The EU delegation issues the statement after DSWD Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy posts on Facebook: 'Iyong mga taga-EU, mag-online child porn muna kayo. D'yan naman kayo magaling e.'
(UPDATED) In sarcastic advice on Facebook, Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy says consuming child pornography is what Europeans – critics of President Duterte – are good at
In Barangay Bakod Bayan, Cabanatuan City, some 131 Badjao families live comfortably in housing units given for free by the DSWD and the city government
United Airlines runs into a social media storm after it bars two teenage girls from boarding a flight in Denver because they were wearing leggings
'Fake It to Make It' is inspired by real teenagers, and shows the mindset of someone who wants to start their own fake news empire
(UPDATED) 'A more consequential action' other countries could make to protest the war on drugs is to impose tariffs on Philippine goods, a New York Times editorial says
‘Apa yang saya pelajari ketika magang tidak sekadar menulis berita, tapi pelajaran hidup’
The Philippines has been championing the switch-off campaign since 2008 and has topped global participation records from 2009 to 2012 – earning the country the title of Earth Hour Hero Country
(UPDATED) US immigration judge Samuel Cole says the evidence presented 'demonstrates Singapore's persecution of Yee was a pretext to silence his political opinions critical of the Singapore government'
The survey this week shows Twitter is looking at building a more powerful version of Tweetdeck, the dashboard that many use to manage their accounts
Out of the 1,987 deportees from Sabah from January to March, 1,706 have been sent back to their places of origin, mostly in Mindanao
The DSWD's Libreng Gamot Para sa Masa program receives P1 billion from President Rodrigo Duterte's social fund
'We focus on entrepreneurship because we need to, in order to develop our country,' Senator Bam Aquino tells students at the Youth Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
Radio reporter Jill Resontoc asks the Impeach VP Leni Team who is funding them, prompting a heated exchange between Duterte supporters and reporters covering the event
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Pope Francis: 'Don't let yourselves be led astray by this false image of reality! Be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future.'
Some 800 migrant sugar workers from Mindanao were illegally recruited to work in Tarlac by Greenhand Labor Service Cooperative
The researchers note, however, that the influence of gaming on teens' attitude remains limited and that religious fervor remains a greater determinant of sexism
The media giant's election-related spending for 2016 amounted to P2.8 billion versus P2.4 billion in 2010
The Ombudsman drops charges against former budget secretary and now Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr
Power Shift PH delegates encourage communities to start caring about climate change issues
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'Based on our investigation, we have determined that our Twitter account was hacked by an external source,' says a McDonald's spokesperson
The McDonald's fast food chain says their Twitter account was compromised. They took the tweet down, but not before netizens saw the tweet and took screenshots.
There is a growing threat on information security and fraud such as account take over, malware attacks, as well as phishing and spoofing schemes, BSP says
The Philippines' second most popular messaging app incorporates a feature pioneered by Snapchat
The DSWD reminds the beneficiaries to use the cash grant to purchase rice, or else they could face sanctions
The attack is tracked to a third-party application, called Twitter Counter, which had been been hacked and used as a route into other accounts
(UPDATED) Video of the BBC interview with Robert Kelly, an expert on East Asian affairs, went viral and sparked a debate about racism after many commentators originally assumed his Asian wife was a hired helper
The draft law, which would still require the approval of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet and then the parliament, follows several months in which companies had been allowed to take voluntary measures
'Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano'ng aksyon. Pinag-aaralan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Even communists can use the state-run TV channel to discuss their agenda, says the President
Generation Hope donates 100% of the profits from selling Hope In A Bottle to build public school classrooms all around the Philippines
#BeTheBoss, #ClimateActionPH, #NowPH, and #PHVote #WonderfulPH all win Gold Awards in the PR Programs category
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(UPDATED) The Department of Social Welfare and Development joins a signature campaign, to be launched on International Women's Day, calling for amendments to Republic Act 8972
The tagging system, which is handled by third-party fact-checkers, is only available in the United States for now
State security minister David Mahlobo says the planned measures would also go after misleading photoshopped images
Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urges people to follow him at @Ahmadinejad1956
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The move paves the way for France to pursue a case against the far right National Front leader, after prosecutors launched a probe in 2015 over the graphic pictures, which included the decapitated body of US journalist James Foley
The results of a Social Weather Stations survey also shows China and Russia – President Rodrigo Duterte's favored allies – earning the trust of more Filipinos
(UPDATED) A masked man tells a Rappler production specialist to leave immediately 'kung ayaw mo ng gulo'
From MH370 to Kim Jong-Nam, many Malaysians are now starting to tire of the apparently interminable news focus on their country and fear Malaysia will again see its reputation tarnished
Senate President Koko Pimentel arranges the dinner, but the Cabinet secretary is practically ignored by most media present – the same group of people he accused, without basis, of corruption