Country Profile: The Philippines


Subject:
Regions of the World , Country Studies by Continent , Country Studies , Asia

Description:
This news site provides an overview of the Philippines, a country "mountainous and prone to earthquakes and eruptions from around 20 active volcanoes. It is often buffeted by typhoons and other storms." Includes a brief history, profile of leaders, timeline of key events, and description of local media. Features news stories, background on political issues, and links to related websites. From the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

Publisher:
BBC News

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1262783.stm


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