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Forum: Philippines
Nov 26th 2020, 10:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,515
Posted By mikek1

Re: The Rise and Fall of GBP

It all depends on whether a trade deal is accomplished. If a trade agreement is reached ( or a botched deal) with the EU my bet is the £ will appreciate rapidly. The £ is rising at the moment on the...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 3rd 2020, 11:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By mikek1

Re: Living Expectations

60,00hp a month for a single person is more than adequate in the provinces. Depending on how much you are paying for your condo In Manila is the main aspect of whether your income is enough. Most...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 3rd 2020, 6:43 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

Excellent post. Straight to the point and so true.
Forum: Philippines
Nov 3rd 2020, 1:44 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

If P11 had taken posters advice much earlier on he would not be in this ridiculous state of affairs. The warnings were there for all to see ( except him)......now it’s that venomous women from the...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 17th 2020, 3:21 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

This is a 3rd world country, however there are rules and regulations. I find it hard to fathom how some foreigners become entangled with visa issues. Anyone with a modicum of common sense should know...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 17th 2020, 2:05 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

The embassy would have contacted relatives etc in the UK. The embassy does not provide funding and may charge for some services. Unless the gentleman in question was in custody and could not contact...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 16th 2020, 8:13 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

Apologies accepted. I have a court case for 1.65 million Php. With interest and attorney fees it now amounts to over £30,000, not an inconsiderable sum of money. Our attorney informed us it was an...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 16th 2020, 7:44 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

Futile......um! There is no need to advice P11on legal matters, fleeing could be constructive, although it’s probably to late . Any possible information is available on various websites, although...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 16th 2020, 7:14 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

There is all the information regarding help and assistance on the UK government website for help available for UK citizens in difficulty abroad. I would suggest P11 and others read it........the UK...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 16th 2020, 6:41 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

I know of a case where an elderly UK citizen (81) had a major disagreement that effectively put an end to his marriage. The UK citizen did not inform the BI of his changed status. He continued to...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 15th 2020, 2:26 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

An informed and sensible prognosis........much will depend on the judge whom has your case, even more so than the evidence provided. My sentiments exactly.
Forum: Philippines
Oct 13th 2020, 3:09 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Forum: Philippines
Oct 13th 2020, 2:23 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

We had a open and shut case. Our attorney and many others expressed the same sentiments. Our case was dismissed by the prosecution. We appealed and again this was dismissed. Other advice we received...
Forum: Philippines
Aug 12th 2020, 11:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By mikek1

Re: Shipping options from uk

£1500 is extortionate. We sent our entire household goods, furniture, TV’s clothes, garden equipmemt.....everything in a 40ft container. The container was picked up from our location and shipped out...
Forum: Philippines
Jun 18th 2020, 12:49 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By mikek1

Re: UK Tax Self Assessment

I am a non resident UK tax Player. When we moved to the Philippines I did not attempt to submit the self assesmemt returns, thinking they were no longer of interest to HMRC. After a couple of years I...
Forum: Philippines
Jun 10th 2020, 1:12 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,184
Posted By mikek1

Re: How much does it cost to build a house?

This is a a good and accurate figure. We are going through the process of Building a House, and have had 3 quotes. The quotes are coming in at 20k-23k per sq.mtr. When we have looked carefully at the...
Forum: Philippines
May 30th 2020, 12:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By mikek1

Re: Capital gains tax on house sale

We sold a House and Raffin is correct the value of the House is submitted at a far lower value thus reducing the transfer tax. The amount of reducrion can be substantial.
Forum: Philippines
May 19th 2020, 8:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By mikek1

Re: 13A EXIT CLEARANCE

You can obtain your exit clearance at the Airport. We have done this on the last 4 occasions we have travelled outside the Philippines.
You do have to pay and its not cheap. For your first trip out...
Forum: Philippines
Apr 18th 2020, 9:12 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

I personally think that this blog ‘ Me And My Family has run its course. It has become a slanging match, and offers no relevant useful information.
Forum: Philippines
Mar 19th 2020, 7:25 am
Replies: 39
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Views: 2,325
Posted By mikek1

£

£1 = 58.84php.......ouch ! That’s lowest since we arrived in the Philippines 3 years 4 months ago. Went out cycling today. In 2 hours nether saw a bus or a jeepney. Roads were very quiet and most...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 13th 2020, 1:03 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

Those are my thoughts also.
Forum: Philippines
Mar 11th 2020, 7:26 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

P11s legal beagle reckons he has a 90 % chance of winning his case. I employed the Services of a top attorney in our area. I was assured that I would win the case of Estafa against someone who...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 10th 2020, 8:44 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

P11 would be unable to leave the Philippines with a possible court case pending. His subpoena would have been logged with various government agencies. An exit clearance certificate would not be...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 6th 2020, 1:47 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

I would think that it would be unlikely that P11 would receive any of the money owing to him. However, it may be worthwhile for him to return to his previous location, and meet with the sheriff . If...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 25th 2020, 6:01 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,439
Posted By mikek1

Re: Me and My Family

How can you get an annulment or divorce ( In the UK) if your not legally married ( bigamy) ?
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