CAÑAMO, Kristianne Coleen G. Prof. Christian Esguerra
A Drastic Transformation under the Aquino Administration
In less than a year, a new administration and a new set of officers will govern the nation again. Before President Benigno S. Aquino III steps down from his position, it’s important to critique what happened throughout his entire term.
Aquino and his government have been successful in maintaining the Philippines an orderly and disciplined country in some aspects. Although, there have been derelictions in other aspects which resulted in party-lists and some citizens trying to get him impeached. Through this analysis paper, the pros and cons of the Aquino administration will be tackled. Which gained, the achievements or the shortcomings? Specific topics are chosen and will be discussed thoroughly.
With some of Aquino’s achievements as president, one of them is the economic condition of the country. In this aspect, there are some branches that have improved like self-rated poverty, unemployment, infrastructure spending, and the stock market.
Somehow, poverty is still a critical social problem, through Aquino’s reign, it reduced in some way with the help of his administration’s different programs to help the marginalized. They are the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS): Kapangyarihan at