Wendy asked in TravelAsia PacificPhilippines · 1 decade ago

what's the philippines best known for?

i forgot =( Was it part of the Spice Islands or was it just Indonesia? What was it best known for? And what items would represent it well? (for example a shamrock could represent the Irish)

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    The Pearl of the Orient.

  • 1 decade ago

    Bananas from the Philippines are well known in the country where I am at present. The brand? Del Monte.

    Next are the yellow mangoes.

    Last are the jeepneys. The multicolored ones with so many impressive painting in its body. Foreigners are amused by the sight of these.

  • 1 decade ago

    The Jeepney definitely!

    Source(s): wikipedia.org
  • 36
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    if the shamrock or cloverleaf represents the irish,

    then maybe the national flower sampaguita (jasmine) is for the Philippines

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Philippine "Balisong" and the Manila hemp, folder and envelope.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    shamrock for the irish, sampaguita for the filipinos. pub for the irish, beer garden for the filipinos. we are part of southeast asia.

  • 1 decade ago

    -the yellow revolution

    -boxing superstars

    -seamen

    -nurses

    -white house top executive chef

    -ice cream in a bun

    -irri (international rice research institute)

    -world famous Philippine eagle

    -talented singers

    -jeepneys / tricycle / owner type jeeps

  • 1 decade ago

    natural resources: the vast lands, arable and forestlands, oil deposits, sea products like pearls, and shells.

  • J
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Right now~ Manny Pacquiao.

  • 1 decade ago

    Nurses and migrants.

    Everyone wants to get out of there.

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