Archive for the ‘Freedom of Information’ Category

NO SAFE WATER and toilets in homes mostly not powered by electricity. Far fewer doctors and health facilities care for their babies and mothers. They die up to 10 years earlier than most Filipinos across the nation. Yet still, the people of the...

WHEN POLITICIANS WED, it almost always seems like they throw all caution to the wind and forget about how they are supposed to comport themselves as public officials. They should, according to the Constitution and the law, live by some principles, not...

"There is one dream that we all Filipinos share: that our children may have a better life than we have had. To make this country, our country, a nation for our children." — Jose W. Diokno Do not forget: We Filipinos are the first Asian people who...

WE ARE reposting this article originally titled "Pacquiao's other 'sideline'" first published on the website of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility. The article reads in part: Cheers to the Philippine press for being consistently on the...

Remembering Ka Pepe Diokno "I know my people. We will be free. We will develop. We will build our own societies. We will sing our own songs" — Jose W. Diokno [caption id="attachment_18122" align="aligncenter" width="500"] KA PEPE DIOKNO | Photo...

WE ARE REPRINTING this article originally titled "MILF guerrillas watch from a distance as PNP Board of Inquiry visits encounter site" first published on the website of MindaNews on February 25, 2015. SITIO ALILING, Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao...

REPRESENTATIVES of civil society organizations from Mindanao appealed to members of the Philippine legislature not to hold hostage the deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law following the Mamasapano incident in Maguindanao province. To know...