Our Man in Manila

Stanley, Peter W.
March 1978
New Republic;3/11/78, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p22
Presents the author's first hand account of his trip to Manila. Reference to police excesses in the Philippines; Increase in the standard of living of the police and the army; Disenchantment of the general public towards the army; Astonishment of the author at the marked change in the attitude of the people towards the martial law regime; Comments on rampant corruption, abuses of power and poverty in the Philippines; Evaluation of the chances of a new President bringing about a change in the system; Description of the achievements of the current administration of the Philippines.


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