Despite the outsourcing explosion, there hasn’t been a significant reduction in poverty for last decade, with 26% still living below Philippine poverty line
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News about the struggle for better democracy in the Philippines. The Philippines is a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, "2010 marked a significant improvement over previous polls that were marred by fraud, intimidation and violence". Also check out our section on World Democracy.
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