Archive for the ‘Access to Information’ Category

IFJ: Philippines ‘epicenter of impunity’ By Cong B. Corrales Five is a ludicrous number. Especially  when it refers to the years since the single deadliest attack on the Fourth Estate happened, yet justice remains elusive. Five years ago, on...

Global Voices Summit 2015 opens in Cebu on January 24 #GV2015 FROM THE OPEN Internet, online civic movements, human rights in the digital age, digital surveillance, multilingualism online, to legal threats against bloggers and activists - all these will...

WITHOUT A DOUBT, the Philippine government has tried to match nearly peso for peso the massive amounts of donations that foreign governments, donor agencies, corporate entities, and citizens of the world have raised for the victims of super typhoon...

EXACTLY three months after Yolanda struck central Philippines, the government launched a worldwide campaign to thank everyone who had rushed to the country's aid in the super typhoon’s aftermath. Print and TV ads, as well as billboards in nine...

DISASTER AID  in the time of super typhoons like Yolanda has fortuitously flowed richly, quickly, and from a bounty of donors without fail to assist Filipino families and communities in need. On parallel stream, public funds devoted to relief,...

Incident single deadliest attack on journalists since the 2009 Ampatuan Massacre By Cong B. Corrales INTERNATIONAL journalists groups and freedom of expression advocates condemned the brutal shooting that killed 12 people at the editorial...

By Che de los Reyes THEY WERE warned to watch out, and now they are bound to cry. According to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), nearly 400 local candidates in the 2010 and 2013 elections may soon be facing charges of campaign overspending,...