Category: Philippines

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Philippines Economic Sectors

Philippines Economic Sectors

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHING Agriculture affects more than a third of the active population and supplies the main export products; has favorable environments suitable for various crops. The agrarian reforms that have taken...

Living in Philippines

Shopping and Living in Philippines

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported into the Philippines duty-free (people over 18 years of age): 2 cartons of cigarettes (approx. 400 cigarettes) and 2 cans of tobacco (approx. 250 g...

Philippines Travel Guide

Philippines Travel Guide

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane The national airline is called Philippine Airlines (PR) (Internet: www.philippineairlines.com). Other airlines that offer flights to the Philippines include: Air France (AF), British Airways (BA), Cathay Pacific (CX), Emirates...

Philippines Overview

Philippines Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of the Philippines. Capital Manila. Geography According to businesscarriers, the Philippines are located off the Southeast Asian coast between Taiwan and Borneo in the Pacific. They consist...

Philippines Religion

Philippines Religion

Freedom of religion is enshrined in the constitution. Most Filipinos are Christians, most of whom are Catholics. In the south there is a Muslim minority, moros. Until the 1970s, the Catholic Church usually had...

Philippines

Philippines Recent History

The great Ferdinando Magellano, during his trip around the world, was the first European who discovered, in the immensity of the Pacific Ocean, the Philippine islands. When he arrived, the islands were already inhabited...