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  1. The Philippines, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 7,107 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Its capital city is Manila while its most populous city is Quezon City; both are part of Metro Manila.
  2. Philippines a.k.a. is a Postal Code.

There are other places with in their name, like Cultural Center of the Philippines, National Museum of the Philippines, Lyceum of the Philippines University, University of the Philippines Baguio, University of the Philippines Manila, University of the Philippines Diliman, University of the Philippines Visayas, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, University of the Philippines College of Law, University of Southern Philippines Foundation, University of the Philippines Open University, University of the Philippines College of Music, University of the Philippines Integrated School.


"PHILIPPINES" a.k.a. "CHILD" is a cataloged instance, composition.


"Philippines" is a book by Jim Richardson.

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Google previewPhilippines Foreign Policy and Government Guide Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments (2009)

by IBP, Inc

The Philippines is a founding member of the United Nations; an elected member of the Security Council and participant in ...

Google previewMoney Laundering, Asset Forfeiture and Recovery and Compliance – A Global Guide (2017)

by William H. Byrnes, Robert J. Munro

International Groups in which the Philippines is a Member The Philippines is a member of several different international organizations that regulate against money laundering and terrorist financing.

Google previewMaking Disciples in a World Parish (2011)

Global Perspectives on Mission & Evangelism by Paul W. Chilcote

The Philippines is a very young country. Recent statistics indicate that children ( newborn to eighteen) constitute approximately 40 percent of the population.2 Poverty. The Philippines is a poor country. The latest government reports indicate ...

Google previewNew Horizons in Learning English i Tm'99 Ed.(decs)

Answer: The Philippines is a country of mountain islands in Southeast Asia. 1. The Philippines is an island country of 7,000 islands. It is in the Southwest Pacific Ocean. 2. Most of the country is covered by tropical forests. The forests are ...

Google previewMapping the Terrain of Education Reform (2015)

Global trends and local responses in the Philippines by Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

The Philippines is an economic anomaly. Despite its impressive record...

Google previewPrecambrian Ophiolites and Related Rocks (2004)

by T.M. Kusky

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO 63103, USA The northern Philippines is a possible modern analogue for some Precambrian greenstone belts. It has a ∼ 150 Myr history of multiple and ...

Google previewMining and Natural Hazard Vulnerability in the Philippines (2013)

Digging to Development or Digging to Disaster? by William N. Holden , R. Daniel Jacobson

The Philippines is a country plagued by widespread poverty, but also richly endowed with mineral resources. To stimulate the economic development of the country, the government has rigorously promoted large-scale mining by corporations.

Google previewOECD Investment Policy Reviews OECD Investment Policy Reviews: Philippines 2016 (2016)


The Philippines is an active participant in the ASEAN-CSR Network which provides opportunities for networking and exchange,

At an international level, the Philippines is a national member of ISO 26000 and part of the UN Global Compact ...

Google previewAlterities in Asia (2010)

Reflections on Identity and Regionalism by Leong Yew

It is a constitutional monarchy, while the Philippines is a Republican state. It has never been directly colonized, while the...

It is a single land mass while the Philippines is an archipelago. Linguistically, it is more homogenous; its language is ...

Google previewDemocratization through Migration? (2016)

Political Remittances and Participation of Philippine Return Migrants by Christl Kessler, Stefan Rother

The Philippines is a particularly apt case for such a study. Almost...

Although the Philippines is an electoral democracy, it is a defective democracy, which democracy rankings such as Freedom House do not accord the status of a full- fledged ...

Google previewPhilippine History Module-based Learning I' 2002 Ed.

The Philippines is an archipelago consisting of 7,107 islands. It is one of the world's largest archipelagoes - a group of...

Google preview100 Resorts in the Philippines (2004)

Places with a Heart by Dominique Grele, Lily Yousry-Jouve

Places with a Heart, Philippines is a very subjective book. Even the places that we deem charming may have certain aspects less appealing to others .

Google previewPhilippine Governance and the 1987 Constitution (2009)

The Philippines is a representative government under indirect democracy.

Google previewPhilippines Investment and Business Guide (2013)

Strategic and Practical Information by International Business Publications, USA

COUNTRY DESCRIPTION: The Philippines is a developing democratic republic located in Southeast Asia. The archipelago consists of more than 7,000 islands, of which 880 are inhabited. The major island groupings are Luzon in the north, ...

Google previewThe amphibians and reptiles of Luzon Island, Philippines, VIII: the herpetofauna of Cagayan and Isabela Provinces, northern Sierra Madre Mountain Range (2013)

by Rafe M. Brown, Cameron D. Siler, Carl H. Oliveros, Luke J. Welton, Ashley Rock, John Swab, Merlijn Van Weerd, Jonah van Beijnen, Edgar Jose, Dominic Rodriguez, Edmund Jose, Arvin C. Diesmos

Long celebrated for its more than 7,100 islands, the Philippines is a country in Southeast Asia that shares only with Madagascar the distinction of having been designated as both a Megadiverse Nation and a Global Biodiversity Conservation ...

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems (2014)

by Michael A. Witt, Gordon Redding

The Philippines is a litigious society with comprehensive laws and regulations, but some lawyers, judges, and police officers can be bought. Birth certificates, licences, and other documents are easily forged. Crime and murder rates are high, ...

Google previewAfrica, South and Southeast Asia (2008)

by Rajend Mesthrie

Introduction The Philippines is a multilingual country, with no less than 87 ethnic languages, eight of which are considered major in terms of the number of native speakers. After its annexation from Spain by the United States in the early 1900s, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Philippines (2012)

by Artemio R. Guillermo

The Philippines is an amalgam of islands spread out on the Orient seas. Four cultural influences and three major religions have molded a distinctive administrative unity among disparate entities and ancient island fiefdoms. Philippine history is ...

Google previewPhilippines Justice System and National Police Handbook Volume 1 Strategic Information and Regulations (2013)

by Usa Ibp

The Philippines chaired ASEAN from 2006 to 2007, hosting the ASEAN Heads of State Summit and the ASEAN Regional Forum. The Philippines is a member of the UN and some ...

Google previewTales from the 7,000 Isles (2011)

Filipino Folk Stories by Dianne de Las Casas, Zarah C. Gagatiga

the Philippines is a country made colorful by cultures of different languages and traits, rich with stories to tell, and an immense and often untapped wellspring of cultural assets that thousands of years have shaped. One major aspect of the ...

Google previewFilipino-American Kitchen (2012)

Traditional Recipes, Contemporary Flavors by Jennifer Aranas

The Philippines is a veritable wonderland of tropical vegetation, where fruits of the soil are abundant and available to the local population. Butlet's face it. In a predominantly rural, developing country, vegetarianism is more a forced condition ...

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Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam, I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get a feel for the time and place, and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like. (Tony Hillerman)
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The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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