current events, Uncategorized

Save the Solomon Island Dolphins

Today, I joined the petition to stop the Philippine government from allowing the re-export of 23 Solomon Island dolphins to Singapore to be used as show animals in Resorts World at Sentosa, Singapore. The move was spearheaded by Earth Island Institute Philippines (EII-Phils), together with Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), Compassion and Responsibility to Animals… Continue reading Save the Solomon Island Dolphins

Media Studies, Uncategorized

BLOGGERS' CODE OF ETHICS

From the The cyber-journalist Website. (Adapted from the Society of Professional Journalists of theU.S.) ******************************  BLOGGERS' CODE OF ETHICS    Be Honest and Fair Bloggers should be honest and fair in gathering, reporting and interpreting information. Bloggers should: • Never plagiarize. • Identify and link to sources whenever feasible. The public is entitled to as… Continue reading BLOGGERS' CODE OF ETHICS

current events, Uncategorized

Remembering EDSA on its Silver Anniversary

It has been twenty-five years since that fateful three days and four nights of February when so many of us thought that finally, we would see the dawning of a truly free, progressive and prosperous Philippines. Twenty-five years ago, the Filipino people (mostly those in Metro Manila) with the help of a military faction, installed… Continue reading Remembering EDSA on its Silver Anniversary

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What's in a name?

My name is Jamal Ashley. These are my given names. When I was in grade school and high school, I knew or heard of no one who had the name Jamal except for Sultan Jamal ul-Kiram of Sulu. But the Sultan's name was usually pronounced as Jamalul not Jamal ul-Kiram. Jamal is pronounced with the… Continue reading What's in a name?

Newspaper article, Uncategorized

Resurrecting old ghosts of Mindanao

While browsing the web, I found a copy of this article published in Business World in 2003. To my surprise, I was quoted by the author. Actually, I think he got his quotes from a speech I delivered in 2000 at UP Los Banos. It's quite a good article. Business Mirror does not keep archives… Continue reading Resurrecting old ghosts of Mindanao