Being independent means you're on your own. No one tells you what to do, but there is thing called responsibility. Philippines is an independent Nation, having problems like every other country would have. Also, this is the modern era. Everything changes with technology. Maria has fully developed, and has finally found her true identity and who she has to be. Philippines, may be a Nation that everyone doesn't notice except for her neighbors and friends. Some doesn't even know she existed. Well, if all you know nothing about Philippines... You're missing out something. Philippines has acquired and achieved so much. And also has problems. Philippines also has relationships with other countries aside from history. And this is... Greetings World! Don't Forget Philippines!