To drag your armed forces into this political game is to spook it. And the consequences of that will come in painful increments.
We write stories not only because they need to be told but because they ought to help clarify this murky world. I hope to talk to you about this, and more, every Tuesday.
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'The new world is compelling us journalists to not merely adapt to these vast changes in our midst, but to define more clearly who we are, how we can rise above the noise and the lies, and what we can do to make things better'
As we prepare to celebrate World Press Freedom Day, we try to take stock not only of our freedom to tell stories and speak truth to power, but also of our new world that we assume appreciates such freedom
'The allegations against me are baffling and unfounded,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa in her counter-affidavit filed with the DOJ on her behalf by her lawyers
Four new members led by economist Winnie Monsod and veteran lawyer Jun Factoran join the Rappler Board
The Nieman class of 2018 urges the Philippine government and President Rodrigo Duterte to 'respect media freedoms and independence'
Managing editor Glenda M Gloria joins 23 other journalists from all over the world who will be members of Nieman class of 2018
Typhoon Nina could wreak havoc in the same way that past typhoons Milenyo Santi and Glenda brought extensive damage
Senator Aquino also cautioned against the spread of fake news on a large scale at a forum organized by the Asia Society and INCITEGov
Dishes include a fabulous beef entree a yamang dagat tinola and a modern take on the classic maja blanca
Who were the deal makers and the negotiators of the EDSA 3 uprising in 2001 that attempted to bring back to power Joseph Estrada? Who were the plotters behind the brazen power grab attempt?
At the rate things are going 2016 will probably yet again surprise even the veterans among us
Disaster preparedness efforts of the Aquino administration have improved since Super Typhoon Yolanda and the Visayas earthquake But efforts to rehabilitate disaster hit areas remain wanting
Would the 1998 scenario of Fidel Ramos and Renato de Villa happen today between the President and standard bearer in waiting Mar Roxas?
Journalist Marcus Brauchli of NBM says I think Rappler is one of the most innovative digital media companies we have seen in any market around the world What we want is to be able to take many of their ideas the pioneering concepts that Rappler is working with in the Philippines and deploy them in other markets
PAGASA says it needs P3 9 billion for modern equipment and facilities
The grumblings in the Philippine National Police should not be taken lightly
Visibly absent in history textbooks is any serious substantive discussion of Mindanao s place in Philippine history
The Argentinian pontiff writes only one sentence in English in the Palace guestbook but it is enough to bless the entire nation
Having lived in one of the most disaster prone regions in the country every storm pushes them deeper into the mire of poverty
Managing Editor Glenda Gloria is named one of 8 UK Education Ambassadors by the British Embassy The ambassadors have been chosen for their excellence in their chosen fields of endeavor
A participant in the ClimateWalk to Tacloban hopes to create an uproar to demand accountability from those responsible for the build up of greenhouse gases
UPDATED Zero casualty means everybody must not only live but must also have equal chances during disasters says Albay Governor Joey Salceda
Albay Governor Joey Salceda urges local governments to follow the law and mount funds for disaster risk reduction in their area
Despite warnings residents intentionally plant trees along the power lines causing outages the National Grid of Corporation of the Philippines says
Almost a month since Typhoon Glenda made landfall in the country the Philippine High School for the Arts PHSA is still running on generators
The relief measures include financial assistance to employees affected by the typhoon and grace period in settling outstanding obligations
The wind started to blow hard at 11 pm everyone was completely scared We could hear people calling for help but it was hard to help them because of the blackout
President Benigno Aquino III elevates climate change into a priority issue to protect vulnerable communities from its impact
He says finding funds for disaster response is easier
In an orphanage in Laguna children are being fed with whatever was being given to them by donors See what happens during their Cookfest
In his State of the Nation Address the President omits key details and paints Yolanda hit areas in a rosy state
These communities are being exposed to tremendous risk and uncertainty aid groups say after the President trumpeted efforts for Yolanda survivors
Be a part of SONA2014 through Rappler s online conversation and live blog beginning 2pm of July 28 Monday Philippine Standard Time
What are the concerns of Typhoon Glenda survivors from Quezon province that they want President Benigno Aquino III to know about?
Based on the latest report 330 433 families or 1 600 298 persons are affected by the typhoon a third of them in evacuation centers
The Quick Response Fund is a built in budgetary allocation for agencies responding to areas affected by catastrophes and crises
World Vision launches its relief response targeting children and families impacted by typhoon Glenda Rammasun
Typhoon Glenda leaves at least 97 people dead most of them in Quezon province More than 1 6 million people in 7 regions are affected
Pumangalawa man ang Filipinas sa mga bansa sa Asya sa bilis ng pag angat ng ekonomya noong 2013 tila naman hindi nito alam ang gagawin sa sektor ng enerhiya
The reports of fatalities came as authorities struggle to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of households
The typhoon which had caused devastation in the Philippines is the strongest storm to hit southern China in more than 40 years
Meralco says the power supply situation has improved but does not rule out implementing the scheme if necessary
In Bay Laguna where residents experience regular flooding during the typhoon season it seems nothing has prepared them for this nightmare