Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category

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...

GOT A DATE on Valentine's Day? Or even, got time for friends in the next five nights? Allow us say thank you and let's celebrate the week together in fun but thoughtful conversation and interaction on press freedom, freedom of information, and...

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...

The PCIJ Project for Innovation in Storytelling (The PCIJ Story Project for short) will provide grants, initially from P15,000 up to P75,000, for projects that document or expose abuse, negligence, or wrongdoing in the following subject areas: •...

Text and photos by Karol Ilagan HISTORY and a whole lot of hugot fueled the protest action by Filipinos of all age groups on Wednesday, Nov. 30, against the sneaky burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani of the deposed strongman Ferdinand E....

"IT IS a worldwide trend. From Turkey and Russia to China and India, new media empires are emerging, usually with governmental blessing. Their owners comply with capitalist laws of supply and demand and the need for technological development. But, at...

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...