[FULL SPEECH] Robredo at Ateneo thanksgiving event: ‘Tuloy ang pag-asa’

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo addressed her supporters in a massive thanksgiving event with running mate Senator Kiko Pangilinan at the Ateneo de Manila University Bellarmine Field on Friday night, May 13, to personally express her gratitude for their hard work throughout the grueling and emotionally charged presidential campaign. At the “Tayo ang … Read more

What will Elon Musk’s ownership of Twitter mean for ‘free speech’ on the platform?

Twitter loosening its current content moderation approach, if it were to follow Musk’s idea of ​​absolute free speech, may contribute to further polarization In a surprise capitulation, the board of Twitter has announced it will support a takeover bid by Elon Musk, the world’s richest person. But is it in the public interest? Musk is … Read more

John Arcilla gives rousing speech at Robredo-Pangilinan Pasay rally

‘Pag ang bayan natin ay umunlad, uunlad tayong lahat. Pag ang bayan natin ay bumagsak, babgsak tayong lahat’ MANILA, Philippines – John Arcilla had an important reminder for Filipinos as the national elections draws near: they hold the power to choose the people who will serve them. On Saturday, April 23, the award-winning actor took … Read more

[ANALYSIS] Twitter exploring a sale would make free speech an afterthought

Corporate law in Delaware, where Twitter is incorporated, dictates that if the company launches a sale process, securing the most lucrative deal becomes the top consideration Twitter Inc’s board directors can lean on concerns about the fate of the social media platform under Elon Musk to rebuff him, but if they decide to explore a … Read more

Void Rappler-Comelec fact-check deal for violating free speech

MANILA, Philippines – In yet another novel pleading, Solicitor General Jose Calida went to the Supreme Court Monday, March 7, pleading to void Rappler’s fact-checking agreement with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) saying that fact checks violates free speech. “Such power granted by Comelec in favor of Rappler clearly constitutes prior restraint on freedom of … Read more

As Ukraine conflict rages, Biden seeks to unite Americans in annual speech

US President Joe Biden intends to use the State of the Union speech to stress the importance of countering Russian President Vladimir Putin and push his domestic economic agenda WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US President Joe Biden, who has earned praise for his efforts to rally European allies and other nations against Russian President Vladimir … Read more