Tag: FDI

All of Duterte’s Hardships Are Caused by a Failed Political System That Ties His Hands

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has just issued a threat to those who seek to use their political power, wealth and ability to obstruct attempts at good governance with the threat of “revolutionary war”. During a recent speech in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Duterte lashed out at those hindering progress in […]

Does Anyone Actually Think That The Philippine Political System is Good?

In arguments regarding constitutional reform (aka charter change) in The Philippines, those opposed to a shift to a federal-parliamentary system that eliminates constitutional restrictions on foreign direct investment (FDI), typically deploy the following negative arguments: 1. Filipinos will never adapt to a new system 2. Some regions are too poor […]