Archive for the ‘Cross Border’ Category

THE WORLD’S POPULATION is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050, and exceed 11 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report. The report, 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects, the 24th round of official UN...

COURTING THE IRE of presidents and prime ministers might be par for the course for journalists when they ask sharp, testy questions. Sometimes, too, instead of responding to the questions, the former sometimes fire back at the latter with verbal assault....

JOURNALISTS fleeing from stories and conflict? It seems almost unthinkable. The common view is, where the action is, the journalists would, or should, be there. But as the world marked World Refugee Day last week, Reporters Without Borders (RSF)...

A FILIPINO with long and solid background on media freedom, human rights, and the political economy of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is the new executive director of the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA). The Board of Trustees...

Earl G. Parreno THEY are some of the most destructive land reclamation projects in the country. But unlike other planned developments that have become controversial because of their adverse impact on the environment, these are all taking place almost...

By Cong B. Corrales [caption id="attachment_18842" align="aligncenter" width="500"] INFOGRAPHICS by Cong B. Corrales[/caption] THE WORLD BANK, a global lending institution committed to fighting poverty, has found itself in hot waters recently...

How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor  WE are reposting this series of articles originally published on the microsite of the Huffington Post.  "Evicted and Abandoned" is an 11-month investigation by the International...