Stories about Philippines from July, 2011
Philippines: Online reactions to president's speech
Blogwatch gathers online reactions to the Philippine president's second state of the nation address delivered last Monday.
Philippines: Photos of fishing village
Art Radar Asia features the photo exhibit of Wahoo Guerrero about the lives of fisherfolk in a coastal village in the Philippines.
Philippines: Planking Against Education Cuts
Thousands of students in the Philippines took to the streets on July 19 to demand a higher budget for education from President Noynoy Aquino. The protesting students used the latest planking craze to register their grievances.
Philippines: Internet and social reform
Philippine legislator and activist Teddy Casino reminds Filipino netizens not to be limited to being “clicktivists in the virtual world but activists in the real world.”
Philippines: Presidential Photo Goes Viral
A photo of Philippine President Benigno Aquino posing in his office in the Presidential Palace has gone viral, reaping mostly negative reactions from netizens who criticized the presence of a cigarette box and a large ashtray in an almost empty desk.
Philippine Digital Strategy 2011-2016
Tonyo Cruz uploads the five-year Philippine Digital Strategy plan of the government's Commission on Information and Communications Technology. The aim is to make the Philippines a digitally-empowered nation in 2016.
Videos: Tortillas, Chapatis, Bread and More Around the World
Most cultures accompany their meals with a grain based product; bread, flatbreads and steamed buns are part of people's meals in many places of the world. Today we visit artisans and cooks to see how they prepare and make the food that feeds them and their families.
Philippines: Human Rights Report 2011
Karapatan uploads its findings on the human rights situation in the Philippines. The report covers the first year of the new government.
Philippines, Malaysia: Twitter support for football teams
Filipinos use the #philippinesazkals hashtag while Malaysians use #harimaumalaya to cheer for their respective football teams on twitter. Both teams won against their opponents with the Philippines winning over Sri Lanka and Malaysia over Taiwan