Palawan Quicksilver Mines ceased mercury mining operations in 1976 and a community settled in the abandoned mining site. Four decades later, in 2017, the residents were found to have long been suffering from various ailments linked to mercury poisoning.

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The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism obtained a copy of the Ombudsman’s proposals to amend the law requiring public officials to disclose their wealth, and sought comments from transparency advocates at the Right to Know Right Now coalition. 

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Leaving jail has proven to be more challenging because persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) remain prisoners of the social stigma that stops them from living everyday life. 

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Explore the offshore financial dealings of Arthur Tugade, Dennis Uy, and other Philippine power players in the Pandora Papers

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The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism obtained a copy of the Ombudsman’s proposals to amend the law requiring public officials to disclose their wealth, and sought comments from transparency advocates at the Right to Know Right Now coalition. 

Leaving jail has proven to be more challenging because persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) remain prisoners of the social stigma that stops them from living everyday life. 

Explore the offshore financial dealings of Arthur Tugade, Dennis Uy, and other Philippine power players in the Pandora Papers

Since the Philippine government taxes resident citizens on worldwide income, the BIR should be investigating if Tugade's British Virgin Islands firm has undeclared earnings, says a former finance undersecretary