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December 2010

It's Official: The Philippines is Now PH

December 2, 2010

For the longest time, the Philippines has been known by the initials “RP,” for “Republic of the Philippines.” However, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will now be using the initials “PH” when referring to the Philippines. This is good news for anyone who has registered a .PH domain, since the initials PH will be getting more exposure and becomes more closely identified with the Philippines. The DFA believes that the use of the ISO-designated country code PH will lessen confusion since RP also refers to the Republics of Poland, Portugal Panama, Paraguay and Peru. Read More

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