To match analysis PHILIPPINES-INFRASTRUCTURE/

To match analysis PHILIPPINES-INFRASTRUCTURE/

Philippine President Benigno Aquino gestures during the opening of the Public-Private Partnership conference in Manila November 18, 2010. Investors gathering at a Manila hotel this week to hear the Philippines president pitch for $17 billion of infrastructure projects can look out of the window directly at a symbol of the difficulties of doing business in the Philippines. The country needs private funds to upgrade its dilapidated infrastructure as it aims to reverse decades of decline and lift its growth rate upwards to 7 to 8 percent so that it can catch up with some of its Southeast Asian neighbours. To match analysis PHILIPPINES-INFRASTRUCTURE/ REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTXURW4

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