CHEERS TO ABS-CBN 2′s Failon Ngayon for looking into several issues in the Philippine health care system.
CHEERS TO GMA-7’s Balitanghali and State of the Nation with Jessica Soho for looking into the issue of biopiracy in the Philippines.
CMFR/Philippines – The Department of Justice on 26 August 2014 ordered the Investigating Prosecutor and Prosecutor General to file charges against two former elected officials for the June 2010 murder of journalist Nestor Bedolido Sr. in Digos City, Davao del Sur province. Resolving a motion for reconsideration filed by Bedolido’s kin, Justice Secretary Leila de […]
CMFR/Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III said in an interview with Bombo Radyo on 27 August 2014 that many of the reported incidents of “media killings” were not related to the victims’ work, according to the police. He added that the people in his administration were too “decent” to reveal the real personal motives behind […]
By Melinda Quintos de Jesus
Because I have been a journalist for so long, this lecture involves personal remembrance. Hopefully this will not get in the way of the main objective, which is to think about the role of the press, not only during the political period under discussion, but in general, as a critical issue affecting our national development. This is something that needs to be emphasized as the press and media are not usually considered in the study of politics and social concerns, including governance and civil society.
Last February 28, the Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecution panel in the Ampatuan, Maguindanao Massacre consolidated cases (AMMC) filed a manifestation before the Regional Trial Court Branch 221 of Quezon City that it is ready to rest presentation of evidence in the bail proceedings and evidence-in-chief against 28 accused.
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Join the discussion, “Two sides of a coin: A Forum on Combating Corruption and Promoting Economic Competitiveness” on July 16, 2014, from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, at the Bahia Rooftop, 14/F Intercontinental Hotel, Makati City.
Organzied by the Asian Institute of Management and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in collaboration with EU-Asia Economic Governance Forum, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, Ateneo School of Government, and International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance, this policy forum brings together experts, policymakers and various stakeholders in the anti-corruption effort in Asia and beyond.