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The Business Guide to the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 272

The Business Guide to the Philippines

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1998
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  • Publisher: Routledge

The Business Guides are aimed at business people requiring an accurate and up-to-date guide to how business is orfganised and regulated in Asia. Business Guides aim to cover : *negociation preparation *foreign trade *Customs *business law *financing *marketing and distribution *taxation *intellectual property *foreign investment *economic conditions and trends The Business Guide to the Philippines, part of the Business Guide to Asia Series, provides detailed information on setting up and running business ventures in the Philippines. All contributors are experts and specialists in their fields, providing you with an unparalleled wealth of insider knowledge. Each chapter is packed with the kind of information and advice usually available only to elite clients with large budgets for outside consultants. Business Guides will include th following countries: *Japan *Malaysia *Hong Kong *India *Thailand *Korea *Indonesia *China * Singapore *Taiwan *Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia Detailed technical information normally only available from consultants Information about the Philippines is very difficult to find

Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 370

Whither the Philippines in the 21st Century?

Examines contradictory economic and political trends occurring in the Philippines in order to gain a sense of the country's prospects.

Basques in the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 183

Basques in the Philippines

The Basques, one of Spain's most distinct ethnic minorities, played a remarkably influential role in the creation and maintenance of Spain's vast colonial empire, including the Philippines. Basques were members of the Magellan expedition that discovered the Philippines in 1521, and a Basque-led expedition subsequently laid the foundation for Spain's conquest and pacitication of the archipelago. Despite the small population of their native provinces, the Basques' unique skills as shipbuilders, navigators, businessmen, and scribes; their evangelical zeal; and their ethnic cohesion and work-oriented culture made them well suited to serve as explorers, colonial administrators, missionaries, sett...

Insurrecto
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

Insurrecto

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-11-13
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  • Publisher: Soho Press

Histories and personalities collide in this literary tour-de-force about the Philippines’ present and America’s past by the PEN Open Book Award–winning author of Gun Dealers’ Daughter. Two women, a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, go on a road trip in Duterte’s Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the Philippine-American War. Chiara is working on a film about an incident in Balangiga, Samar, in 1901, when Filipino revolutionaries attacked an American garrison, and in retaliation American soldiers created “a howling wilderness” of the surrounding countryside. Magsalin reads Chiara’s film script and writes...

Independent Music and Digital Technology in the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 244

Independent Music and Digital Technology in the Philippines

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-04-21
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Since the turn of the century, the impact of digital technologies on the promotion, production and distribution of music in the Philippines has both enabled and necessitated an increase in independent musical practices. In the first in-depth investigation into the independent music scene in the Philippines, Monika E. Schoop exposes and portrays the as yet unexplored restructurings of the Philippine music industries, showing that digital technologies have played an ambivalent role in these developments. While they have given rise to new levels of piracy, they have also offered unprecedented opportunities for artists. The near collapse of the transnational recording industry in the Philippines...

A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 369

A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines

'... it is hoped that this book will 'Kick-start' interest in the Philippine's birds, both at home and abroad, before it is too late' Birding World

The Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

The Philippines

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A unique, revealing look at the history and contemporary culture of the Philippine Islands and their multicultural and foreign-influenced facets. * An etiquette section that discusses respect and levels of interaction, first names and surnames, titles of respect, and core values versus surface values * Twelve photographs of noteworthy figures such as physician and novelist Jose Rizal, nationalist Andres Bonifacio, and other Filipino heroes

Culture Shock! Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 270

Culture Shock! Philippines

Whether you're conducting business, traveling for pleasure, or even relocating abroad, one mistake with customs or etiquette can leave a bad taste in everyone's mouth. International travelers, now more than ever, are not just individuals from the United States, but ambassadors and impression makers for the country as a whole. Newly updated, redesigned, and resized for maximum shelf appeal for travelers of all ages, Culture Shock! country and city guides make up the most complete reference series for customs and etiquette you can find. These are not just travel guides; they are guides for a way of life.

Militant Labor in the Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 244

Militant Labor in the Philippines

Using extensive interviews and first-hand observations, West traces the KMU's rise and eventual fragmentation in a time of economic and political crisis.

Philippines
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 492

Philippines

Complemented by easy-to use, reliable maps, helpful recommendations, authoritative background information, and up-to-date coverage of things to see and do, these popular travel guides cover in detail countries, regions, and cities around the world for travelers of every budget, along with extensive itineraries, maps with cross-referencing to the text, "Top 10" and "Top 5" lists, and other practical features.