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Napoles, not ‘Maring,’ still top in netizens’ mind

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She may be out of sight but even in the midst of the disastrous floods sweeping Metro Manila, businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles seems to be very much in the thoughts of Internet users.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Netizens tweet flood photos

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Posted: August 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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 »

Of a small school, big hearts, and their massive twitter campaign

Students join other volunteers in packing relief goods for flood victims.  Photo Anna Alejo

While the heavy rains ravaged Manila and nearby provinces throughout the week, around 2,000 students from the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) decided to vent their rage by flooding the social microblogging site Twitter.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

DSWD uses YouTube to invite volunteers for relief work

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development uses social media to invite volunteers to help in relief efforts for victims of massive flooding.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

People surf Net for updates on floods, rescue

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Netizens trooped to social networks to get updates on flooded roads, direct rescuers to stricken areas, raise donations and point those stranded to temporary shelters.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New rain gauges to track water volume in Iloilo

Compelled by the devastating floods triggered by typhoons and storms visiting the country each year, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), together with Smart Communications Inc., has completed the installation of five automatic rain gauges in the province of Iloilo.

Posted: January 22nd, 2012 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 »

Australian meteorologists claim La Nina is over

SYDNEY – Australian meteorologists on Wednesday declared La Nina, the disruptive weather pattern behind floods and cyclones that brought death and destruction this year, to have ended. The weather phenomenon, which began in earnest in December, was blamed for torrential rain and ferocious storms in Queensland state that wiped out crops, flooded mining operations and [...]

Posted: May 25th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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