Imperial Manila: Pejorative, Epithet, Filipino people, Politics of the Philippines, Metro Manila, Centralized government, Ferdinand Marcos

9786134171892: Imperial Manila: Pejorative, Epithet, Filipino people, Politics of the Philippines, Metro Manila, Centralized government, Ferdinand Marcos
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Imperial Manila is a pejorative epithet used by certain sectors of Filipino society to express the idea that all the affairs of the Philippines—whether in politics, business, economy, or culture—are decided by what is happening in the capital region Metro Manila without considering the rest of the country, largely because of its centralized government. It is unknown when it was first used, but there are political writers, particularly those living outside Metro Manila, who associate this term with the People Power Revolution because it was believed that the country''s former president, Ferdinand Marcos, was toppled from his position without the participation of Filipinos living in areas outside of the capital region.

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