Events

US conference applauds Pinoy texting power

Yes, folks, our sophisticated use of cellphones makes Filipinos a star here in the Los Angeles conference I’m attending. Speaking at the Beyond Broadcast 2009 plenary session yesterday (Thursday in Manila), I shared how we make use of mobile phones for pro-consumer and pro-people ends. Read more about it at the TXTPower website. I’ve met […]

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PCIJ, Newsbreak hold workshop on reporting human rights issues and extrajudicial killings

What do the Alabang, Paranaque and Quezon City incidents, the Kuratong Baleleng rubout, the suspicious slays of crusading journalists and the murders of nearly a thousand activists have in common? They are all arguably extrajudicial or extralegal killings — deliberate murders of individuals by elements or agents of the state, with approval or sanction by superiors, […]

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Merry Christmas 2008!

To my online and offline friends and to everyone: May you all have a very merry Christmas! Christmas is a happy time indeed. While we are taught that Easter is the greatest Christian feast, for many Filipinos, Christmas is the happiest and we mark it through song. Together, let us celebrate our boundless hope and […]

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Stop Gloria’s Chacha now! — Invitation to the Dec. 12 rally

Everyone’s invited to tomorrow’s rally versus the Charter Change Redux of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo! Here is the invitation from organizers: Dear Friends and Concerned Citizens, Greetings of peace in these turbulent and uncertain times! Recent moves in the House of Representatives by no less than Speaker Prospero Nograles and other administration allies to railroad their […]

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