Palace twits naysayers: Confidence strong in PH despite EJK tag

MANILA, Philippines -- Malacaang on Tuesday dismissed criticisms that alleged human rights violations in the Philippines have affected investor confidence in the country.   Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said, "There is no direct correlation between human rights and the economy, as some quarters particularly two international lawyers groups would like to point out."   Panelo was referring to LAWASIA, a regional association of lawyers, judges, jurists and legal organizations, which advocates the interests and concerns of the Asia Pacific legal profession and representatives of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, the International Assoc...Keep on reading: Palace twits naysayers: Confidence strong in PH despite EJK tag

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