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.
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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