Introducing the population, average age, and area characteristics of the Philippines. Also overview of main areas such as the capital city Manila, and Cebu.

Philippines Overview

Located in Southeast Asia the Philippines have a great geographical benefit for international business

The Philippines is the third largest English speaking country in the world

  • The third largest English speaking country after the United States of America and England.
  • The best thing that attracts foreign investors is the fact that the court documents in the country is done in English which eliminates the need for translation.
  • Minimal English knowledge is enough to be able to communicate.

Philippine Area Introduction

Makati

Makati City is located in the southeastern part of the capital city Metro Manila. It is a central city for business, with lined up skyscrapers. Surroundings of Ayala Station, like Ayala Avenue and Ayala Center are the center area of Makati.

BGC

High street style shopping environment. High-rise modern condominiums and office buildings, shopping malls, fashionable cafe or restaurants everything is found right at your doorstep.

Manila

Manila officially the City of Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It is a historic city that fuses western and oriental culture with the beautiful buildings of Manila Bay known as the “Pearl of the East”, the San Agustin Church of World Heritage Site, and the historic buildings of the Spanish rule.

Cebu

Cebu is the second-largest economic city after Manila. It has a longer history and is the first colonial city in the Philippines.
Cebu is a popular area for tourist resorts and English learning foreign students, the BPO industry is flourishing and companies all over the world are expanding into Cebu as well.

Metro Manila area map

Cebu area map

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