Archive for the ‘Governance’ Category

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...

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...

SEVEN MAJOR business chambers and associations on Wednesday issued a carefully but strongly worded joint statement expressed "utmost respect and sympathies" to the families of the policemen, Moro fighters, civilians who died in Mamasapano, Maguindao last...

A CIVILIAN-BACKED military uprising that toppled a dictator, the EDSA People Power Revolt of 1986 capped long years of a tug o'war between repression and resistance. Born to a multitude of fathers and mothers who fought, died, and survived martial...