Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos dies from COVID-19 complications

Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos died from COVID-19 complications at the age of 94. Ramos, the 12th president of the Republic of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998, was said to be the driving force behind the renewed investor confidence in the country.


The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. It is situated in the western Pacific Ocean and consists of around 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

  • President: Bongbong Marcos
  • Capital: Manila
  • Dialing code: +63
  • Currency: Philippine peso