President Benigno Aquino III’s trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum (WEF) last month was meant to “showcase” the country’s success in fighting corruption and introducing good government, and there were no expectations of fresh investment pouring in for the Philippines, Malacañang said on Saturday.
By Doris C. Dumlao
He missed her courtesy call during her trip to Manila last November, but President Aquino made it up to International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum here.
President Benigno Aquino III arrived in this wintry skiing resort hub Thursday morning (Swiss time), joining around 50 fellow heads of state for the annual meeting of World Economic Forum, seen as a platform for the Philippines to strengthen its ties with the rest of the world.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III will showcase the successes of his daang matuwid (right path) campaign when he goes to Switzerland next week for the World Economic Forum (WEF) where he is to deliver the keynote address in the anticorruption forum on the sidelines of the Davos meeting.