Parañaque residents urged to follow city’s Twitter, FB accounts

By: Maricar B. Brizuela, November 19th, 2012 08:29 PM

FROM FACEBOOK.COM/PARANAQUECITY

MANILA, Philippines—Follow us on Twitter. Write on our Facebook timeline.

On Monday, the Parañaque City government encouraged residents to subscribe to and follow their newly created Twitter and Facebook accounts, which they said will “update constituents of local news and important announcements from the city hall.”

“The local government has created these social media accounts to keep city residents well-informed and at the same time promote Parañaque City as a great tourist attraction,” read a statement from the city’s website.

Residents who want to tune in to timely news and updates from the city government can simply subscribe to www.facebook.com/paranaquecity or follow this Twitter account www.twitter.com/iloveparanaque. They can also check the city’s official website at www.paranaque.gov.ph.

The Parañaque local government also said in a statement that residents can simply go online and check the stated accounts “whenever they want to get information on class suspensions, red tide ban, free anti-rabies dog immunization and other advisories; learn about the latest projects and programs of the local government; know about  current events and developments in the city; express opinions or views; or communicate with city government officials.”

Mayor Jun Bernabe said: “We have continuously been establishing channels for communication with our constituents aiming to provide them with accurate and timely information and at the same time, get feedback. With these social media accounts, information dissemination and exchange will be faster.”

The city’s information office has also been doubling its effort to update the city’s website every day with important events and notable accomplishments that they deem important to share to the public.

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