Archive for the ‘Investigative Reports’ Category

By Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism ON TOP of Bayani Arago’s desk at the Commission on Human Rights National Capital Region (CHR NCR) is a pile of clippings now about an inch thick. The news reports, which Arago began...

BANGKAY SA BANGKETA... kasi nga drug pusher ako. This is the sad refrain in a sardonic poem that a young Filipina wrote and read in a video she posted last week on her Facebook page. It does not matter, she averred, that the so-called drug pushers...

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...