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  Flag of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first flag was sewn in Hong Kong by Marcela de Agoncillo, her daughter Lorenza, and Josefina Herbosa de Natividad, niece of José Rizal.
This is a depiction of the original flag of the Philippines as it was conceived by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo.
When the flag is upside-down such that the red is on top (or the red is at the left when displayed vertically), it means that the Philippines is at war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_the_Philippines   (900 words)

  
 Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas), or the Philippines (Filipino: Pilipinas), is a nation in Southeast Asia with Manila as its capital.
The Philippines is a founding and active member of the United Nations (UN) since its inception on October 24, 1945 and a founding and prominent member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), an active player in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Latin Union and a member of the Group of 24.
It is bordered on the east by the Philippine Sea, on the west by the South China Sea, and on the south by the Celebes Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philippines   (3140 words)

  
 Philippine Declaration of Independence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Philippine Declaration of Independence was an event on June 12, 1898 in the Philippines wherein the Filipino revolutionary forces under Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed the sovereignty of the Philippine Islands from the colonial rule of Spain after the latter was defeated at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War.
A depiction of the flag that was raised during the declaration.
The event saw the unfurling of the national flag of the Philippines and the performance of the Marcha Nacional, as the country's national anthem, today known as Lupang Hinirang.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Philippine_Declaration_of_Independence   (356 words)

  
 Flag of the Philippines -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The national flag of the (A republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946) Philippines features an eight-rayed sun and three stars, all in gold, on a white equilateral triangle on the mast.
The Philippine flag is unique in that it can indicate a state of (The waging of armed conflict against an enemy) war.
When the flag is upside-down such that the red is on top (or the red is at the left when displayed vertically), it means that the (A republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946) Philippines is at war.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fl/flag_of_the_philippines.htm   (837 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Flag of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Flag ratio: 10:19; nicknames: Stars and Stripes, Old Glory The flag of the United States consists of 13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in...
PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Ferdinand Marcos Ferdinand Edralin Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth President of the Republic of the Philippines.
Philippines // Prehistoric Times Main Article: Pre-colonial Philippines Various Austronesian groups settled in what is now the Philippine islands by traversing land bridges coming from Taiwan and Borneo by 200,000 BCE (late Pleistocene).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-the-Philippines   (1747 words)

  
 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The flag of the Philippines shall be red, white and blue, with a sun and three stars as consecrated and honored by the people and recognized by law.
The unique nature of the Philippine flag presents a problem in the use of terms in the FIS usage symbols, particularly those which are for use by the military (represented by the third column of usage symbols).
The flag is made of silk or satin with a white triangle containing a sunburst of golden rays at the center, there is a star at each angle of the triangle, an upper stripe of dark blue, and a lower stripe of red.
flagspot.net /flags/ph.html   (1715 words)

  
 Gov.ph Home - About the Philippines - RA 8491   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The flag may also be displayed throughout the year in private buildings or offices or raised in the open on flag-staffs in front of private buildings: Provided, That they observe flag-raising ceremonies in accordance with the rules and regulations to be issued by the Office of the President.
During the flag lowering, the flag shall be lowered solemnly and slowly so that the flag shall be down the mast at the sound of the last note of the anthem.
The flag may be used to cover the caskets of the honored dead of the military, veterans of previous wars, national artists, and of civilians who have rendered distinguished service to the nation, as may be determined by the local government unit concerned.
www.gov.ph /aboutphil/RA8491.asp   (3179 words)

  
 Philippines
For hundreds of years the Philippines was ruled by Spain and the Filipino people fought for freedom to be an independent nation.
The sun in the triangle represents freedom and the eight rays are for the eight provinces that fought against Spain.
The Philippines consists of 7107 islands in the western Pacific Ocean.
www.kidcyber.com.au /topics/Philippines.htm   (253 words)

  
 Philippines, flag of the --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It is bounded by the Philippine Sea to the east, the Celebes Sea to the south, and the South China Sea to the west and north.
Initially the flag was called a jack only when it was flown at the bowsprit of British naval vessels.
It is hoped that in its own land, a flag will command the respect of the citizens; abroad, it should be respected as the emblem of a self-governing people.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9093937?tocId=9093937   (822 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth.
The Philippine Government faces threats from armed communist insurgencies and from Muslim separatists in the south.
The Philippines was less severely affected by the Asian financial crisis of 1998 than its neighbors, aided in part by annual remittances of $7-8 billion from overseas workers and no sustained runup in asset prices or foreign borrowing prior to the crisis.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/rp.html   (1429 words)

  
 Flag and Anthem of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The flag was the first time shown to the public on May 28th, 1889.
The Japanese troops prohibited the flag from 1941 – 1943.
In periods of peace -- and this is a peculiarity of the Philippine flag – the blue ribbon appears, in times of war the red ribbon is above.
home.arcor.de /be/bethge/flaggeeng.htm   (832 words)

  
 Flag of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first Philippine flag was the war banner adopted by Andres Bonifacio in 1892.
This flag was used in the Truce of Biak-na-Bato, on December 14-15, 1897.
This flag is made of two stripes - one red, the other blue - and a white stripe to the left of the flag area.
park.org /Philippines/centennial/phflag.htm   (345 words)

  
 Gov.ph - Flag and Philippine Anthem -
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red with a white equilateral triangle based on the hoist side; in the center of the triangle is a yellow sun with eight primary rays (each containing three individual rays) and in each corner of the triangle is a small yellow five-pointed star
The Making of the Philippine Flag: During his exile in Hongkong in 1897, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo designed the Filipino flag as it looks today.
The flag was sewn by Dona Marcela Marino de Agoncillo with the help of her daughter Lorenza and Mrs.
www.gov.ph /aboutphil/flagnanthem.asp   (256 words)

  
 Philippines Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Philippines flag was officially adopted on May 19, 1898, just after the Philippine islands were ceded to the United States from Spain.
On the hoist side, or the leftmost side of the flag, a Masonic style triangle is laid in white with images of stars and the sun.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for the strongest headers in the industry.
www.special-tplus.com /philippines-flag.html   (287 words)

  
 PolitInfo.com - Philippines Presidential Impeachment Hearings Begin, Recess - Aug 10, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is expected to survive an impeachment vote in Congress this week, but analysts say this is unlikely to end a political crisis haunting her presidency.
Philippine Communist rebels have said they would end their insurgency if the government would sign a 10-point peace agreement drafted by the rebels.
Philippine security authorities are on high alert a day after bombings in the south of the country.
www.politinfo.com /articles/article_2005_08_10_1210.html   (387 words)

  
 Philippine News Online: Philippines’ flag carriers divided on ‘open skies’
It should have put to rest the decade-long debate of whether the Philippines should or should not adopt the globally accepted policy, one that had long been contested by the country’s first flag carrier, Philippine Airlines, as unfair.
Specifically, PAL had been against the Philippines adopting the policy vis-à-vis the U.S. Gonzalez’s ruling was a reversal of an earlier ruling by his predecessor, Ma.
The Philippines’ other flag carrier, had been less vociferous in its objections to the policy, which on paper took effect on October 1, 2003 after close to two decades of occasionally acrimonious talks.
www.philippinenews.com /news/view_article.html?article_id=d6c29cd783f7ee1d3102b4439095ba62   (1153 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > Original Filipino flag fading away in US war museum?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Inspired by other flags flown during the Philippine uprising, the Aguinaldo flag featured a hand-painted sun to symbolize the dawn of Philippine sovereignty, three stars to represent the country’s three regions and eight rays to honor the provinces that first rose up against three centuries of Spanish rule.
In a scene reenacted throughout the Philippines each June 12, the country’s independence day, Aguinaldo appeared on his balcony and unveiled the flag while the Filipino national anthem was played for the first time.
Asercion stumbled upon the flag in the War Memorial Building last summer when he was gathering artifacts for an exhibit celebrating the 60th anniversary of the 1944 arrival of US forces in the Philippines.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/feb/23/yehey/top_stories/20050223top5.html   (979 words)

  
 The Evolution of the Philippine Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bonifacio himself has a personal flag which consisted of a red rectangular piece of cloth at the center of which was a white sun with an indefinite number of rays.
This flag became the first official banner of the revolutionary forces and was blessed in a mass celebrated at Imus.
This flag superseded the flag of the Magdalo faction and became the first official flag of the Filipinos.
www.msc.edu.ph /centennial/flags.html   (600 words)

  
 philippines flag and other philippines related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We stock the Philippines flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in...
Philippines Flag All You Need To Know The Philippines flag as we know it today, is revered by all Filipinos the world...
Nick Artimovich, 16 April 1997 According to "The Republic of the Philippines," The Flag Bulletin, Number 132 (1989), the Philippine flag was proclaimed as that of the Republic in...
www.nethorde.com /philippines/philippines-flag.html   (301 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Country profiles | Country profile: The Philippines
Two presidents of the Philippines were forced from office by "people power" in the space of 15 years.
Though it once boasted one of the region's best-performing economies, the Philippines is saddled with a huge national debt and poverty is widespread.
The lively TV scene in the Philippines is dominated by a small number of major players, with large free-to-air networks attracting the lion's share of viewing.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1262783.stm   (693 words)

  
 Philippines Flag T-Shirt
Large Philippines flag design on a white 100% cotton screened t-shirt.
Philippines flag imprinted on a heavyweight Jerzees t-shirt.
Flag designs measure 10 1/2" x 6 1/2" and have bright vivid colors.
www.unflags.com /phflt.html   (204 words)

  
 flag of Philippines Army flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Philippine Army flag has the same ratio as the Philippine national flag.
It is an army-green banner defaced by the seal of the Philippine Army, to wit:
The date 1897 in the inscription commemorates the transformation of the ad hoc forces of the revolution into a professional army under the command of General Emilio Aguinaldo.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/ph^army.html   (87 words)

  
 Philippines Flag
This Philippines flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets, or for indoor use with lined pole hem, velcro tabs and fringe.
There are 5 flag sizes available which are 4" x 6", 2' x 3', 3' X 5', 4' X 6' and 5' X 8'
www.njflags.com /njflag/phfl.html   (201 words)

  
 Philippines flag
We carry a wide variety of items for this flag including fullsize 3 by 5 foot flags which are ideal for indoor display and occasional outdoor use.
Flags are fully dyed and sewn on all sides with grommets.
Miniature desktop 4 by 6 inch flags are also available as well as mousepads, tshirts, enamel lapel pins, bumper decals, pin-back buttons, magnets, iron-on patches, and key chains.
www.politicalgifts.com /philippines.html   (320 words)

  
 Townhall.com :: Columns :: The mollycoddling milksops of Manila by Michelle Malkin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Add the flag of the Philippines to the International Hall of Appeasers.
The sword-wielding kidnappers, calling themselves the Khaled Ibn al-Walid Brigade, have threatened to execute de la Cruz unless the Philippines immediately withdraws its 51-member contingent of police officers and soldiers from the multinational force providing security in Iraq (the troops were scheduled to be sent home next month, anyway).
Indeed, there have even been unconfirmed reports from the Philippines that its diplomats may have offered cash to the terrorists using al-Jazeera TV as an intermediary.
www.townhall.com /columnists/michellemalkin/mm20040714.shtml   (770 words)

  
 Philippines flag law
5.1.1 The flag shall be rectangular with its maximum length twice its width or its minimum length twice the altitude of the equilateral triangle.
The diameter of the sun shall be one-fifth the width of the flag.
5.1.6 The hoist side of the triangular field of the flag shall be trimmed with canvas approximately one-fifth of the diameter of the sum in width.
flagspot.net /flags/ph-law.html   (3911 words)

  
 National Flag of Philippines
This illustration of the Philippines Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Our flag illustrations are used by major book publishers, magazines, government agencies, international organizations, professional sports associations, international companies and professional designers around the world.
www.flagart.com /flags/philippines.htm   (443 words)

  
 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The flag of the Philippines is flown with the red on top in time of war.
Not all of the Philippines history is pleasant.  Corrigidor stands as a reminder of the brave men both Filipino and American who stood against the Japanese invasion at the start of World War II.
Jose Rizel is regarded as the founder of the Philippines.
mrsaspage.homestead.com /Philippines.html   (647 words)

  
 THE PHILTRAVEL WIZARD ~ Your Philippine On-line Travel Guide and Directory<   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Third, the Abu Sayyaf gang was on a killing spree in an open rebelion in the South of the country.
The location of the Philippines astride the great sea routes to Asia has resulted in varied foreign influences in its history and culture.
As the national flag carrier of the Philippines, PAL exudes the best of Filipino hospitality - warm smiles, attentive service and sincere friendship greets the customer wherever he or she is, in the air or on the ground.
www.philtravel.net   (1097 words)

  
 Flag of the Philippines: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Flag of the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Flag of the Philippines: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Flag of the Philippines
The upper half of the remaining area is royal blue while the lower half is red.
Definition / meaning of Flag of the Philippines:
www.encyclopedian.com /fl/Flag-of-the-Philippines.html   (192 words)

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