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Fast buck culture EDITORIAL 04/01/2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

Fast buck culture

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04/01/2011
Two distinct issues were prominent the other day, one of which was the execution of three Filipino drug mules in China and the other, a Political and Economic Risk Consultancy (Perc) survey showing the Philippines remaining among the most corrupt in Asia despite Noynoy’s bravado about the straight path and clean governance.

Both have a common denominator, which is the current culture of a fast buck among Filipinos that is a reinforcing trait from the penchant of corruption among those in the government and the poverty that it causes.

Easy money is associated with landing a job in government, the higher the better, since positions of power mean bigger and easier ways to obtain wealth..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20110401com1.html

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