Archive for the ‘Civil Society’ Category

MALOU Mangahas, executive director of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and host of GMA News TV's Investigative Documentaries, invites you to join the Million Candles Campaign on 23 November 2014, the fifth year of the Ampatuan...

A FREELANCE journalist in Burma who had been reported missing since Sept. 30 had died while in the custody of the Burmese Army. The Army's story: A suspected rebel and was shot while trying to grab a soldier's weapon. Reporters Without Borders...

Or is the poor vote a stupid vote? WHEN one is poor in the Philippines, it is supposed that one is also stupid. That's why the masa - the ignorant masses - are much sought after when elections are just around the corner. Their sheer numerical power...

FREEDOM of information advocates will meet with Speaker Feliciano Belmonte on Monday, October 27, at 1:30 p.m. at the House of Representatives to submit additional signatures of more than 35,000 individuals who have expressed support for the passage of a...

The blunders of a general ON WEDNESDAY, the Commission on Appointments conducted a hearing to confirm Army Col. Medardo Geslani’s promotion to brigadier general. However, Maguindanao Representative Zahid Mangudadatu also questioned the promotion....

Trick or treat? Army officials treated by CA as Halloween nears By Julius D. Mariveles and Cong B. Corrales “SCARY." "Dismaying.” “Disappointing.” “A threat to our freedoms.” Reactions flew hard and fast yesterday after the Commission...

International media groups slam jailing REPORTERS Without Borders said in a statement that the imposition of a two-year jail sentences of a court in the Rangoon suburb of Padeban, Burma, on each of the five members of the weekly Bi Mon Te Nay’s...