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.
Euney Mata-Perez, Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines executive vice ... president; and Sheila Lobien, Lobien Realty Group chief executive officer write about investment reforms, the Philippine capital market and the country's real estate industry, respectively.
Yet in the 1960s, Sri Lanka, Burma now Myanmar, and the Philippines were considered as the most promising developing countries ...Yes, the similarities between the Philippines and Sri Lanka are unmistakable particularly in our common failure to fully convert investment to capital stock ... It was once a big hurdle for the Philippines, too.
MANILA -- The Philippines' Davao City wants Chinese investors to take advantage of the bright business climate and the myriad business opportunities offered by the city, especially in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors ... (Philippines-Davao City-Chinese Investment).
“The lifting of the suspension places the service contractors under a legal obligation to put capital into the contract areas and hire Filipino engineers and technical workers,” the Philippine energy secretary said, calling on domestic and international investors to resume energy exploration activities in the disputed areas.
In the mistaken belief that communism’s violent ways are also those of socialism, we have been dissuaded from questioning our neo-liberal capitalist economy that works principally for the welfare of the owners of land and capital and only incidentally for non-owners or workers.
With the approval of this petition, the International Shrine becomes the first of its kind in the Philippines and joins three other shrines in Asia in that exclusive list ... It is an honor to have one of them here in the Philippines at the city of Antipolo, also known as the PilgrimageCapital of the country.
Clarita Reyes Carlos was a retired professor of political science at the University of the Philippines... She has also issued statements that her focus will also be on climate change, much needed in the calamity capital of the world, which is the Philippines.
The number of new Covid-19 cases per day in the Philippines could reach up to more than 17,000 by the end of July if the public’s compliance with the minimum public health standards will continue to decline, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Tuesday, June 28.