The theme of the Philippines’ nutrition month for 2014 is “Kalamidad Paghandaan: Gutom at Malnutrition Agapan!” When translated into English, this means: “Prepare for Disasters: Prevent Hunger and Malnutrition.” The them... More »

The Nutrition Month in the Philippines is in June every year. This is pursuant to the Nutrition Act of the Philippines that was signed on June 25, 1974.The National Nutrition Council (NNC) leads the launching of the cele... More »

Economic problems in the Philippines include high unemployment and the concentration of wealth in a small number of wealthy families. Although the Philippine economy grew substantially in the early 2010s, lingering pover... More »

Some of the most famous gymnasts from the Philippines include Bea Lucero-Lhuillier and Danica Calapatan. Both have won medals for their performances. More »

The Philippines is a country that gained full independence from the United States in 1946. The country is located in the Pacific Ocean to the east of Vietnam. The Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands, but the maj... More »

The average high temperature for the Philippines is approximately 79.9 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low is only 77.9 degrees. Rainfall decreases in the cooler months, going from around a quarter of an inch in Ja... More »

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The Philippines closest neighboring countries are Taiwan to the north and Malaysia to the south. Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos are west of the country, while the eastern Philippines' closest neighbors are Palau and the Mari... More »