The Philippines (officially known as the Republic of the Philippines), is an island country located in Southeast Asia with Manila as its capital city. The Philippines comprises 7,107 islands in the western Pacific Ocean, sharing maritime borders with Indonesia, Malaysia, Palau, the People's Republic of China, and Vietnam. The Philippines is the world's 12th most populous country with a population of about 90 million people.
The Three Major Islands: The Philippines is composed by three major islands: Luzon - the biggest, Visayas - the middle part which is composed of smaller islands, and Mindanao - the southernmost second biggest and widely populated by Moslems. It was historically known that the Moslems, along with the Chinese and the Malays, were one of those people who came earlier than the Spaniards.
|Clean Up the World weekend 2010: Scouts from the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Association will work to rehabilitate a protected mangrove site. Senior Scouts of Jose J. Leido Jr., based in the Philippine city of Calapan, will lead volunteers in an activity they hope will "bring back the earth to a condition conducive to everyone". |
|1076 cities and municipalities turned their lights off during Earth Hour in the Philippines, April 6 |
- Philippines: Helping flood victims through social media, September 28  Social networking sites and services like Facebook and Twitter were also flooded with news accounts, reports, photos and videos of Ondoy's aftermath. The stream of information soon became a “hub” for coordinating rescue and relief efforts for those who had access to the internet. topic
|See sustainable projects in Philippines at Appropedia .|
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