This is a serious thread where Foreigners and expats can simply think outside the normal and submit ideas that are possible to implement in a fashion that possibly can make huge turns in the Philippines economic machine. Please don't be negative or critique such ideas if they are posted with a genuine intent. Building upon a posted idea positively is welcomed. Please post ideas in bullet or numbered point form. Here's a few of mine to start off! #1- Philippines has over 7,600 Islands with only 2000 Islands inhabited. Take 1000 of your Islands and sell off to Foreigners (Individuals not companies) no wait, no bull, open the real estate market of the Philippines as far as those 1000 Islands. Benefit (Trillion pesos plus) #2- No more 3 year must exit. Last 20 years how much money has been spent on travel expenditures to appease this exit guideline. Benifit (100's of millions annually) Look at the monies gone to the Airlines last 20 years that could have remained here and inspired the buildings of solid home's. #3- 5 year tourist visa stamp 50,000 peso, 10 year stamp 90,000 peso. Once stamp, no visit t0 immigration needed. (millions of pesos annually) #4- Verification of a valid foreign drivers license is an automatic Philippines drivers licence, processing fees only, same day issuance as verification. Save on bureaucratic down time. This applies also to ACR Cards, walk in, same day issuance or better yet, drop the ACR. Passport only #5- Get the diseased animals cleaned up and experience what really (Tourism is) Tourism dollars would triple (without question.) Diseased animals destroy the 1st impression of many Travelers that don't make a 2nd visit. #6- If a Foreigner builds in the Philippines as he is married to a Filipina (or she a Filipino) all monies that Foreigner has in hard assets are guaranteed retained (outside of natural disaster) Simply put. Foreigners are not screwed out of squat by no Spouse. Builds would triple if not more. Make Foreigners know this is home if they so choose. Clean up all land title issues in 24 hours per. case and hire the bodies it takes to do so. -That's all I will submit for now, have fun and please stick to intention. No ideas?? No need to post here. Cheers and Viva Philippines Added note. Theses are just opinionated ideas, in short form and can clearly be built upon or expanded..... Be Nice, Salamat!