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  Vice President  Leni Robredo 1 16 +0.64%
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Established June 12, 1898
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia April 24, 2016 09:54pm
DescriptionRepublic of the Philippines
Republika ng Pilipinas

The Philippines is the third largest English speaking country in the world. An Asian archipelago discovered in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan, its 7,107 islands stretch from South China to Borneo in the Pacific Ocean. The capital city is in Manila in the north. There are three main geographical areas: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Densely populated, the Philippines is home to 85 million people dispersed among 73 provinces and 61 provincial chartered cities, which are independent of provinces.

The country is heavily westernized - Spanish architecture, prevalence of Christianity and an American-fashioned government. It is the oldest democracy in Asia led by a President and bicameral Congress.

Filipinos are diverse in ethnicity. There is no "true Filipino," except for indigenous valley tribes. Most Filipinos are of Spanish, Italian, French and Dutch in origin, related to colonial settlers from all over Europe, especially from Spain. There are also large numbers of Chinese, Malay and Arabian descendants.

Philippines has a modern Amred Forces of over 106,000 soldiers in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. The country's armed forces coordinates with the United States Department of Defense in a special relationship. Philippines is the former host of several American bases which included Clark and Subic.

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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
May 09, 2016 09:00am May 09, 2016 09:00am General Election Philippines General Election  IndyGeorgia 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 12, 2017 11:00am Rule Change Duterte drug war: Philippines cuts rights body's budget to $20  Article RP 
Oct 15, 2012 07:40pm News Philippines Gov't, MILF sign Bangsamoro framework agreement  Article J.R. 
Aug 19, 2010 07:10pm Blog Entry Filipino Politician's Slogan: “I’ll do my best but I can’t promise anything.”  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 17, 2009 12:00am Announcement Pacquiao's next fight: Congress in 2010  Article Jason 
Nov 13, 2009 03:25am News Making peace with the MILF  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 07, 2009 01:00pm News Air Force pounds MILF lairs with rockets   Article Homegrown Democrat 

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