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Yolanda survivors in cash-for-work program to get pay through ATM — UNDP

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As communications facilities are gradually being restored, typhoon survivors enlisted in cash-for-work projects will now be able to receive salary advisories through their mobile phones and get the money through ATM banking services.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Biazon says tweet on Yolanda relief ‘maliciously edited’

Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon. INQUIRER.net file photo

Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon has slammed a netizen whom he said “maliciously edited” his Twitter account advisory on foreign donations for victims of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan).

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Balangiga folk in Metro Manila ride bus home with relief

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It started out as an online appeal on Facebook on Wednesday night for passengers wanting to go home to their families in Balangiga, Eastern Samar, which was ravaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last week.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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 »

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 »

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