E.J. DE LARA WRITES – Unions and the media are not the place to report work related issues. At least that’s the message the Philippines ambassador to New Zealand recently delivered. The New Zealand Scoop reported that during a meeting with Filipino migrants, the Ambassador of the Philippines, Virginia Benavidez, made a controversial statement…Full Article NEW ZEALAND: Work Issues Should Not be Reported to Unions?
PHILLIPINES: Does Right of Reply LIMIT Freedom of the Press?
As the proposed ‘Freedom of Information’ (FOI) law is pending before the Philippine Congress, its hotly contested provision – the “Right of Reply” – is being openly opposed by GMA Network Inc., one the largest media networks in the country. GMA argued in a letter to the chairman of the…Full Article PHILLIPINES: Does Right of Reply LIMIT Freedom of the Press?