The Philippines: Gov. and Economics
By: Bennett Spahr
- Government Type: Republic
- Leaders: President Benigno Aquino and Vice President Jejomar Binay
- Three branches of government: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
- Economy Type: Free Market
- Level of Development: Tertiary
- GDP & Per Capita: $289.7 billion and $7,000
- Currency: Philippine peso
- Population below poverty line: 26.5%
- Imports: $72.93 billion, common imports are
electronic products, mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment, iron and steel, textile fabrics, grains, chemicals, and plastic
- Exports: $53.36 billion, common exports are
semiconductors and electronic products, transport equipment, garments, copper products, petroleum products, coconut oil, and fruits
Cheif Justice Maria Loudres
Supreme Court of the Philippines
Fidel Castro isn't a Filipino, nor has he ever visited the Philippines. Nevertheless, he is such a monumental person that it'd only be fitting to put him on here.
A popular traditional dance in the Philippines.
The Philippines celebrates the longest Christmas season, starting in September and ending in January.
The Philippines celebrates its day of freedom on the 12th of June.
Allegorical Harpoon by Napoleon Abueva
Dimension of Fear by Jose Joya
Conclusion on the Philippines
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