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Cebu governor says no more fund transfers to NGOs, CSOs

Dec 05, 2019 - 10:35 PM

Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia says she wants to avoid a controversy similar to the pork barrel scam

NO PORK. No fund transfers will be allowed to NGOs or CSOs Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia says. Photo from Cebu Province Public Information Office's Facebook page

Seoul approves civilian contact with North Korea

May 26, 2017 - 12:04 PM

The Unification Ministry gives the green light to a request by the Korean Sharing Movement

Why do millennials join NGOs?

Aug 23, 2016 - 3:45 PM

While young humanitarian workers have different reasons for joining NGOs they are all united by their common goal: change

Ban disappointed by UN rejection of press freedom watchdog

May 28, 2016 - 1:00 PM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon believes they do valuable work and is deeply disappointed by the decision which would block the Committee to Protect Journalists access to UN bodies

PRESS FREEDOM. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply disappointed by a UN decision to deny the Committee to Protect Journalists special status at the world body. File photo by EPA

Anshu Gupta: Empowering poor communities through clothing

Sep 01, 2015 - 5:00 PM

2015 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Anshu Gupta runs Goonj a non governmental organization that sees clothing not just as a basic need but as a sustainable development resource for the poor

CLOTH AS TOOL. 2015 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Anshu Gupta believes cloth is a sustainable development resource that can be used as a tool to empower communities and preserve human dignity. Screenshot by Rappler

Russia names US foundation first 'undesirable' foreign group

Jul 29, 2015 - 8:48 AM

The move is part of what critics say is a Kremlin drive against civil society fueled by growing anti Western rhetoric over the Ukraine crisis

A general view taken in Moscow on March 31, 2015 shows the Ivan the Great Bell Tower and the Kremlin. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP

PIR to launch internet domain for global NGO community

May 18, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Press release: The new domain will push for an enhanced visibility of NGOs within a trusted community

#HungerProject: Give back this Christmas!

Dec 22, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Here s a list of 8 non governmental organizations and foundations you can donate to to help children in need

NGOs and the rise of new leaders

Aug 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM

People like myself who teach and practice development work can only hope that someday as it did during the People Power Revolution the margins can take center stage and that the grassroots can eventually grow in the gardens of Malacañang

Domain .NGO to be launched for non-government orgs

Aug 14, 2014 - 6:50 PM

NGO will give civil society its own home on the Internet

Palace on plunder cases: Evidence trumps technicalities

Jun 30, 2014 - 4:12 PM

Malacañang expresses confidence in the evidence gathered by the Department of Justice against the accused in the plunder cases before the Sandiganbayan

Why the Napoles children are co-accused in the pork barrel scam

Jun 17, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Affidavits of whistleblowers tag Janet Lim Napoles' children as being deeply involved in the misuse of P900 million from the Malampaya fund meant to help victims of typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng

'THEY KNOW.' Senators oppose Napoles' request to "spare her children" of charges in the pork barrel and Malampaya fund scams. File photo obtained by Rappler

WHO: Mental health problems emerging in Yolanda-hit areas

May 10, 2014 - 1:37 PM

Common mental health problems after disasters include post traumatic stress disorder depression and anxiety They manifest 3 6 months after a disaster

Aquino vows jail for guilty allies, defends Alcala

Mar 19, 2014 - 1:56 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says he chooses to balance negative reports against Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala with his accomplishments

Palace insists anew no allies spared in PDAF probe

Mar 17, 2014 - 7:03 PM

New evidence surfaces accusing allies of the Aquino administration of funneling their pork barrel to bogus non governmental organizations through state owned Nabcor


After ‘pork’ scam, COA to issue new rules for NGOs

Mar 17, 2014 - 3:36 PM

COA DSWD DBM and DILG will come up with a consolidated list of NGOs that can receive government funds

PhilHealth to bring perks issue to SC

Jan 19, 2014 - 1:03 AM

PhilHealth in a statement Saturday says it is being unfairly misjudged even after formally explaining in November 2013 the legality of the bonuses

Evacuees move out of PSHS-Eastern Visayas

Dec 14, 2013 - 4:05 PM

About 2 000 evacuees are expected to vacate the campus on December 15 in preparation for the resumption of classes January next year

Dismal attendance in reopened schools in Yolanda areas

Dec 06, 2013 - 6:27 PM

DepEd has teamed up with Save the Children and UNICEF to bring back 500 000 children to classrooms

Solon wants NGO accreditation for gov't contracts

Dec 02, 2013 - 7:47 PM

We should distinguish who among NGOs have track record capability and experience to be awarded government funding says Ifugao Rep Teddy Baguilat

10 tips for NGOs responding to Haiyan

Nov 16, 2013 - 10:13 AM

Don’t try to do everything at once Accept initial levels of chaos and confusion

USAID launches $24M Phil-Am fund for civil society

Oct 01, 2013 - 10:47 AM

The United States Agency for International Development launches a new fund for civil society organizations

Pork barrel scam: Visualizing the ties that bind

Sep 10, 2013 - 3:55 PM

What are the connections between the players in the pork barrel scam?

Real NGOs struggle to get lawmakers' PDAF

Aug 30, 2013 - 2:42 AM

While bogus NGOs allegedly acquire billions of pesos from PDAF the authentic ones rarely get a share of the pie

INFOGRAPHIC: How NGOs get their hands on the pork barrel

Aug 23, 2013 - 4:27 PM

NGOs with no track record overlapping officers lists and reporting ghost projects or unsuspecting beneficiaries cornered billions of lawmakers PDAF

Palace: NGOs asking for PDAF to be vetted

Jul 25, 2013 - 11:35 PM

In recent years when there was an increase in the number of NGOs availing themselves of lawmakers pork barrel any group could just get a slice of the pie

Media reloaded

Jun 23, 2013 - 11:25 AM

In a paradigm shift news organizations see themselves as no longer limited to reporting the news They act on it