Sick Man of Asia - updates

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Marcos years marked 'golden age' of PH economy? Look at the data

Mar 05, 2016 - 5:27 PM

The notion of a golden age of the Philippine economy under the Marcos regime especially during its latter years is a big fat lie

Aquino: PH is an easy brand to sell

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:05 PM

But corruption and impunity make the task a challenge says the salesman in chief of the Philippines

President Benigno S. Aquino III tours and views the exhibit on the 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit (APRCE) at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City on Thursday (Oct 29, 2015). This year’s theme: “Asia Fast Forward”. Also in photo is Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo. (Photo by Rolando Mailo / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Aquino: The Philippines is now the 'Darling of Asia'

May 07, 2015 - 4:25 PM

President Benigno Aquino III apprises Filipinos in Chicago on his administration s efforts to grow the economy and fight corruption He also tells them why the next Philippine president should continue his reforms

CHICAGO VISIT. The Filipino community in Chicago, USA, welcome President Benigno Aquino III on May 6, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

2016: A vote for the future or a return to the past?

Apr 25, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Actions have consequences History has taught us that Marcos’ election in 1964 had dire consequences that we still wallow in to this day

CROWNED. Former Philippine first lady and current Congress Representative Imelda Marcos (C) is crowned with flowers during her 85th birthday celebration in the town of Batac, Ilocos Norte province, northern Philippines, July 2, 2014. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Aquino: Investors' interest in PH up tenfold

Nov 20, 2014 - 1:08 PM

Upon his arrival from a working trip to Singapore President Benigno Aquino III bares further proof that the Philippines has secured its place on investors radar screens

Philippines a 'rising tiger' - World Bank

Feb 05, 2013 - 7:52 PM

The Philippines is no longer the sick man of Asia says World Bank Country Director Motoo Konishi

Aquino: PH no longer sick man of Asia

Jul 23, 2012 - 6:01 PM

The President says economic gains under his leadership have removed the sick man tag that the Philippines had long carried around its neck