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The Philippines is a republic with a presidential form of government wherein power is equally divided among its three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial.
Ang Pilipinas ay isang republikang may pampanguluhang anyo ng pamahalaan kung saan pantay na nahahati ang kapangyarihan sa tatlong sangay nito: ehekutibo, lehislatibo, at hudikatura.
The Philippines is a presidential, representative, democratic, constitutional republic, in which the president is both the head of state and the head of government.
Ang Pilipinas ay isang presidential, representative, democratic, constitutional republic, kung saan ang presidente ay ang puno ng estado at puno ng pamahalaan.
Head of State / Head of Government
Under the principle of separation of powers:
Ayon sa prinsipyo ng paghahati ng kapangyarihan (principle of separation of powers), nasasailalim sa Kongreso ang paggawa ng mga batas, nasasailalim sa Ehekutibo ang pagpapatupad ng mga ito, at nasasailalim sa Hudikatura ang pagpapasya sa mga kontrobersiyang legal.
The Philippine government has three separate, equal and interdependent branches: the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial branch.
Ang pamahalaan ng Pilipinas ay may tatlong sangay na magkakahiwalay, magkakapantay at magkakaugnay: ang lehislatibong sangay, ang ehekutibong sangay, at ang hudikaturang sangay.
The three branches of government are found both on the national (pambansa) level and on the local (lokal) level.
Local level – all elected by the people who belong to their respective local government units (LGUs)
National level (Congress)
National level *
Local level *
* All are appointed by the president from a list of nominees prepared by the Judicial and Bar Council.
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What is pamahalaan in English?
Pamahalaan is the Filipino word for government.
What is the meaning of pamahalaan? (Ano ang kahulugan ng pamahalaan?)
A government is a system or group of people that governs an area, has the power to make and enforce laws for its constituents, and has the primary duty to serve and protect the people. (Ang pamahalaan ay isang sistema o grupo ng mga tao na namamahala sa isang lugar, may kapangyarihang gumawa at magpatupad ng mga batas para sa kanyang nasasakupan, at may pangunahing tungkulin na paglingkuran at pangalagaan ang sambayanan.)