PHL bucks trend of economic downtrend, says non-profit APEC monitor (Philippines News Agency)

The Philippines has managed to “buck the trend” caused by the global financial crisis affecting most Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies since 2008, the head of a non-profit organization that monitors APEC said. In an interview, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) secretary general Eduardo Pedrosa said the Philippines should continue implementing the reforms that promote…