Ripples of skepticism spread nationwide from various sectors and individuals, including Church leaders and netizens, who could not help but think that the surrender of businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles to President Benigno Aquino III was played out from a poorly written script.
Thank you, Google Translate Unfamiliar with the local language, around 400 Filipino youth delegates to the recent World Youth Day (WYD) celebrations in Rio de Janiero, Brazil resorted to Google Translate, hand gestures, and charades to get their message across to the locals, a Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines said Tuesday.
The website of the Commission on Elections bogged down the last few days but the public need not worry as it is not connected to the system to be used on Election Day, a Comelec official said Saturday.
Don’t just turn off the lights. An official of the Catholic Church on Friday urged the public to also turn off their laptop computers, cell phones, and other electronic gadgets when the world marks Earth Hour on March 23.
With the campaign period set to begin next week, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday urged the public to use the social media to report any election violation.
Church leaders are looking at cyberspace as the main arena to keep the faithful.
A group of bloggers on Tuesday morning urged Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to be true to her form as a human rights activist and resign from the Cabinet in protest of the Cybercrime Prevention law.
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The National Bureau of Investigation is investigating members of Anonymous Philippines, a group that has claimed on its Facebook account that it hacked the website of the NBI and those of other agencies.
Faced with escalating street and online protests as well as hacking of websites, President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday assured the public that no civil liberties would be suppressed under the cybercrime law even as he sought a dialogue with all stakeholders.
More groups have asked the Supreme Court to nullify the new Cybercrime Prevention Act.
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle poked fun Saturday at the shortened spelling of words many have adopted due to the influence of text messaging on their cellular phones.
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz is now advising some 100,000 unemployed Filipino nurses in the country to try their luck in the booming business process outsourcing industry or call centers which she said had “non-traditional” health-related aspects.