You cannot bring meat through customs. The good news is if you like sickly sweet American style ham the freezer cabinets in Philippine supermarkets are full of it….

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There is a flat fee for each document of $20. The fee includes shipping by courier to the delivery address abroad. A certified copy of a birth registration…

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Although their individual political histories differ, the music of Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia is almost identical. The musical instruments and forms of this region spring from the same…

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As prescribed by section 5 of the Business Names Registration Act (BNRA), all types of businesses except those exempted (see below) must be registered with the Accounting and…

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Not so long ago it was common for Thais, especially in families from higher society, to arrange their children’s marriages. Even if it were not an arranged marriage,…

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The monetary policy of the Philippines is conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), established on 3 July 1993 as its central bank. It produces the country’s…

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United States/Philippines (1898-1946) Crisis Phase (December 10, 1898-October 31, 1899): The U.S. government formally acquired the Philippines from Spain with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on…

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This young man , Don Mariano Fortunato Jhocson , guided by this vision , founded Colegio Filipino , now NATIONAL UNIVERSITY in August 01 , 1900 , in…

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Tradeware Ceramics in the Philippines are ceramics produced in different countries and traded within the Philippines. … Tradeware ceramics in the Philippines range from Pre-Spanish arrival through the…

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A wide range of Muay Thai training facilities is available and accordingly there is a wide range of prices. A one off training session is likely to cost…

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