Philippines

  • Myanmar Competition Commission

    Why Competition Matters for Economic Growth: Myanmar Delegation Learns from Philippines

    On 7-8 May, the 14-member delegation from Myanmar Competition Commission (MmCC), led by Minister for Commerce, Chairman Than Myint, visited the Philippines for a study trip.
  • Voters PrecinctPoll watchers prepare the audit log from the vote-counting machines in Araullo High School, Manila, on May 13, 2019

    Democracy in Trouble: Duterte Allies Capture Senate

    Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte are sweeping the Senate in the midterm elections with no opposition candidate expected to win—a first in three decades.
  • Ms. Marites Danguilan Vitug, author and journalist

    Democracy Backslides in Philippine Elections

    The midterm Philippine election in May is a turn for the worse in a fragile democracy. It is further hurting political parties, already one of the weakest institutions in the country, and giving greater boost to personality politics.
  • We are truth-tellers

    “We are truth-tellers”

    On Press Freedom Day, FNF Philippines stands up with journalists to embolden free press in safeguarding democracy.
  • Duterte’s Unrelenting Attacks on Philippine Media

    Duterte’s Unrelenting Attacks on Philippine Media

    When the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), an independent and reputable team of journalists, reported in April that President Rodrigo Duterte’s wealth and that of his two local politician-children consistently grew...
  • World Creativity and Innovation Day

    "We Can Always Try!": 3 PHL Startups Celebrate Optimism on World Innovation Day

    FNF Philippines celebrates with the world by presenting stories of creativity and determination, hope and zeal, success and even failure of young and talented Filipinos who are driven to make things work better.
  • “Charot!” talks about Charter Change and elections, urges voters to be “choosy”

    “Charot!” Talks About Charter Change and Elections, Urges Voters to be “Choosy”

    With the ongoing debates on charter change (cha-cha) and campaigns for mid-term elections in full throttle, how does one cruise through a sea of information? How do people make informed decisions? How can Filipinos exercise their constitutional powers as
  • FreedomMov_E

    Freedom Mov_E Features a ‘Love Letter’ to a Martial Law Prisoner

    ‘A love letter,’ real life Commander Liway Cecille Oebanda, shared that the movie Liway is her son’s love letter to her— to the sacrifices she made fighting for a better society during the dictatorship under President Marcos.

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