December 19, 2014     Philippines
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Sunday, December 14th, 2014

More ‘super’ typhoons mean more media responsibility

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld No one can blame practically all Filipinos, not only the residents of Tacloban City and other areas in the Visayas, for being so traumatized by the devastation caused by typhoon Yolanda on Nov. 8 last year that they’ve since been watching every weather disturbance with dread that

Monday, December 1st, 2014

The State’s responsibility in ending the killing of journalists

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld As if to mock the memory of the 32 journalists and media workers who were among the 58 men and women killed on Nov. 23, 2009, during the Ampatuan...

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Politics, Ebola, and that visit to Caballo Island

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which the World Health Organization (WHO) describes as “a severe, often fatal illness in humans,” is not contagious until the...

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Binay and Aquino: The ties that bind

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld So keenly anticipated by much of the media, the “break” between Vice-President Jejomar Binay and President Benigno Aquino III has not come to pass. On the contrary. Despite the...

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Binay in the best of both worlds

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Because he thinks his current problems are at least partly the doing of some Aquino administration personalities, among them his putative rival in 2016, Manuel Roxas II, Vice-President Jejomar...

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

A tale of two aliens

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld These are not the best of times, and this country is not the fun place the tourism posters say it is — not for many Filipinos who feel they’re...

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Jennifer Laude, hate crimes, and the ‘big picture’

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Olongapo City prosecutor Emilie Fe de los Santos declared the other day during the preliminary investigation of the murder charge against Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton of the...

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Understanding (and not just exposing) corruption

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld There might very well be a conspiracy afoot to prevent the election of Vice-President Jejomar Binay to the Presidency in 2016. It doesn’t release Binay from the responsibility of...

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Aquino and company’s real ‘bosses’

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld His numbers may be falling and those of one of his putative opponents rising, but Jejomar Binay is at this point still the leading candidate for the Presidency in...

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Why the PNP chief must go

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Reacting to demands that he fire Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Alan Purisima for, among other reasons, the involvement of policemen in robberies, extortion, kidnapping, even murder and other...

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

How the media can help end the debate over martial law

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Forty- two years have passed since Ferdinand Marcos placed the entire country under martial law on Sept. 23, 1972 (he signed Presidential Proclamation 1081 on Sept. 21, implementing it...

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