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Ombudsman Samuel Martires says he has a duty to protect the interest of public officials. It's now a stalemate since Malacañang is passing the buck to him to release Duterte's Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth.
Despite President Rodrigo Duterte's promises of transparency, the public is yet to see his most recent Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth
'Allowing live coverage would allow families unable to travel to Manila to immediately hear the decision of the 58 counts of murder of Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes,' says the petition signed by media organizations
(UPDATED) This is in response to a PCIJ report based on Comelec's own summary report, which showed a 178% voter turnout for Amai Manabilang, Lanao del Sur, in the 2019 elections
(UPDATED) Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez says the poll body will look into this, but adds that this 'seems to be an unlikely scenario'
Three generations are caught in two conflicting government programs
Research shows that at least one in 5 victims of drug-related killings in Metro Manila in 2016 and 2017 were beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program
'If we don't take the right steps forward, democracy as we know it is dead,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa at the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference
The 6-month investigation found strong indications that police were outsourcing killings
For instance, 60 contracts entered into by the election body worth P2.58 billion did not have the needed documents that would ensure availability of funds, reports the PCIJ
A report by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism finds new ballot designs as one reason behind undervoting in the party-list race
The collaboration will see the coming together of two publishers with a shared belief in holding power to account through original, fact based, and investigative storytelling
Bobi Tiglao used to understand that. And used to think it was a good thing.
A quick examination of the PCIJ website shows that a number of articles critical of former presidents Benigno Aquino III and Fidel Ramos were published
Tordesillas says that 'if this is the kind of intelligence report that the President gets and bases his actions and policies on, the country is in big trouble'
Vice President Leni Robredo says all government employees, regardless of position, are expected to be honest in declaring their wealth
'The PCIJ report was built on the Dutertes' own declarations in their SALNs and data from official government records,' says PCIJ executive director Malou Mangahas
It's none of your business, President Rodrigo Duterte tells the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
16 relatives of Duterte have worked or remain in government posts, according to a PCIJ investigation
The Dutertes have interests and engagements in at least 23 corporate entities, the majority involving food and catering, freight and trucking services, and education, according to a PCIJ investigation
PCIJ: In Sara Duterte's case, some unusual situations are apparent, in terms of sudden and sharp rise in her net worth
How and why their fortunes are rising remain a mystery; the numbers do not seem to add up, reports PCIJ
President Duterte and his children Sara and Paolo separately and together offer token or opaque data that, under the law, they are required to reveal in their SALNs
‘Government, media can’t play fast, loose with due process and rule of law,’ says the statement of journalists and media organizations on list of alleged ‘narco politicians’
'I cannot imagine myself having that amount,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, who has been named by the PCIJ as the top 10 ad spender so far for the 2019 polls
Former special assistant to the President Bong Go spends a whopping P422 million for his senatorial bid. The mystery? His net worth as of 2017 is only P12.85 million.
"Maria and her team are a shining example of principled resistance to the erosion of democratic norms."
CLTG Builders, a contractor owned by SAP Bong Go's father, wins roughly P750 million worth of government contracts from 2016 to 2017
All 10 are being investigated by the Department of Public Works and Highways
Political analyst Julio Teehankee says 'unintended consequences' of federalism include 'escalated political rivalry and electoral violence among political clans'
Since the awarding of contracts, however, Tacurong Fitmart, Ororama Supercenter, and Ace Centerpoint have yet to complete the delivery of relief goods, according to a PCIJ report
'Separately and together, these 85 cases have made the practice of journalism an even more dangerous endeavor under Duterte,' says Malou Mangahas, executive director of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
Whoever is president, the paramount duty of a free press in a democracy is to defend and uphold the people's right to know, with unqualified courage and unity
'When you call it a war, there are certain things that people are more willing to accept,' says UP professor Clarissa David
The CLRDC records 54 minors killed in just the first year of President Duterte's war on drugs
Barbie Almalbis, Mayonnaise, and Silent Sanctuary play their hits in solidarity with the ongoing campaign for press freedom
(2nd UPDATE) The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism says the 'harsh' ruling has 'horrifying implications on the full and untrammeled exercise of press freedom'
The findings emerge as part of the Paradise Papers released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the 2015 Panama Papers
These stories take a lot of resources to make, but we believe they are important in a democracy – especially in the face of impunity, corruption, and propaganda
The Right to Know Right Now Coalition also reiterates its call for the passage of a Freedom of Information Law
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says that 'those working in the government, such as members of the Cabinet, still have the right to privacy'
PCIJ reports that significant details were blacked out in the copies of the December 2016 SALNs of Duterte Cabinet officials
The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism launches The PCIJ Story Project
A massive study produced by UNESCO encourages journalists to train themselves in digital security, educate the public, and advocate for institutional changes
The Panama Papers project for example is the best example of networked journalism in an interconnected world
A phrase with explicit curse and threat has been written by the attackers into our stories says the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
A spokesperson confirms that the former Harry Potter star has set up an offshore company but only for the purpose of protecting her anonymity and safety
For national candidates media organizations are urged to report all paid promotions made from November 9 2015 to May 7 2016
The Panama Papers gives journalists around the world some lessons on working with large scale investigations