Archive for the ‘Congress Watch’ Category

RODRIGO R. Duterte’s presidency has altered and controlled the public discourse so radically in its favor in ways rude and bold. One tragic result: it has restricted and narrowed the celebrated freedom of the Philippine press and the people’s...

By Karol Ilagan HE LASHES OUT at reporters and calls the false and misleading information that he dishes out as jokes or “traps.” Yet while his diatribes can be described as unbecoming of his office, President Rodrigo R. Duterte remains widely...

The PCIJ Innovation in Storytelling Project [caption id="attachment_20610" align="alignnone" width="389"] KIAN Delos Santos’s dream was to become a policeman. (Illustration by Aldy C. Aguirre)[/caption] THE FIRST PROJECT funded by The PCIJ Project...

STATEMENT OF THE RIGHT TO KNOW, RIGHT NOW! COALITION THE ISSUANCE on July 23, 2016 of Executive Order No. 2 on Freedom of Information drew support from the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition as a signal of the commitment of the Duterte Administration...

[gview file="http://pcij.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Speech-UPLAA-Omb-Conchita-Carpio-Morales-Nov.-25-2016.pdf"] OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio-Morales on Friday offered sharp and powerful messages on the most contentious issues in the country...

By Karol Ilagan CITATION. PCIJ Executive Director Malou Mangahas (second from left) with Philippine Statistics Authority's National Statistician. Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales, Economic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia, and Dr. Johannes P/ Jutting,...

* Inilathala ng Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) * Isinalin sa Filipino ng Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism KUNG IKAW AY NA-ARESTO NA, ITO ANG IYONG MGA KARAPATAN: * Manatiling tikom ang bibig, at asistihan ng abogado na may...