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Will the elections have any effect on expats in the Philippines?

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Jamieobda
5/9/2022 09:07 EST

Philippines is a great country for expats, and yet sometimes an election can change things. With BBM likely to win, what changes might happen?

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BillSmith9
5/25/2022 21:54 EST

EXCELLENT advice DRAKS!!!!

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Asawa
5/11/2022 18:33 EST

I agree with everyone else. No direct impacts as long as stay out of politics and avoid talking about politics.

If you settle down in the Philippines with children or grandchildren there... there may be generational impacts in the future.

However, that's a long-term issue for another day. (Err... decade).

If you think you are are wise enough to see issues in 2040 or2050, keep your concerns to yourself and quietly build legacy contingencies (funds and dual citizenship paths) for your family so they have options.

Things will or won't happen. Being vocal about political beliefs or concerns is pretty much all downside risk without any upside potential.

-Asawa

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Flopie133
5/11/2022 12:54 EST

And Ace my cousin is an ardent BBM supporter. I pointed out that her father was one of those hundreds of thousands of sugarcane migrant workers who starved in Negros when the Sugar Industry failed. Her answer to me? "But he was a Loyalista!"

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