Comics By: A. Lipin, Inq7.net ( February, 20, 2002)
The growth of democracy in the country and the efforts to stamp out peace and order problems are indications that the country is open for business. The country's readines for E-commerce and the continuous participation into the labor force of skilled and/or highly-trainable Filipino workers are only two of the promising aspects of Philippine economy.
Read the three articles below and find out some views on:
|the challenges of managing the Philippine economy|
|some indicators of the country's economic strengths, and|
|the country's competitiveness when it
comes to the so-called 'knowledge economy'|
Article No. 1
Article No. 2
Article No. 3
As one seeks to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the Philippine economy, it is not surprising to come across diverging views: numbers readily paint an unprogressive picture; but it is easy to come across developments and observations that project a resiliency in Philippine's economy and its capacity to create opportunities for employment and growth.
A fourth article, Random Notes on the Philippines Economy discusses how foreign investment has steadily come back to the scene, as shown by the performance of the ecozones and how the country has become a leading attraction in terms of E-commerce and information technology.
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