"Prior to the Spanish colonization of the Philippines in 1565, there are no written records of the islands that make up the modern day Philippines."3 In the year 1565, Miguel López de Legazpi, the Conquistador travelled from Spain and founded the first Spanish settlement in the country, firstly on...
A reaction to:
The Philippine Nation-State, Minority Culture and Globalization
An essay by Leslie E. Bauzon, Ph.D.
What is globalization to the members of the minority groups in the Philippines? How does globalization affect our ongoing struggle for unity among the Filipino people? And, as a who...
The Philippine labor policies and standards are based on international labor standards (ILS). With the present intensification of globalization and the resulting economic restructuring, there are agitations from certain groups that these high labor standards need to be liberalized since...
In Onofre Corpuz's esssay on "Is there a Philippine Public Administration", he negatively stated that there is a Philippine public administration by repeatedly stating, "It's all very Filipino". He even stated that "...the existing public administration is faithfully Filipino.".
I must agree wit...
East Meets West
Making the food more palatable to the most discriminating medieval tastes triggered the search of spices of all sorts.
• Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmeg, Ginger
*These spices are indigenous to the east. By means of these spices, the bland taste of meat and fi...
FDI and Corporate Taxation: The Philippine Experience Rafaelita M. Aldaba1
In the last two decades, developing countries like the Philippines liberalized their policies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows. Countries viewed FDI as a potential source of employme...
History of Philippine Money
Philippine money–multi-colored threads woven into the fabric of our social, political and economic life. From its early bead-like form to the paper notes and coins that we know today, our money has been a constant reminder of our journey through centuries as a people r...
The variety and abundance of Philippine literature evolved even before the colonial periods. Folk tales, epics, poems and marathon chants existed in most ethnolinguistic groups that were passed on from generations to generations through word of mouth. Tales associated with th...
Philippine Prehistory - The First Inhabitants - 40,000 BP
The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands in the South China Sea situated between Taiwan to the north and Borneo to the south. Just 2,000 of its islands are inhabited and only 500 are larger than a kilometre square. The nine larges...
Part I – The Historical Background of Philippine Literature
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Literature
Definition of Literature: The word literature is derived from the Latin term litera which means letter. It has been defined differently by various writers...
PHILIPPINE BASIC RIGHTS
Article 1 This Act shall be known as the "Civil Code of the Philippines."
Art. 2. Laws shall take effect after fifteen days following the completion of their publication in the Official Gazette, unless it is otherwise provided. This Code shall take effe...
Chapter 4 : The Period of Enlightenment (1872-1898)
After 300 years of passivity under Spanish rule, the Filipino spirit reawakened when the 3 priests Gomez, Burgos and Zamora were guillotined without sufficient evidence of guilt. This occurred on the 17th of February. This...
Philippine Agriculture over the Years: Performance, Policies and Pitfalls 1
Cielito F. Habito and Roehlano M. Briones 2
Introduction Although many still think of the Philippines as an agricultural economy, strictly speaking, it is not. Agriculture, fishery and forestry directly account for just...
The Age of Discovery: Impact on Philippine Culture and Society
BELINDA A. AQUINO DEAK T. ALEGADO
This publication is part ofa project that was funded by the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities and the State Commission on the Columbian Quincentennial Observanc...
The Philippine Commonwealth Era
The Commonwealth era is the 10 year transitional period in Philippine history from 1935 to 1945 in preparation for independence from the United States as provided for under the Philippine Independence Act or more popularly known as the Tydings-McDuffie Law. The C...
A STUDY ON THE PHILIPPINE DRUG INDUSTRY
A Research Paper
Presented to the
University of Santo Tomas
In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements for the degree of
Master of Business Administration
Emilio Aguinaldo was born on March 22, 1869 in Kawit, Cavite. He was born from Chinese and Filipino heritage. His parents were Carlos Aguinaldo and Trinidad Famy.
He had a lot of experience being in the government. He was cabeza de barangay and municipal captain. He showed...
History of the Philippine Educational System
Education in the Philippines evolved from early settlers to the present. Education in the country is in great importance because it is the primary avenue for upward social and economic mobility. Philippine educational system has a very deep history from...
UNDERSTANDING POLITICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
When you finish this lesson, you will be able to do the following:
* Define politics and political science
* Internalize the importance and goals...