[A series of Laylo Reports, based on results of non-commissioned items in the nationwide polls conducted by Laylo Research Strategies, will be published every quarter exclusively by Newsbreak/Move.PH.] MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos are satisfied with efforts of the Aquino administration to address corruption, and this could be fueling President Aquino’s aggressive pursuit of his predecessor [...]
The search for body parts continues FOUR DAYS AFTER THE BLAST. RESCUERS ARE still unearthing body parts. “Try and get that one up there.” says Haji Agus Bambang Priyanto, a Muslim leader in Kuta heading a rescue team. A young team member climbs a palm tree to retrieve part of an already-blackened human intestine. The [...]
After affluent Alabang, local politicians shut down access of women in poor communities to contraceptives
October 7, 2011 MS. GLENDA GLORIA Managing Editor Newsbreak.ph Dear Ms. Gloria On behalf of our client, Maynilad Water Services Inc., we would like to request for a minor correction in the article “Dirty tap water forces poor to pay more” first published in your news website last September 13. The article was written by [...]
BRP Gregorio del Pilar is a high endurance cutter with close-in weapons system. It will undergo some refurbishing before deployment to the Spratlys.
A change in leadership style is only a first step for the Philippines, writes Paul Hutchcroft
Text and Photos by: Gil Nartea Exclusive to Newsbreak MANILA, Philippines—I never dreamt of shooting for the President. Following the “Daang Matuwid” agenda of President Noynoy Aquino since his campaign days, I decided to be a part of his team. I officially became one of Pnoy’s close-in photographers from the start of his administration, on [...]
By VICENTE V. MENDOZA MANILA, Philippines—I want to thank the Philippine Press Institute for inviting me to speak in this program honoring community newspapers for excellence in various aspects of civic journalism. Newspapers and other news media are entitled to our gratitude for keeping us informed of the world around us. I often think of [...]
In these 360VR images, contributor Fung Yu virtually takes you to the official ceremonies that marked the celebration of the 2011 Philippine Independence Day on June 12, Sunday.
By SYLVIA L. MAYUGA “No forests, no watershed; no watershed, no water; no water, no rice; no rice, no economy.” Neric Acosta’s summary of danger in the Philippine environment drew the crowds on the campaign trail with Noynoy Aquino. They sensed the urgency with which this three-term congressman of Bukidnon’s lone district had authored interconnected [...]
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas