Articles with the tag "country" (15)

Filipino cuisine has evolved over several centuries from its Malayo-Polynesian origins to become a mixed cuisine with many Hispanic, Chinese, American, and other Asian influences that have been adapted to local ingredients and the Filipino palate to create distinctively Filipino dishes. Dishes range from the very simple, like a meal of fried salted fish and rice, to the elaborate, such as the paellas and cocidos created for fiestas
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
Transportation in the Philippines is facilitated by road, air, rail and waterways. As of 2014, there are 216,387 kilometers of roads in the Philippines, with only 61,093 kilometers of roads paved. The 919-kilometer Strong Republic Nautical Highway (SRNH), an integrated set of highway segments and ferry routes covering 17 cities was established in 2003.
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Published on 24/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
The Philippines' international relations are based on trade with other nations and the well-being of the 10 million overseas Filipinos living outside the country. As a founding and active member of the United Nations, the Philippines has been elected several times into the Security Council. Carlos P. Romulo was a former President of the United Nations General Assembly.
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
Ethnologue lists 186 individual languages in the Philippines, 182 of which are living languages, while 4 no longer have any known speakers. Most native languages are part of the Philippine branch of the Malayo-Polynesian languages, which is itself a branch of the Austronesian language family. In addition, various Spanish-based creole varieties collectively called Chavacano exist.
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Published on 23/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
The Philippines is an archipelago composed of about 7,641 islands with a total land area, including inland bodies of water, of 300,000 square kilometers (115,831 sq mi). This makes it the 5th largest island country in the world.The 36,289 kilometers (22,549 mi) of coastline makes it the country with the fifth longest coastline in the world.
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Published on 25/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
In 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan arrived in the area, claimed the islands for Spain, and was then killed at the Battle of Mactan. Colonization began when Spanish explorer Miguel López de Legazpi arrived from Mexico in 1565, establishing control of Cebu, Panay, and Luzon. The Spaniards established Manila, at what is now Intramuros, as the capital of the Spanish East Indies in 1571.
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Published on 23/06/2020 by Papagei
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Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas),[a] is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
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Published on 25/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged the public to explore the country this year rather than go on a trip abroad, as he noted what he said could be the economic impact of the temporary ban on travelers from China and its special administrative regions on the Philippines’ tourism sector.
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Published on 09/02/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Entertainment, Recreation, Travel
Tags: China, country
Barely 24 hours after announcing that he would order the suspension of rice importation “to avoid riots” among farmers impoverished by the Rice Tariffication Law, President Duterte did an abrupt turnaround and said he would just ramp up the government’s rice purchase and give cash subsidies to small farmers.
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Published on 24/11/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Politics
Tags: agriculture, country, farming, farming, Rice
Much welcome is the news that the Armed Forces, after prodding from senators, is open to reconsidering the deal that allows a China-backed telco to install communication equipment and facilities in Philippine military camps. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he’s taken note of the senators’ concerns and will look again into the agreement.
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Of 7,107 magnificent islands in the Philippines, who would have thought that only one island is enough to represent the beauty of the whole archipelago – Racuh A Payaman – indeed one of the God’s most awesome creations that one should visit. It is my pleasure to tour you to this one-of-a-kind attraction that only in the Philippines can be found.
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Published on 08/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: country, Marlboro
The Pearl of the Orient Seas, the Philippines, beckons sun seekers with its eternal sunshine and pristine beaches. Every visitor will instantly feel at home in the Philippines. If you think you know everything about this country, think again. Here are some things about the Philippines you surely haven’t heard of yet.
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Published on 05/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary
Tags: country, Things