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Son of Philippine Dictator Marcos Announces Presidential Campaign
October 06, 2021

Son of Philippine Dictator Marcos Announces Presidential Campaign

By Sebastian Strangio
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has promised the Philippine people "unifying leadership," despite his family's dark and divisive legacy.

Will Corruption Bring Down the Philippines’ Duterte Government?
August 30, 2021

Will Corruption Bring Down the Philippines’ Duterte Government?

By Mong Palatino
Alleged corruption in the procurement of COVID-19 supplies implicates a former aide and close ally of the president.
4 Reasons the Philippines Needs Public Asset Disclosures From Its Politicians
October 16, 2020

4 Reasons the Philippines Needs Public Asset Disclosures From Its Politicians

By Ronald U.Mendoza and Michael Yusingco
The Philippines’ anti-corruption body has declined to make financial disclosures public. That’s a big problem.

Duterte Eyes Former Investigation Chief to Lead Embattled Health Insurance Agency
September 05, 2020

Duterte Eyes Former Investigation Chief to Lead Embattled Health Insurance Agency

By Nick Aspinwall
Dante Gierran has been nominated to lead PhilHealth, under fire for numerous corruption allegations, despite having no experience in the public health sector.

A Better Credit Rating Alone Can’t Overcome the Philippines’ Foreign Investment Woes
February 22, 2020

A Better Credit Rating Alone Can’t Overcome the Philippines’ Foreign Investment Woes

By Ronald U. Mendoza
Serious concerns about corruption, ease of doing business, and political interference scare foreign investors away regardless of credit rating scores.

Filipinos Say No to Pork in March Against Corruption
August 28, 2013

Filipinos Say No to Pork in March Against Corruption

Could the recent protests against pork-barrel politics in the Philippines be the start of a larger grassroots movement?

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