* This is my article in BusinessWorld Opinion last October 28, 2015.
Many Filipinos and Asians now are getting more vocal about their frustrations regarding government (inefficiencies, wastes, corruption, plunder, etc.), corporate monopolies and duopolies, politicians and/or political parties, and so on. One of the explanations is that people have more information and have increased access to the Internet and events happening in their country and abroad.
Table 1. Mobile phone subscribers and internet users in East Asia, per 100 population
Source: ADB, Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2015.
The column on multiple is not part of the ADB report, it is only added in this paper.