Category Archives: In Focus

Philippine veteran journalist Ressa, Santos, Rappler guilty of cyber libel case

Manila, Philippines, June 15 – High-profile Philippine veteran journalist and Rappler’s CEO Maria Ressa, former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr., and news outfit Rappler found guilty of cyber libel, Monday. The case stemmed from a 7-year-old story that was published before the cybercrime law took effect. Businessman Wilfredo Keng accused Maria Ressa and Rappler of discrediting his reputation over a May 2012

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IN FOCUS: COVID-19 CONFIRM CASES REACHES MORE THAN A HUNDRED, DoTr HELPS INTENSIFIES PUBLIC WARNING

Philippine Health Department confirmed 13 new additional cases of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). As of March 14, there are already 111 positive cases in the country. Due to the continuous widespread of this pandemic disease in the world, the Department of Transportation (DOTR) releases a new guideline that aims to practice ‘social distancing’ and hamper the spread of this

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IN FOCUS: Cory Aquino, Maria Ressa, among the ‘100 Most Influential Women of the Century’.

In the Celebration of International Women’s Month, two Filipina have been included in the list of Time Magazine’s Most influential women for the past century. Maria Corazon ‘Cory’ Aquino Cory Aquino is the first Female President in the History of the Philippine Republic. She is the wife of the slain opposition senator Benigno Aquino, and the mother of the Former

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IN FOCUS: Is the Ongoing Legalization of Divorce a Sign of the Progressiveness of the Philippine Society?

Since last week, the House committee had already approved three measures that will make divorce legal. It almost caused an uproar in social media from the pro-family and conservative religious groups as if this will lead to the further breaking away of the family and also of “supposed” disrespect of marriage. Albay Representative Edcel Lagman who has been advocating the

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