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Noynoy hit for distorting history, state of poverty By Charlie V. Manalo 05/06/2012

Sunday, May 6, 2012

WALLS, GLORIA BASHING ALL DONE TO IMPRESS ADB DELEGATES

Noynoy hit for distorting history, state of poverty

By Charlie V. Manalo 05/06/2012

President Aquino was accused yesterday of distorting history and was criticized over his administration’s hypocrisy in building a wall to hide the country’s slum communities, all meant to impress the delegates to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) meeting that ended yesterday.

Aquino’s description of the country’s economy having improved before the annual meeting of the ADB board of governors was 100 percent accurate and happened not during his watch and the reality is that a slowdown in growth didn’t happen during the time of his predecessor, but is currently happening now under his watch, Zambales Rep. Ma. Milagros Magsaysay said.

She scored Aquino for distorting history by claiming in his ADB speech that the Filipinos during the term of former President, now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo “were trapped in a downward spiral: no education, no work, no chance to improve their lot in life.”.... MORE

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