Sep 11

How is social media changing ASEAN?

Together with colleague Delwin Keasberry, a.k.a. @BruneiTweet and the man behind Projek Brunei, we led a master class with the same title at the ASEAN100 Leadership Forum on Sept. 29, 2011 at the Shangrila Hotel in Makati City, Philippines.

Here is the presentation I shared at the master class: Continue reading →

Jun 10

What you need and want to know: Aquino-Binay inaugural

To mark the inaugural of President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Cojuangco Aquino and Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Cabauatan Binay, here are complete links on the ceremonies, the personalities, the citizen journalism and mainstream media coverage and other pertinent you may need: Continue reading →

Apr 10

The Philippines’ social media, internet and mobile statistics

Philippine flags. Photo by Jimmy Hilario via technogra.ph.

More and more Filipinos are going online and forming their social networks and here are the numbers that show this reality. Continue reading →

Nov 09

Maguindanao massacre: The nation and the world reacts

1259062270-448As soon as details started to come out from the terrible carnage in Maguindanao, the national and international reactions have been unanimous in the level of mourning and anger.

They are a warning to President Arroyo that the nation and the world are watching: Continue reading →

Oct 09

The day after: Newly-weds Mar, Korina grab newspaper frontpage


Today’s newspapers appear to have one thing on common: They are all happy for newly-wed couple Liberal Party vice presidential candidate Sen. Mar Roxas II and ABS-CBN chief correspondent Korina Sanchez.

Photos from yesterday’s wedding rites dominate most today’s frontpages: Continue reading →