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    History Of Metro Manila

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    Metro Manila is also known, as Metropolitan Manila is the national capital region of the Philippine. Metro Manila is an area where many tourists visit with their Mall of Asia and other tourist attraction. Metro Manila is the largest urban city in the Philippines with Americanize materials. In the Metro Manila filmed by Sean Ellis, it touched base on a poor man named Oscar Ramirez and his family who struggle to make a living in Banaue Province, Philippines and moved to Manila for a better life for him and his family. Oscar Ramirez was a hard working farmer who tried his best to help his family to survive. Despite being poor, he tried his best to help his family and moved to Manila for a better life for his family. During Oscar’s travel to Manila,…

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    Over the past years, traffic congestion has become a serious problem in Metro Manila, specifically the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). This results in loss of travel time, and huge economic and societal costs. "Traffic in the capital and its surroundings is already costing the country about P3 billion ($64 million) a day, or about 0.8% of gross domestic product, according to government figures" (Presse, 2016). The demand for transportation infrastracture has increased because they asociate…

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    1. Did Rizal supported the 1896 Philippine Revolution of bonifacio? Why or why not? - I don’t think he did. If I were to tell based on what I understand in his point of view, he don’t want Filipinos to revolt yet, because he knew that this will not succeed. But on the other hand, I think that he supported it on his own ways. He wanted Filipinos to be free, one of the reason why he build the group “La liga Filipina, it’s because he wanted too, to revolt but I think he is still waiting for the…

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    This may appear to be a minor issue in America, but in Metro-Manila, the central city of the Philippines, the traffic is unbelievably horrendous: crowdedness of all types of vehicles, narrowed structure of the streets, and the great lack of discipline from the drivers. What makes matters worse is that the city of Manila is heavily overpopulated. Due to the fact that Philippines is a tropical nation, there are reoccurring rain storms and hurricanes that cause floods within the city. This is a…

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    Becoming An Immigrant

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    The rumors are true about us, we eat dogs. Obviously not in America, but my family in the Philippines do. I grew up with my grandparents in the same house as my parents because in the Philippines the eldest son takes the grandparents in when they can no longer live by themselves. I always knew that I was not fully American when my American friends didn’t understand they had to take their shoes off at the door or why there was left-overs in a cookie container. We also keep every grocery bag for…

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    ISANG TIKBALANG KA LANG: A CRITIQUE PAPER By: Izelle Josef Li of ABM 11 This paper critiques the short story, titled “Isang Tikbalang Ka Lang,” from the book “Wag Lang Di Makaraos” by Filipino writer, Eros S. Atalia. Atalia grew up in Cavite City. He got his Bachelor’s Degree on Secondary Education major in Filipino at the Philippine Normal University in 1996 and got his Master’s Degree on Arts in Language and Literature at De La Salle University – Manila in 2008. His poem “Maririing Tusok…

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    Philippines rich, clean and safe. We all know the Cıty of Davao is what they have today. Who was the leader on that city? No other than Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, his platform that we all know that it will have changes and it can help us to improve our country. Examples, explanations, authority’s opinions, statistics to clarify the topic sentence According to Rig Man (2015), Many Filipinos want to experience a Davao-like country. We all know there are also Filipinos who want to experience a…

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    *A major outcome of U.S imperialism in the 19th century was that it provided stability towards uncivilized countries (such as granting independence.) Take for instance the Philippines, which was acquired after the Spanish-American War in 1898. During that time, the Philippines was under Spanish rule, which ultimately called for their full sovereignty. On August 1898, US troops defeated the Spanish, as a result Spain gave the Philippines to the United States in exchange for $20 million under the…

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    a Looking into the Preface or the introductory section of the book, what was/were the author's objective/s in writing the book and did he achieve that/those objective/s? The objective of William Henry Scott in writing the book was to answer the question: What did the Spaniards actually say about the Filipino People when they first met them? This question led him to provide answers and details about the recurring systems on the Philippine culture before the colonial period that will surely give…

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    To begin with, life in the Philippines is just easy, simple, and no rush. Families and friends are always around to help, to comfort, and to guide me when I feel lost. The people are friendly and warm, known to be “smiling people” even in times of calamities, as seen on the news. Also, the buzzing mass transportations such as tricycles, jeepneys, buses, taxis, and trains are accessible to the public. Nonetheless, as a typical Filipino I aspired to live in the land of milk and honey, where…

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