‘First World Philippines’

12 November 2015

Karlo Mikhail Mongaya

“If the ‘matuwid na daan’ continues, in a generation’s time we’ll be a First World country,” an emotional President Aquino said in his final State of the Nation Address last July. More of the same rhetoric on our “great leap forward” to modernity will surely make it to the airwaves as the Aquino administration hosts the Economic Leaders Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) in Manila on Nov. 18-19.

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3 Responses to ‘First World Philippines’

  1. November 13, 2015 at 2:55 pm
    manuelbuencamino

    And Mongaya’s solution is?

    • November 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm

      baka pinagiisipan pa. as you know very well, wala pa tayo sa problem-solving. nasa info dissemination pa rin, when any.

  2. November 20, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    “Behind pomp of APEC summit, crushing poverty endures”
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11548152

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