Philippines has been lagging in both its income group and region in nearly every component for the past ten years. Judicial independence even decreased. It could realize a lot by administrative reforms Rwanda style, transparency and cooperation with press and civil society. Political violence challenges makes government prefer repression instead, with the result of delivering human rights infringements more than good governance.
➜ See Philippines on Index of Public Integrity
Selected trends from the Public Integrity Index
Trends in Judicial Independence, Administrative Burden, Freedom of the Press over the past 13 years