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Philippines Economy

Economy Industry According to ebizdir, in a regional comparison, the Philippines only made the transition from import-substituting to export-oriented industrialization with some delay. The export of industrial products is mainly driven by the electronics and semiconductor industries. However, these are mainly outsourced, labor-intensive manufacturing steps by foreign companies. State-supervised export production zones, usually supported by… Read More »

Cities in Philippines

Cagayan de Oro Cagayan de Oro, port city on the north coast of Mindanao, Philippines, (2015) 676,000 residents (in the metropolitan area 716,100 residents). Archbishopric; University; Center of copra cultivation, extensive industrial facilities under construction; international Airport. Angeles Angeles [ a ŋ xeles, Spanish], city in the rice plains of Central Luzon, Philippines, 90 km… Read More »

Mindanao, Philippines

Mindanao, southernmost, with 94 630 km 2 the second largest island of the Philippines, (2015) 24.1 million residents. National nature: Mindanao has predominantly highland and mountain character; more extensive plains are only the Agusantal in the northeast and the plain of Cotabato in the west. With the exception of the Davao area, the coastlines are… Read More »

Luzon, Philippines

Luzon [lu s ɔ n, Spanish lu.theta ɔ n], largest, most populous and most economically important island in the Philippines. With 104 688 km 2, Luzon comprises 35% of the Philippine land area and with around 57.5 million residents, more than half of the total population. National nature: From northwest to southeast Luzon extends over… Read More »

The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Part II

The government and the president of Montenegro rejected the election result as invalid and initially refused to recognize Koštunica as the legitimate president of Yugoslavia. After lengthy preliminary talks, however, on November 4, the new cabinet formed by Koštunica after the resignation of Prime Minister Momir Bulatović (SPS; October 10) under Prime Minister Zoran Žižić… Read More »

The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Part I

After the collapse of Yugoslavia, which was established under socialist auspices in 1945/46, Serbia and Montenegro agreed on February 12, 1992 in the Titograd Agreement (now Podgorica) to form a new Yugoslav state (approved by the parliaments of both republics on February 22, 1992; confirmed in a referendum on March 1, 1992 in Montenegro). With… Read More »

Charles University Prague

Charles University in Prague, first university in the Holy Roman Empire; was founded in 1348 by Charles IV. When King Wenceslas IV changed the constitution of the university in favor of the Bohemian nation in 1409 (Kuttenberg decree), this led to the departure of the masters and scholars of other nationalities (and, among other things,… Read More »

Prague Politics, Economy and History

Prague, Czech Praha, capital of the Czech Republic, on the Vltava, with (2019) 1.3 million residents the largest city in the country. Prague lies 176–391 m above sea level, in a wide basin (Prague Basin) on both sides of the Vltava, which flows through the city over a length of 28 km, in the middle… Read More »