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THE WORLD’S POPULATION is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050, and exceed 11 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report. The report, 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects, the 24th round of official UN...

COURTING THE IRE of presidents and prime ministers might be par for the course for journalists when they ask sharp, testy questions. Sometimes, too, instead of responding to the questions, the former sometimes fire back at the latter with verbal assault....

JOURNALISTS fleeing from stories and conflict? It seems almost unthinkable. The common view is, where the action is, the journalists would, or should, be there. But as the world marked World Refugee Day last week, Reporters Without Borders (RSF)...

By Cong B. Corrales [caption id="attachment_18842" align="aligncenter" width="500"] INFOGRAPHICS by Cong B. Corrales[/caption] THE WORLD BANK, a global lending institution committed to fighting poverty, has found itself in hot waters recently...

ON March 17, 2015, the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition and the University of the Philippines-Center for Integrative & Development Studies (UP-CIDS) held a forum on the independent evaluation of the Freedom of Information Bills by lawyer Jose...

DISASTER AID  in the time of super typhoons like Yolanda has fortuitously flowed richly, quickly, and from a bounty of donors without fail to assist Filipino families and communities in need. On parallel stream, public funds devoted to relief,...

THE UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP) is the most transparent development organization, according to a recently released global ranking report. The 2014 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its "commendable performance" in publishing...