philippines vs filipinos : Common Errors in English

About philippines vs filipinos

The people of the Philippines are called “Filipinos.” Don’t switch theinitial letters of these two words.

philippines Meaning(s)

  • (n) a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
  • (n) an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands

philippines in News

  1. Philippines Holds Policy Rate as Capital Outflows Buffet Stocks

    The Philippines held its benchmark interest rate and refrained from adding to cuts on its special deposit accounts as Southeast Asia battles capital outflows that have driven down stocks and currencies.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Bloomberg

  2. Philippines files racism complaint against HK fans

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine Football Federation has asked FIFA to investigate allegations that Filipino supporters and players were subject to racist abuse during last week's friendly in Hong Kong, officials said Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

  3. Philippines vows to defend territory, sovereignty

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed Wednesday his country will not back down from any challenge to its sovereignty and territory amid a sea dispute with China.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

filipinos in News

  1. Local Measure 'Starbucks' Social Index finds Filipinos are the second most active on social media, nearly twice as ...

    Local Measure surveys social media conversations at 60 Starbucks stores across Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and USA SINGAPORE, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Filipinos are the ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. World War II LST Threatens China

    June 12, 2013: The Philippines is fighting an unequal battle with China over conflicting claims to the Spratly Islands. Although closer to the Philippines than China, the Chinese have a much more aggressive style and far more military assets. But the Filipinos do the best with that they’ve got.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Strategy Page

  3. Filipinos Need to Stand Up For Immigration Reform - Vargas

    WESTWOOD-- Acclaimed journalist and spokesperson for undocumented peoples Jose Antonio Vargas said the voices of Filipinos are missing in the comprehensive immigration reform debate and it’s time to be heard.“Is the Filipino-American community as awake as they should be when it...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: New America Media

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