The Philippines (i/ˈfɪlᵻpiːnz/; Filipino:Pilipinas[ˌpɪlɪˈpinɐs]), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino:Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereignisland country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of about 7,500 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City; both are part of Metro Manila.
The Philippines 2000 platform largely hinged on five major areas:
Peace and Stability
Economic Growth and Sustainable Development
Energy and Power Generation
The Philippines 2000 program formed the core of the Ramos campaign platform in the 1992 elections which largely centered on economic reforms and improved national security and unity.
Effects and legacy
The Philippines 2000 platform was widely successful, making it one of the greatest legacies of the Ramos administration to the Philippines. Ramos was successfully able to open the then-closed Philippine economy and break Marcos-era formed monopolies, especially with regard to Philippine Airlines and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, which were privatized and de-monopolized during his tenure. He was also able to resolve the power crisis in the Philippines through privatization of power plants and the construction of new ones. The reforms spurred additional investment into the Philippines.
Regarding reports from Philippine authorities on a recent rescue of 14 Vietnamese nationals who were victims of human trafficking and incarcerated in Paranaque City, Hằng said the Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines was taking all necessary measures to protect the rights and legitimate interests of the citizens.
THE Bureau of Customs-Port of Davao (BOC-Davao) seized around P85 million worth of smuggled cigarettes as of October 2022, making it the highest worth of smuggled goods for this year ... The discovery of the smuggled luxury vehicle stemmed from the intelligence report from the PhilippineNational Police – SasaPolice Station ... RGL. .
Among the shows to be featured is “Beached,” a travel show touring the most scenic beaches and island resorts in the Philippines and around the world, with its first season premiering on DiscoveryAsia starting Oct ... discovery+, available for iOS and Android devices.
Among the shows to be featured is “Beached,” a travel show touring the most scenic beaches and island resorts in the Philippines and around the world, with its first season premiering on DiscoveryAsia starting Oct.
Reintroduction of the Philippines... Philippines to the world." ... According to other scholars, notably William Manchester, in his book on the Renaissance, A World Lit Only by Fire, the discovery of the Philippines completed the map of the world, as the latitudes and longitudes aligned.