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Diversity in Philippines

  1. 1. By: Patrick MugaPhilippines (Filipinas) “Pearl of the Orient Seas” (Perolas do Mar do Oriente)
  2. 2. South East Asia
  3. 3. World Map
  4. 4. Philippine Map
  5. 5. Republic of the Philippines  Flag  Motto For God, People, Nature and Country  Capital Manila  Largest City Quezon City  Official Language Tagalog, English  President Benigno Aquino III  Population 2010 census 92,337,852 [7  GDP 2011 estimate - Total$390.408 billion  Currency ₱ (PHP) Pesos  Government Unitary Constitutional Republic  Legislature Upper House –Senate, Lower House -House of Representatives  Time Zone UTC +8 ( Universal Time Coordinated)5
  6. 6. Brief History of the Philippines The Philippines (“Pilipinas”, “Philippine Islands”, “Las Islas Filipinas” ), officially known as The Republic of the Philippines Sovereign country in Southeast Asia in the Western Pacific Ocean Positioned on the western edge of the Pacific Ocean, along the Ring of Fire Second-largest archipelago on the planet The 7,107-island archipelago was believed to be inhabited 67,000 years ago based on recent discovery of the oldest Asia-Pacific remains called Callao Man Multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the islands, Austronesian peoples with Malay, Hindu, Chinese and Arabic influences. Colonized by Spain in 16th century for 300 years Ceded to USA in 1898 Colonized by Japan during World War II National independence in 1946 One of Southeast Asias most free-wheeling democracies
  7. 7. Philippines’ Profile Area: 300,000 sq km (115, 830 sq miles), 7107 (islands slightly larger than Arizona) Coastline: 36,289 km Climate: tropical marine; dry, northeast monsoon (November to April); wet, southwest monsoon (May to October) Natural resources: abundant natural resources timber, petroleum, nickel, cobalt, silver, gold, salt, copper, natural gas and oil(on-going explorations), geothermal energy, fertile agricultural land and rich marine resources, tropical rain forests along many mountainous islands and narrow coastal plains Natural hazards: Typhoon belt, usually affected by 15 and struck by five to six cyclonic storms per year and frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions(Mt Pinatubo)
  8. 8. People Who Made Impact to the Philippines NATIONAL HERO, MARTYR, POLYMATH, POLYGLOT, NATIONALIST, NOVELIST, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL REFORMER DR. JOSE PROTACIO RIZAL MERCADO Y ALONSO REALONDA (JUNE 19, 1861 –DECEMBER 30, 1896)
  9. 9. Philippine Tourism Still remaining as top five tourist-generating countries are Korea, USA, Japan, China, and Taiwan. The Korean market maintained its big lead over the other producers, contributing 1,060,000 visitors for a share of 23.08% of the total tourist arrivals during 2012 This is a 16.04% increase compared to last year’s arrivals. The US market captured 15.64% of the total arrivals or 672,000 visitors, growing at 6.35% compared to last year’s figures during the same period. Meanwhile, visitors from Japan numbered at 418,000 or 9.11% of the total visitors, an increase of 3.85% from last year. The fourth and fifth biggest generating markets are China and Taiwan, which consequently got the biggest double-digit growth rates of 77.53% and 37.49% respectively, comparing to last year’s figures. China and Taiwan registered 400,000 and 240,000 visitor arrivals this year compared to last year’s figures respectively. There are 30,000 Special Resident Retiree’s Visas (SRRVs) have been issued in 2012. Filipino Hospitality : Filipinos are naturally warm, friendly and hospitable. We have a ready smile for everybody and our religious background that is predominantly Catholic makes service to others an innate trait. WORLD-CLASS MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES In terms of medical services, our facilities are comparable to the best anywhere else. Our highly trained medical personnel and caregivers are in demand all over the world not only for their competence and expertise but most especially for the care and compassion they show to their wards. Healthcare, a top priority of the senior market, is an expertise of the Filipino who is world-renowned for his excellent healthcare practitioners.
  10. 10. People Who Made Impact to the PhilippinesSEN. BENIGNO “NINOY” PRES. CORAZON “CORY”AQUINO “FILIPINOS ARE AQUINOWORTH DYING FOR! ASIA’S “ICON OF DEMOCRACY”
  11. 11. President of the Philippines
  12. 12. FILIPINOS Who ExcelledGLORIA DIAZ – MISS UNIVERSE MARGIE MORAN – MISS UNIVERSE1969 1973
  13. 13. Filipina Women ( New generation)
  14. 14. FILIPINOS Who Excelled “BAYANIHAN” PHILIPPINE FOLK DANCE COMPANY
  15. 15. FILIPINOS Who Excelled Jessica Sanchez American Idol 1st Runner up
  16. 16. FILIPINO’S Who ExcelledPHILIPPINE MADRIGALSINGERS “MADZ”EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX FORCHORAL SINGING 1997 & 2007CHAMPIONUNESCO ARTIST FOR PEACE
  17. 17. FILIPINO’S Who ExcelledPAENG NEPOMUCENO6-TIME WORLDBOWLING CHAMPION EFREN “THE MAGICIAN”GUINNESS BOOK OF REYESWORLD RECORDS BILLIARDS WORLD CHAMPION
  18. 18. FILIPINO’S Who Excelled MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO 8-Division Boxing World Champion Fighter of the Decade 2000 World’s Best Pound for Pound Fighter WBO Welterweight Champion
  19. 19. Filipino Food Pancit“Sinigang” Halo-halo Rice Lechon Balut
  20. 20. Fiesta Festival
  21. 21. Subic Naval Base SUBIC Naval and Air StationsShipwreck KiteboardingDiving
  22. 22. Beautiful Rivers
  23. 23. HISTORICAL SITE CORREGIDOR ISLAND “THE ROCK” ISLAND FORTRESS – WW II
  24. 24. Leyte Historical SiteWWII: I shall return by: General Douglas Mac Arthur
  25. 25. HISTORICAL SITES 16TH CENTURY VIGAN (WORLD HERITAGE SITE)
  26. 26. Old European Design Mansion
  27. 27. Island Hopping
  28. 28. 7 WONDERS OF THE WONDERS OF NATURE PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER (PPUR) WORLD HERITAGE SITE)
  29. 29. 7 WONDERS OF NATUREPUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUNDRIVER (PPUR) , PALAWANWORLD HERITAGE SITE)
  30. 30. BEACH AND RESORTEl Nido, Palawan Managed Protected Area
  31. 31. BEACH AND RESORT KayakingEl Nido, PalawanManaged ProtectedArea Sailing
  32. 32. BEACH AND RESORT Kayaking JackfishEl Nido, PalawanManaged Protected SnorkelingArea
  33. 33. BOHOL ISLAND Kayaking1268 Chocolate ClownfishHills
  34. 34. BOHOL ISLAND KayakingTarsier – World’sSmallest Monkey
  35. 35. BANAUE RICE TERRACES – IFUGAO PROVINCEUNESCOWorld Heritage Site 2000 Years Old Terraces 1500m above sea level
  36. 36. Holy Mountain Mount Banahaw
  37. 37. Makati City48
  38. 38. Manila City
  39. 39. Manila Flooding
  40. 40. Quiapo Church
  41. 41. Philippine Beaches56
  42. 42. Philippine Beaches57
  43. 43. Boracay Philippine Beaches58
  44. 44. Enjoying the beauty of nature
  45. 45. River Boat Rides60
  46. 46. Swimming with Whale Sharks
  47. 47. Group Swimming with Friends
  48. 48. Philippine Family
  49. 49. Filipino Family
  50. 50. The End And Thank You for attending another diversity moment Prepared by: Patrick S. Muga Hope to see you again

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