Archive for the ‘Cross Border’ Category

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...

On media landscape in Thailand We are reposting this article originally published on the website of the Southeast Asian Press Alliance A MEDIA forum in Bangkok scheduled last ?Friday to launch a report measuring the Thai media landscape was...

By Global Financial Integrity A RECORD US$991.2 billion in illicit capital flowed out of developing and emerging economies in 2012, facilitated by crime, corruption, and tax evasion, according to the latest study released Tuesday by Global Financial...

HUMAN RIGHTS, freedom of expression, and media freedom: these values remain the great unfulfilled demands of the people of Southeast Asia. Corruption, bad governance, and  impunity: these problems remain largely pervasive across the region,...

Country's ranking improves in latest transparency survey JUST FIVE days shy of the United Nations-declared International Anti-Corruption Day, the Philippines showed a slightly better score in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) of an international...