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Rappler reaches more Filipinos using Facebook's Free Basics

Apr 14, 2016 - 5:53 PM

Free Basics is part of the Internet org by Facebook initiative

India regulator deals blow to Facebook in Internet row

Feb 09, 2016 - 5:13 AM

While not ruling explicitly on net neutrality the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India TRAI decided not to allow what it calls discriminatory pricing for different data platforms or content

NO FREE BASICS. A file picture dated April 4, 2013, shows Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg pausing during an event at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, USA. File Photo by Peter DaSilva/EPA reboots: What it means for PH

Oct 03, 2015 - 12:53 PM

Facebook renames app and website to ‘Free Basics by Facebook’ and opens up platform to developers in an effort to crowd source fixes to global problems

REACH. The name now connotes the wider initiative which the app and webiste are a part of. Image from Shutterstock

Negros Occidental schools 'ready' for K to 12

May 12, 2015 - 6:36 PM

The province expects 46 680 students to enter senior high school by 2016