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A GATHERING of hundreds of journalists and press freedom advocates from around the world, and the lighting of a million candles to rekindle dimming hopes and to light the way for justice will mark the commemoration of the Ampatuan Massacre on November...

FROM THE ranges of the Himalayas, to the steppes of Thimphu, the rolling hills of Kerala, to the concrete streets of Manila, journalists from at least 25 countries across Asia and other parts of the world will gather two days from now to share with each...

MALOU Mangahas, executive director of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and host of GMA News TV's Investigative Documentaries, invites you to join the Million Candles Campaign on 23 November 2014, the fifth year of the Ampatuan...

Or is the poor vote a stupid vote? WHEN one is poor in the Philippines, it is supposed that one is also stupid. That's why the masa - the ignorant masses - are much sought after when elections are just around the corner. Their sheer numerical power...

The blunders of a general ON WEDNESDAY, the Commission on Appointments conducted a hearing to confirm Army Col. Medardo Geslani’s promotion to brigadier general. However, Maguindanao Representative Zahid Mangudadatu also questioned the promotion....

Trick or treat? Army officials treated by CA as Halloween nears By Julius D. Mariveles and Cong B. Corrales “SCARY." "Dismaying.” “Disappointing.” “A threat to our freedoms.” Reactions flew hard and fast yesterday after the Commission...

WHILE the preliminary investigation into the death of Jennifer Laude started only yesterday, October 21, in the Philippines, a separate virtual trial seems to have unfolded before the bar of public opinion on Facebook. Four Facebook pages have already...