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Warning from PPI
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Of late, the Philippine Press Institute (PPI, also known as the national association of newspapers, has been receiving a barrage of complaints from supposed victims of a scam from an office or group pretending to be PPI, or from individuals...
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Valuing Natural Capital Takes Center Stage at PPI Seminar
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Valuing Natural Capital Takes Center Stage at PPI Seminar By Tess Bacalla If some of the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban and two other towns in northern Leyte could have their way, they would rather continue living near or...
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Philippine peace process takes global center stage
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NEW YORK, USA—The country’s peace and development road map of the Duterte administration took global center stage at the United Nations (UN) in two successive days of separate sessions at the UN General Assembly Headquarters in New York City this...
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Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mindanao Observer Top Winners in Sustainable Construction Reporting Awards
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The Philippine Daily Inquirer and The Mindanao Observer emerged as the biggest winners in this year’s Journalism Awards for Sustainable Construction Reporting (JASCOR), an annual recognition jointly given by the Philippine Press Institute (PPI), the country's biggest association of newspapers,...
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One national daily, four community papers vie for Sustainable Construction Reporting awards
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For their outstanding reportage on sustainable construction, focusing on little-explored topics—from using inclusive strategies to rebuild from the rubble to giving voice to indigenous peoples’ aspirations for a school they could call their own—one national and four community newspapers have...
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2016 Communication Research International Conference
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UP College of Mass Communication – Department of Communication Research hosts two-day international forum on communication and media in the ASEAN context, VP to give keynote. The Department of Communication Research of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (CMC) will host the First Communication Research International...
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Find better stories on children, Mindanao media urged
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GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Members of the community-based print and broadcast media in Mindanao were challenged to produce more and better stories on child protection at a recent training workshop in this city. Trainers and resource speakers alike urged media...
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PPI, Plan Int’l up the ante on child-friendly reporting
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The Philippines Press Institute (PPI) and Plan International recently held a training workshop aimed to tap the media in efforts to bring about a non-violent environment for children. That is, through stories that enrich public discussion and inform policy and...
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FOI (Freedom of Information) Executive Order
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President Rodrigo R. Duterte signs the Freedom of Information (FOI) Executive Order in Davao on July 23. The document is a commitment of the President to the Filipino people to bring transparency in government transactions. The EO covers all agencies...
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NAC-HMC allots P3M for PGH Philhealth Ward
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Hinatuan Mining Corporation (HMC), an affiliate of Nickel Asia Corporation (NAC) has allocated P3 million to refurbish a ward at the state-owned Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila. Jose Bayani ‘JB’ Baylon, NAC vice president for corporate communications, said NAC-HMC...
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