Corazon Aquino

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  • Corazon Aquino 's Presidential Election

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    government.” It can be accurately inferred that if something is justified, it holds a reasoning that respects the individual rights of the people. Various methods of justification are expressed through Corazon Aquino’s rise to presidency. This can be explored with the following question: to what extent was Corazon Aquino’s presidential election in the Philippines justified by former president Ferdinand Marcos’ actions as leader? History is a complex concept that needs to be broken-down in order to be fully

  • Jose Rizal Biography and Family Tree Chart

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    fraud. Marcos, ruling by decree, curtailed press freedom and other civil liberties; closed down Congress and media establishments; and ordered the arrest of opposition leaders and militant activists, including his staunchest critics Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. and Senator Jose Diokno. Initially, the declaration of martial law was well received, given the social turmoil the Philippines was experiencing. Crime rates plunged dramatically after a curfew was implemented. Political opponents were given the

  • Philippine Government

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    in economic growth and development under Marcos. The assassination of opposition leader Benigno (Ninoy) Aquino upon his return to the Philippines in 1983, after a long period of exile, coalesced popular dissatisfaction with Marcos and set in motion a succession of events that culminated in a snap presidential election in February 1986. The opposition united under Aquino's widow, Corazon Aquino, and Salvador Laurel, head of the United Nationalist Democratic Organization (UNIDO). The election was marred

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Death Penalty In The Philippines

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    Death Penalty should be implemented again here in the Philippines ​People have different opinions and ideas regarding the issue on death penalty. In fact, this death penalty is still a debatable issue and requires the opinions of people, researchers, and experts. Mostly people may say that they are not in favor of this penalty for it is cruel. People may say that death penalty may not be a possible solution for the crimes and injustices happening around us. But, people got wrong with this idea, with

  • Martial Law In The Philippines

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    Martial law in the Philippines or Batas Militar sa Pilipinas is when the Philippine head of state places an area under the control of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Martial law is declared either when there is near-violent civil unrest or in cases of major natural disasters. Typically, the imposition of martial law accompanies curfews, the suspension of civil law, civil rights, habeas corpus, and the application or extension of military law or military justice to civilians. Civilians defying

  • The Philippine Economy

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    The Economy of the Philippines is the 43rd largest in the world; according to 2011 World Bank statistics and it is also one of the emerging markets in the world; according to the CIA Fact book, the estimated 2011 GDP (purchasing power parity) was 391.1 billion. Goldman Sachs estimates that by the year 2050, it will be the 14th largest economy in the world; Goldman Sachs also included the Philippines in its list of the Next Eleven economies. HSBC projects the Philippine economy to become the 16th

  • Philippines East Asian Economic Miracle

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    Philippines East Asian Miracle From the 1960’s through the 1990’s, during what is referred to as the East Asian economic miracle period, several East Asian economies experienced unexpected high growth that was sustained for more than 20 years. The Philippines had great potential early on to become a developed country, due to an abundance of natural resources, a special relationship with the United States, a high literacy rate, a high domestic savings rate, and a promising manufacturing sector Leipzeger

  • The Constitution of the Philippines

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    of the Philippines (Filipino: Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas), Popularly known as the 1987 Constitution, is the constitution or the supreme law of the Republic of the Philippines. It was enacted in 1987, during the administration of President Corazon C. Aquino.[1] Philippine constitutional law experts recognize three other previous constitutions as having effectively governed the country — the 1935Commonwealth Constitution, the 1973 Constitution, and the 1986 Freedom Constitution.[2][3] Two further

  • Pros And Cons Of Bangsamoro

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    MNLF-OIC-GRP Jakarta Peace Agreements, including the implementation of the Tripoli Agreement. The Southern Philippines Council for Peace and Development (SPCPD) was without budgetary and political empowerment. In similar vein, the Estrada, Arroyo and Aquino III government totally ignored the correct and complete implementation of the September 2, 1996 MNLF-OIC-GRP Jakarta Peace Agreements. It only shows that the past governments did not keep their words. They only did agree on the agreements but has

  • The Manila Metropolitan Are The Center Of Employment Opportunities

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    both professionals and unskilled workers. Determined to create jobs here at home and to ensure that Filipinos need not leave their families to go abroad to work, former President Benigno Aquino III, issued a 22-point platform and policy implemented by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). President Aquino also wanted to ensure that the country’s labor policies were aligned with international treaties and international labor conventions to effectively protect the rights of workers, especially