Rappler's latest stories on ateneo school of government
Vico Sotto's politics: Open to compromise but never to corruption
As with any battle, preparation is key, says the young mayor of Pasig City as he tries to overhaul decades of rigid bureaucracy and patronage politics in his hometown
The good and the bad: Analysts assess #DuterteYear1
A political analyst economist and survey expert weigh in on the Duterte administration s successes and failures in its first year during a recent forum
Under decentralization: More Ampatuans than Robredos?
If decentralization or broader federalism is to work leadership selection must first be made more inclusive and competitive
'Murder is murder'
We need to publicly speak against government action founded on false ideas We are complicit when we are not critical
#PHVote: The rise of 'fat dynasties'
In a forum organized by the Ateneo School of Government experts say political dynasties are one of the reasons why economic growth remains slow
Cebu congressional bets bare platforms, stances on key issues
Local candidates present their programs on agriculture and fisheries development bottom up budgeting conditional cash transfer electoral reforms and youth empowerment
It's time to reform our disaster law
We need a single organization with whom the proverbial buck stops More importantly this organization should have access to sufficient funds manpower and resources to allow it to fulfill its mandate
An ordinary way to be extraordinary
Good governance transparency accountability and people empowerment can also turn the whole country into a happy place
HIGHLIGHTS: Aquino's last mile: Ramping up and sustaining 'Daang Matuwid'
The BID consortium together with the Konrad Adenaeur Stiftung MAP and Rappler held a conference on August 3 2015 to assess the accomplishments and remaining initiatives of the Aquino administration
The change we want
While I see the 2016 national elections as a crucial period in our democracy the change we want should go beyond it
How far can citizen participation in governance go?
If the mechanism of our government is working towards ensuring transparency and accountability we might not even have to do what we have been doing as a civil society organization
Why was the President quiet on FOI?
While the President himself emphasizes the importance of building people s trust in government he doesn t seem to fully appreciate the role played by free access to information in building public trust
The DAP decision: Lessons on politics, governance
We submit unsolicited but hopefully useful advice for the administration to tone down the self righteous defensiveness
Scaling up the bureaucracy
Compared to their private sector counterparts many government employees are disadvantaged in 3 areas: competence confidence compensation
LIVE BLOG: Civil society summit on disaster risk reduction
What should the government and civil society do to prevent another disaster like typhoon Yolanda?
Want to jail the corrupt? Wait for at least 10 years
Fix the bottleneck in the Sandiganbayan where it takes an average of 10 2 years to finish cases says former Ombudsman Simeon Marcelo
How citizens can help improve education governance
There is still much room for improvement in citizen participation in local education governance
One month after Yolanda: What we need to do
We need to make decision makers listen to the stories of the survivors take action and assure us that there will be no next time
The significance of the pork barrel ruling
The decision on the PDAF should be appreciated as the start of even bigger fights ahead
What to watch in the 2014 reformed pork
Here are five areas to watch in the new set up to make the reformed pork less fatty
Climate finance crossroads
Climate change is not a separate independent issue but a fundamental problem that cuts across issues
Jesse Robredo: Heroic legacy celebrated
A photo exhibit on the heroic leadership of the late Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo is launched at the 3rd floor of SM North EDSA
Kaya Natin! honors outstanding health workers
Kaya Natin along with the Ateneo School of Government and the Office of Senator Teofisto Guingona III recognizes 10 outstanding barangay health workers
Dare to change the game
Quoting R A Mashelkar Sen TG Guingona says An innovator is one who does not know it cannot be done
Running vs dynasties 'much like sacrifice'
Challengers to ruling families face odds but they want to give hope to their badly governed localities
Seminar focuses on role of LGUs as public health champions
Leadership program for health development tackles the role of good governance public leadership and social innovations in the delivery of health services
5 tips for the confused, frustrated voter
Stuck with Mr Trapo Madame Epal and father and son politico what can voters do?
3 simple ways toward good governance
It s important that every Filipino go beyond just saying that he wants good governance and actually start playing a more active role in the drive against corruption
If they win, what should Jinkee, other local officials do?
We hope that local politicians will not only build constituencies for elections but also constituencies for good governance after elections
Jesse Robredo, a man for others
Whether as Naga City Mayor or DILG Secretary Jesse always got his feet wet was on the ground first and showed by example what service and leadership meant In this way he was a leader who inspired
Mining E.O. not perfect, but very good
Perhaps the resource curse the truism that extractive industries like mining cause only poverty and conflict will be disproven in our country and our mineral wealth will become as it should be – a bounty and blessing for our people
Rappler Newscast | May 14, 2012
Ombudsman Morales testifies on at least 10 million dollars in 82 acounts of Chief Justice Corona Significant transactions in the dollar accounts were done in election year 2004 and the week Corona was impeached by Congress And Dean Tony La Vina says the Ombudsman’s testimony is the moment of truth in the impeachment trial
6 LGUs recognized for citizen engagement programs
Six LGUs were recognized as models of good governance for their initiatives in engaging citizens in government monitoring
On #Ambush: What makes a fair trial?
Dean Tony La Viña: Senate is key If they allow foolishness by either defense or prosecution the misconduct will happen again