By Michael Lim Ubac
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 Tony Meloto
Davos 2012 was a contrast of many worlds that the World Economic Forum (WEF) was valiantly trying to bridge. I was there hoping to be an active contributor on behalf of the poor but I ended up mostly as a spectator to superpowers who were groping for clues on how to keep poverty out of their door.