Archive for the ‘Free Expression – Asia’ Category

By Julius D. Mariveles TO REIN in the culture of impunity, and the relentless rise in the cases of extra-juidicial killing of journalists in the Philippines, the country's top human rights lawyer, Atty. Jose Manuel Diokno, has proposed five reform...

MR. TERENCE JONES, the United Nations Resident Coordinator and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in the Philippines, delivered the opening remarks at a public forum "Let Journalism Thrive: The Right to Life, The Right...

[caption id="attachment_16979" align="aligncenter" width="500"] REPORTERS in the Philippines light candles during a commemoration for the Ampatuan Massacre, the single deadliest attack on journalists in the world. Thirty-two media workers and reporters...

By Earl G. Parreno “Professional integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist’s credibility. Ethical journalism means dedication to accuracy: fact-checking and credible sources." - US Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg “Quality journalism enables...

We are printing the full text of the speech given by Rowena Paraan, chairperson of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines given during the forum for World Press Freedom Day in Manila, Philippines entitled "Let Journalism Thrive: The right...

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...

PHILIPPINE regional trial court Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes has finally denied the petition for bail of Andal Ampatuan Sr., the principal suspect in the 2009 Ampatuan massacre that led to the death of 58 people, 32 of them journalists and media...