What Is Halubilo?

Tagalog. mingling with a crowd or with others.

What is Pakikisalamuha?

Tagalog. pakikisalamuha n. act of mingling with people; 2. hobnobbing.

Why is Pakikisama important?

An important part of Philippine culture is pakikisama, which in general means togetherness, camaraderie or what sociologists call the need for people in the Philippines to maintain smooth interpersonal relations. The prevalence of pakikisama is one of the reasons that the Philippines is seen as such a friendly country.

What is Nakikisama English?

thank you and you taught me.

What are the negative effects of Pakikisama?

In cases such as being unable to say no to the barkada, Pakikisama then can become negative, which will hinder progress and development (Maslog, 1992). barkada(a group of friends or technically called as peers). Mostly, they are involved in petty crimes such as rumbles, drug addiction, bag snatching, and stealing.

What does it means to be a Filipino?


Who is a natural born Filipino citizen?

Natural-born citizens are those who are citizens of the Philippines from birth without having to perform any act to acquire or perfect their Philippine citizenship. Those who elect Philippine citizenship in accordance with paragraph (3), Section 1 hereof shall be deemed natural-born citizens.

What are the legal bases of being a Filipino citizen?

The Philippine nationality law is based upon the principles of jus sanguinis (Latin for right of blood) and therefore descent from a parent who is a citizen or national of the Republic of the Philippines is the primary method of acquiring Philippine citizenship.

How can I get citizenship in the Philippines?


Duly accomplished application form. Birth certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (Formerly known as NSO) duly authenticated by the DFA. Certificate of Naturalization. DFA Authenticated marriage certificate, if married. DFA Authenticated death certificate, if widowed.

How do I apply for dual citizenship in the Philippines?


Duly Accomplished Dual Citizenship Application Form. Download an Adobe-fillable dual application form here. PSA Birth Certificate. Latest Philippine Passport (if available) PSA Marriage Certificate. Death Certificate.

What documents do I need for dual citizenship?

Proof of Citizenship for Dual Citizens

A certificate of naturalization.

Certificate of citizenship.

Previous US passport.

Consular report of birth abroad or Certification of Birth.

What are the requirements for dual citizenship?

A person in the United States may acquire dual citizenship in one of several ways, including: Being born in the United States to immigrant parents. Being born outside the United States to one parent who is a U.S. citizen, and another parent who is a citizen of another country.

Who can apply for dual citizenship in the Philippines?

All your unmarried children, whether legitimate, illegitimate or adopted, below eighteen (18) years of age, shall be deemed citizens of the Philippines. This is called “derivative dual citizenship.”

How can I stay in the Philippines permanently?

You can apply for a Philippines Long-Stay Visa in one of two ways:

At an Embassy or Consulate of the Philippines abroad; or. At the Bureau of Immigration in the Philippines, in which case you have to enter with a regular Tourist Visa and then convert it at the BI into the type of visa you need.

How long can you stay in the Philippines if you are a US citizen?

30 days