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HSF turns over some equipment to PPI
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On October 13, 2020, Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) through its Project Officer Caroline Lee, turns over some equipment to the Philippine Press Institute (PPI) as donation to help upgrade its seminars and workshops under the PPI-HSF three-year partnership. These were...
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Nickel Asia shines in National Mine Safety, Environment Award
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BAGUIO CITY—Nickel Asia Corporation subsidiaries took the spotlight in the recently-concluded 66th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) here, with one affiliate taking the most coveted Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA). Cagdianao Mining Corporation (CMC), based in...
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Travails of the community press
KEEPING people informed is a daunting challenge to community journalists as they struggle to stay in circulation, given the community quarantine restrictions and drastically reduced advertising revenues. The community newspapers are bearing the brunt of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)...
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Join the 2nd East-West Center’s democracy-focused EWC Seminars Live.
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Designed for multinational journalists and informed audiences, EWC Seminars Live is a bimonthly webinar and briefing series that seeks to inform, connect, and source media stories. The August 25th briefing features former #GeorgeHWBush and #BarackObama #speechwriters, Mary Kate Cary and David Litt, discuss the #2020Elections, #votingrights, the future of...
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COVID-19 Chronicles: Sharing Stories, Caring for Communities
In these critical times of pandemic when vetted information and content are necessary for survival, journalists as frontliners have become both instruments and messengers of facts and truths. They brave the odds amidst scare of the contagion, proliferation of disinformation,...
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PCOO should rescind media accreditation
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The concerned faculty members of the Department of Journalism of University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, Philippine Press Institute (PPI), Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines (PCP), Center for Community Journalism and Development (CCJD) and other journalists and journalism educators strongly...
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Nickel Asia’s emergency response team among first responders in Makilala
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The Provincial Government of Cotabato has acknowledged those who were first to respond to Makilala, a town in North Cotabato that was the hardest hit by the recent series of earthquakes that devastated some parts of the Province. And the...
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Food for thought
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Around the world, at least one in three children is either stunted or overweight, and one in two suffers from hidden hunger. This was the main finding of The State of the World's Children 2019 report, released by Unicef on...
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UNICEF: Many children and adolescents in the Philippines are not growing up healthily
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More children and young people are eating unhealthy food MANILA, 16 OCTOBER 2019 – Filipino children are increasingly suffering from poor diets, inadequate nutrition and food systems that are failing them, UNICEF warned in a global report today. The State...
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Governance, Democracy, Media: Building Better Communities
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As the country gears for a possible shift to a federal form of government, former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. underscored the important role that media has to play in ensuring that Filipinos make an informed choice on the issue....
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