Archive for the ‘Free Expression – Asia’ Category

"Anti-selfie" bill co-author withdraws Cong B. Corrales THE LIST of authors of a controversial house bill being opposed by journalists and freedom of expression advocates in the Philippines just got shorter. Former police general Leopoldo...

What is the Uncovering Asia conference? UNCOVERING ASIA is the first Asian investigative journalism conference. The event will bring together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around...

Freeze-framing not acceptable, junk the bill now, photogs call on Rodriguez CONGRESSMAN Rufus Rodriguez may have withdrawn his support for his controversial "anti-selfie" bill but photographers in the Philippine capital are no convinced that the bill...

‘I have never felt disadvantaged being a woman reporter' By Ritu Sarin Reprint of the original article first published on the website of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on February 25,...

LETTER OF CONG. RUFUS RODRIGUEZ to the House Committee on Rules Letter of Cong. Rufus...

ON TODAY'S JOURNALIST'S TOOBLOX, we are reprinting this article from the Global Investigative Journalism Network website THE EXTRACTIVE industries --the development and exploitation of oil, gas, and mining resources -- is a critical topic for...

A PETITION that seeks to lower the income tax for Filipinos was launched recently on the online platform change.org. Initiated by LowerTaxPH, it is titled "Lower Income Tax Rates In the Philippines, Now Na!"  and is addressed to President...