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[EDITORIAL] Nasa DNA natin ang EDSA People Power

Feb 24, 2020 - 12:04 PM

When the protector becomes the predator, where do you run?

[EDITORIAL] Huwag gawing normal ang pambababoy sa media

Feb 17, 2020 - 11:00 AM

A new normal for media is emerging. Regulators are pouncing on it and weaponizing the law to cripple businesses of critical media

[EDITORIAL] Lumolobo ang intel funds ng DICT. Kabahan na tayo.

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:50 AM

The Honasan-Rio scuffle exposes the trend in bloated intelligence funds that support anti-people activities, including spying on private citizens

'Shocking' animal welfare violations uncovered at U.S. government labs

Feb 07, 2020 - 11:05 AM

In one incident, a dog sustains skin burns from an electric blanket used because the procedure room was too cold

DOGS. Border Collies Miley and Tiara are pictured during a touchscreen experiment at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna on February 26, 2018. Photo by Alex Halada/AFP

LOOK: Heart Evangelista joins PAWS for animal rescue mission near Taal

Feb 06, 2020 - 11:44 AM

The celebrity animal lover brings food and water to dogs and horses affected by the Taal Volcano eruption

[EDITORIAL] Ilagay sa lugar ang pakikipag-kaibigan sa Tsina sa harap ng banta ng coronavirus

Feb 03, 2020 - 12:19 PM

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

Anime film 'Weathering With You' to screen in Manila, Davao, Iloilo cinemas

Jan 30, 2020 - 12:24 PM

The film tours the Philippines for Japan Film Week 2020

WEATHERING WITH YOU. Makoto Shinkai's anime masterpiece is set to screen in the Philippines. Screenshot from YouTube.com/GKIDStv

France bans live shredding of male chicks, piglet castration without anesthesia

Jan 29, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Unwanted as they provide neither meat nor eggs, male chicks are ground up alive, gassed, electrocuted, or asphyxiated in plastic bags

BABIES. Chicks sit in a pen during the 33rd International Livestock Trade Fair in Bruz, a suburb of Rennes, western France, on September 10, 2019. (Photo by Sebastien Salom-Gomis/AFP

[EDITORIAL] Our biggest enemy amid the Wuhan virus outbreak

Jan 27, 2020 - 9:18 AM

It’s not the virus. It’s not the Chinese flying into the Philippines. It’s panic.

Dogs rescued from Taal eruption going to foster homes – PETA

Jan 26, 2020 - 7:05 PM

At least 132 animals are rescued by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals amid the Taal Volcano eruption

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

Jan 26, 2020 - 4:36 PM

All businesses, markets, food and beverage outlets, and e-commerce platforms are 'strictly prohibited from trading in wild animals in any form'

WILD ANIMAL. This file picture taken on May 26, 2003 shows a policeman watching over a civet cat captured in the wild by a farmer in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei province. Photo by AFP

[EDITORIAL] Taal fiasco: Walang plano, kapos sa pondo

Jan 20, 2020 - 11:00 AM

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

WATCH: Volunteers rescue pets left behind by Taal Volcano evacuees

Jan 15, 2020 - 1:06 PM

Volunteers brave the danger zones around the brooding volcano to save pets and other animals

PET RESCUE. Volunteers rescue pets and other animals in Agoncillo, Batangas, left behind by their owners who evacuated as Taal Volcano erupted. Photo by JC Gotinga/Rappler

[EDITORIAL] Si General Snatcher at ang pamana ni Digong

Jan 13, 2020 - 11:00 AM

While we are shocked by the likes of this snatcher-general, let's not forget he has a role model in Rodrigo Duterte

Australian animals face extinction threat as bushfire toll mounts

Jan 10, 2020 - 2:13 PM

'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

This photo taken on January 9, 2020 shows volunteer Sarah Price of wildlife rescue group WIRES, who are working to save and rehabilitate animals from the months-long bushfire disaster, taking care of a rescued kangaroo at her house on the outskirts of Sydney. The fires -- common during the summer seasons but growing with intensity and frequency as a result of climate change -- are wiping out huge swathes of habitats in national parks and the bush for animals already weakened from a prolonged drought. SAEED KHAN / AFP

We need to save the tamaraw before it is too late

Jan 09, 2020 - 5:55 PM

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.

CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Tamaraws (Bubalus mindorensis) are endemic forest buffalo found only on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. Numbering only about 600, they are considered critically endangered by the IUCN. Photo by Gregg Yan

[EDITORIAL] Kasaysayan ang dapat maging gabay ng ABS-CBN

Jan 06, 2020 - 12:47 PM

As the threat of closure hangs over its head, ABS-CBN should look to its past to guide its future

[EDITORIAL] 2019's lesson for 2020: There will be pushback

Dec 30, 2019 - 11:30 AM

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'

WATCH: Top animal stories of 2019

Dec 26, 2019 - 3:55 PM

A video looks back at how animals fared in the 2019

MARIAM. This file picture taken on May 24, 2019 shows Mariam the dugong as she is cared for by park officials and veterinarians from the Phuket Marine Biological Centre on Libong island, Trang province in southern Thailand. Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/AFP

Elephants in Thailand 'broken' for lucrative animal tourism

Dec 23, 2019 - 12:48 PM

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

ELEPHANT 'SANCTUARY.' This photo taken on November 8, 2019 shows tourists taking pictures with elephants at the commercial Maetaeng Elephant Park in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

[EDITORIAL] Ang anino ng backhoe sa Ampatuan massacre

Dec 23, 2019 - 10:31 AM

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

[EDITORIAL] Whatever happens to the Constitution, you and I share the blame

Dec 16, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Did the opposition oppose responsibly? Did the watchdogs watch intelligently? Did the voters care enough?

[EDITORIAL] Edukasyon sa Pilipinas: Tinimbang ka nguni’t kulang

Dec 09, 2019 - 12:08 PM

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

[EDITORIAL] Ano ang gintong aral ng mga gintong medalya?

Dec 02, 2019 - 11:47 AM

Another gold that the SEA Games can bring – the cautionary tale of entrusting our national pride and coffers to power brokers and slick politicians

[EDITORIAL] Ang higanteng face palm na SEA Games 2019

Nov 25, 2019 - 10:24 AM

We step into the big league and our officials are behaving as if this is a barangay tournament

[EDITORIAL] Ilang beses bang inabandona ang mangingisda ng Gem-Ver? Paulit-ulit

Nov 18, 2019 - 9:19 AM

The Gem-Ver fishermen were abandoned many times, once at sea, but over and over in politics and government positions taken

[EDITORIAL] Ang patibong para kay Leni

Nov 11, 2019 - 9:36 AM

Her high-stakes gambit puts her in the lion's den with little experience, knowledge, and cunning to help her

[EDITORIAL] Duterte, tantanan mo na ang mind games

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:16 AM

If you were Robredo, you would know your boss is messing with your head and setting you up to fail

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ sequel coming in April 2022

Nov 02, 2019 - 11:20 AM

The Oscar-winning animated feature is getting a part two, and our Spidey senses are tingling with excitement!

[EDITORIAL] Bibliya ng Facebook: OK lang magsinungaling, basta may K ka

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:12 AM

A new world order is emerging where a social media platform like Facebook is king. And who checks Facebook? No one.

Vegans and animal advocates to stage protest against animal oppression

Oct 22, 2019 - 1:27 PM

The Official Animal Rights March is happening on October 26, 12 pm at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila

[EDITORIAL] Isang bagsak para sa mga atleta, isang batok sa mga opisyal

Oct 21, 2019 - 12:25 PM

With only 3 golds on the world stage, we can't be proud of our sports programs

[EDITORIAL] Nakakalason ang singaw ng tambutso ni Panelo

Oct 14, 2019 - 11:00 AM

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.

[EDITORIAL] Spokesperson ba, ’ka mo? Akala ko troll!

Oct 07, 2019 - 10:00 AM

When the policies are indefensible, the tough spokeswoman goes trolling

[EDITORIAL] Pakinggan ang taghoy ng mga magulang

Sep 30, 2019 - 11:23 AM

Are Darwin Dormitorio and the other victims of hazing sacrificial lambs at the altar of barbarism?

Trafficked to extinction: Vietnam, Taiwan, China

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:00 PM

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

ANXIETY. A pangolin rescued in a sting operation in Guangzhou, China, earlier this year. A veterinarian who has been caring for her said the death of a fellow rescued pangolin had incurred anxiety in the remaining pangolins. © Sophia Zhang

Trafficked to extinction: India, Nepal, Hong Kong

Sep 27, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Reporters from India, Nepal, and Hong Kong investigate the pangolin trade in their countries

A rescued pangolin at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation near Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India. © Dauharu Baro / Wildlife Trust of India / International Fund for Animal Welfare

Trafficked to extinction: Indonesia and Philippines

Sep 26, 2019 - 8:00 PM

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.

A Malaysia-bound baby pangolin that was rescued by police in Medan, Indonesia. Dozens of pangolins seized in the same bust were later released into the wild. Others were given to the Indonesian Institute of Sciences for research. Photo by Tommy Apriando/Tempo, Mongabay

Trafficked to extinction: Malaysia and Thailand

Sep 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM

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.

Trafficked to extinction: Cameroon and Nigeria

Sep 25, 2019 - 10:00 PM

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.

Group hits gov't for 'lack of clear guidelines' on African swine fever

Sep 23, 2019 - 6:00 PM

What should Filipinos do amid the African swine fever outbreak? The group World Animal Protection says the government isn't clear about this.

[EDITORIAL] Leksyon ng SGS: Lifestyle change ang simula

Sep 23, 2019 - 11:22 AM

7 years of Social Good summits is just the start. Our global, collective action is key

Swine shipment from Negros Occidental to Cebu gets green light

Sep 20, 2019 - 1:28 PM

Cebu province eases restrictions on backyard-raised hogs coming from the Visayas

250 live pigs from Negros Occidental barred from entering Cebu

Sep 18, 2019 - 12:54 PM

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.

BANNED. Some of the live pigs from backyard raisers displayed at the Livestock Auction Market in Kabankalan City, Negros. Photo courtesy of Provincial Veterinary Office

Coal threatens emerging sea cucumber culture in Palawan

Sep 17, 2019 - 7:00 PM

'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

SMOKE-DRIED. Elizabeth, a resident of Barangay Caguisan in Narra, Palawan, smoke-dries their sea cucumber catch for the month. Photo courtesy of Mavic Conde/Rappler

Ash Ketchum is finally a Pokemon champion and fans are feeling things

Sep 16, 2019 - 2:34 PM

He's finally the best there ever was – at least in the Alola region

POKEMON CHAMPION. Ash finally wins a league in the anime. Screenshot from Netflix

[EDITORIAL] BuCor Senate hearings: Bakit pinalusot si Bato at Faeldon?

Sep 16, 2019 - 12:24 PM

The GCTA law is a complicated mess. BuCor is neck-high in corruption allegations. We can do without the politicking and vendetta, Senators.

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Paglamayan natin ang bangkay ng delicadeza

Sep 09, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Let us now officially mourn the demise of delicadeza in government

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Duterte, Xi beyond the hype

Sep 02, 2019 - 8:54 AM

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?

Wildlife protections tightened as southern Africa protests

Aug 29, 2019 - 12:14 AM

'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