Filipino language course at the Philippine Embassy

Aug 4, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Borneo Bulletin

The Philippine Embassy in Brunei Darussalam, in close cooperation with volunteer teachers from the Brunei Filipino Educators' Club and members of the Filipino community, will be offering the Filipino language course and cultural enrichment programme entitled "Pilipino P Ako: Mag-aral Tayong Mag-Pilipino . The 10-day programme will run from Aug 13 ... (more)

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stupid pilipino !!!they r low life n rapist !!!
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Comment: A new theory on Line?

First: The Sabah State

1st of 3 parts

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/27 June)– Sultan Firduasi Abbas of Lanao is leading a move urging President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III to revive the Philippine claim to Sabah. This was reported by Luwaran of June 13, 2012 as gleaned from an earlier story of The Manila Times.

As long as it is unsettled, the claim will remain a thorn in the diplomatic relations of the Philippines and Malaysia. How rightful and justifiable is the claim? While it is not for us ordinary Filipinos to judge, it does not do any harm to see.

Sabah

Sabah – North Borneo until 1963 – once belonged to the Brunei Sultanate. In 1658, the Sultan of Brunei ceded North Borneo to the Sultan of Sulu, a gift for his assistance in quelling a rebellion in the Sultanate of Brunei. This was long before the British and the Dutch formally colonized Borneo. At that time the Sultanate of Sulu was flourishing despite the colonization of Luzon and the Visayas by Spain.

How the Sultan of Brunei ceded North Borneo to the Sultan of Sulu, we have found no detailed accounts. Were there documents signed and sealed? Was it sealed just with words of honor between sovereigns? Whatever, the cession showed how sovereign rulers of the Malays conducted their alliances, power and acts with dignity and honor long before European intrusion.

What happened to North Borneo later illustrated how European empires, with all their claims to “civilization” backed with naked military power, ignored the graciousness, abused the hospitality and betrayed the trust of the East. Welcomed as traders, they turned usurpers to stay as colonizers. This is concretely seen in the transformation of North Borneo into Sabah federal state and the evolution of the Philippine Sabah claim.

Road to Statehood

What the Sultan of Sulu did with North Borneo after 1658, there is no available account. A century after, in 1761, by an agreement, the Sultan of Sulu allowed the British East India Company to set up a trading post in North Borneo. Thus began the British presence in the region.

[NOTE: The British East India Company, a company formed by aristocrats and wealthy merchants, was granted a Royal Charter in 1600 to engage in trade in the East Indies. However, until its dissolution in 1874, it traded mainly with India. The Company, under indirect Royal control, eventually ruled India and expanded to the Malay Peninsula and Borneo. These territories later became the Crown Colony.(From Wikipedia sources)]

According to accounts, the trading post established in 1761 failed but the British India Company held on to its rights on North Borneo by its agreement with the Sultan of Sulu. A century later, the Company became the British North Borneo Company that in 1878 leased North Borneo for 5,000 (later increased to 5,300) Malaysian dollars annually. In another account, Malaysian ringgit was based on the value of the Mexican dollar or its equivalent in gold. Part of the deal was a provision of arms.

It appeared that the North Borneo ceded to the Sultan of Sulu did not include the Labuan islands group for this was ceded to Britain by the Sultan of Brunei in 1846 to become a crown colony in 1848. In 1888, after the signing of the Madrid Protocol in1885, North Borneo became a protectorate of the United Kingdom.

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[NOTE: Evidently, to the European powers, Sulu was under Spanish rule. So, while by the 1878 lease, North Borneo was recognized as belonging to the Sultan of Sulu, it was covered by the sovereignty claim of Spain. Article III of the Madrid Protocol states:

“The Spanish Government renounces, as far as regards the British government, all claims of sovereignty over the territories of the continent of Borneo, which belong, or which have belonged in the past to the Sultan of Sulu (Jolo) and which comprise the neighbouring islands of Balambangan, Banguey and Malawali, as well as all those comprised within a zone of three maritime leagues from the coast, and which form part of the territories administered by the Company styled the ‘British North Borneo Company’.”(From: Wikipedia)]

By this agreement, Spain relinquished all its claims in Borneo in exchange for the recognition of its sovereignty over Sulu Archipelago by Great Britain and Germany.

From 1946 to 1948, eleven Malay states (sultanates) and two British strait settlements formed the Malayan Union, a single British Crown Colony – later changed to Federation of Malaya which became independent in 1957. In 1963, Singapore, Sarawak and North Borneo joined the federation to be renamed Federation of Malaysia. As a federal state, North Borneo – renamed “State of Sabah”– attained self-government.

One fact is clear: In the transformation of North Borneo into the State of Sabah, the Bornean, Malayan and the British leaders completely ignored the Sultan of Sulu. But, quizzically, Malaysia has continued paying to the Sultan of Sulu rent of North Borneo.

[NOTE:“As of 2004, the Malaysian Embassy to the Philippines had been paying cession/rental money amounting to US$1,500 per year (about 6,300 Malaysian Ringgits to the heirs of the Sultanate of Sulu despite that Spain and indirectly Sulu renounced all sovereignty according to Article III of Madrid Protocol of 1885.”(From: Wikipedia)]

(Next: The Sabah Claim)

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Comment: A new Theory on Line? The Sabah Claim

2nd of 3 parts

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/28 June)– The historical trail of the Philippine Sabah claim or Sabah dispute intrigues and confuses.

The Cart before the Horse

In June 1962, the Philippines under President Diosdado P. Macapagal formally laid claim to North Borneo. This was a year after Malaya Prime Minister Tunko Abdul Rahman had agreed with Great Britain (May 12, 1861) to expand the Federation of Malaya into the Federation of Malaysia by including Sarawak, North Borneo and Singapore which were still British colonies.

On September 12, 1962 – three months after President Macapagal had filed formally the Philippine claim to North Borneo –“the territory of North Borneo and full sovereignty, title and dominion over the territory were ceded by the then reigning Sultan of Sulu, HM Sultan Muhammad Esmail E. Kiram I, to the Republic of the Philippines”… to give “the Philippines the full authority to pursue their claim in international courts”.

Evidently, the formal filing of the claim was a reaction to Malaya’s expansion plan. But, by what ground and authority was the filing laid? The “full authority” to do so was obtained three months after. This was putting the cart before the horse.

The Manila Summit

Not only the Philippines but also Indonesia – having territorial stake in North Borneo – was alarmed by the plan to form the Federation of Malaysia. As a consequence, the July 3 – August 5, 1963 Manila Summit was held on the initiative of President Macapagal with President Soekarno of Indonesia and Prime Minister Tunko Abdul Rahman of Malaya.

While it appeared that main Summit objective was to organize a regional cooperation later named Mapilindo (Malaya-Pilipinas-Indonesia), the three documents signed – Manila Accord, Manila Declaration, and Joint Statement – dwelt more on the North Borneo dispute.

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Some of the most notable agreements:

1.On the Federation of Malaysia: Adhering “to the principle of self-termination for the peoples of non-self-governing territories … Indonesia and the Philippines stated that they would welcome the formation of Malaysia provided the support of the people of the Borneo territories is ascertained by an independent and impartial authority, the Secretary-General of the United Nations of his representatives”(Par.[Paragrap h] 10, Manila Accord).

This was reaffirmed in the Manila Declaration – the first of the five declarations. Pars. 4 to 7 of the Joint Statement prescribed how the UN Secretary-General or his representatives would undertake this with the three governments cooperating.

Malaya promised to do this (Par. 11, Manila Accord). In so doing, Malaya set aside the results of the referendum conducted earlier by the Cobbold Commission finding the majority of the North Borneans in favor joining Malaysia in 1962.

2. On the Philippine Claim (Par.12, Manila Accord): First:“The Philippines made it clear that its position on the inclusion of North Borneo in the Federation of Malaysia is subject to the final outcome of the Philippine claim to North Borneo.”

Second:“The Ministers took note of the Philippine claim and the right of the Philippines to continue to pursue it in accordance with international law and the principle of pacific settlement of disputes.”

Third:“They agreed that the inclusion of North Borneo in the Federation of Malaysia would not prejudice either the claim or any right thereunder.”

[NOTE: The “first” proved unacceptable to Malaya and the North Borneans while the “second” and “third” proved to be futile and meaningless, although the second must have encouraged the Philippines.]

3. On British Role: Citing Paragraph 12 of the Manila Accord,“the three Heads of Government decided to request the British Government to agree to seek a just and expeditious solution to the dispute between the British Government and the Philippine Government concerning Sabah (North Borneo) by means of negotiation, conciliation and arbitration, judicial settlement, or other peaceful means of the parties’ own choice in conformity with the Charter of the United Nations”(Par. 8, Joint Statement).

The British Equation

Great Britain was not involved in the Manila Summit; yet, it was recognized as a key player in the North Borneo dispute. By virtue of the lease to the British North Borneo Company, North Borneo was a British protectorate. After the Company’s dissolution, North Borneo became a Crown Colony.

Whether this happened by intent or by differences in the translation of the lease contract that was “in Arabic” but “worded in Malayan language”– not in Arabic alphabets – could only be speculated. However, as reported (Wikipedia: North Borneo Dispute), in the January 22, 1878 “treaty” the Sultan of Sulu “leased the territory of North Borneo … without giving away his sovereignty rights”. The same condition was stipulated when, on April 22, 1903, the Sultan of Sulu “leased additional islands” to the Company.

[NOTE: In August 1881, three years after the British East India Company had leased North Borneo, the British North Borneo Company was chartered headed by Sir Alfred Dent as the first chairman. This Company existed until July 15, 1946 with Sir Neill Malcolm, the last head, as president.

“The British North Borneo Company was … assigned to administer … North Borneo [which] became a protectorate of the British Empire with internal affairs administered by the company until 1946 when it became the colony of British North Borneo. The main motto was Pergo et Perago (Latin), which means ‘I undertake and I achieve’.

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Among the early tasks assigned to the Company were “[e]stablishing law and order …, as well as expanding trade, a system of government, courts to enforce laws and punishment and building both a railway line from Jesselton to Tenom and encouraging the harvesting and barter trade of both local agriculture produce and crops, as well as establishment of plantations”.(Wikipedia: North Borneo Chartered Company)]

With the British hold on North Borneo also firmed up by the 1885 Madrid Protocol, Great Britain ignored formal reminders “that North Borneo did not belong to the Crown and was still part of the Sultanate of Sulu”. Instead,“the British did turn Sabah into a Crown Colony”. The first reminders were by the United States in 1906 and 1920; the last were those by Philippine delegations sent to London before the establishment of the Federation of Malaysia in 1963.(Wikepedia: North Borneo Dispute)

[NOTE: Great Britain had no intention to terminate the “lease” and to relinquish North Borneo to the Sultan of Sulu. With the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Declaration of the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Resolution No. 1514) on 14 December 1960, Great Britain was under compulsion to free its colonies. After intricate arrangements – including the “20-Point Agreement” drawn up by North Borneo – it handed over North Borneo to Malaysia with the obligation to continue paying the yearly lease.]

Referendums

Two referendums were held before the establishment of the Federation of Malaysia – the first, by the Cobbold Commission which submitted its report on August 1, 1962 – one year before the holding of the Manila Summit; and the other, after, by the UN Mission to Borneo. But, in reality, they were irrelevant to Philippine side of the Sabah issue – the legality of the claim or the sovereignty of the Sultanate of Sulu.

As reported (Wikepedia: North Borneo Dispute),“neither commission was mandated with addressing the legal status of North Borneo; [they were] mandated at addressing self-determination of the people of Sabah, i.e., the right of the people of Sabah to freely determine their own political status and freely pursue their own economic, social and cultural development”.

The five-member Cobbold Commission, besides Lord Cameron Cobbold as head, had two representatives each from Malaya and Britain as members. North Borneo was not represented. Parenthetically, it could be asked: Did the Sultan of Sulu ever come to the minds of Malaya and Britain?

Remaining under the Sultanate of Sulu was never an issue.[Were the North Borneans aware of the sovereignty claim of the Sultan of Sulu?] The referendum result:(1) about one-third of the population strongly favored federation “without too much concern over terms and condition”; (2) another third favored but asking,“with varying degrees of emphasis, for conditions and safeguards”; (3) the remaining third were divided between “independence before Malaysia is considered” and seeing “British rule to continue”.

The UN Mission composed of members of the UN Secretariat from Argentina, Brazil, Ceylon, Czechoslovakia, Ghana, Pakistan, Japan and Jordan “found ‘a sizeable majority of the people’ in favour of joining Malaysia”. This “sealed the creation of Malaysia” even if the Philippines and Indonesia rejected it.

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Judicial Interventions



Malaysia exploited two court judgments to strengthen its case in Sabah – the Makaskie Dictum of 1939 and the 2002 decision of the International Court of Justice in the dispute of Indonesia and Malaysia over the islands of Sipadan and Ligatan off Sabah.



The Makaskie Dictum was the judgment of Chief Justice C.F.C. Makaskie of the High Court of North Borneo in the civil suit filed in 1939 by the late Dayang Dayang Hadji Piandao and eight other heirs of Sultan Jamalul Kiram “for the purpose of collecting the money due to them under the 1878 Grant”. The High Court “upheld the validity of the claim of the heirs”.(Wikipedia: North Borneo Dispute; La Solidaridad: Philippine Claim on Sabah Baseless?)



What validity did the High Court uphold?



According to the “Dictum”, as explained in Sabakini.net that La Solidaridad quoted in “Philippine Claim on Sabah Baseless?”,“The issue before the court was the identity of the heirs of the sultan who were entitled to receive payments after his death.” Evidently, the petitioners were identified as the rightful heirs.



To justify their claim, the heirs presented the English translation by Maxwell and Gibson of the “1878 Grant”. As translated, the “Grant” was “cession instead of lease”. Hence, the Court decided that “the Grant of 1878 was … a permanent cession or sale, and that the money that is to be paid to the heirs is ‘cession money’.”



By this High Court decision, the Sultan of Sulu had ceded or sold North Borneo to the British North Borneo Company; consequently, to Malaysia, the Philippine sovereignty claim over Sabah is baseless.



This position of Malaysia has prevailed despite attestations to the contrary by Overbeck and Dent in their statement before the Royal Colonial Institute on May 12, 1885; and by the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Lord Granville in his letter of January 7, 1883.



An English translation of “The Land Grant of 1878”, posted by J.P. Sakuragi in his blog “Istoryadista” is headed:“Grant by the Sultan of Sulu of a Permanent Lease Covering His Lands and Territories on the Island of Borneo.” Most probably this is the translation by Dr. Henry Otley Beyer of the photocopy of the original lease that former Governor General Francis Burton Harrison furnished Vice President and Foreign Secretary Elpidio Quirino on February 27, 1947.



The International Court of Justice handed down in December 2002 its decision in the sovereignty dispute between Indonesia and Malaysian over the islands of Sipadan and Ligitan. This was 39 years after the Manila Summit when the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaya agreed to submit to the ICJ their disputes.



This decision was, in the least, confusing and intriguing – as the Makaskie Dictum was. The 15-member court upheld Malaysia in the case. But by 14-1 vote, the court rejected the petition to intervene with the assurance that the case was irrelevant to – and would not affect – the Philippine claim over Sabah. Yet, this was not how Malaysians see it.



The Sabah paper Daily Express (15th October 2004) featured a Malaysian historian’s opinion at dialogue with the Sabah Law Association in Kota Kinabalu touching on the Sabah issue:



“Any attempt to settle an international dispute at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague must have the concurrence of both the parties involved. The ICJ will not accept the case if it is done unilaterally as both Malaysia and the Philippines must agree on the matter before it is brought before the World Court.



“Malaysia has not agreed to take the claim to ICJ because Sabah has been recognized as part of Malaysia when the case of Sipadan and Lititan Islands were decided (by the ICJ) in December 2002.(Bold supplied)



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“Furthermore, the United Nations also recognises Malaysia as comprising the Peninsula, Sabah and Sarawak. So if Malaysia were to agree to bring the matter to the World Court, it would mean that we acknowledge the (so-called Sulu Sultan’s) claim.”

The above are examples of the thinking and sentiment prevailing in Sabah. The fact is: Malaysia will not agree to take the Philippine Sabah claim to ICJ despite the Manila Summit agreement.

(Next: Quo Vadis)

(“Comment” is Mr. Patricio P. Diaz’ column for MindaViews, the opinion section of MindaNews.
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apa kan ni?
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apa kan ni!
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pinoys and pinays are stupid. enough said.
lebanese muslim troll, who will you slander next
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Pilipino is still low life and stupid people
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More of the Article from www.betterphils.blogspot.com

Philippines now Offered… "It's More Fun to Learn English in the Philippines"

Philippines ESL (English as a Second Language) Tour Program

What Is the ESL Tour Program?

ESL Tour Program is a tourist activity in which the study of English as a second language forms part of a structured tour package. The study of English becomes more exciting and fun through dynamic and creative ways of learning where participants get to interact, practice and use English more often in real-life settings thru games, outdoor activities, excursions and immersions. Aside from learning the English language, participants get to see the beautiful sceneries of the Philippine countryside and immerse with the local culture.

Why study English in the Philippines?

The Philippines has the following advantages as your alternative destination for the study of English not too far away from your home country:

English is widely spoken in the Philippines. It is used as the business language as well as the medium of instruction in schools and universities. 93.5% of Filipinos can speak and understand English well.

The Philippines offers the same quality English education at a much affordable cost.

The Philippines prides itself with rich natural and cultural resources that fascinate visitors.

What are the Requirements for Foreign ESL Students?

A. Entry Requirements

Visit the Philippine Embassy or Consulate in your country to apply for a tourist visa. For prior information, you may refer to the Philippine website at www.dfa.gov.ph .

Requirements for tourist visa:

Completed application form
Passport size photo
Passport (valid for at least 6 months beyond the maximum stay being applied for )
Return airline ticket
Proof of financial capacity
Waiver of exclusion for minors 14 yrs. old and below
Any other documents as may be required by the consular officer
Visa Fee -$30 (approximate)
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B. Special Study Permit (SSP)

The Philippine Government, through the Bureau of Immigration (BI) requires all foreign tourists who wish to enroll in a non-degree course for less than one (1) year (which include short English courses) to secure a Special Study Permit (SSP) upon arrival in the Philippines.

Requirements for SSP Application

1. Letter of request prepared by the applicant enrollee

2. Affidavit of support prepared by the applicant enrollee or by parent/guarantor duly notarized by an attorney together with a bank certification (with English translation) in dollars and a minimum deposit of $800 (approximate).

-Parent or guarantor stating financial support for the applicant enrollee (for applicant below 18 years old)
-Self support stating the applicant enrollee's financial capacity to shoulder related expenses (for applicants 18 years old and above)
3. Photocopy of passport reflecting the applicant's valid stay

4. Birth Certificate

5. Certificate of Acceptance from the school. Note: The school must be authorized by BI to accept foreign students. A list of BI-authorized schools may be secured from the Philippine Embassy in your country.

6. Any other document as may be required

7. SSP Fee - ₱3,730.00 or $68 USD (approximate)

Procedure for SSP Application:

Prepare all the required documents.

Present documents to your preferred school or Philippine tour operator to check if all documents are in order.

Submit application with supporting documents to the Bureau of Immigration or thru the school or tour operator. SSPs are issued within one (1) week upon application.

C. Visa Extension

Holders of tourist visa are allowed to stay in the country for a maximum of 59 days. Extension may be applied with the Visa Extension Section of the Bureau of Immigration.

Requirements:

Completed application form

Photocopy of photo, data, and latest arrival pages of the passport

Visa extension fee -$ 65 (approximate)

Nationals who enjoy 21-day visa-free stay may apply for another 38-day extension. Visa waiver application fee is $37 (approximate).
How long are the English courses?

The duration of English courses vary depending on the need and/or objective of the student. Modules may range from one (1) week to one (1) month depending on the level of proficiency of students. In 1-week modules, English lessons are conducted daily. Excursions, immersions and other outdoor activities are integrated in the program to provide the students opportunity and conducive venue for practical application of what they learned in the classroom. For 1-month program, overnight out-of-town tours are arranged during weekends. In-depth English courses for more than a month can be arranged by the schools.

What are the costs?

Costs of English courses are dependent on the duration of the course, number of enrollees, type of instruction (group or one-on-one basis) and facilities/amenities provided by the school. Refer to Inventory of DOT-ESL Partner English Training Centers (see link below) for indicative fees.

Where do I get more information about ESL tours offered in the Philippines? How do I avail of these packages?

For information about ESL tours, please refer to the Inventory of DOT-ESL Partner English Training Centers (see link below) or contact any of the English training centers.

For other information on the Philippines ESL Tour Program, please send e-mail to:

E-mail: ESL@phrepublic.org / rm_tizon@yahoo.com
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More news to digest from: www.betterphils.blogspot.com

The Philippines is the only country in the world for which the International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic growth forecast for 2012, according to visiting IMF managing director Christine Lagarde.

Compared with the once-powerhouse economies of Europe and the United States, which are now struggling, the Philippines is on the road to maintaining an average growth rate of 5 percent next year, Lagarde told a press briefing in Malacańang on Friday.

"I congratulated the Filipino authorities for their excellent economic stewardship during difficult times. In the last decade, the Philippines managed to have an average growth of about 5 percent," said Lagarde, who met earlier with Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

"And you will be interested to know that this year, 2012, at a very difficult time because of the financial crisis in other parts of the world, the Philippines is probably the only country in which we have increased the growth forecast as opposed to other places in the world where we actually decreased our forecast," said Lagarde, the first woman to head the IMF and who was recently named by Forbes magazine as the 8th most powerful woman in the world.

The Aquino administration has set a growth target of between 5 and 6 percent this year, 6 and 7 percent in 2013, and at least 7 percent in the succeeding years.

Lagarde said she knew that growth in 2012 would be "way in excess of five percent" even as the IMF looked forward to the country's growth rate for 2013 being in the range of 5 percent as well.

Lagarde is the second important international leader to make optimistic projections about the Philippines' economic future. Last week, visiting Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's made the bullish prediction to President Aquino that the Philippines was "an emerging Asian tiger."

Australia earlier made a similar observation, with the Australian business establishment led by the Asia Society Australia telling the President during the latter's state visit there last month that the Philippines was now "the fastest-growing economy in Asia."

Good policy mix

Lagarde described as "excellent" the manner by which the Philippine economy is being managed, citing the country's respectable growth, benign inflation and stable financial sector in the wake of a crisis gripping many industrialized countries.

"Thanks to these good policies and reforms, the Philippines has become a vibrant emerging market that is approaching investment-grade status," she said.

Lagarde said there was a good mix of fiscal and monetary policies in the Philippines.

This is partly the reason why the country has managed to grow by a decent pace so far this year despite global economic problems, she said.

"Fiscal policy" refers to the ways by which the government, through the finance and budget departments, collects and spends revenues, and manages its overall finances. "Monetary policy" refers to the manner by which the central bank manages liquidity within the economy to help ensure inflation—the increase in consumer prices—stay within manageable levels and financial markets remain stable.

In the first semester, the Philippine economy grew by 6.1 percent from a year ago, while inflation averaged 3.2 percent in the first 10 months, well within the 3- to 5-percent target for the year.

The Philippine growth performance is considered very favorable, especially in the light of the contraction suffered by advanced economies, including those in the Euro zone and Japan.
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kau kali yang low life
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Hjh Maria wrote:
kau kali yang low life
Cross dresser, he-she, pedo. Which one are you?
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Maria is the name of my girlfriend. She is very nice, caring and most of all she does not cuss at all. She is very intelligent and always have answers on everything from social, political, economic issues. World current events is very important to me and she understand that and so she starts researching on everything that interests me.
In short, wasting someones time is a low life on the one who says it.
Anyways, the Federal States of the Philippines will be catapulted to what was she was once before. The signs are already obvious given the changes being put in place by the current government and for sure the next government will continue what was started.
Read more about the Federal States of the Philippines in: www.betterphils.blogspot.com
dont u have better thing to do? what is ur objective to post this crappp?
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i AM A BRUNEIAN CHINESE, i am not a mainlan china chinese!!!!! dont u see the diffrent ?????
We Bruneian chinese controls the economy in Brunei - if we go back china ...Malay gonna eat what??? u want malays to eat grass!!!!!! Malays need us and we need Mlaya land but we do not need evil piLIPINOES WHO WILL BRING SEXX CRIMES DRUGSS AND MURDER TO BRUNEI!!!!
Brunei only need Malays and Brunei Chinese. We Bruneian chinese are patner with Brunei Malay society and we do many many good in Brunei.
For yr Information my mother is chinese but my father is half chinese and half Malays also because my grandmother is married to a Pengiran-Pengiran(high Malays Royal titles).
So u stupid whoreee pilipinoes u can work in brunei providedu take low jobs and DO NTO TRY TO TAKE OVER BUISNESS FROM BRUNEIAN CHINESE !!!!! mALAYS will get angry n push u otu of Brunei if u dont respect us !!!!!stupiddd fuvvcckkk pilipino !!!!
Why do you hate filipinoes so much?...i guess theres only 1 conclusion to this THEY RAPED YOUR S XD
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dont u have better thing to do? what is ur objective to post this crappp?
It seems that you lost your self respect. Whatever you say or do, your demeanor in dealing with others, will reflect on you as a person. It's like if someone was cornered because he lost the argument, he wanna hang on by grabbing or saying anything he could just to stay afloat or defend himself. It's like preserving someones dignity. A Chinese like you does not have a self respect for you are in the Bruneian land and expect us to recognize you as a Chinese Bruneian. No Malay will ever recognize a Chinese in the Malay archipelago, even if they control Bruneian economy.

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