President Aquino of the Philippines
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Aquino: Philippines is focusing on business growth

The Philippines economy has been something of a star performer recently, posting strong growth.

The most recent figures show economic growth of 6.4% in the second quarter, up from the previous quarter.

Even so, poverty levels remain high and the country rates poorly when it comes to red tape.

Rico Hizon asked the President Benigno Aquino what he's doing to make it easier to do business there.

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