Archive for the ‘The Internet’ Category

ALMOST LIKE A PLAGUE, the political ads of four candidates for president, five for vice president, and two dozen other candidates for senator and local posts have started to assault our TV screens starting March 2015, or 14 months ahead of the May 9, 2016...

By Malou Mangahas, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism First of Three Parts TO THE LAST, they sing the same song: They hate corruption. They love the poor. They mean well. They are true. They are good. They are pure. Or at least that...

“The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, our plan to end poverty and ensure lives of dignity for all, recognizes the need to fight corruption in all its aspects and calls for significant reductions in illicit financial flows as well as for the...

TODAY starts a week-long job-application and registration process for those who aspire to lead the nation. The applicants have only until Friday, Oct. 16, to file their certificates of candidacy with the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In all,...

THE MILITARY in Thailand arrested on Sunday a prominent reporter and columnist of The Nation newspaper daily for "attitude adjustment." In a statement, Reporters Without Borders (RWB) called for immediate release of Pravit Rojanaphruk, who has...

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....