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News Philippines » Social: 3 ‘innovators’ from PH join elite list of world’s ‘social entrepreneurs’

News channel or source: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/164533/3-innovators-join-elite-list-worlds-social-entrepreneurs-metro-taguig-social-innovators-ashoka
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Three “changemakers” in the Philippines were inducted as Ashoka fellows in Taguig City on Wednesday night, bringing to nine the number of people in the country who are part of the world’s largest and most prestigious network of social innovators.

News Philippines » Social: Philippines: Government Rejects US Intel Report On Duterte

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/22022018-philippines-government-rejects-us-intel-report-on-duterte/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Coats also pointed to the Philippines as one of 30 countries cited in a report by Freedom House, which said their governments used social media to spread pro-government views and counter online criticism of those governments. “While it is true that the ...

News Philippines » Social: Philippines' hosting of ADB meeting 'more frugal' in 2018 than in 2012

News channel or source: https://www.rappler.com/business/196473-philippines-hosting-asian-development-bank-meeting-2018
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Once again ... projects that will link communities to the mainstream of wealth creation, and higher spending on social services such as healthcare and education to liberate millions from poverty at the soonest possible time ...

News Philippines » Social: New batch of OFWs from Kuwait arrives in the Philippines

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/batch-ofws-kuwait-arrives-philippines-120534476.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

MANILA, Philippines — A new batch of repatriated overseas Filipino ... Each was given P5,000 financial assistance and P20,000 livelihood assistance. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) also handed the undocumented minors P5,000 ...

News Philippines » Social: No, really. There is one Philippines city where Duterte is a sustainability hero

News channel or source: http://www.eco-business.com/news/no-really-there-is-one-philippines-city-where-duterte-is-a-sustainability-hero/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Children from Davao City, Philippines. The city has mapped its local development ... 17 global goals set by the United Nations to tackle tough environmental and social issues such as poverty, gender inequality and resource depletion by 2030.

News Philippines » Social: Philippines: Drop Charges Against Duterte Critic

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/14/philippines-drop-charges-against-duterte-critic
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

On February 17, 2017, the Philippines Department of Justice announced that three ... she writes in longhand on her Senate stationery and which her staff distribute via social media. On February 10, she supported calls for a United Nations-led investigation ...

News Philippines » Social: Facebook down along with Instagram as users around the world report problems with social networks

News channel or source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5642173/facebook-down-instagram-social-media-network-report-issues/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Social media users have been quick to make light of the social ... "Facebook is down = okay," said Criselda from the Philippines, adding: "Instagram = NOT OKAY!" And it seems Katrin Scheib from Moscow will be spending the day refreshing her browser until ...

News Philippines » Social: New Study by UMass Amherst Researcher Investigates the Fake News Production and Social Media Troll Industries in the Philippines

News channel or source: http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/new-study-umass-amherst-researcher
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

AMHERST, Mass. – Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Leeds (U.K.) have released a new research report that sheds light on the network of digital workers designing political disinformation campaigns, authoring ...

News Philippines » Social: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Offers Bounty For Killing Rebels

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/philippines-president-rodrigo-duterte-offers-bounty-killing-rebels-2654232
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte reportedly put a bounty ... The Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development (ALCADEV), an indigenous group, in a social media post said: “To even ask us to kill, as if killing is the ...

News Philippines » Social: Operation Pacific Eagle in the Philippines: Washington’s New Colonial War

News channel or source: http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_78829.shtml
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Since 1986, however, Manila has taken part in intermittent peace talks with the banned Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) through the National Democratic Front, an alliance of social movements affiliated with the clandestine party. While Duterte ...