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Philippines

Philippines’ Finest The Republic of Philippines is a truly remarkable country with a culture as rich as its glorious past fraught by many foreign influences like that of the Spanish and the American. Despite of being colonized to foreign powers, the country has remained unchanged; it has not compromised with its authenticity, its decorum, code of conduct and culture and has retained its typical Filipino spirit. Rather what it has done is, it has imbibed the best of both the worlds and have shaped...

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Philippines

Philippines BUSN 105 10/14/2012 Amy Westbrook The Philippines is a cultural anomaly. Situated in the heart of South East Asia, the Philippines are quite unique among the nations situated around it. Being heavily influenced by Spain, Mexico, The United States and the Catholic Church add to its uniqueness. Inhabited by around 92 million people the culture of the Philippines is quite diverse. The majority are of ethnic Malay stock. However, unlike neighboring countries such as Malaysia...

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The Philippines

Demographics The national population of the Philippines is approximately ninety million people. The national language of the Philippines is Filipino, which is also called Tagalog. English is also spoken and understood throughout the country. English is the language for commercial and legal transactions. The Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in the world. The major religion of the Philippines is Roman Catholicism. The Philippines is divided into three different geographical...

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Philippines

Philippines * Known by many names in song and story. * Before Magellan’s arrival, Chinese traders called it “Mai” meaning “Land of Barbarians”. Pearl of the Orient Seas * The names which modern writers give. * The most romantic name of our country. * One of the beautiful land in the Far East. Philippines * Northernmost point: Y’Ami Isle 78 miles from Taiwan * Southernmost tip: Salvage Isle 34 miles from Borneo Philippines * An archipelago of 7, 107 islands. 2...

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Philippines

Gonzales, N. V. M. (1998). Philippines. Paris: SOS Incorporated. Hicks, N. (1999). This is the Philippines. London: New Holland Publisher Ltd. Hicks, N. (2002). The magic of the Philippines. London: New Holland Ltd. Insight Guides. (2005). Singapore: APA Publications. Laya, J. & Castaneda, L. (1996). Prusisyon. Philippines: St. Pauls Press. Loop, H. & Carpentier, D. (2008). Central Philippines. Cebu: PDP Digital Inc. Yuson, A. (2003). The Philippines. Singapore: Tuttle Publishing...

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The Philippines

Philippines: No Other Place But Up The Philippines is considered one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. As of 21st century, the country is a member in several international organizations’ including the APEC, Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and World Trade Organization (WTO). In addition the Philippines also have a lot of trading partners and trade agreements. Though, the Philippines have suffered negative balance of trade for many years. In January of 2013, the...

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ballet philippines

I. Ballet Philippines II. Executive Summary The case is about the ballet performer status in the Philippines and also the turnover and salary of the performers and how to deal with the turnovers in lack of promotions. III. Background of the Case Founded in 1969 by Alice Reyes with the support of Eddie Elejar and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ballet Philippines (BP) is widely recognized today as a cornerstone of the Filipino cultural identity. Its audience represents...

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Philippines Economy

The Philippines is located in South East Asia and the Philippines economy has been industrialized in the recent times. In terms of the purchasing power parity it ranked 24th according to the World Bank. The sectors that are of key importance in the Philippines Economy are agriculture, industry and mining each of which can be detailed under the following heads; Agricultural sector contributes about 17.1% of the GDP, Industrial Sector contributes 18.1% in the GDP. “The Gross Domestic product (GDP)...

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Philippine history

 During the colonization of the Philippines, the Filipinos lost their freedom. They were being abused by the Spaniards. These are the settings in the Spaniards colonization: The Filipinos are required to pay a TRIBUTO or TRIBUTE (TAX). FORCED LABOR is established under the Spaniards government. It is where the male Filipinos 16-60 of age were required to work for the government for 40 days in one year. They were assigned to build or repair roads and bridges Sometimes, they would be...

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PHILIPPINES

BACKGROUND Tourism is a major contributor to the economy of the Philippines, contributing 5.9% to the Philippine GDP in 2011. The country's rich biodiversity is the main tourist attraction of the Philippines. Its beaches, mountains, rainforests, islands and diving spots are among the country's most popular tourist destinations. The country's rich historical and cultural heritage is also one of the attractions of the Philippines. The Philippine tourism industry flourished in the 1970s and early 1980s but...

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