March 17, 2017 | In: 2016 Elections, Access to Information, Civil Society, Congress Watch, Environment Watch, Freedom of Information, Governance, In the News, Internet, Investigative Reports, Online Research, Peace and Conflict, Public Health, Rodrigo R. Duterte, The Economy, The Internet, The Judiciary, Women, Youth and Education
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...
July 24, 2016 | In: 2016 Elections, Access to Information, Civil Society, Congress Watch, Disaster Aid, Duterte, Environment Watch, Freedom of Information, General, Governance, Health Issues, Human Rights, In the News, Local Government, The Economy
By Karol Ilagan
UNITED FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. Students and environmental activists held placards with calls for change in environment policies addressed to President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Photo by Karol Ilagan/PCIJ
FRANCES Quimpo’s recollection of...
December 1, 2015 | In: 2016 Elections, Data Journalism, Disaster Aid, Environment Watch, Governance, Health Issues, Human Rights, Peace and Conflict, The Economy, United Nations, Women, Youth and Education
By Titon Mitra*
AS WORLD LEADERS converge on Paris from 30 November to 11 December, the importance of arriving at an ambitious yet implementable agreement on climate change action has been graphically underlined by the fact that, based on UK Met Office...
August 10, 2015 | In: 2016 Elections, Civil Society, Congress Watch, Disaster Aid, Environment Watch, Freedom of Information, Governance, Human Rights, Noynoy Watch, Peace and Conflict, Women
By Titon Mitra
Country Director in the Philippines
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
THERE IS AN ENDURING ADAGE that "the whole is only the sum of its parts". Recent Press and commentary on the statement of Professor (Chaloka) Beyani,...
August 10, 2015 | In: 2016 Elections, Congress Watch, Disaster Aid, Environment Watch, Governance, Human Rights, Local Government, Noynoy Watch, Public Health, The Economy, Women, Youth and Education
UNDERNOURISHED children, overnourished adults -- that is “the double burden of malnutrition” that afflicts the Philippines.
A paradox, indeed, in a highly agricultural economy, which should be producing food in abundance. To this day, however, many...
By Cong B. Corrales
WHERE do dead android phones go? Most certainly, not to android heaven.
Dead androids and other e-waste typically get dumped in the wasteland of developing nations,the Philippines included. The problem is, such waste generate...
April 29, 2015 | In: 2016 Elections, Access to Information, Civil Society, Congress Watch, Cross Border, Environment Watch, Free Expression - Asia, Freedom of Information, General, Human Rights, In the News, Peace and Conflict
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...