Tuesday’s World #3 – Philippines – the last stop of the Asia tour

Tuesday's World Events - November 14, 2017

Questions

1. For PHILIPPINES, give the following information:
Find the answers at the CIA World FactBook website. Choose the country from the drop down box. Answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.
a) capital
b) location/the countries that share its borders
c) the religious breakdown of the population
d) the type of government
e) the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
f) the population

2. a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) Watch the videos under "Resources" below. What is your reaction?

CHALLENGE:
a) Do an internet search for news reports on President Trump’s trip to Asia. Do media reports indicate that the president did anything right? Has he re-established the U.S. on the world stage? How do they frame his Asia trip?
How many positive or neutral articles can you find from any of the following major media sources:

If you can find at least 3, email the headlines/url’s to editor@studentnewsdaily.com. (And if the headline is neutral, is the first paragraph also neutral?)

How many headlines with a negative tone do you find?


(In addition to the news clips under "Resources," visit the White House YouTube page  for more videos from President Trump's Asia trip.)

Read “Remarks by President Trump at 5th U.S.-ASEAN Summit” in Manila, Philippines, Nov. 13

And "Remarks by President Trump and President Duterte of the Philippines Before Bilateral Meeting" in Manila, Philippines Nov. 13