Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Or Marian Rivera's rant about English and intelligence IT WAS not only her wedding to fellow celebrity Dingdong Dantes that hogged the headlines last year. What also made it to the news was her lament about the nasty criticisms over her lack of...

Case versus suspects in Martinez slay try to continue ALBERTO "PASTOR" Martinez, 57, one of the few broadcasters who survived an assassination try, would have wanted to finish the fight. He wanted to see the case versus his suspected assassins,...

MANNY PACQUIAO is busy these days. The Pambansang Kamao or the Pacman, as he is popularly known in the Philippines, is headed for California this week to promote the documentary film "Manny," which, you guessed it, is about his rise as a...

IN CASE you missed our latest stories on disaster aid, it's never too late to read them. Check out our Storify page below. You can scroll down to view the stories or you can click here to be redirected to the PCIJ Storify page. [View the story "Our...

EXACTLY three months after Yolanda struck central Philippines, the government launched a worldwide campaign to thank everyone who had rushed to the country's aid in the super typhoon’s aftermath. Print and TV ads, as well as billboards in nine...

By Cong B. Corrales BARELY a week into the year and another journalist is slain in the Philippines. As the world mourns the brutal attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, here in the Philippines the reign of the culture of impunity continues...

By Cong B. Corrales WHILE various political and economic issues have dogged the country this year, a big majority of Filipinos still maintain a hopeful outlook for next year, a recent survey by a creditable pollster showed. The Pulse Asia Research’s...