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When the protector becomes the predator, where do you run?
A new normal for media is emerging. Regulators are pouncing on it and weaponizing the law to cripple businesses of critical media
The Honasan-Rio scuffle exposes the trend in bloated intelligence funds that support anti-people activities, including spying on private citizens
In one incident, a dog sustains skin burns from an electric blanket used because the procedure room was too cold
The celebrity animal lover brings food and water to dogs and horses affected by the Taal Volcano eruption
Why are the trolls dabbling in the coronavirus issue? To stem the tide of public sentiment against China, and shield this government from the backlash of its pro-China policies
The film tours the Philippines for Japan Film Week 2020
Unwanted as they provide neither meat nor eggs, male chicks are ground up alive, gassed, electrocuted, or asphyxiated in plastic bags
It’s not the virus. It’s not the Chinese flying into the Philippines. It’s panic.
At least 132 animals are rescued by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals amid the Taal Volcano eruption
All businesses, markets, food and beverage outlets, and e-commerce platforms are 'strictly prohibited from trading in wild animals in any form'
The Philippines is 9th in disaster-risk worldwide, located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, visited by 20 tropical cyclones every year, and has 74% of its population vulnerable to disasters. Yet government reduces our calamity fund by P22.9 billion since 2016
Volunteers brave the danger zones around the brooding volcano to save pets and other animals
While we are shocked by the likes of this snatcher-general, let's not forget he has a role model in Rodrigo Duterte
'We are not seeing the amount of animals coming into care or needing rescuing that we would normally anticipate. We think a lot perished in the fires,' says wildlife rescue group WIRES
Like many of the country's protected areas, the Iglit-Baco Natural Park exists in a fragile balance. To keep its people, animals, and ecosystems healthy, we all need to pitch in.
As the threat of closure hangs over its head, ABS-CBN should look to its past to guide its future
From Greta Thunberg, the LGBTQ+, the #metoo movement, the fact-checkers to the Magnitsky activists, history slams us with one truth: 'power is not given, it is taken'
According to frustrated activists, there is little impetus to enact more stringent rules in Thailand's tourism industry, which welcomed over 30 million tourists in 2019 alone
The sad truth is this: the trial of the decade does not reform, overhaul, or even change the injustice that's still prevalent in our society today
Did the opposition oppose responsibly? Did the watchdogs watch intelligently? Did the voters care enough?
Decades of skewed priorities in education have come to slap us in the face: we are now officially a country with the worst proficiency in reading for 15-year-olds
Another gold that the SEA Games can bring – the cautionary tale of entrusting our national pride and coffers to power brokers and slick politicians
We step into the big league and our officials are behaving as if this is a barangay tournament
The Gem-Ver fishermen were abandoned many times, once at sea, but over and over in politics and government positions taken
Her high-stakes gambit puts her in the lion's den with little experience, knowledge, and cunning to help her
If you were Robredo, you would know your boss is messing with your head and setting you up to fail
The Oscar-winning animated feature is getting a part two, and our Spidey senses are tingling with excitement!
A new world order is emerging where a social media platform like Facebook is king. And who checks Facebook? No one.
The Official Animal Rights March is happening on October 26, 12 pm at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila
With only 3 golds on the world stage, we can't be proud of our sports programs
There is nothing to prove. There's a huge transportation crisis as well as an EQ and IQ deficit in government to understand the problem.
When the policies are indefensible, the tough spokeswoman goes trolling
Are Darwin Dormitorio and the other victims of hazing sacrificial lambs at the altar of barbarism?
Despite the scale of the pangolin trade, little is actually known about it, even among prosecutors and law enforcement officials in its key market: China
Reporters from India, Nepal, and Hong Kong investigate the pangolin trade in their countries
The pangolin trade in Indonesia has become so sophisticated that it reminds experts of the drug trade. Meanwhile, in the Philippines, the country's wildlife protection law is not a deterrent to poachers.
Demand for pangolins has penetrated even into villages deep in the Malaysian jungle. Near the Malaysia-Thai border, meanwhile, professional smugglers are hired to send the goods across the border.
Despite banning the trade in pangolins, business in Cameroon is still thriving in plain sight in some rural regions. In Nigeria, Chinese traders have taken over the market for pangolins.
What should Filipinos do amid the African swine fever outbreak? The group World Animal Protection says the government isn't clear about this.
7 years of Social Good summits is just the start. Our global, collective action is key
Cebu province eases restrictions on backyard-raised hogs coming from the Visayas
Cebu provincial authorities say they are only allowing the entry of livestock raised in commercial farms in the Visayas and Mindanao. The Negros Occidental shipment were backyard swines.
'This can affect the sea cucumber growth if untreated water is discharged to the sea, along with siltation from road construction and mining,' says a researcher from the Western Philippines University
He's finally the best there ever was – at least in the Alola region
The GCTA law is a complicated mess. BuCor is neck-high in corruption allegations. We can do without the politicking and vendetta, Senators.
Let us now officially mourn the demise of delicadeza in government
As he enters the last phase of his term, can Duterte afford to appear and sound like a wimp alongside his fellow Southeast Asian leaders? And for what? For China’s empty promises and intrusions into our territories?
'Humanity needs to respond to the growing extinction crisis by transforming the way we manage the world's wild animals and plants,' says CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero