Philippines' Aquino faces economic challenges

President praised for efforts to curb government corruption but critics urge him to do more for the poor.

    Three years after taking office, Philippine President Benigno Aquino remains popular, largely due to his efforts to curb corruption in government. But many say he has to do more.

    Millions of Filipinos live in poverty.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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