Archive for the ‘Civil Society’ Category

By Charmaine P. Lirio TO SHARE or not to share -- that's a question that arguably shouldn’t even come up whenever the Supreme Court is asked for the Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) of its members and the rest of the judiciary....

From the PCIJ Files: SENATORS ALAN PETER CAYETANO, AQUILINO PIMENTEL III, AND ANTONIO TRILLANES IV IN THIS series, we share with you PCIJ's databases on the wealth, campaign contributions and spending, and social network of elected government...

Freeze-framing not acceptable, junk the bill now, photogs call on Rodriguez CONGRESSMAN Rufus Rodriguez may have withdrawn his support for his controversial "anti-selfie" bill but photographers in the Philippine capital are no convinced that the bill...

‘The biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal’ By Giannina Segnini Giannina Segnini is the director of the investigative team at La Nación newspaper in Costa Rica. This month she was awarded one of Latin America's...

ON TODAY'S JOURNALIST'S TOOBLOX, we are reprinting this article from the Global Investigative Journalism Network website THE EXTRACTIVE industries --the development and exploitation of oil, gas, and mining resources -- is a critical topic for...

Click to view FEDAAPI's Tanglaw Run 2014 teaser WANT TO CLAIM your right to know? Then go, run for it! Prep up and get shirts and sneakers ready for "Tanglaw Run for Freedom of Information" on October 4, Saturday, starting at the Quirino...

By Cong B. Corrales THE STORM surges and strong winds have long been gone but people in areas hardest hit by super typhoon Haiyan last year still continue to rebuild their shattered lives. And women are finding it more difficult than men, burdened...