Archive for the ‘Civil Society’ Category

By Sheila Coronel* From Global Investigative Journalism Network Editor's Note: We are pleased to present this transcript of the keynote speech by Columbia University's Sheila Coronel at the 2016 conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors on...

By The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism ACCORDING to the few SALNs she had filed in her short stint in public office – as chairperson of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) in 2010-2012, and as senator...

By Jake Crisologo THEY WISH to lead the nation but refuse to comply even with the most basic rules: Report to the Commission on Elections how much money they raised and spent in their campaign for public office, one month after election day. In fact,...

WE SEEM to have offended strongly partisan political sensitivities with our story on the SALN for 2015 of presidential frontrunner and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte. Just to be clear: We computed for percentage change in the net worth of the...

By Malou Mangahas SEN. GRACE POE released this morning, May 4, a copy of her Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) for 2015 in which she declared a net worth of P89,118,760.02, a slight decrease from the P89.46 million enrolled in her...

By the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism VOTERS KEEN in assessing the fitness for office of the five candidates for President in the upcoming elections may want to look at the presidentiables’ political pedigree and blood relations....

By Vino Lucero IN ORDER TO WIN ELECTIONS, national candidates need to court and earn votes in bulk. A candidate can do so by asking for endorsement from formation leaders and sectoral representatives, and even from celebrities and matinee...