Preparation For Contract Negotiations At The Philippines

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TO: Jenna Harrington
FROM: Luigi Vittatoe
DATE: March 25, 2016
SUBJECT: Preparation for Contract Negotiations in the Philippines
The purpose of this memo is to inform you that next month you will be visiting the capital city of Manila in the Philippines to represent this highly esteemed organization. As such, this memo is intended to help you in your preparation for the series of preliminary contract negotiation sessions in the foreign country.
Philippines is an Asian country in South East Asia made up of a series of islands, totaling to approximately 7641, in the Western Pacific Ocean. The country has a population of approximately 102, 250, 000 inhabitants as of June 2015 (Schweitzer & ‎Alexander, 2015). Manila, the capital city, has extensive commercial activities and the Filipino government’s judicial and executive branches are located there. Besides, the city is considered to be one of the leading global cities. The national language in the Philippines is Filipino but English is the official language. Additionally, there are 182 ethnic languages spoken in the country. Majority of the Philippines are Christians and the dominant religion is Roman Catholicism with 83% of the people belonging to the Roman Catholic faith. Approximately 6% of the population belong to several nationalized Christian cults, 4 % are Muslims and 2% identify with more than 100 protestant denominations.
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The Philippines has a wide range of geographical…

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