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  Republic Acts of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Republic Acts are laws in the Philippines, created by the Congress and signed by the president.
Known as the Flag Law, this law proscribed the Philippine flag and banned the use of the Philippine national anthem.
Established most of the modern-day provinces of the Philippines: the province of Camarines was split into Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur and the province of Bohol was created.
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 Philippines, The. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Philippines extend 1,152 mi (1,855 km) from north to south, between Taiwan and Borneo, and 688 mi (1,108 km) from east to west, and are bounded by the Philippine Sea on the east, the Celebes Sea on the south, and the South China Sea on the west.
The Philippine legislature ratified the bill; a constitution, approved by President Roosevelt (Mar., 1935) was accepted by the Philippine people in a plebiscite (May); and Quezon was elected the first president (Sept.).
Philippine opposition to García on issues of government corruption and anti-Americanism led, in June, 1959, to the union of the Liberal and Progressive parties, led by Vice President Diosdad Macapagal, the Liberal party leader, who succeeded García as president in the 1961 elections.
www.bartleby.com /65/ph/PhilipRep.html   (3871 words)

 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Republic of the Philippines is an island nation consisting of an archipelago of 7 107 islands lying in tropical western Pacific Ocean about 100 kilometers southeast of mainland Asia.
It is on the east by the Philippine Sea on the west by the South China Sea and on the south by the Celebes Sea.
The Philippines constitute an archipelago of 7 107 islands with a land area of approximately 300 000 km².
www.freeglossary.com /The_Philippines   (2230 words)

Philippine authorities exercise exclusive jurisdiction over United States personnel with respect to offenses, including offenses relating to the security of the Philippines, punishable under the laws of the Philippines, but not under the laws of the United States.
Philippine authorities shall have the primary right to exercise jurisdiction over all offenses committed by United States personnel, except in cases provided for in paragraphs 1 (b), 2 (b), and 3 (b) of this Article.
Such property may be removed from the Philippines, or disposed of therein, provided that disposition of such property in the Philippines to persons or entities not entitled to exemption from applicable taxes and duties shall be subject to payment of such taxes, and duties and prior approval of the Philippine Government.
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 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Republic of the Philippines is an island nation consisting of an archipelago of 7,107 islands, lying in the tropical western Pacific Ocean about 100 kilometers southeast of mainland Asia.
The Philippine Islands lie between 116° 40' and 126° and 34' E. longtitude, and 4° 40' and 21° 10' N. latitude.
According to Philippine government statistics and current census data, some 95% of the population is ethnically Malay, descendants of immigrants from the Malay Peninsula and Indonesian archipelago, and the most significant ethnic minority group are the Chinese, who have played an important role in commerce since the 9th century.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/ph/Philippines.htm   (2062 words)

 The Philippines: Then & Now - Filipino History, Culture & Tradition
The Philippines is separated from her nearby Asian neighbors by several bodies of water.
The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands and islets.
The Philippines 2000, is a strategy and a movement; it is the Filipino people’s vision of development by the year 2000.
www.filipinoamericans.net /thennow.shtml   (7136 words)

 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Information: The Republic of the Philippines follows a democratic form of government that has three branches; the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary that acts to counterbalance the decision of one branch from the other.
The Chief Executive or the President acts as the head of state, which is currently held by her Excellency President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
The Philippines is a rugged land of mountains, plains, rivers, valleys, waterfalls and volcanoes.
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The Republic of the Philippines is an island nation consisting of an archipelago of 7,107 islands, lying in the
It is bordered on the east by the Philippine Sea, on the west by the
Moluccas and Celebes are farther south and on the eastern side of the Philippine Sea is Palau.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Philippines   (1900 words)

The Philippines was one of the only Asian countries that was not greatly effected by the the Asain Financial Crisis, but the effects they did feel were quite bad.
Industry seemed to be one of the biggest reasons for the steady growth in the Philippines, because of the El Nino weather pattern, it made for moderate agricultural growth in 2002 until the present.
The Philippines are a haven for drug smugglers, and a good portion of illegal drugs come from the Philippines and are dealt in many countries.
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 The Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As a religious and ethnic minority of the Philippines, the relationship of Muslim Filipinos with Christian Filipinos and with the Christian-dominated government is sometimes tense.
Average temperature of the Philippines is_____degrees in the lowlands and_____degrees in the highlands.
Average temperatures of the Philippines 80 degrees in the lowlands and 64 degrees in the highlands.
www.hawaii.edu /cseas/pubs/philippines/philippines.html   (7168 words)

 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Republic of the Philippines (Tagalog: Republika ng Pilipinas), or The Philippines (Tagalog: Pilipinas), also known as the Pearl of the Orient Seas, is an independent sovereign nation of southeast Asia.
It was during the Commonwealth years that the Philippines sent to the United States House of Representatives a non-voting Delegate, much the same as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands currently do.
The Philippines is currently in a dispute with Taiwan, China, Vietnam and Malaysia over the oil- and natural gas-rich Spratly Islands and Scarborough Shoal, and with Malaysia over Sabah.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Philippines.htm   (3112 words)

 Consulate General of the Philippines - Chicago
The Consulate General of the Philippines in Chicago is pleased to announce that pursuant to Republic Act.
Republic Act No. 9189, also known as “The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003”, is the law that ensures equal opportunity to all qualified citizens of the Philippines abroad in the exercise of their right to participate in the election of President, Vice-President, Senators and Party-List Representatives.
In case of seafarers, file the application with the representative of the Commission at the Philippine embassy, consulate and other foreign service establishment having consular jurisdiction over the locality where your vessel is docked during the period for the filing of applications.
www.chicagopcg.com /oav.html   (3552 words)

 Agreement Between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the United States of America ...
It is the duty of the United States personnel to respect the laws of the Republic of the Philippines and to abstein from any activity inconsistent with the spirit of this agreement, and, in particular, from any political activity in the Philippines.
Philippine authorities will, upon request by the United States, waive their primary right to exercise jurisdiction except in cases of particular importance to the Philippines.
United States personnel shall be subject to trial in Philippine courts of ordinary jurisdiction, and shall not be subject to the jurisdiction of Philippine military or religious courts.
www.derechos.org /nizkor/us/doc/vfa.html   (2399 words)

 International Criminal Defense Group - McNabb Associates, P.C.
With a view to receiving the advice and consent of the Senate to ratification, I transmit herewith the Extradition Treaty Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, signed at Manila on November 13, 1994.
Extradition shall not be precluded by the fact that the competent authorities in the Requested State have decided not to prosecute the person sought for the acts for which extradition is requested, or have decided to discontinue any criminal proceedings which have been initiated against the person sought for those acts.
The Department of Justice of the United States of America and the Department of Justice of the Republic of the Philippines may consult with each other directly in connection with the processing of individual cases and in furtherance of maintaining and improving procedures for the implementation of this Treaty.
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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizens are allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa upon presentation of their U.S. passport, which must be valid for at least six months after entry, and a return ticket to the U.S. or onward ticket to another country.
Additional information concerning entry requirements may be obtained from the Embassy of the Philippines, 1600 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, telephone (202) 467-9300 or from the Philippines Consulates General in Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York, or San Francisco.
There are periodic reports of plans for possible kidnapping or terrorist acts aimed at U.S. Government installations, public and private institutions and transportation carriers.
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 HyperWar: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II: Leyte
The Philippine Islands had been a special concern of the United States since 1898, and the inherent politico-military responsibilities arising from that relationship could not be discarded so easily.
One of the larger islands of the Philippine archipelago, Leyte extends 110 miles from north to south and ranges between 15 and 50 miles in width.
Both the 4th Air Army and the 1st Air Fleet were headquartered in the Philippines, and could call on reinforcement from task forces in the Borneo and Formosa areas totaling 4 carriers, 7 battleships, 2 battleship-carriers, 19 cruisers, and 33 destroyers.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USA/USA-C-Leyte   (9460 words)

 Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations
This resolution will further add substance and texture to the efforts of the Council in implementing practical measures against individuals and groups that are engaged in terror around the world.
We are pleased that the Council was unequivocal in its conviction that, while not undermining the rights and prerogatives enshrined in the Charter, criminal acts against civilians will never be justified by the purported nobility of the motivation and rationalization for these acts.
www.un.int /philippines/statements/20041019.html   (749 words)

 Excerpts from The Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines
Excerpts from The Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines
Access to official records, and to documents and papers pertaining to official acts, transactions, or decisions, as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development, shall be afforded the citizen, subject to such limitations as may be provided by law.
If an act is punished by a law and an ordinance, conviction or acquittal under either shall constitute a bar to another prosecution for the same act.
www.leftjustified.com /leftjust/lib/sc/ht/wtp/philippi.html   (853 words)

 GUIDE TO LAW ONLINE: Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Constitutions of the Republic of the Philippines (Past and Present) (Chan Robles Virtual Law Library) includes the present 1987 constitution, and its 1973, 1935 and 1899 predecessors; in English
PARLIAMENT: Kongreso, consisting of the Senado and the Kapulungan Ng Mga Kinatawan [House of Representatives]
Country Profile of Philippines (U.S. Dept. of Labor) from By The Sweat and Toil of Children: A Report to Congress, Volume I (July 15, 1994)
www.loc.gov /law/guide/philippines.html   (415 words)

 Language in India
The islands of the Philippines continue to use English as an important tool for education, administration, and for mass media purposes.
The teacher writes an act on a sheet of paper and asks a student to mime what is written on the paper.
Other students describe the act as in sentences such as You are changing a light bulb; You are brushing your teeth; You are reading a book.
www.languageinindia.com /april2002/tesolbook.html   (20431 words)

 Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines - Regulations - Republic Acts - ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING ACT OF 2001 (R.A. ...
He must be a member of the Philippine Bar, at least thirty-five (35) years of age and of good moral character, unquestionable integrity and known probity.
If the offender is a corporation, association, partnership or any juridical person, the penalty shall be imposed upon the responsible officers, as the case may be, who participated in the commission of the crime or who shall have knowingly permitted or failed to prevent its commission.
This Act which is a consolidation of House Bill No. 3083 and Senate Bill No. 1745 was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on September 29, 2001.
www.rbap.org /article/archive/228   (3141 words)

 Professional Regulation Commission of the Republic of the Philippines: Code of Ethics for Registered Librarians
Librarians are imbued with lofty ideals of service to people through books and other records of knowledge, a service they believe is their best way to serve humanity, enrich people's lives and attain self actualization.
They must act with dignity, fairness, justice, sincerity and genuine willingness in the discharge of their duties.
Librarians should be guided in all their relations by the highest standards of honor and integrity and shall act with fairness and impartiality to all.
www.ifla.org /faife/ethics/filicode.htm   (965 words)

 The History Guy: New and Recent Conflicts of the World
The Irish Catholic minority has sought to break away and join the Irish Republic in the southern part of the island.
Major Acts of Terrorism—This section is not yet complete, but will show major acts of terrorism from around the world.
Terrorist acts which are an integral part of a major conflict (such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict), generally will not appear here.
www.historyguy.com /new_and_recent_conflicts.html   (4086 words)

 Republic of the Philippines
          WHEREAS, in matters of procedure which are not covered by the Rules, the provisions of the Labor Code of the Philippines, the Rules of Court and prevailing jurisprudence apply in a suppletory character;
MANUEL G. Acting Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment
“Accreditation of Employees’ Organization” refers to the act of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) in conferring to a registered employees’ organization enjoying the majority support of the agency’s rank-and-file employees, the status of sole and exclusive collective negotiating agent.
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 Office of the President Website - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Listen to PGMA Inaugural Speech as the 14th President of the Republic of the Philippines, 30 June 2004
The Office of the President through the Bids and Awards Committee, hereby invites interested parties to apply for eligibility and to bid for the proposed encasement of air conditioned chilled water pipe lines and fire protection lines at the Malcañang Palace.
It is my pleasure to thank you for extending military assistance to our government," the President told visiting Australian Defense Minister Robert Hill who called on her this afternoon at Malacanang’s Music Room.
www.op.gov.ph   (539 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Legal system
Violation of the Antarctic Conservation Act carries penalties of up to $10,000 in fines and one year in prison.
Public Law 95-541, the US Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, as amended in 1996, requires expeditions from the US to Antarctica to notify, in advance, the Office of Oceans and Polar Affairs, Room 5801, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, which reports such plans to other nations as required by the Antarctic Treaty.
acts of the Nauru Parliament and British common law
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 ipedia.com: House of Representatives of the Philippines Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Congress of the Philippines.
House of Representatives of the Philippines Article - ipedia.com
Thus, there can be at most 50 sectoral representatives in Congress, though usually no more than 20 are elected because many organizations do not reach the required 2% minimum number of votes.
www.ipedia.com /house_of_representatives_of_the_philippines.html   (327 words)

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