economic problems

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Topics: Investment, Mining
Five economic problems and five social problems of the philippines? social: 1. lack of individualism. don't need to abandon social structures totally.
2. colonial mentality. royalty, status symbols, subservience
3. western influence. don' love their own
4. parinig system
5. authoritarian economic: 1. leaders are mostly landowners who don't know how to make a profit
2. consumers are lured by too many commercial establishments like KFC, McDo, Jollibee, Levis, etc. even those who cannot really afford are lured to buy instead of save.
3. lack of effective social services programs
4. pork barrell does not benefit people but the politicians only
5. too much imported goods
Solution to Economic Problems of Philippines
By John Mangun: To even the most astute observer whose sympathies might lie with the current administration, it would seem from the results of the last national election that the government of the Philippines was populated with thieves, intellectual dwarfs, and other assorted clowns with high name recognition. However, an occasional jewel of competency and perception can be found in government even if the press and media is so unaware of the fact.
There are basically three attitudes displayed when it comes to talking about improving the Philippine economy. The government, as embodied in the inauguration speech of President Arroyo, tells us what needs to be done, that the administration will do it, and offers no plan or direct solution in public. The pro-poor believes that the economic pie will never get any bigger and would prefer everyone be equal…and poor while trying to get a few more crumbs for its constituent base. Their agenda is to raise the "poor" to higher standards; an extra can of sardines each day. They intend to achieve this by forcing those who are wealthier to eat sardines also. The "moneyed elite" (probably you and me) has a different personal solution. They ignore the big picture while concentrating on prospering in and

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