Pandemic hammers community press

Pandemic hammers community press

ABS-CBN supporters stage a protest to seek the renewal of the network’s broadcast license. A congressional committee rejected its renewal, forcing the network to shutter most of its operations and lay off thousands of staff. Jilson Tiu Pandemic hammers community press...
The Cagayan flooding, amid a health crisis

The Cagayan flooding, amid a health crisis

Floods submerge ricefields in Isabela province in Cagayan Valley region. Jojo Riñoza/BenarNews The Cagayan flooding, amid a health crisis By Jason Gutierrez, New York Times TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines From the air, it is hard to distinguish where the mighty Cagayan...
Asian Press Clubs’ Joint Statement on Haze Fan

Asian Press Clubs’ Joint Statement on Haze Fan

The Foreign Correspondents’ Clubs and Associations of Japan, Hong Kong, Jakarta, the Philippines, South Asia, Taiwan and Thailand are very concerned to learn that Haze Fan, a Chinese employee working for Bloomberg News, has been detained in Beijing. The FCCs stand by...
President’s Message: Welcome to Focap.ph

President’s Message: Welcome to Focap.ph

When the Philippines imposed quarantine restrictions in mid-March to contain the coronavirus contagion, the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) shifted our news forums online. As millions of Filipinos hunkered down, Zoom’s virtual environment...