod got married! I was the lucky man to slip the ring on Zabrina’s finger at our wedding ceremony on August 17, 2017, at the Hall of Justice, Bacolod. We were both happy as I believe you will see from the photos and videos.   It was a great day for many reasons. Not only did I marry the woman I love but we had two dear friends as our witnesses, Ging and Edgar. Thanks for the flowers, Ging! To top it off, we were married by the most lovely man – Judge  Estefanio S. Libutan Jr.  He did his duty but added such a warm, personal touch. Our two dear friends were instrumental in… Read More

Myth Busting: Philippines Permanent Residency 13A Visa

The first thing I must make clear about Philippines permanent residency and the ’13A Visa’ is that I do not hold myself out as a legal expert. I have researched this issue with a legally trained eye but no longer practise law in any jurisdiction worldwide. Therefore, while the following is written in good faith, check it out for yourself! I also urge you to check out an excellent blog post on this subject and will post the link at the foot of this article. I became prompted to write about the 13A Visa for a number of reasons. First off, it concerns me because the beautiful Zabrina and I plan to be married later this year. She is a Filipino and I am a… Read More

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