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Social News Network Rappler CEO Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Culled from the online news portal itself, Rappler reports agents from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa early Wednesday evening, February 13. The arrest was done in connection with a cyber libel case filed by the justice department. NBI officers in civilian […]

This is why Time Person of the Year get mix reaction

Time magazine’s 2018 acknowledged person(s) of the year (POY) received mixed reaction from netizens. Before the end of year, the US-based news magazine picks a POY of their choice who has done the most to influence the events of the year. This 2018, it came out with not one, but […]

Palace denies hand in summons against Rappler CEO and 2 others

The Malacanang palace on Saturday made known an official denial it has got no hand in the subpoenas issued by the National Bureau of Investigation to online xocial news network publisher Rappler chief executive officer (CEO) Maria Ressa and two others over cybercrime raps, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on […]

Jollibee Valentine marketing video series catch fancy of netizens

Jollibee launched these marketing videos that caught the fancy of viewers and bit into the hype of the strategy. Now an instant hit, the viral Valentine video series is the talk of netizens this side of the world wide web. Now watch the video and then tell us your candid […]

Gilmore Girls is back, see the trailer: A year in the Life

It is back. They are back. The ‘Gilmore Girls’ is back. And the whole team is on-board. After signing off from free TV years back, Gilmore girls- the series is back. At least for a very limited time, eh, episodes. The much-anticipated return comes with four memorable chapters from the […]

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and […]

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory. A growing number of writers and journalists gathered their thoughts together for a united statement. And sharing here is the English only version, although it has a Tagalog translation. A MANIFESTO I am a Filipino writer. […]

Malacanang lauds Pacquiao despite losing the bout with Mayweather Jr.

MANILA, May 4 — The Palace on Sunday lauded Manny Pacquiao despite losing the Welterweight belt to American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Filipinos can hold their heads up high: our national pride, Congressman Manny Pacquiao, did us all proud when he stood […]

World Welterweight Championship: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Paquiao

The World Welterweight Championship between Manny Paquiao, the reigning WBO World Welterweight champion (57-5, 38KOs) and undefeated WBC & WBA World Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather. The judges had it 118-110, 116-112, 116-112. Mayweather won. Here’s Manny Pacquiao: It was a good fight. I got him many times. I saw the […]

No free live stream of Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather bout

Sharing here the video on the full weigh-in of Manny Paquiao and Floyd Mayweather from MGM Grand, Las Vegas. For netizens, do not expect to find any free livestream of the actual fight as there will be none. In the United States the Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather 2015 live […]

Sculpture of Panday joins Elsa of Himala in Ilocos Norte sand dunes

LAOAG CITY, Apr. 29 – The popular Ilocos Norte sand dunes is turning fast into the destination of select Philippine cinema’s finest and iconic characters. After Nora Aunor’s ‘Elsa’ sculpture from the internationally-acclaimed movie ‘Himala’ (Miracle), another image of a film character, ‘Flavio’ in the fantasy film series ‘Ang Panday’ […]

Watch the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer

Watch 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. Sharing and watch here the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. The tenure of reigning Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler of Venezuela was over extended beyond one year. Logically, the 63rd Miss Universe pageant will crown the new (sic) “Miss Universe 2014” but […]

Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes

What’s new on Facebook? Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes. The giant social network site is more intent than ever in sanitizing its unstoppable newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes, scams like deliberate false or untrue news stories. But instead of reviewing content and determine on the accuracy, Facebook […]

Have you read Pope Francis tweets? The latest about PH

With a growing number in followers (now 5.32 million), Pope Francis twits are viral. The Holy Father has been sending tweets since February of 2012. Fresh from his Apostolic Visit of the Philippines and Sri Lanka, his tweets are profound and far reaching. Sa aking mga kaibigan sa Sri Lanka […]

Big network earns $25-million from anti-piracy suit

One of the Philippine’s leading media conglomerate earns another favorable ruling for its anti-piracy cases. This time it is worth $25 million! The media group of ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBN Film Productions (Star Cinema) and ABS-CBN International received a judgment for $25 million in the U. S. Federal Court in the […]

ABS-CBN files $12-M suit against online pirates

OFWs, netizens and those watching popular television shows and programs for free using their personal computers or laptops, has to read this. TV-movie conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBNfilm Productions, Inc. and ABS-CBN International has filed suit in US Federal District Court in Florida against 18 pirate sites for damages of over […]

Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor

Maraming Salamat at Pagpalain Kayo ng Diyos – Nora Aunor After the brouhaha on P-Noy’s failure to recognize how to measure an artist’s overwhelming contribution to the national identity and withheld the National Artist Award to Bicolana Superstar Nora Aunor (Nora Villamayor in real life), the diminutive actor broke her […]

CNN host Anderson Cooper get praise from Malacanang

Malacanang on Sunday welcomed the tribute that CNN anchor Anderson Cooper paid to Filipinos affected by super typhoon “Yolanda.” Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. said it was indeed good that Cooper thanked Filipinos for showing others how to live. “Ikinalulugod po natin ang patuloy na pagpapahayag […]

Watch CNN’s Anderson Cooper report about chaos in Tacloban

Watch CNN’s Anderson Cooper report about chaos in Tacloban. This is a video aired earlier than the interviews conducted by Christianne Amanpour with President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and Andrew Steven with Mar Roxas. There is no telling a lie now, all these confirmed the ineptness on how the government […]

The Convergence of PH Media Ownership Leans Toward Synergy of Monopoly

However or whatever whatchamacallit, it will always be viewed and perceived as the big capital consolidating ownership of print, broadcast and media as drive towards monopoly, control and discretion on dispersing content and media information. Take a look at the giant PLDT Group which owns TV channel 5 by way […]

Former Bicol NBI Chief Receives Scathing Accusations from Columnist

We follow the stellar carreer of a Calabangueno who is now the NBI director for region 3, Atty. Ricardo Diaz. So that when we read the scathing accusations from columnist Ramon Tulfo, we cringe in reaction at how liberally he berates government personalities and public servants thru his column. On […]

The Thin Line That Divides Everything in Our Lives

The big, influential businesses accumulate profits and get the government’s favorable attention much of the time. On the other side are hapless workers literally wrapped in the palms of big business, choking. Already, they howl and scream on the city streets yet get the caressing water guns of the government. Hence, workers are warped into a time very much comparable when there exist no justice for all but for the people wtih deep pockets and capital.

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Watch CNN’s Anderson Cooper report about chaos in Tacloban

Watch CNN’s Anderson Cooper report about chaos in Tacloban. This is a video aired earlier than the interviews conducted by Christianne Amanpour with President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and Andrew Steven with Mar Roxas. There is no telling a lie now, all these confirmed the ineptness on how the government […]

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The Thin Line That Divides Everything in Our Lives

The big, influential businesses accumulate profits and get the government’s favorable attention much of the time. On the other side are hapless workers literally wrapped in the palms of big business, choking. Already, they howl and scream on the city streets yet get the caressing water guns of the government. Hence, workers are warped into a time very much comparable when there exist no justice for all but for the people wtih deep pockets and capital.

Social News Network Rappler CEO Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Culled from the online news portal itself, Rappler reports agents from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa early Wednesday evening, February 13. The arrest was done in connection with a cyber libel case filed by the justice department. NBI officers in civilian […]

No free live stream of Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather bout

Sharing here the video on the full weigh-in of Manny Paquiao and Floyd Mayweather from MGM Grand, Las Vegas. For netizens, do not expect to find any free livestream of the actual fight as there will be none. In the United States the Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather 2015 live […]

Big network earns $25-million from anti-piracy suit

One of the Philippine’s leading media conglomerate earns another favorable ruling for its anti-piracy cases. This time it is worth $25 million! The media group of ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBN Film Productions (Star Cinema) and ABS-CBN International received a judgment for $25 million in the U. S. Federal Court in the […]

Have you read Pope Francis tweets? The latest about PH

With a growing number in followers (now 5.32 million), Pope Francis twits are viral. The Holy Father has been sending tweets since February of 2012. Fresh from his Apostolic Visit of the Philippines and Sri Lanka, his tweets are profound and far reaching. Sa aking mga kaibigan sa Sri Lanka […]

Jollibee Valentine marketing video series catch fancy of netizens

Jollibee launched these marketing videos that caught the fancy of viewers and bit into the hype of the strategy. Now an instant hit, the viral Valentine video series is the talk of netizens this side of the world wide web. Now watch the video and then tell us your candid […]

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and […]

Malacanang lauds Pacquiao despite losing the bout with Mayweather Jr.

MANILA, May 4 — The Palace on Sunday lauded Manny Pacquiao despite losing the Welterweight belt to American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Filipinos can hold their heads up high: our national pride, Congressman Manny Pacquiao, did us all proud when he stood […]

Palace denies hand in summons against Rappler CEO and 2 others

The Malacanang palace on Saturday made known an official denial it has got no hand in the subpoenas issued by the National Bureau of Investigation to online xocial news network publisher Rappler chief executive officer (CEO) Maria Ressa and two others over cybercrime raps, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said on […]

Former Bicol NBI Chief Receives Scathing Accusations from Columnist

We follow the stellar carreer of a Calabangueno who is now the NBI director for region 3, Atty. Ricardo Diaz. So that when we read the scathing accusations from columnist Ramon Tulfo, we cringe in reaction at how liberally he berates government personalities and public servants thru his column. On […]

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ABS-CBN files $12-M suit against online pirates

OFWs, netizens and those watching popular television shows and programs for free using their personal computers or laptops, has to read this. TV-movie conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBNfilm Productions, Inc. and ABS-CBN International has filed suit in US Federal District Court in Florida against 18 pirate sites for damages of over […]

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Big network earns $25-million from anti-piracy suit

One of the Philippine’s leading media conglomerate earns another favorable ruling for its anti-piracy cases. This time it is worth $25 million! The media group of ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBN Film Productions (Star Cinema) and ABS-CBN International received a judgment for $25 million in the U. S. Federal Court in the […]

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory. A growing number of writers and journalists gathered their thoughts together for a united statement. And sharing here is the English only version, although it has a Tagalog translation. A MANIFESTO I am a Filipino writer. […]

Have you read Pope Francis tweets? The latest about PH

With a growing number in followers (now 5.32 million), Pope Francis twits are viral. The Holy Father has been sending tweets since February of 2012. Fresh from his Apostolic Visit of the Philippines and Sri Lanka, his tweets are profound and far reaching. Sa aking mga kaibigan sa Sri Lanka […]

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and […]

Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes

What’s new on Facebook? Facebook to sanitize newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes. The giant social network site is more intent than ever in sanitizing its unstoppable newsfeed of fake news, hoaxes, scams like deliberate false or untrue news stories. But instead of reviewing content and determine on the accuracy, Facebook […]

Jollibee Valentine marketing video series catch fancy of netizens

Jollibee launched these marketing videos that caught the fancy of viewers and bit into the hype of the strategy. Now an instant hit, the viral Valentine video series is the talk of netizens this side of the world wide web. Now watch the video and then tell us your candid […]

Watch the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer

Watch 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. Sharing and watch here the 63rd annual Miss Universe pageant trailer. The tenure of reigning Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler of Venezuela was over extended beyond one year. Logically, the 63rd Miss Universe pageant will crown the new (sic) “Miss Universe 2014” but […]