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DSWD opens new Twitter account to coordinate disaster relief after hacking attack

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Don’t be the Grinch who stole Christmas. Thus said the Department of Social Welfare and Development as it appealed to Internet hackers to spare its Twitter account from malicious mischief as it opened a new one to coordinate relief efforts for victims of typhoon Pablo following the hacking of its old account.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Messages of support for the Philippines flood Twitter

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As heavy rains battered Metro Manila and inundated many areas of the capital, an outpouring of messages of support and sympathy flooded the social microblogging site Twitter from international and local celebrities.

Posted: August 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Globe parent firm donates to Sendong victims

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Corporate aid for victims of storm Sendong continues to pour in with Globe Telecom Inc.’s Singaporean parent firm adding its name in the list of big companies to have donated money for relief efforts.

Posted: December 28th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

DOST to research ways to prevent fish kill, plant overgrowth in rivers, lakes

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has initiated a research effort to come up with measures to prevent fish kill, and control the destructive overgrowth of aquatic plants like the water hyacinth.

Posted: June 26th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

China 3 Gorges Corp. defends huge dam from critics

A bird-observing platform stands in the dried-up Poyang Lake, a vast wetland turned dry by China's worst drought in decades, in Yongxiu in Jiangxi Province, China. As Poyang shrinks to a tenth its usual size, crops wither and millions of people go thirsty. Critics point to the gargantuan Three Gorges Dam as a cause (AP Photo).

SHANGHAI — The operator of China’s gargantuan Three Gorges Dam is defending it from deepening criticism over its environmental and economic impact. In a social responsibility report released over the weekend, China Three Gorges Corp. says the dam has proven its worth by helping to control flooding and boosting the country’s supply of clean energy. [...]

Posted: June 20th, 2011 in Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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