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The Call for Federalism is Not Yet Dead
By Noel De Luna Chairman, Kusog Bicolandia While it first came in dramatic fashion, with then newly-installed President Rodrigo Duterte pushing for the shift to the federal system of government to help spur long-stunted development in the provinces, the idea...
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PPI hails Civic Journalism Community Press awardees
As the print industry continues to face challenges brought about by disruptive technology and innovation and a changing consumer landscape, the Philippine Press Institute shone the spotlight on the best of the best among the community newspapers across the country....
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PPI Elects New Board of Trustees
Manila Standard publisher Rolando Estabillo was elected as the new chairman and president of the Philippine Press Institute. Estabillo took the helm from former Ang Pilipino Star Ngayon editor-in-chief Al Pedroche, who described the PPI as the "most untainted media...
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IT SHALL NOT DIE.
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On the 55th anniversary of the Philippine Press Institute (PPI), also known as the national association of Philippine newspapers, established in 1964, we do not only celebrate its longevity but remind ourselves of its relevance and mandate in both national...
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PPI at 55: Building Better Communities
This year marks the 55th anniversary of the Philippine Press Institute (PPI), also known as the national association of newspapers. This milestone serves as a testament to the enduring two-pronged vision of PPI: 1) To defend press freedom; and 2)...
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LGBTQ-Bicol marks World AIDS Day; urges quarterly HIV-AIDS screening by DOH
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In a low key but moving ceremony, members of the LGBTQ (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders and Queers) community from various organizations in Bicol Region marked the World AIDS Day with the theme “Know Your Status” as they also called on...
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PPI facilitates LGBTQ Congress in Bicol
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In an unprecedented effort, and for the first time in its long history of conceptualizing and conducting training programs for its members and the media in general, the Philippine Press Institute (PPI), also known as the national association of newspapers...
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Visayas media on federalism: there must be strong public awareness
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Journalists from the Visayas recognized the challenges they face when it comes to informing the public about the proposed federalism by President Rodrigo Duterte because of the insufficient information they are getting from the government on it. In a seminar-workshop...
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National effort to address safety of journalists in the Philippines off to good start
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The first national multi-stakeholder consultation on the crafting of a Philippine plan of action on journalist safety took place in Manila on 7 November where civil society, government officials, media and academia gathered to improve the safety of journalists in...
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Culture-sensitive federalism fit for PHL – Luzon journos
Journalists from Luzon and the NCR agreed that a Filipino or Filipinized type of federalism that acknowledges the country's diverse cultures, traditions, religions, and regional dynamics will be applicable to the Philippines. Amidst differing beliefs and apprehensions over the proposed...
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