A wide range of groups attempted to force President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo out of power in 2006 but failed. The attempt prompted the declaration of a state of emergency and plunged the country deeper into crisis. The year was marked by internecine rivalries among the country's elites, restiveness in the armed forces, and a renewed campaign against communists. But the economy seemed insulated from political uncertainty, posting high growth because of rising export receipts, more foreign investments, and record remittances from overseas workers.
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Research Article| February 01 2007
The Philippines in 2006: Democracy and Its Discontents
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 175–182.
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Sheila S. Coronel; The Philippines in 2006: Democracy and Its Discontents. Asian Survey 1 February 2007; 47 (1): 175–182. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.175
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