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The Philippines is assigned an international dialing code of 63 by ITU-T. Telephone numbers are fixed at eight digits for area code 02, and seven digits for area codes from 03X to 09X, with area codes fixed at one, two, or three digits (a six-digit system was used until the mid-1990s; four to five digits were used in the countryside).
9-1-1, commonly referred to as 911, is the national emergency telephone number of the Philippines managed by the Emergency 911 National Office. On August 1, 2016, 911 and 8888, a public complaint hotline, effectively replaced Patrol 117. 
The Philippines covers an area of 300,000 km 2 (120,000 sq mi) and, as of 2021, it had a population of around 109 million people,  making it the world's thirteenth-most populous country. The Philippines has diverse ethnicities and cultures throughout its islands.
Call centers began in the Philippines as providers of email response and managing services then broadened to industrial capabilities for almost all types of customer relations, ranging from travel services, technical support, education, customer care, financial services, online business-to-customer support, and online business-to-business support.
The Philippine Development Assistance Programme, Inc. (PDAP) is a coalition of Filipino and Canadian non-government organizations ( NGOs ). It was founded in 1986 as a non-profit organization to alleviate poverty and inequality in the Philippines. PDAP partners with existing NGOs in the Philippines as well as peoples’ organizations (POs) to ...
The liberation of the Philippines commenced with amphibious landings on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on October 20, 1944. The United States and Philippine Commonwealth military forces were progressing in liberating territory and islands when the Japanese forces in the Philippines were ordered to surrender by Tokyo on August 15, 1945 ...