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‘PNoy,’ ‘Sen. Revilla,’ ‘Corona’ continue to trend on Twitter

President Benigno Aquino III, Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr, Chief Justice Renato Corona. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Netizens continue to have a field day, more than 18 hours after Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. accused President Benigno Aquino III of meddling in the impeachment proceedings against former Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

China social media hailed after official toppled

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Chinese state media hailed the power of the Internet Monday after a probe was launched into a top state planner following an online exposé, making him the most senior official toppled by social media.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Sex tape used to bribe Chinese official goes viral

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A scandal involving a teen-age woman allegedly hired by developers to have sex with a city official and secretly taped the liaisons to use for extortion has shaken up the Chinese metropolis formerly headed by fallen politician Bo Xilai.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Disabled, netizens don’t find Aquino ‘wheelchair’ joke funny

President Aquino with New Zealand Governor General Jerry Mateparae and his wife, Janine, after an official Maori welcome at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Angry netizens took the President to task for cracking a joke he supposedly heard from someone during a talk to the Filipino community in New Zealand.  AP

Blasting away at his unpopular predecessor has been a surefire way of playing up to the gallery, but did a wisecracking President Aquino cross the line this time?

Posted: October 25th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Kenyan activist launches anti-bribe website

One Kenyan had to pay a $24 bribe to a traffic cop for speeding — but then successfully argued that $8 of it should be returned so he could have something left to pay bribes farther down the road.

Posted: January 7th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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