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Philippines Culture, Geography, and Economy

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Philippines Culture, Geography, and Economy

  1. 1. Culture, Geography, and Economy of the Philippines Team Ronald Ryan Dagpin
  2. 2. Geography <ul><li>Very Mountainous </li></ul><ul><li>Plains Near Coast </li></ul><ul><li>More Than 7,000 Islands </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain Ranges Include: Sierra Madre Mts, Cordilla Central Mts, and many more </li></ul><ul><li>Place called Chocolate Hills </li></ul>Samantha
  3. 3. Natural Resources <ul><li>Tropical Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable Metals </li></ul><ul><li>Timber </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Rice </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar + Salt </li></ul>Courtney
  4. 4. Family <ul><li>Ronald Ryan Dagpin (29) </li></ul><ul><li>Wife (?) </li></ul><ul><li>Two Children (Both School-aged) </li></ul>Samantha COOL FACT! The population of the Philippines is about 98,000,000
  5. 5. Language <ul><li>Filipino/Tagalog </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Taglish </li></ul><ul><li>English for commercial government purposes </li></ul>Courtney Hello-mabuhay (mah-BOO-hay) How are you?-Kumusta ka? (koo-moos-TAH-kah) Thank you-salamat (sa-LAH-mat) No-hindi (hin-DIH) Yes-oo (oh-OO) Good-bye-mabuti-bye (ma-BOO-tee bi)
  6. 6. Recreation <ul><li>Arnis </li></ul><ul><li>Sipa </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball </li></ul>Samantha
  7. 7. Tools <ul><li>Large Nets (Fishing) </li></ul><ul><li>Palm Leaves/Bamboo Slats for Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Use Strong Poles to Protect Homes from Flooding </li></ul>Courtney
  8. 8. Arts <ul><li>Weaving </li></ul><ul><li>Pottery </li></ul><ul><li>Unique Folk Dances </li></ul>Samantha
  9. 9. Shelter <ul><li>City-Big Houses like USA </li></ul><ul><li>Rural-Huts, thatched roofs </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes build own houses by themselves </li></ul>Courtney
  10. 10. Food <ul><li>Rice is Main Food </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken and Pork Adobo (Casserole) </li></ul><ul><li>Adobong Gulay (Eggplant stewed in vinegar and soy sauce) </li></ul>Samantha
  11. 11. Shared Ideas <ul><li>Education-Important </li></ul><ul><li>Family-Important </li></ul><ul><li>Tradition-Important </li></ul>Courtney
  12. 12. Education <ul><li>Start age 4, stop age 17 </li></ul><ul><li>School goes from June to March. April and May are summer vacation </li></ul><ul><li>Learn: Social Studies, Math, Science, Filipino, and English </li></ul>Samantha
  13. 13. Religion <ul><li>Christianity (90%) </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of Catholic, Spanish, Filipino, Christianity, and Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Catholics have social and political rights </li></ul>Courtney
  14. 14. Government <ul><li>Chief of State-Benigno S.Aquino III </li></ul><ul><li>Independence Day, June 12 th , 1898 </li></ul><ul><li>National Anthem-Lupang Hinirang </li></ul><ul><li>Anthem Name literally means anthem </li></ul><ul><li>Has same form of government as us </li></ul><ul><li>Granted independence from Spain </li></ul>Samantha
  15. 15. Beliefs <ul><li>Education is Important </li></ul><ul><li>Great Strength and Stability Comes from Family </li></ul><ul><li>Children are Gifts from God </li></ul>Courtney
  16. 16. Customs <ul><li>2 New Years, Chinese and Filipino </li></ul><ul><li>Family Businesses (Not Just Alone) </li></ul><ul><li>Remove shoes before entering shows respect </li></ul>Samantha
  17. 17. Values <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Religion </li></ul><ul><li>High Self-Esteem </li></ul>Courtney
  18. 18. Economy <ul><li>Sales Tax-5% </li></ul><ul><li>Measured in PHP’s (Philippines Peso) </li></ul><ul><li>$1=43.20 PHP </li></ul><ul><li>GDP (Gross Domestic Product) $188.7 billion or 8,000,000,000,000 PHP </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment rate 7.3% </li></ul>Samantha
  19. 19. Work <ul><li>General Store </li></ul><ul><li>Farmer </li></ul><ul><li>Lawyer </li></ul><ul><li>Fisher </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur owns food stall </li></ul>Courtney
  20. 20. Clothes <ul><li>Traditional Clothing: </li></ul><ul><li>Men-Barong Tagalog </li></ul><ul><li>Women-Heavily Starched Terno or Balintawak </li></ul><ul><li>Marawians wear traditionally Malongs </li></ul><ul><li>Usually wear normal clothes </li></ul>Barong Tagalog Terno Malongs Samantha Balintawak
  21. 21. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING!
  22. 22. Bibliography <ul><li>Clip Art </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.seasite.niu.edu/tagalog/cynthia/costumes/barong_tagalog.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.seasite.niu.edu/tagalog/cynthia/costumes/terno.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.danceanddance.com/Dance_styles_review.php?Dance_style =267 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.dumb.com /god/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/84916700@N00/3321537029/ </li></ul>

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