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Nielsen presents first Southeast Asia Digital Consumer Report

Information and measurement company Nielsen today released in Singapore the first Southeast Asia Digital Consumer Report, declaring that widening internet usage is “revolutionizing digital media usage” in the region. According to Nielsen: Rapid technological developments, including high-speed internet access and WiFi, and increasing ownership of connected devices such as smartphones and tablets are revolutionizing digital […]

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Comelec throws out 26 partylist groups

The Commission on Elections en banc on Tuesday adopted a resolution deleting 26 partylist organizations from the official list of accredited national, regional or sectoral parties, organizations or coalitions under the partylist system. In Resolution No. 8679, signed by the Chairman and all commissioners,  the Comelec cited Section 6 of Republic Act 7941 (Partylist System […]

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Breaking news: Gov’t spies found outside National Artist Bien Lumbera’s house in Quezon City

The family of National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera issued this statement this morning: At around 6am, a group of men was seen taking photos of and asking information regarding National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera’s house in a subdivision in Quezon City. One of them was approached and apprehended by subdivision security officers. His companions fled […]

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“Country above self”: Sen. Mar Roxas’ statement giving way to Sen. Noynoy Aquino

PLEASE SEE UPDATES BELOW. Liberal Party President and Senator Mar Roxas II made the following “major and important announcement” tonight at the historic Club Filipino. After months of being considered LP’s presidential candidate-in-waiting, Roxas formally gave way to partymate Senator Noynoy Aquino, son of former President Cory Aquino and former Sen.  Ninoy Aquino. Noynoy and […]

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US conference applauds Pinoy texting power

Yes, folks, our sophisticated use of cellphones makes Filipinos a star here in the Los Angeles conference I’m attending. Speaking at the Beyond Broadcast 2009 plenary session yesterday (Thursday in Manila), I shared how we make use of mobile phones for pro-consumer and pro-people ends. Read more about it at the TXTPower website. I’ve met […]

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Hacker hits GMA7’s website

A hacker successfully penetrated the website of broadcast giant GMA Network  in an apparent move to express support for a Filipino songwriter’s protest over intellectual property issues against the company’s corporate social responsibility arm.

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PinoyWeekly: Tagumpay ng student-bloggers at malayang pamamahayag

Ni ANTHONY IAN CRUZ Pinoy Weekly Enero 18, 2009 MATAPOS magreklamo ang ilang magulang, pinigilan na ng panrehiyong tanggapan ng Department of Education-National Capital Region ang parusang sampung araw na suspensyon na ipinataw kamakailan sa apat na estudyante ng Quezon City Science High School (QCSHS). Nakatakda sanang ipatupad ang suspensyon sa mga estudyante simula ngayong […]

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