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MEDIA MUST PARTNER WITH GOV’T TO PROTECT PRESS FREEDOM – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is calling on members of the Philippine media to partner with government in protecting press freedom in the country. “We are calling upon our colleagues in the media to be continuing partners in sustaining the gains in terms of protecting press freedom and be reminded of the […]

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EU SATISFIED WITH PH DELEGATION’S EXPLANATION ON DRUG WAR – SY EGCO

The European Union (EU) is “satisfied” with the Philippine government’s explanation on the campaign against illegal drugs by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte amid criticism that it is violating human rights. Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) executive director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, said the Philippine delegation, in a series of engagements in […]

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PTFoMS PROVIDES MEDIA WITH A SAFE ENVIRONMENT – ANDANAR

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar recently paid tribute to the victims of Maguindanao massacre. This, as the communications chief, along with Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Executive Director Joel Sy Egco, led the wreath-laying ceremony to mark the ninth anniversary of the worst election-related violence which left 58 people dead. […]

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PH IMPROVES STATUS IN 2018 GLOBAL IMPUNITY INDEX – SY EGCO

Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Executive Director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, welcomed the listing of the Philippines by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) as among the countries with improved status in addressing media killings. The CPJ has recently released its 2018 Global Impunity Index with the Philippines still at fifth place behind […]