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An Expat Talks about Living in Davao, Philippines

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Davao

How long have you lived there?

10 years

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

Diving, rotary, NGO like tree planting or animals or street children. Church groups.

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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

They are diverse and they accept differences. Majority is catholic, then Muslims and Buddhist. Not so much atheist. People pity the atheist over here.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Fruits! Fruits! Fruits! Vegetables! Shipping, tourism, BPO/callcentre, The most people find jobs just asking around.

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

Socializing, eating, drinking, living a nice and happy life in and surrounded by nature.

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If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

The best is to have some work over internet from outside the country. It is more an investment country over here than a job finding country.

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