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PinoyWeekly: Tagumpay ng student-bloggers at malayang pamamahayag

Ni ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Pinoy Weekly Enero 18, 2009 MATAPOS magreklamo ang ilang magulang, pinigilan na ng panrehiyong tanggapan ng Department of Education-National Capital Region ang parusang sampung araw na suspensyon na ipinataw kamakailan sa apat na estudyante ng Quezon City Science High School (QCSHS). Nakatakda sanang ipatupad ang suspensyon sa mga estudyante simula ngayong […]

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Obama won’t meet GMA

US President Barack Obama won’t be meeting with Gloria Macapagal Arroyo when she visits the US yet again this month. Obama is apparently treated Arroyo like a plague, starting with her most recent US visit, when Arroyo tried her best to score a PR coup through an audience with the highly popular Obama.

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Plagiarism in focus

Last week, I was invited to guest in ANC’s Media in Focus as a resource person on the topic “plagiarism”. The program took off from the CMFR report penned by Hector Bryant Macale. For those who missed it, ABS-CBNNews.com has come out with the story below: Plagiarism and the ‘ponente’ system When former broadsheet reporter […]

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Victim of plagiarism

Journalism, they say, is history written in a hurry. And some hurry more than the rest. The daily dash to beat the deadlines have inspired others to plagiarize, as we can read from this report by Hector Bryant Macale of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility. As you can see, next to the case […]

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MALAYA: Migrante hits DFA, OWWA response to stranded OFWs problem

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya March 28, 2008 OVERSEAS Filipino workers’ advocate Migrante International on Thursday assailed the “obvious lack of coordination” between the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration after the agencies put out conflicting reports on the actual number of OFWs stranded in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia who are set […]

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MALAYA: Arroyo off to Hong Kong tomorrow

By REGINA BENGCO Malaya March 28, 2008 PRESIDENT Arroyo is leaving for Hong Kong on Sunday to attend the Asian Investment Conference and meet with the Filipino community. Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye said Arroyo and her delegation will be back on Tuesday. Bunye said the President will meet the Filipino community Sunday evening to tell […]

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MALAYA: RP diplomats in Japan ill-equipped to help distressed OFWs — Migrante

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya March 26, 2008 MIGRANTE International on Tuesday claimed the Philippine diplomatic mission to Japan is ill-equipped to handle OFW welfare issues, including the recent murder of Cristina Mahusay Lopez-Nagano and her seven-month old son Naomasa Nagano. Cristina’s husband Masayushi Nagano is now in police custody after surrendering and admitting to […]

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MALAYA: Jonas ma gets support of Obama, McCain

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya March 10, 2008 THE mother of missing activist Jonas Burgos has obtained expressions of support from the offices of Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, who is leading the Democratic presidential nomination and Republican presidential nominee Arizona Sen. John McCain. “The offices that we have visited showed a great concern on the […]

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MALAYA: Pinays overworked, underpaid

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya March 8, 2008 FILIPINAS are among the growing number of women who are working but are mostly in low-productivity, low-paid and vulnerable jobs, with no social protection, basic rights nor voice at work, according to a new International Labor Organization report issued for International Women’s Day. The report “Global Employment […]

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MALAYA: ADB says RP growth among most inequitable in region

By ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Malaya March 7, 2008 THE Arroyo administration’s much-touted “highest economic growth” is “among the most inequitable” in the region, according to a new report of the Asian Development Bank which also said government corruption continues to hamper development in the country. In an 83-page study “Philippines: Critical Development Constraints,” the ADB […]

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MALAYA: ‘Treason’ probe pressed; Sellout of territory seen as ‘greed without moderation’

Malaya March 4, 2008 THE United Opposition yesterday asked the Senate to act on a resolution filed by detained Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV calling for an inquiry into the “Spratly Deal” allegedly entered into by the Arroyo administration with China “in exchange for dirty loans.” Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay, UNO president, said if Arroyo has […]

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