Philippines on the Road to Recovery
Jun28

Philippines on the Road to Recovery

By Bernadette Reyes If only numbers could speak, the world would have heard by now about the Philippines’ growling economy. The country was once dubbed as the “Sick Man of Asia” with massive public debt, high incidence of poverty and abysmal unemployment against a backdrop of mediocre economic growth. The mantra of the Aquino government to combat corruption through good governance seems to be paying off. Bernadette Reyes reports on...

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Kabuhayan: The Road to Recovery
Jun28

Kabuhayan: The Road to Recovery

By Francisco J Colayco In a recent TV guesting with Sharon Cuneta, she asked me this straightforward question, “Why is there so much poverty in the Philippines?” In retrospect, it is really a wonder that a country so rich in natural resources and full of caring and talented people can be poor.  The sad answer to this is that we seem to have lost our “sense of country.”  Others will even say that we do not love our country enough.  For...

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