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    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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    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: 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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    Tourism in the Philippines Tourism in the Philippines is a major economic contributor to the Philippine economy. The Philippines is an archipelagic country composed of 7‚107 islands. It offers a rich biodiversity with its tropical rainforests‚ mountains‚ beaches‚ coral reefs‚ islands‚ and diverse range of flora and fauna‚ making it as one of the megadiverse countries in the world. In 2012‚ the country attracted 4‚272‚811 visitors. History Philippine tourism flourished in the 1970s and early

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    PHILIPPINES‚ A THIRD WORLD COUNTRY The Philippines is known for its beautiful topography‚ wonderful culture and lifestyle‚ rich natural resources‚ many tourist destinations‚ friendly‚ hospitable and peace-loving inhabitants. It is also known for its beautiful Filipinas‚ and for its religiosity. Yet‚ we are third world country. Extreme and misguided religiosity appears to be one of the major characteristics of third world countries. We are a religious country and we have an abundance of poor

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    Flag of Philippines There are three fields on the Philippine flag. The white equilateral triangle is on the hoist side‚ a band of blue at the top‚ and a band of red at the bottom. An eight rayed yellow sun at the center of the triangle. A small five pointed star is located at each corner of the triangle. General Emilio Aguinaldo‚ who the first President of the Philippines and a leader in the revolution against Spanish rule for Philippine‚ designed the Philippine flag. He did this while in exile

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    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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    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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    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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