Archive for the ‘General’ Category

IT'S been several weeks after journalists from Asia and other parts of the world gathered in Manila for Uncovering Asia: The First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. In this video by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Media Programme, we look back at...

By Cong B. Corrales WHILE various political and economic issues have dogged the country this year, a big majority of Filipinos still maintain a hopeful outlook for next year, a recent survey by a creditable pollster showed. The Pulse Asia Research’s...

THE WORLD in 2014 has been most bloody and most cruel to both journalists and citizen-journalisis. In all, according to Reporters Without Borders (RWB or Reporters Sans Frontieres), the numbers are most grave: * Killed: 66 journalists, 19...

For witnesses in the Ampatuan Massacre By Cong B. Corrales THE CULTURE of impunity continues to reign in the Philippines. Media organizations and human rights advocates condemned the recent attack on another witness to the Ampatuan...

...and FPJ's daughter are among the top five in the presidential race By Julius D. Mariveles AN EX-PRESIDENT convicted of plunder, a vice-president accused of corruption, the solon-daughter of an action star, a politician engaged to a movie star,...

Country's ranking improves in latest transparency survey JUST FIVE days shy of the United Nations-declared International Anti-Corruption Day, the Philippines showed a slightly better score in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) of an international...

Timely salaries for frontliners crucial in battle against epidemic A WORKER who is paid well and on time will always be more effective and productive. A United Nations organization says that timely payment of salaries of Ebola frontline workers are...