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There’s no breather in the newsroom this week. For one, the Obamas are in the neighborhood!
Adding fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs to your cart has never been easier, thanks to these 5 online gulay shops
While the road to the SEA Games was paved with good intentions, it’s riddled with holes that are being covered up now by a massive propaganda network
Does the Office of Solicitor General have the power to give advisory opinions to other government agencies like Pagcor?
In 2018, the Department of Justice Office of Cybercrime received more than 600,000 tips of images and videos of naked, sexualized, and abused Filipino children. This marked a 1,300% increase from the previous year.
Indonesian police say they conducted a half dozen raids on Monday evening in the capital Jakarta and Malang city, arresting 85 Chinese nationals and 6 Indonesians
During #MoveBacolod: Social Good in the Digital Age forum, local journalists and student leaders stress how everyone plays a role in countering disinformation and keeping digital spaces safe
Users are now able to 'hide' tweeted replies that could be seen as abusive or harassing
With a fairly open visa regime and relatively developed telecommunications infrastructure, Malaysia becomes a hotspot for foreigners looking to set up centers to run online scams
'The opinion of the OSG is erroneous, misplaced and misguided. It does not serve the interest of the country. Who will benefit from it?' asks Senator Franklin Drilon
House committee on ways and means chairperson Joey Salceda says imposing additional taxes on Philippine offshore gaming operators would raise P45 billion in government revenue
The fishermen of Gem-Ver received an old boat that turned out to be useless
Lorenzo Marchesi 'was believed to be engaging children online to lure and groom them for both online and in-person sexual exploitation,' says the International Justice Mission
Infrastructure binge, deathless drug war, and photo-op with UP alumni
The Financial Times says Google's advertising arm DoubleClick is by far the most common destination for the data, while a health website caught up in the process is the British Heart Foundation
At this stage in the drug war, is the PNP ready to be tamed or is it more anxious to cover its ass?
Expect discounts from brands such as Keds, Sperry, Adidas, and Converse
Discounts off best-sellers from Happy Skin, Snoe, L’Oréal, MAC, and more
Duterte’s kill mentality has emboldened every angry person with a gun
Gen YZ's new put-down for the out of touch and close-minded adult over 50
Need a new phone? Here’s a list of discounted ones.
Countdown to the finale of the Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas Sale with live performances by top homegrown celebrities and the debut of Shopee’s latest Christmas jingle
We wonder how many stories in the high seas are left untold – whether by Philippine Navy troops who would get into confrontations with Chinese ships or Filipino fishermen who are constantly harassed in our own waters
A Filipino captain shows courage in the face of China's bullying
A 'Face Verification Service' will require a user to scan their face to prove they are of age before viewing porn or entering a gambling site
The woman offers to livestream the sexual abuse of her own daughter to paying customers
In the Philippines, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death will likely have little operational impact on the recruitment and plans of terrorists, who thrive on our porous backdoor and fertile areas for agitation
(UPDATED) Six companies which shame and threaten customers get a taste of their own medicine, as the Securities and Exchange Commission orders their closure
The company is monitoring it but says it doesn't have any big plans yet
Do online businesses still need to register their business and pay taxes? How will the ongoing tax reforms affect them? The Philippine Tax Whiz answers these questions.
These bans are the result of the improper use and processing of personal data by those companies, which are accused of publicly shaming borrowers late on their repayments
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez supports the plan of Albay Representative Joey Salceda to slap more taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators and their service providers
Some 31% of news organizations publishing primarily in English, the most widely-spoken foreign language in China, are blocked, the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China says
If you think the young will back down from the chaos, think again. The world beckons them to act.
Plus Justice Carpio's 18 years in the SC and Carlos Yulo's self-awareness
Which, by the way, also present challenges in reporting