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The delay is met with dismay by Kenya's LGBT community and their allies, who have been anxiously awaiting a ruling on the petition, which was filed 3 years ago
Congress is currently on break until May 19 and only has a window from May 20 to June 7 to work on Mislatel's franchise issues
(UPDATED) PCOO officials are traveling to Brussels, Bosnia, and Switzerland to talk about Maria Ressa's arrest, but senators ask why taxpayers' money should be spent on this 'caravan'
The 5 lesbian and 8 gay couples involved will file lawsuits across the country seeking damages of one million yen ($9000) a person for being denied the same legal rights as heterosexual couples
The researchers caution that their success is only a first step and that 'serious technical barriers and complex ethical issues' remain before the process could be used for human organs
For some LGBT leaders in Tondo, public service is the only way to gain acceptance and respect
The government is banking on volunteers and modern technology to clean Manila Bay
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'We need to recognize how social networks, on the one hand, help us to better connect, rediscover, and assist one another, but on the other, lend themselves to the manipulation of personal data,' says Pope Francis
This constant roar of the river of chat within us that rises to the surface and comes out as 'small talk' seems to be one of the most striking traits that define us as humans
Ramon Songayab reports to Baguio City police that he and his wife were attacked by several men last December 22
It is known that zebras get bitten far less than animals with a single fur color, so a team of researchers decided to see if the light stripes painted on humans would have a similar deterrent effect
'People want more local news, and local newsrooms are looking for more support. That's why today we're announcing an expanded effort around local news in the years ahead,' says Campbell Brown, Facebook's vice president in charge of global news partnerships in a blog post.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology reminds the Department of Foreign Affairs to comply with cybersecurity provisions
Senator Gringo Honasan's appointment as DICT Secretary faces two legal obstacles
'When one steps up to the challenge and others pledge their help, we can put smiles in the faces of the children,' says Mover Dandreb Arro
Internet access is cut on Monday afternoon for an indefinite period on the orders of the government, says internet operator Global
Mocha Uson, Imelda Marcos, and the revocation of Rappler's license to operate are among the most talked about issues on social media in the Philippines in 2018
Some of the extraordinary moments from ordinary citizens that brought communities together
A transwoman broke LGBT barriers by competing in an international beauty pageant. So why are some gay men so upset?
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The actor portrays an elderly gay man in the upcoming film 'Rainbow's Sunset'
As online disinformation becomes widespread, media groups collaborate toward fighting disinformation, improving media literacy, and protecting press freedom
What the Supreme Court may consider is putting together a pool of lawyers it deems qualified to provide legal assistance to indigent litigants and, in specific cases, let the courts require these lawyers to handle specific cases pro bono
Hangga’t ang angal ng karamihan sa atin ay pang-hashtag, meme, o status lang sa social media, hindi aaksiyunan ng mga pulitiko ang lahat ng ilegal sa kalsada
The memorandum order provides telco subscribers with the option to switch among compatible service providers after initial lock-in period has been completed
Kadaiyahan is the Visayan word for diversity and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) community
DepEd says the decision to close down the Salugpongan community learning center in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, was made by the community council
The first Kadaiyahan Festival in Cagayan de Oro city will run from December 5 to 10
They say his behavior is unbecoming of a UP official and is not representative of the principles the state university upholds
The Department of Information and Communications Technology says Philippine companies have been dealing with Chinese firms
(UPDATED) The National Intelligence Coordinating Agency, under the Office of the President, wants the DICT to be authorized to shut down social media accounts that are deemed 'inimical to national interest'
(UPDATED) Facebook's political ad transparency reports are currently only active in the US, the United Kingdom, and Brazil
(UPDATED) The longtime senator is now tasked with delivering faster internet and telecommunications services to Filipinos, a major promise of President Rodrigo Duterte
The meeting between DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr and China Telecom Chairman Yang Jie coincides with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Manila
15 lucky subscribers each received a surprise upgrade to a 512 GB iPhone Xs Max — the latest and top-of-the-line iPhone variant currently available
Keeping indigenous knowledge systems, practices, and beliefs alive will allow communities of smallholder farmers to maintain their culture and the balance in their ecosystem without sacrificing their livelihood
Former TV5 reporter JV Arcena is picked to head the new office, envisioned to become a 'press attaché division' once an executive order reverting the PCOO to the Office of the Press Secretary is signed
The first multi-stakeholder meeting was organized by the Asian Institute of Journalism Communication and the International Media Support
Senators say the immediate challenge of Senator Gregorio Honasan II as DICT chief is to assure Filipinos that the third telco would not jeopardize national security
'I see no urgency in Senator [Gringo] Honasan taking over, at least until I fully finish this job on the third telco,' says acting DICT Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr
Administration Senator Gregorio Honasan II says he has decided to accept the offer 'for a better Philippines, a better government, for the Filipino people, and for a better future for our most precious children'
‘Other issues might take precedence over this, but that doesn’t mean we can’t push for it…. All rights are important,’ Cogencia chief executive officer Paulo Edrosolano says
The decision was made during a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte on October 29, says Senate President Vicente Sotto III
The bid documents of the Dennis Uy-China Telecom consortium are deemed qualified, while Sear Telecom and PT&T are both disqualified, which the two can still appeal
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The said promotional materials were put up in conjunction with a Smart event announcing the telco’s plans to deploy their first 5G cell site in the city