Philippines (/ˈfɪlɨpiːnz/), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines, To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan; west across the South China Sea sits Vietnam; southwest is the island of Borneo across the Sulu Sea, and to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia; while to the east it is bounded by the Philippine Sea and the island-nation of Palau.
Currency: Peso (Filipino: piso) (₱) (PHP)
Time zone: PST (UTC+8)
– Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+8)
Drives on the: right
Calling code: +63