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Encyclopedia > Cabinet of the Philippines

In Philippine politics, The Cabinet consists of the heads of the largest part of the executive branch of the national government. It includes the secretaries of 18 executive departments and the heads of other several other minor agencies and offices that are subordinate to the President of the Philippines.


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The Philippines is a member of the UN and some of its specialized agencies, and served a 2-year term as a member of the UN Security Council from January 2004 to 2006, serving as UNSC President in September 2005.
The Philippines has played a key role in ASEAN in recent years and also values its relations with the countries of the Middle East, in no small part because hundreds of thousands of Filipinos are employed in that region.
Philippine soldiers and police have participated in a number of multilateral civilian police and peacekeeping operations, and a Philippine Army general served as the first commander of the UN Peacekeeping Operation in East Timor.
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