Concept Paper

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Effects of Corruption in the Philippine Community A Concept Paper Presented to The Faculty of the English Department Of Notre Dame of Greater Manila In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Course English 7 By: Keane C. Tejada Daniel S. Dizon 7 - Aquino March 2014

Table Of Contents Acknowledgement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 3 Chapter I. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 4 II. Objectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Misuse of government power for other purposes, such as restraining of political opponents and general police brutality, is not considered political corruption. Neither are illegal acts by private persons or corporations not directly involved with the government. An illegal act by an officeholder constitutes political corruption only if the act is directly related to their official duties.
The Republic of the Philippines suffers from corruption. There are many forms of it, including embezzlement, graft, backdoor deals and nepotism. According to a study from World Bank in 2008, corruption in the Philippines is considered the worst among East Asia’s economies and the country has lowered among those seen to be lagging in governance reforms.
The Philippines is one of the countries in Asia with the highest percentage of poor people. It is obvious that those countries, the Philippines included, are deeply saddled in a morass of bureaucratic corruption.

Chapter II
Objectives

* To determine what is corruption and its causes; * To know what are its effects and impacts in the economy; and * To identify a possible solution to end or lessen the corruption in the Philippines

Chapter III
Discussion

Corruption is a serious social issue the Philippines is facing nowadays. It is only called a political corruption if an office-holder or a governmental employee acts in an official capacity for personal gain. It is the greediness of

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