Counting Votes and making money

Christopher Urbanski

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    Abstract

    The perks of office are vast in the Philippines, where President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has seen her declared personal net worth grow from $US1.5 million in 2001 to $US3.2 million in 2008. This is a yearly increase of almost $US250,000: not bad for someone with a monthly salary of just $US1000. So it is little wonder politicians are prepared to go to extreme lengths to ensure that they are the next in line to serve the nation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)34-35
    JournalEast Asia Forum Quarterly (EAFQ)
    Volume2
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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