Archive for the ‘Governance’ Category

...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,...

HUMAN RIGHTS, freedom of expression, and media freedom: these values remain the great unfulfilled demands of the people of Southeast Asia. Corruption, bad governance, and  impunity: these problems remain largely pervasive across the region,...

By Sheila S. Coronel Founding Executive Director, PCIJ, and Dean of Academic Affairs, Columbia Journalism School (Adapted from keynote address at Uncovering Asia: The First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference, November 24, 2014,...

By: DAVID E. KAPLAN, Global Investigative Journalism Network* FIRST, the big news: In just over two weeks we’ll convene Uncovering Asia, the region’s first investigative journalism conference. Excitement is building, and we’ve got an...

KILLED execution-style. Blown up by a bomb. Tortured. Held incommunicado for 13 years. Disappeared. And all that for chasing stories of crime, corruption, and conflict. Or for sketching cartoons. They are all journalists. Their tragic stories now...

Congress' power of the purse lost in appropriation By Julius D. Mariveles and Fernando R. Cabigao [caption id="attachment_17097" align="aligncenter" width="500"] GRAPHICS BY CONG B. CORRALES[/caption] ALL SOULS' Day is still a week away but civil...

TRUE, FALSE, or somewhere in between? [caption id="attachment_16876" align="aligncenter" width="500"] PRESIDENT AQUINO, right, with Vice President Binay | PCOO Photo[/caption] Tuwid na Daan, the “straight path” or bedrock promise of President...