The battle for Venezuela is being fought as vigorously online as on the streets, with opposition activists tracking the government crackdown on social networks, and authorities fighting back by cutting Internet to a clash-torn city, and selectively blocking websites and a communication app popular with protesters.
By Vincent Cabreza
For reporting late by two minutes for his next class, Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia was dropped from the rolls of this year’s graduating class of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA), the country’s premier military school.
By Tarra Quismundo
“Dark” humor or black propaganda? For this official often on the receiving end of cruel or offensive jokes, there are no hard feelings.
By Matikas Santos
What would Jose Rizal’s final moments be like if someone tweeted about it?
For 3 ½ years, a black stone urn containing C.J. Twomey’s ashes has sat on a shelf in his parents’ Maine home, not far from the door he walked out of one beautiful April day shortly before shooting himself.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Non-unionized contractual employees may now turn to social media to voice their labor concerns.
By Niña P. Calleja
Where there’s smoke, there must be fines—but it’s apparently not that simple in Makati City.
By Danilo Adorador III
Vice President Jejomar Binay is seeing a conspiracy behind the negative posts on social media deriding him as an “epal,” or one who is constantly trying to draw attention to himself.
Celebratory gunshots fired at a girl’s 18th birthday party triggered more gunfire that left two people dead, two critically injured and nearly two-dozen injured in a chaotic scene where people jumped from second-floor windows to escape the shooting at a suburban Houston home, authorities said Sunday.
By Niña P. Calleja
The organizer of a Halloween fun run that was canceled to the disappointment of runners who were looking forward to being chased by 3,000 “zombies” in the streets of Makati City has finally apologized after days of being criticized on social media.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Think before you take a “selfie” with your ballot today. On the eve of the barangay balloting, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Sunday reminded cell phone-toting voters, especially the young ones, against taking snapshots of their ballots once they had been filled out.
By Maricar Cinco
Since when did generating “likes” on their Facebook page become the basis for students’ grades?
By Danilo V. Adorador III
A lawmaker who has been accused of interfering in a power cooperative deal here has been forced to issue a denial that he had tried pressuring a local power utility into buying overpriced generator sets.