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A WORRYING fact against this global backdrop of hunger is food waste. The FAO estimates that 925 million of the seven billion people on the planet are starving yet 1.3 billion tons of food – or enough to feed three billion people – are wasted...

By Ed Lingao SEVERAL FAMILIES of victims of the Maguindanao Massacre are demanding the replacement of Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III as head of the Maguindanao prosecution team, saying they have lost confidence in the way Baraan has been...

by Cong B. Corrales and Julius D. Mariveles While members of Congress, guests and foreign dignitaries clapped their hands to a melodramatic State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno S. Aquino III, Filipinos from different walks of...

by Julius D. Mariveles THE WORLD is already eating way beyond its means, yet those who produce the food barely have enough to eat. This dual layer of ironies was highlighted during the Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture in Manila...

THERE ARE those who say that Freedom of Information (FOI) is not a "sexy" topic, and that many people would rather talk about issues of food and shelter than issues about information. Not so, say veteran and award-winning photojournalists who have...

They came, they had fun, they had selfies. Over the weekend, however, concerned members of the country's youth came together to take a serious position that had nothing to do with having their best angles to the camera. Participants in the First...

CIVIL SOCIETY and government leaders who took part in Tuesday's Freedom of Information (FOI) Town Hall meeting and petition sign-up asked President Benigno S. Aquino III and Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. for concrete and tangible proof that the FOI...