Journalism

BIMP-EAGA to help promote regional economic integration

Asian Development Bank (ADB) president Haruhiko Kuroda on Monday said that further subregional cooperation among members of the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) will help promote regional economic integration. Kuroda made the statement as BIMP-EAGA leaders, including President Arroyo, held their 4th subregional summit in Singapore, host of this […]

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ASEAN scared of Myanmar

Showing insensitivity to the global uproar over human rights abuses by the military junta, the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gave Myanmar “kid gloves” treatment at the start of the ASEAN Summit in Singapore. Myanmar was even elected to head of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Science and Technology (AMMST) in a gathering […]

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A question of truth indeed

The NUJP, of which I may apply soon as a member, is on target. I agree 100% with this statement regarding the NPC’s censorship of a press freedom mural. I am reposting here in full the well-written NUJP statement which I obtained from the email loop: A QUESTION OF TRUTH The National Union of Journalists […]

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US agency fakes press conference, apologizes

The US Federal Emergency Management Agency, strongly criticized over its abysmal performance during and after hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, tried to pull a fast one on the media last week. FEMA had a hastily-organized, informed reporters a mere 15 minutes before the appointed time and made employees pose as reporters. In the media briefing, […]

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