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					The Philippines
    Population and Religion Statistics
Population: 101, 833, 938 (2011 census)
Religion: 82% Catholic, 5% Muslim
Ethnicities: 28% tagalog, 13% Cebuano, 9%
Llocano, 49% Other


                                            Filipino People
                                  Government
                         Type - Republic
                    3 branches - same as U.S.
•   Judicial (Supreme Court)
•   Executive (President and Cabinet)
•   Legislative(Senate)




        Flag of the Philippines
                               Economy
                                                                 Industries
• GDP in 2010 was $188.7 Billion (34th in world) •   Electronics assembly
• Products - sugarcane, rice, bananas            •   Pharmaceuticals
• Not effected by 2008 crash                     •   Fishing




        Currency

Philippine Peso (PHP)
$1.00 = 43.98 PHP
$1.00 = 51.25 PHP (2006)
-Spending money:
$3000 = 131,934.24 PHP


                                  Filipino Money
        Labor Force
• 7.3% unemployment rate
• 4 - 5 million Filipinos working
  overseas
                                 History
 • Spanish Colony during the 16th century

 • U.S. took control in 1898

 • Self Rule in 1935

 • Gained independence on July 4th, 1946




Filipino Flags




                                            Independence day in the Philippines
                        Geography and Climate
    Mountains in the Philippines



                                   • Tropical Climate
                                   • North East monsoon: November -
                                     April
                                   • South West monsoon: May - October




•   Over 7,000 islands, only 11 occupied
•   300,000 sq km (size of Arizona)
•   1,830 sq km water
•   36,289 km of coastline
•   Most of land is mountainous



                                        Filipino Beach
                           Language


                          Official languages
          Filipino (based off Tagalog) - 8 major dialects
                               English


         “Hello” - “Kumusta”
ow do I get to the airport?” - “Paano ako
    makakakuha ng sa paliparan?”
I need help” - “Kailangan ko ng tulong”
       “Thank you!” - “Salamat”
        “Good bye” - “Paalam”
here can I get some food?” - “Kung saan
   maaari i makakuha ng pagkain?” Filipino People
                               Visiting Requirements
•   No visa required
•   Passport must be valid for 6 more months
•   No immunizations needed
•   Philippine Bureau of Immigration visa if staying
    for more than 21 days




                                         Best time to go: January - May
                                         except Easter




     Philippines Immigration
                                        Food              Adobo


 Adopted many types of food from China
  (noodles) Italy (Spaghetti) and Spain
                   (rice)


                  • Pakbet - A simple vegetable dish
                  • Bicol Express - Hot, spicy chillies simmered in
                    coconut milk
                  • Adobo - A famous pork and Chicken food
         Pakbet




Pakbet
                                                   Bicol Express
                              Current Events


Filipino Worker Ban
• 9 Million Filipinos working abroad
• Government banned workers from 41
  countries
• Countries include Iraq, India, and Sudan
• Countries would not sign treaty of non-abuse

                                                 Filipino Workers




                                    Logging Ban
                                     •   Thousands of trees being cut down
                                     •   President banned all logging operations
                                     •   Many floods occurring due to less trees
                                     •   Weaker soil
                                     •   Same ban tried in 2004 but failed

Flooding in the Philippines
                                     Trip Plan
•   March 18 Day 1 - Fly from LAX - MNL
    (Manilla) (18 hours)
•   Day 2 - Manilla ( 2 nights)
•   Day 3 - Calapan (1 night)
•   Day 4 - Cadiz (2 nights)
•   Day 6 - Roxas (1 night)
•   Day 7 - Bacolod (2 nights)
•   Day 9 - Cebu (1 night)
•   March 28 Day 10 - CEB - LAX (26 hours)
                        Manila (2 nights)
Day 1
Visit Fort Santiago
- Memorial for Filipinos who
fought for freedom
-Located on Santa Clara Street
-Free




    Fort Santiago




                          Flight from LAX - MNL
                          $798 - Economy (18 hours)
                          China Airlines
                                 Manila
Day 2                                                  Ayala Museum

Ayala Museum
Filipino history and culture
$8.50

Gerry's Grill and Cafe Adriatico
($12)




                               Hotel: Bayview Park- 2 nights
                               ($100)
                                Manila Total (and airfare):
                                $913.50
    Cafe Adriatico
                      Calapan (1 night)
Take boat from Manila ($14)
Hotel: Filipiniana Calapan $45
Food: $5


Kalap Festival - March 21
-Parade through the streets
-Dances and plays showing the history of
the Philippines

                                                        Map of Calapan




                                           Total: $64



     Kalap Festival
                      Cadiz (2 nights)

  Bus and Ferry from Calapan Food: $10
             $10
Lakawon Island Resort - motorized boat
Hotel: Nipa hut on seafront ($23.72)
- Swimming,
- Snorkeling in the coral reef    Total: $33.72
- Surfboarding
                                                  Lakawon Island
                             Roxas (1 night)
                                                        Baybay Beach
 Ferry from Cadiz: $13
 Hotel: Roxas Presidents's Inn - $19
 Food: $6
 Total: $38




Baybay Beach




                                         Baybay Beach - Just for
                                                 fun!
                                Bacolod (2 nights)
Sans Sebastian Cathedral
- Originally built in 1651out of wood
- Burned down
 - Rebuilt in 1885 by Father Ferrero
using steel


                                                      Masskara Festival
                                                     A lot like Mardi Gras
                                             Oct - 19 but you can see the set up
                                                     Harvest Celebration


                               Ferry: $10               Masskara Festival
                               Circle Inn: $48
                               Food: El Camino BBQ
                               $1
                               Other Food: $5
    Sans Sebastian Cathedral
                               Total: $54
                       Cebu (1 night)
Kawasan Falls and rafting tours
$1.40
                                    Crimson Resort and Spa - 5 star
                                    hotel! $325




                      Food: Tinder Box - French Restaurant $16
                      Other Food: $10
                      Return Flight: Philippine Air CEB - LAX, 26 hours,
                      economy, $1092
                      Total: $1471.40
              Grand Total: $2584




                  Paalam!




Corregidior
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