Tagged: Philippines

The Philippines, an archipelago in Southeast Asia, is a nation characterized by its diverse culture, scenic landscapes, and complex political history. Governed as a presidential representative democratic republic, the Philippines’ political landscape involves a multi-party system, with major parties including the PDP-Laban, the Liberal Party, and the Nacionalista Party. The country gained independence from U. S. colonial rule in 1946 and has experienced periods of martial law under Ferdinand Marcos, democratic transitions, and challenges such as corruption and poverty. The economy is diverse, with sectors like agriculture, manufacturing, and services contributing significantly. Manila, the capital, showcases a mix of colonial and modern architecture. The Philippines’ cultural identity is influenced by indigenous traditions, Spanish colonization, and Asian influences, evident in its music, dance, and festivals like Sinulog. As an active participant in regional organizations such as ASEAN, the Philippines faces contemporary challenges, including territorial disputes in the South China Sea, environmental concerns, and the impacts of natural disasters. The nation’s commitment to democracy, economic growth, and cultural preservation plays a pivotal role in shaping its future within the dynamic landscape of Southeast Asia. HOMEAGERLY: Features democracy and rights of Philippines.

Philippines Population and Economy 1995

Philippines Population and Economy 1995

Population The population of the Philippines (68.6 million residents at the 1995 census, which rose in 1998, according to an estimate, to 72.9 million) continues to grow at a very rapid rate; as a...

Philippines Population 2014

Philippines 2014

Yearbook 2014 Philippines. In January, the Muslim guerrilla MILF (Moro’s Islamic Liberation Front) and the government signed a disarmament agreement in exchange for Muslim autonomy on parts of the island of Mindanao in the...