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University Of The Philippines
The University of the Philippines
Philippines
(UP; Filipino: Unibersidad ng Pilipinas or Pamantasan ng Pilipinas)[10] is a state university system in the Philippines. Founded by the American colonial government on June 18, 1908, it was originally a university conceived for the Filipinos.[11] Act No. 1870 of the 1st Philippine Legislature
1st Philippine Legislature
was signed to establish UP to provide "advanced instruction in literature, philosophy, the sciences and arts, and to give professional and technical training" to eligible students regardless of "age, sex, nationality, religious belief and political affiliation".[12] UP has institutional autonomy as the country's national university as mandated by Republic Act No. 9500 (UP Charter of 2008).[13][14] The University of the Philippines
Philippines
has 8 constituent universities (CUs), and 4 basic education schools located in 15 campuses across the country
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National Artist Of The Philippines
National Artists of the Philippines
Philippines
(Filipino: Pambansang Alagad ng Sining ng Pilipinas) is an order bestowed by the Philippines
Philippines
on Filipinos who have made significant contributions to the development of Philippine art. Originally instituted as an Award, it was elevated to the status of Order in 2003.[1] The Order is administered by the Cultural Center of the Philippines
Philippines
by virtue of President Ferdinand Marcos's Proclamation № 1001 of April 2, 1972 and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts
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Quiapo, Manila
Quiapo is a district of Manila, Philippines. It derives its name from the water cabbage (Pistia stratiotes), which is named quiapo or kiapo in the Tagalog language. Referred to as the "Old Downtown of Manila", Quiapo is home to the Quiapo Church, where the feast of the Black Nazarene is held with millions of people attending annually. Quiapo has also made a name for itself as a place for marketplace bargain hunting. Plaza Miranda, in the heart of the Quiapo district, is a town square named after Jose Sandino y Miranda, who served as secretary of the treasury of the Philippines
Philippines
from 1853 to 1863.[2] It is located in front of the Quiapo Church, and has become a popular site of political rallies. On August 21, 1971, while the Liberal Party held their miting de avance in the plaza, a bomb exploded, killing nine and injuring almost 100 civilians. The Quiapo district is also home to a sizable Muslim population in Manila
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National Scientist Of The Philippines
The rank and title of National Scientist
Scientist
of the Philippines
Philippines
(Filipino: Pambansang Alagad ng Agham ng Pilipinas) or the Order of National Scientists is the highest award accorded to Filipino scientists by the Philippine government. The award was created on December 16, 1976 by President Ferdinand Marcos through Presidential Decree Nos. 1003 and 1003-A, which also created the National Academy of Science and Technology
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List Of Presidents Of The Philippines
Under the present Constitution of the Philippines, the President of the Philippines (Filipino: Pangulo ng Pilipinas) is both the head of state and the head of government, and serves as the commander-in-chief of the country's armed forces.[4] The President is directly elected by qualified voters of the population to a six-year term and must be "a natural-born citizen of the Philippines, a registered voter, able to read and write, at least forty years of age on the day of the election, and a resident of the Philippines for at least ten years immediately preceding such election". Any person who has served as president for more than four years is barred from running for the position again. Upon an incumbent president's death, permanent disability, resignation, or removal from office, the Vice President assumes the post.[5] Sixteen people have been sworn into office as president
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Ramon Magsaysay Award
The Ramon Magsaysay
Ramon Magsaysay
Award is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society.[1][2] The prize was established in April 1957 by the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund based in New York City with the concurrence of the Philippine government.Contents1 Overview 2 History 3 Awardees 4 Notes 5 Further reading 6 External linksOverview[edit] It is named after Ramon Magsaysay, the seventh President of the Philippines. The Ramon Magsaysay
Ramon Magsaysay
Award Foundation gives the prize to Asian individuals achieving excellence in their respective fields
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Senate Of The Philippines
Majority bloc (17):     PDP-Laban
PDP-Laban
(3)      NPC (3)      Liberal (2)      UNA (2)      LDP (1)      Nacionalista (1)      PMP (1)      Independent (4)Minority bloc (6):     Liberal (4)      Akbayan
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Quacquarelli Symonds
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) is a British company specialising in education. [1] The company was founded in 1990 [2] by Nunzio Quacquarelli.[3] History[edit] The company was founded between 1988 and 1990 as a student initiative whilst Nunzio Quacquarelli was completing his MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. It held its first World MBA Tour in 1995. It provided its first QS Top MBA listing in 1996. This listing ranks the top business schools in the world. A career program, called the QS Career Forums was launched in 2002
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QS World University Rankings
QS World University Rankings
QS World University Rankings
is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Previously known as Times Higher Education–QS World University Rankings, the publisher had collaborated with Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education
magazine (THE) to publish its international league tables from 2004 to 2009 before both started to announce their own versions
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1st Philippine Legislature
SenateSenate President Aquilino Pimentel IIIHouse of RepresentativesSpeaker Pantaleon AlvarezDistricts Party-list representationLocal legislaturesARMM Regional Legislative Assembly Provinces Cities Municipalities BarangaysExecutivePresident of the PhilippinesRodrigo DuterteVice President of the PhilippinesLeni RobredoCabinet Executive departments Local governmentJudiciarySupreme CourtChief Justice Maria Lourdes SerenoCourt of Appeals Court of Tax Appeals Sandiganbayan Ombudsman Regional Trial Courts Barangay
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Filipinos
Filipinos
Filipinos
(Filipino: Mga Filipino) are the people who are native to, or identified with the country of the Philippines. Filipinos
Filipinos
come from various ethnolinguistic groups. Currently, there are more than 175 ethnolinguistic groups, each with its own language, identity, culture and history. The modern Filipino identity, with its Austronesian roots, was developed in conjunction with Spanish, Chinese and American influences. The Philippines
Philippines
was a Spanish colony for 333 years, setting a foundation for contemporary Filipino culture
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Insular Government
The Insular Government of the Philippine Islands[1] was a territorial government of the United States that was established in 1901 and was dissolved in 1935. The Insular Government was preceded by the United States Military Government of the Philippine Islands and was followed by the Commonwealth of the Philippines. The Philippines were acquired by the United States in 1898 as a result of the Spanish–American War. In 1902, the United States Congress passed the Philippine Organic Act, which organized the government and served as its basic law. This act provided for a governor-general appointed by the president of the United States, as well as a bicameral Philippine Legislature with the appointed Philippine Commission as the upper house and a fully elected, fully Filipino elected lower house, the Philippine Assembly. The term "insular" refers to the fact that the government operated under the authority of the U.S. Bureau of Insular Affairs
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School Colors
In the United States, school colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. Most schools have two colors, which are usually chosen to avoid conflicts with other schools[1] with which the school competes in sports and other activities. The colors are often worn to build morale among the teachers and pupils, and as an expression of school spirit.[2] School
School
colors are often found in pairs and rarely no more than trios, though some professional teams use up to four colors in a set. The choice of colors usually follows the rule of tincture from heraldry, but exceptions to this rule are known. Common primary colors include orange, purple, blue, red, and green. These colors are either paired with a color representing a metal (often black, brown, gray (or silver), white, or gold), or occasionally each other, such as orange/blue, red/green, or blue/yellow
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Athletic Nickname
The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States
United States
is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. Typically as a matter of engendering school spirit, the institution either officially or unofficially uses this moniker of the institution's athletic teams also as a nickname to refer to people associated with the institution, especially its current students, but also often its alumni, its faculty, and its administration as well. This practice at the university and college tertiary higher-education level has proven so popular that it extended to the high school secondary-education level in the United States
United States
and in recent years even to the primary-education level as well
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Postgraduate Education
Postgraduate
Postgraduate
education, or graduate education in North America, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education. In North America, this level is generally referred to as graduate school (or sometimes colloquially as grad school). The organization and structure of postgraduate education varies in different countries, as well as in different institutions within countries
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United States Dollar
 United States  East Timor[2][Note 1]  Ecuador[3][Note 2]  El Salvador[4]  Federated States of Micronesia  Marshall Islands  Palau  Panama[Note 3]  Zimbabwe[Note 4]3 non-U.S
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