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Corruption in government remains a major issue for the country despite the incessant trumpeting of Noynoy about his straight path which constitutes the supposed ratcheting up of efforts to stamp out graft. But the perception among businesses is that the practice of giving favors to cronies and allies persist.
Noynoy is carrying around like a trophy in his recent trips to the United States and the United Kingdom the conviction of former Chief Justice Renato Corona as a bragging right for his anti-corruption efforts. Yet it appears to have a very little effect on changing the perception of pervasive corruption in the country.
The recent Heritage Foundation economic freedom index showed all the hypocrisy and hype about the clean government of Noynoy hardly reflected in improving the image of the country..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune