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Facebook abuzz with rescue of 2 UP mountaineers

Facebook account of Albay Gov. Joey Salceda (screen grab)

The Facebook was abuzz with the rescue of two University of the Philippines mountaineers on afternoon Sunday as the provincial disaster risk reduction management council and the Red Cross in Albay scampered to bring them down from the peak of Mt. Mayon before darkness set in.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Bicol on heightened alert for launch of South Korean satellite

This handout photo provided by Korea Aerospace Research Institute on October 24, 2012 shows engineers and launch coordinators gathering near the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-I (KSLV-I) on its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, 350 km south of Seoul. AFP / Korea Aerospace Research Institute

The Bicol Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Tuesday heightened its alert status as part of precautionary measures for the third launch of a South Korean satellite on Thursday morning.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Lopez telco scrambles for ways to sell landlines in age of Internet

How do you sell a landline service in the time of Facebook? One of the largest telecommunications firms in the country is confident it will find the answer.

Posted: July 20th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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