Why is Tagalog the national language of the Philippines?
- For Filipinos from other parts of the country, Tagalog is not their first language; they learn to speak Filipino because it is constitutionally the national language and taught in schools. Ang aking titser sa iskul ay nagbigay ng isang asaynment na kailangang isulat sa aking nowtbuk habang ako ay nasa laybrari.
Sep 02, 2021 · Today there is not one language that is spoken and understood by all the Filipinos, nor even by a majority of them, which simply proves that while the teaching of a foreign language may be imposed upon a people, it can never replace the native tongue as a medium of national expression among the common masses. This is because, as Rizal asserted, the national thought takes its roots in a common ...
2 days ago · According to Ethnologue, there are about 180 languages spoken in the Philippines. The 1987 Constitution of the Philippines imposed the Filipino language. as the national language and designates it, along with English, as one of the official languages. Regional languages are designated as auxiliary official languages.
Sep 06, 2021 · Postscript: Philippino, Philipino and other such misspellings are unacceptable and are jarring to Filipino eyes.Remember: Filipino is the noun that refers to the Philippine national language and to the Philippine people (Filipinos); it is also an adjective to describe people, things and such from the Philippines (the other adjective being Philippine).
4 days ago · According to the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino, there are 135 ethnic languages in the Philippine archipelago, each spoken by the respective ethno-linguistic group, except for the national Filipino language which is spoken by all 134 ethno-linguistic groups in the country. Most of the languages have several varieties (dialects), totaling over 300 ...
- 19.0 births/1,000 population, (2010)
- 1.63% (2015–2020)
- 5.2 deaths/1,000 population (2010)
- 109,035,343 (2020 census)
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Sep 07, 2021 · The question of course offerings on Tagalog and the Philippines — or, more accurately, the lack thereof — is not whether Harvard has a duty to help its minority “ethnic” students learn ...
- I. Historical Highlights
- II. Organizational Structure
- III. The PNP Rank Classifications
- IV. The PNP Linkages with Other Law Enforcement Organizations
- v. The PNP Relationship with The AFP
The Philippine National Police (PNP) originated from the Philippine Constabulary or the PC, which was inaugurated on August 8, 1901, establishing it as an insular police force under the American regime. On August 8, 1975, Presidential Decree no. 765 was issued, establishing the Philippine Constabulary Integrated National Police or the PC/INP as the country’s national police force. These fragmented and diverse local police units were integrated into a national police force with the Philippine Constabulary as its nucleus. After the People’s Revolution in 1986, a new Constitution was promulgated providing for a police force, which is “national in scope and civilian in character.” Consequently, Republic Act No. 6975 entitled, “An Act Establishing the Philippine National Police under a Reorganized Department of the Interior and Local government (DILG),” was signed into law on December 13, 1990, which took effect on January 1, 1991. Subsequently, the PNP was operational on January 29, 199...
1. Relationship of the PNP to the DILG
Pursuant to Republic Act No. 6975 as amended by Republic Act No. 8551, The PNP in under the administrative control and operational supervision of the National Police Commission. Meanwhile, the NAPOLCOM is an attached agency of the Department of the Interior and Local Government for policy and program coordination. The Secretary of the Interior and Local government is mandated to be the Ex- Officio Chairman of NAPOLCOM.
2. The PNP Organizational Structure
In order to accomplish the mission, powers and functions of the PNP, its structure was provided for as follows: 1. The PNP Command Groupis headed by the Chief PNP who is vested with the power to command and direct the PNP. He is also assisted by two Deputies assigned to the administration of the PNP and one for operations side. 2. The Chief of the Directorial Staffserves as the Chief Operations Officer of the PNP. He coordinates, supervises, and directs the Directorial Staff and the PNP units...
The PNP also has a significant feature in line of its rank classifications. It adopts a different structure for purposes of attaining a more efficient administration, supervision, and control as compared to the Armed Forces. These distinct considerations serve as bases for comparison between the ranks of the PNP and ranks of AFP as presented in the table.
Domestically, the PNP is linked with the other law enforcement agencies through the National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (NALECC). This body convenes regularly to foster cooperation and coordination among all law enforcement agencies in the country. It also supports several law enforcement agencies like the Philippine Center for Transnational Crimes (PCTC) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. It is also linked with the International Enforcement Community thru the INTERPOL, with the head of the PCTC as the Secretariat, and the Chief PNP as the Chief of the National Central Bureau and a member of the ASEAN Chiefs of Police or ASEANPOL, and a partner of the United Nations Center for International Crime Prevention (UNCICP).
The PNP and AFP complement each other on their pursuit to suppress insurgency, and other serious threats to national security and in times of national emergency prescribed pursuant to Section 12 of Republic Act 8551. Consequently there are also governing relationships between them as follows: 1. The PNP enforces laws and ordinances and performs statutory functions while the AFP exercises primary responsibility on matters involving suppression of insurgency and other serious threats to national security. 1. The PNP provides assistance to the AFP in insurgency – affected areas while the AFP is also responsible for the integrated territorial defense system. 1. The PNP assists the AFP for the dispositive action on arrested, captured or surrendered insurgent within the prescribed reglementary period. 1. The PNP provides assistance to the AFP in the arrest of suspected insurgents with standing warrants of arrest, and 1. The PNP and the AFP maintain close intelligence coordination and exch...