As Asia’s oldest democracy, located in the world’s most economically dynamic region, and blessed with incredible human and natural resources, the Philippines should be far more stable, prosperous and well‐governed than it is. Indeed, at the 20th century’s midpoint the Philippines was still “the Pearl of the Orient,”with the highest per capita GDP in Asia.
|Source Institution||United States Agency for International Development|
|Place of Publication||Manila|
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|Tags||Development Cooperation Strategy|