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Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Accredition of journalists violates press freedom, says Philippine union
2015-01-21
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in strongly criticizing the provision in House Bill 362, which seeks to amend Republ...
CMFR statement on the killings in Maguindanao
2009-11-25
Centre for Media Freedom and Responsibility
The brutality and the sheer senselessness of the attack in Maguindanao represent a new low, even in the country's shameful record of violence. It calls for collective outrage and condemnation and the ...
Filipino journalist gunned down on way to work
2015-01-14
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in condemning the murder of a Filipino journalist on the central isla...
Former Press Club President arrested in the Philippines
2015-04-10
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) are dismayed by the arrest of a former president of the National Press Club by the Man...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Journalist paralyzed in attack dies a decade on, waiting for justice
2015-01-21
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in expressing our deepest sympathies over the tragic death of a senior journalist, p...
Journalist’s Murder Underscores Impunity in the Philippines
2011-06-15
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in condemning the murder of dwEB-FM radio commentator Romeo Olea in Ca...
Massacre witness ambushed in the Philippines
2014-12-19
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in expressing concern over the attack on yet another witness in the trial against th...
Radio host's murder highlights dangers for journalists
2013-12-04
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is deeply saddened by radio journalist Joash Dignos' targeted killing in Valencia City, on the southern island of Mindanao.
South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity
2014-10-31
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on...
Twelve journalists killed on Mindanao island in "dark day for press freedom"
2009-11-23
Reporters without Borders
At least 12 journalists were killed today in Maguindanao province, Philippines, by armed men, including two policemen, linked to the provinces governor. More than 30 other people were murdered.

Sources Select Resources

Accredition of journalists violates press freedom, says Philippine union
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in strongly criticizing the provision in House Bill 362, which seeks to amend Republ...
After "Grossly Distorting" UN Views on the Internally Displaced Ata-Manobos, the Philippine Military Apologizes
Mongaya, Karlo Mikhail
Article
2015
Global Voices
Human rights activists and politicians have criticized the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for distorting a statement by Chaloka Beyani, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of ...
Boracay islanders fear for their lives in battle with Philippine tourist trade
Hodal, Kate
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Hotel security guard is charged with murder after shooting of spokesman for Ati people, who claim ancestral land rights.
Capture the popular imagination
Coronel, Sheila
Article
2014
ICIJ
Sheila Coronel is the director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Last month, she was named as the next academic dean of the journalism s...
Connexions Library: Pacific Region Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Pacific region.
CRUCIBLE: Neoliberalism in SEA: A Critical Turn in Philippine South
Wadi, Julkipli
Article
2014
Minda News
Neoliberalism as a frame in understanding domestic issues.
Filipino women take lead in resolving Mindanao conflict
Tisdall, Simon
Article
2013
Guardian
Teresita Quintos Deles and Miriam Coronel Ferrer won over Islamic leaders who initially balked at dealing with women.
Former Press Club President arrested in the Philippines
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) are dismayed by the arrest of a former president of the National Press Club by the Man...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Journalist paralyzed in attack dies a decade on, waiting for justice
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in expressing our deepest sympathies over the tragic death of a senior journalist, p...
Radio host's murder highlights dangers for journalists
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is deeply saddened by radio journalist Joash Dignos' targeted killing in Valencia City, on the southern island of Mindanao.
Selling Modernity: How Global Greenwashing is Destroying Tribal People
Dickens, Amy
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport (APECO) in Casiguran, the Philippines, is a 12,923 hectare area currently being developed into a self-sufficient commercial hub and special economic zone....
Slavery, Genocide, Abuse: The Dark Side of Asia's 'Tiger Economies'
Bello, Walden
Article
2015
Toward Freedom
From declining worker protections to violent labour trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on...
Twelve journalists killed on Mindanao island in "dark day for press freedom"
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
At least 12 journalists were killed today in Maguindanao province, Philippines, by armed men, including two policemen, linked to the provinces governor. More than 30 other people were murdered.

Sources Bookshelf

Killing Hope
U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...

Media

Anglican Journal
National news magazine of the Anglican Church of Canada. Covering issues of importance to Anglicans.
Filipino TV
Broadcasts programming from the Philippines and locally produced Canadian content. Features a wide array of programming from music, sports and entertainment to current affairs and lifetstyle programmi...
The Philippine Reporter
Current news about the Filipino community in Canada and from the Philippines.


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