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All talk, no progress EDITORIAL 05/21/2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

All talk, no progress

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05/21/2011
Improving the economy and bringing back investor confidence were among the sales pitches of Noynoy Aquino when he sought the presidency during last year’s elections.

He claimed then that, with the old regime out, and with him as president, investors would flock to the country, as the country would then be opened for business.

The result: Almost a year after assuming power, the competitiveness of the country in the world had slipped and it had remained the doormat in the Asia-Pacific.

The assessment was unanimous, Noynoy is all talk thus far and he has failed to translate lofty promises he made during the campaigns, and afterwards, into action..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20110521com1.html

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