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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Philippine President: Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos (1965 - 1986)

Condition of the Philippines:

-Poverty
-Corruption
-Rise of prices in the market

Primary Problems:

-Loss of trust between the people and the government
-Evident corruption in the government
-Increasing gap between the elites and the poor

Promises in the election:

-renovation on roads, bridges and other infastructures
-fix the system of the judiciary and force systems of the Philippines
-Attack the problems of the government regarding corruption

Primary Programs:

-"Kilusang Kabuhayan at Kaunlaran"
-"Sariling Sikap"

Results of Programs:

-chaotic government
-increase in GNP, literacy rate and life expectancy
-corruption

Inadequacies of Policies:

- Policies were not designed to attack the problems on poverty •
- good governance but later destroyed by the influence of his wife, Imelda Marcos particularly on corruption
- increase in the population of people below the poverty line

Controversies:

-Martial Law and the Marcos' ill-gotten wealth.

3 comments:

  1. some of the information regarding some presidents like marcos is somewhat unfair because his whole term as the president of the philippines didn't purely contributed negatively in our country.. he has embarked a lot of achievements in our country.

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  3. I strongly agree to lopez mik. why don't you expose the good side of former president marcos. you just presented a BIASED description of his administration

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