Archive for the ‘Governance’ Category

By Sheila Coronel* From Global Investigative Journalism Network Editor's Note: We are pleased to present this transcript of the keynote speech by Columbia University's Sheila Coronel at the 2016 conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors on...

By Rowena F. Caronan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism LOCAL POLITICAL families, not political parties, are important to national politicians as they mobilize electoral support, says political scientist Julio C. Teehankee. National...

By Rowena F. Caronan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism THROUGHOUT THE 24 years of elections in the Philippines’s 20 provinces with the most number of registered voters, family names on the ballots seem to keep repeating themselves,...

By The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism PCIJ's Wealth Check Reports on the Candidates for President: * JEJOMAR BINAY, United Nationalist Alliance * MIRIAM DEFENSOR-SANTIAGO, People's Reform Party * RODRIGO DUTERTE, PDP-Laban * GRACE...

By The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism JEJOMAR 'JOJO' BINAY marked his Year 1 in public office as OIC (officer-in-charge) mayor of the country’s premier financial district, Makati City, in 1989 with a net worth of only P2.9...

By The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism MIRIAM DEFENSOR-SANTIAGO's first SALN on record with PCIJ was filed for the year 1994. In it she declared a net worth of P48 million. Nearly two decades later, in 2014, she enrolled a net...

By The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism IN HIS latest SALN for the year 2015, presidential frontrunner and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte declared a net worth for 2015 of only P23,514,569.93, or a slight P1.54-million increase in...