Philippines Fails MCC Corruption Test

The Philippines has failed the Millennium Challenge Corp.'s corruption test,

reports. This failing mark could adversely affect the Southeast Asian country's chances of gaining MCC compact status, which it has been applying for since 2008.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.