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Julius Rocas

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A new media publisher and professional blogger. He is active in volunteer work, socio-political advocacies & politics. Drop by the The Four-eyed Journal where I blog about tech, the web & politics.

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27 February 2011

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Philippines: Village Ordinance Requires Prescriptions for Condoms

Ayala Alabang briefly became a global twitter trending topic this week. It is one of the richest villages in the Philippines which recently made headline news for passing an ordinance...

13 February 2011

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Philippines: Netizens react to suicide of former Army chief

Filipinos were shocked to learn that Angelo Reyes, the country's former military chief and Cabinet Secretary of National Defense, Energy and Local Government has died in an apparent suicide. Reyes...

30 January 2011

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Philippines: SIM cards – to register or not to register?

The mandatory cell phone SIM card registration proposal continues to generate an intense online debate in the Philippines as bloggers share their views whether the measure will be an effective...

25 January 2011

Philippines: The ‘Big Bad Blogger’ controversy

A story about a 'big bad blogger' in the Philippines who is allegedly in cahoots with a public relations firm in an extortion racket targeting an unnamed restaurant owner has...

9 January 2011

Filipino Netizens Debate Proposed Broadband Caps

The provision in a draft memorandum by the Philippine National Telecommunications Commission allowing Internet Service Providers to set a maximum volume of data a subscriber can consume in a day...

26 December 2010

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Philippines: Filipinos welcome new year with new banknotes

The Philippine Central Bank has issued a new set of generation bank notes which features not only improved security measures, but more so it heralds a new design highlighting historical...

16 December 2010

Philippines: Court Decision on Vizconde Massacre Shocks Public

Early this week #Vizconde and #HubertWebb became Twitter trending topics. They refer to the Vizconde Massacre which took place 19 years ago in the Philippines and the acquittal of Hubert...

1 July 2010

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Philippines: Netizens react to inaugural address of new president

Filipino bloggers react to the inaugural address of the 15th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno Simeon Aquino III. Aquino is the first bachelor president of the Philippines...

3 December 2009

Philippines: Social Media puts spotlight on the Maguindanao Massacre

More than 60 people, including journalists and lawyers, were brutally murdered in Maguindanao Province in the Philippines. Bloggers and netizens were quick to express their reactions through the various social...

28 September 2009

Philippines: Helping flood victims through social media

A tropical storm hit many parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines last Saturday. Social networking sites were flooded with personal stories, photos and videos of the...

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