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  1. FILIPINO, the national language of the Philippines was finally settled in the 1987 Constitution. Article XIV section 6 states that “the National language of the Philippines is Filipino. As it evolves, it shall be further developed and enriched on the basis of existing Philippine and other languages.

  2. Aug 15, 2019 · History of LPP in the Philippines. The Philippines’ national language is Filipino. As mentioned earlier, de jure, it is a language that will be enriched from other languages in the Philippines. De facto, it is structurally based on Tagalog, the language of Manila and the CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Quezon) region (Gonzalez, 2006).

  3. The 1987 Constitution declares Filipino as the national language of the country. Filipino and English are the official languages, with the recognition of the regional languages as auxiliary official in their respective regions (though not specifying any particular languages). Spanish and Arabic are to be promoted on an optional and voluntary basis.

  4. On June 7, 1940, the Philippine National Assembly passed Commonwealth Act No. 570 declaring that the Filipino national language would be considered an official language effective July 4, 1946 (coinciding with the country's expected date of independence from the United States).

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  6. Jun 30, 1999 · At that time, Tagalog became the official language of the Philippines, this change having been decided about ten years later and having begun already to be implemented in the educational system. Even though English is no longer the official language of the Philippines, it continues to be taught today along with Tagalog in the public schools.

  7. Dec 30, 2012 · FATHER OF PHILIPPINE NATIONAL LANGUAGE. A colorized version of former president Manuel L. Quezon proclaiming the national language on December 30, 1937. MANILA, Philippines - Seventy-five years ...

  8. Technicalities aside, yes, Tagalog was the official language of the Philippines. The “Filipino" language was heavily based on the dialect of the Tagalogs, and its true that it was also based on other Philippine dialects.