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 »

The Philippine Islands are located between the equator and the Tropic of Cancer in the Northern Hemisphere. Comprised of over 7,100 islands, the archipelago is situated just off the coast of Southeast Asia and is surroun... More »

Some common poverty problems in the Philippines include high unemployment, low wages and inadequate economic growth. The parts of the economy that experience growth do not benefit the poor, rural population. More »

Countries that are near the Philippines are primarily Taiwan and China to the north and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south. Because the Philippines is located on an island group, it has no countries that directly border... More »

Dozens of countries are located around the Pacific Rim, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, New Zealand, Australia... More »

The Kingdom of Thailand is bordered by four countries: Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia and Myanmar. Thailand is bordered by the Gulf of Thailand in the south and in the Andaman Sea in the west. 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 »