Philippines — ‘sick man of Asia’ risks relapse

The “sick man of Asia” may need a return visit to the economic emergency room. The Philippines managed to shed that dreaded moniker thanks to the tender care of Benigno Aquino’s intensive care team from 2010 to 2016. President Aquino brought the national balance sheet under control, took a scalpel to corruption, unclogged Manila’s commercial … Continue reading Philippines — ‘sick man of Asia’ risks relapse