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G. Califano, D. SpinksAdopting Agile Across Bordershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6948-0_9

9. The Philippines

Glaudia Califano1   and David Spinks1
Milton Keynes, UK

Colorful jeepneys, vehicles left behind by the United States after World War II, are a popular form of public transport all around Manila and the rest of the Philippines. The illustration in Figure 9-1 depicts a colorful vibrant scene that can be seen in many places. The decision to phase the jeepneys out1 could be seen as a metaphor for the country moving on from its colonial past.

The US occupation of the Philippines has had a lasting effect. In general, there is a good proficiency with ...

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