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    Therefore, political dynasty in the Philippines should be prohibited because it adversely affects the progress of our country. POLITICAL DYNASTY Actually, many Filipino voters are shading the names in the ballots during elections, not because they know the personality and background of a specific candidate, but rather the surname sounds familiar. Another instance is, they are satisfied with the “catchy” advertisements of these candidates. Our country, the Philippines, has been in a system like this

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    Introduction In the analysis of the Philippine Executive, it is best to study the Office of the President. Throughout history, different personalities have occupied the Office of the President who may have institutionalized or de-institutionalized it. Since the creation of the 1987 Constitution, there have been four presidents that have been under the Constitution. The 1987 Constitution The 1935 Constitution provided for a Head of State and Head of Government which is co-equal and co-ordinate with

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    Mental health should be taken seriously or else it may lead the individual to what he/she perceived as permanent solution to his/her problems which may be suicide. Geography Mental health issues are considered to be a global health detriment. “Philippines has the most number of depressed people in Southeast Asia.” (Macolor, 2016) As that, considering only physical health is never enough since mental health is also as important. “The most notable example

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    U.S. Bases in the Philippines INTRODUCTION The longest relationship between the United States of America and a Southeast Asian country has been the US military involvement in the Philippines. For almost a century, the US military had use of two major bases in the Philippines, Clark Air Force Base, and Subic Naval Station. It took a strong anti-nuclear, anti-imperialist mass movement and a majority vote in the Philippine Senate to finally end the long US military occupation. The 1991 US military

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    Ferdinand Marcos was famous for ruling Philippine island with an iron fist for nearly two decades. He was also known for implementing a brutal martial law which gives the military to exercise their extraordinary power to maintain order, with his superior position in the senate, martial law was his excuse in uncontrolled growing level of the communist party called New People’s Army or NPA. He was the first president in the Philippine presidential history to be reelected twice in his term. Ferdinand

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    decided as a nation to annex the Philippines. The Philippines is an island country in Southeast Asia, and was independent until 1565 when the spanish colonized the islands. I have one question for you my fellow senators, should the U.S. have annexed the Philippines? The United States should have annexed the Philippines for three reasons: our duty to spread the values of democracy overseas, The Filipinos natural inability to govern themselves, and saving the Philippines from the Tyranny of Spain or other

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    towards a better mental health program; however, it fell short in the implementation as it is only partially carried out by the department. On the other hand, a national legislation on mental health is still subject for approval by the Senate and the Congress. The Senate Bill 1354 or the Mental Health Act of 2017 is in the process of revision and implementation as mental health advocates await its approval. Currently, the laws that govern the provision of mental health services are contained in various

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    The country I want to do for the Working for Good Festival is the Philippines. The Philippines, or also known as the Republic of the Philippines, is a country made up entirely out of islands. It is located in Southeast Asia in the Pacific Ocean. Some of the neighboring countries to the Philippines are Taiwan and Vietnam. The reason why I want to do the Philippines is because my grandma is Filipino and I wanted to learn more about the culture. I know a little bit about the culture and what I know

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    implementation but a 22.6 percent increase will not be enough to cover all the current shortages in teachers, rooms and textbooks and the necessary additions and resources needed for the program. According to data from UNESCO and The World Bank, the Philippines has the lowest education spending in proportion to the total budget in East Asia, as percent of GDP, and per student. Furthermore, the country’s spending level is below the East Asian regional average of 3.6% of GDP and South Asia’s average of 3

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    Benigno Aquino Jr., a Philippine Senate, stepped onto a flight back to his hometown in the Philippines after a three year self-exile in the United States. Little did he know, he would be taking his last few breaths in that very moment. The plane landed at the airport and Beningo was beginning to be escorted by police back to prison after being framed of disobeying the laws of Ferdinand Marcos, Aquino's longtime political opponent who had become the president of the Philippines. He was shot in the

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