President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Thursday told leaders at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Bangkok, Thailand that good performance was the best form of politics.
During a question-and-answer portion at the APEC Summit, Marcos Jr. was asked how leaders could rebuild trust in the context of international partnerships.
“The way to earn trust is to perform. The best politics — I always say — the best politics is perform. Because it’s something that cannot be taken away from you and it is something that actually makes a difference in people’s lives,” he said.
Marcos Jr., the first Philippine president to win by majority vote, said that by performing well, leaders not only get the trust of their citizens but also other politicians and businessmen.
the region’s citizens by encouraging balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative, and secure growth and accelerating regional economic integration.
APEC was founded in 1989 to take advantage of the Asia-Pacific region’s expanding interconnectedness.
APEC’s 21 countries seek to increase prosperity for the region’s citizens by encouraging balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative, and secure growth and quickening regional economic integration. John Ezekiel J. Hirro