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Philippines / Corruption #128270

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 03, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Manila: Mark Litke) Continuation of corruption in the Philippines despite replacement of regime of Ferdinand Marcos by that of the government of President Corazon Aquino examined. ["Graft-buster" Miriam Defensor SANTIAGO - says graft is the country's number one problem because it is protected at the highest levels of government.] Examples given of bribery and corruption here. [Newspaper columnist Beth Day ROMULO - explains the payoff system.] Concern over growing influence of Aquino's relatives cited. [AQUINO - says corruption was there before she assumed office.] Her failure to eradicate greed and corruption reiterated.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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