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The Parliamentary Republic of Free Las Pinas

“more espresso; less depresso ˖✧◝(⁰▿⁰)◜✧˖” First Minister Ryu Sora Haruki

Category: New York Times Democracy
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Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: 10000 Islands


Free Las Pinas

Population1.52 billion

LeaderFirst Minister Ryu Sora Haruki

CurrencyIntergalactic Standard Unit
AnimalBlue-Striped Tiger

The Parliamentary Republic of Free Las Pinas is a massive, safe nation, ruled by First Minister Ryu Sora Haruki with a fair hand, and notable for its otherworldly petting zoo, state-planned economy, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic population of 1.52 billion Pinjins enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, outspoken government prioritizes Industry, with Education, Administration, and Environment also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Defense are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Xansen. The average income tax rate is 54.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Pinji economy, worth 192 trillion Intergalactic Standard Units a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Tourism, Retail, and Book Publishing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 126,966 Intergalactic Standard Units, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The Smalltopian embassy doubles as an electoral campaign headquarters, Bigtopian interference in domestic elections is always democratically sanctioned, unpackaged foodstuffs rot on store shelves, and the realistic depiction of tentacles is on the core syllabus of most art schools. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Free Las Pinas's national animal is the Blue-Striped Tiger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Free Las Pinas is ranked 54,356th in the world and 345th in 10000 Islands for Most Extensive Civil Rights, with 70.41 Martin Luther King, Jr. Units.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 54thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,175thTop
Most Influential: 4,261stMost Pacifist: 6,346thNicest Citizens: 6,667thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,788thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,923rdLargest Cheese Export Sector: 6,992ndMost Subsidized Industry: 7,106thLargest Retail Industry: 7,875thMost Inclusive: 8,714thMost Efficient Economies: 9,882ndLargest Publishing Industry: 10,568thTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 11,883rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,768thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 16,792ndMost Beautiful Environments: 17,416thMost Politically Free: 17,569thMost Scientifically Advanced: 18,520thMost Developed: 19,027thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 19,034thMost Secular: 19,515thBest Weather: 19,587thHighest Average Incomes: 21,035thMost Cultured: 21,049thSmartest Citizens: 21,166thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 21,417thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 22,984th
Most Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionTop
Most Politically Free: 29th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 61st in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 65th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 74th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 109th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 114th in the region

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