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Asylum bid of Reblandos OKd

Myrna Reblando

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has approved the asylum application of the widow of one of the journalists killed in the gruesome Maguindanao massacre in November 2009.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH listed as 3rd most dangerous place for journalists


The Philippines was listed as the third most dangerous place for journalist in the world following Syria and Iraq, a report from the International News Safety Institute’s said.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace assailed over comment on journalist killings

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma. Photo from http://pcoo.gov.ph

The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Saturday assailed Malacañang for downplaying the killing of journalists in the Philippines, noting that yet another broadcast journalist was shot dead on Friday in Bukidnon.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Awaiting justice, massacre widow endures hard life in HK

Myrna Reblando

To get to their flat, one has to climb several floors on a grimy staircase.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

The Artist Abroad

A typhoon of a different sort

Ormoc City in the aftermath of Super Typhoon “Yolanda”.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Bill Godbout

These past three weeks, the world’s attention has been focused on the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, or Yolanda, in the Eastern Visayas.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »