Pork Barrel Essays
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Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. is a man from Cavite who followed his father’s footsteps but made a name for himself. He was said to be a defender of the poor and oppressed citizens. He made this claim true by entering the field of the political offices in 1995 when he became the vice governor of his hometown, Cavite. He strongly supported and implemented anti-drug programs as he was the Chairman of the Cavite Multi-Agency Anti-Drug Council (CMAC). With his hard-work...
The Republic of the Philippines has been called the ‘promise of Asia’ and the ‘sick man of Asia’ alternately ever since its search for stability, prosperity and development began (Manrique & Manrique, 2017). This review attempts to show how the use of social media in one country, the Republic of the Philippines, has grown and has been used to encourage political awareness and participation among the Filipino masses. The country is ranked among the most technologically savvy in the world...
Corruption is everywhere and will always be a part of our daily life. Whether it is minor, such as bribery, or a major one, like money laundering, we can’t deny its existence. According to Bardhan (1997), “Corruption is defined as the misuse of public power for private benefit” (p. 27). In the Philippines, the infamous and most extensive type of corruption is political corruption, which we hear and see almost every day on the news. Not only major politicians are...