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.
The "Philippines Telecommunications Customer Experience... The Philippines continues to capitalize on the growing number of telecommunications users in Southeast Asia as many individuals rely on various telecommunications services and products for personal and business uses.
... in the Philippine narrative ... And while there are many motivations in entering PPPs such as broader sector reform, efficient and effective use of available resources or mobilization of capital investment, it is not a viable financing option for all the regions in the Philippines.
According to We Are Social and HootSuite’s most recent Digital 2021 Report, the Philippines is now considered one of the world’s gaming capitals, having the most significant percentage of internet users who play games on their devices at 97%, with 43.6% playing daily.
The Philippines has decided to bring the existing nighttime curfew in the capital of Manila forward by two hours in an attempt to quell soaring Covid-19 cases in the city, which is soon to be placed under strict lockdown ... Also on rt.com Philippines sends more than 13 million back into Covid lockdown amid spread of the Delta variant.
MANILA • The Philippines will extend a night curfew in its capital Manila amid a tightening of curbs in the South-east Asian country to combat a potential surge in cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19, a government official said ... Covid-19 cases in the Philippines exceeded 8,000 a day from last Friday to yesterday.
MANILA (REUTERS) - The Philippines will extend a night curfew in the capital, Manila, amid a tightening of curbs in the South-east Asian country to combat a potential surge in cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19, a government official said on Monday (Aug 1) ... Covid-19 cases in the Philippines exceeded 8,000 a day from Friday to Monday.