Editorial: The Ugly Truth
SURVEYS are a common tool to get a feel of the public pulse.
If conducted scientifically, the data collected by surveys could provide a fairly accurate assessment of the public sentiment toward a certain issue, person or object.
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But surveys are not an exact science and could be easily manipulated to suit the need of the one who commissioned the polls or twist the public perception.
Here in the Philippines, the season is again ripe for surveys.
With our government rocked by yet another scandal courtesy of one Janet Lim-Napoles, polls could serve as a fresh coat of paint over the ugly picture painted by the present scenario.
Two weeks ago, a survey conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce of US firms operating in the region painted a rosy picture of the business climate here in the Philippines. Then on Friday, the country scored “pogi points” anew in the latest Global Competitiveness Report filed by the World Economic Forum (WEF). #OpinYon #Editorial
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- Gov. Robert Bentley gives diplomatic response when asked about poll calling Alabamians ugly (al.com)
- India slips to 60th rank on global competitiveness: WEF report (niticentral.com)
- Canada ranks 14th In Global Competitiveness for the second consecutive year (sys-con.com)
- Report: The best economies in the world (usatoday.com)
- Canadian banks win top marks from World Economic Forum (business.financialpost.com)
- Thai Education Editorial Gets It All Wrong (khonkaen.ws)