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Hacker defaces NBDB website

EXCLUSIVE A hacker who goes by the screen name “Fiofa Fado” attacked the official website of the National Book Development Board (NBDB) around Monday midnight. An attached agency of the Department of Education, the […]

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hodgepodge / philippines / politics

Anonymous Philippines attacks Tito Sotto’s website

Anonymous Philippines hackers defaced the official website of Senator Vicente Sotto III early Tuesday morning. The attack came three months after it was first reported that both foreign and local “hacktivists” are […]

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personal matters / philippines

Cyberbullying in the Philippines – let’s get personal

Last week, I appeared on Global News Network’s Opinion Leaders show to talk about cyberbullying together with Alvin Dakis of the Alliance of Young Nurse Leaders and Advocates. Before I venture into […]

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commentary / history / philippines / politics

Cybercrime Law – repressive state apparatus?

There is no denying that just a handful of conglomerates control major media outlets in the Philippines, just like in the United States. And as the political and economic theory of the […]

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journalism / philippines

Cybercrime law will have chilling effect on free speech – HRW

This is a slightly modified version of the press release sent by Mr. Carlos Conde, Human Rights Watch director for Asia. The new Philippine “cybercrime” law (it will be in effect starting […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Anonymous Philippines hackers attack NTC website

Four days after attacking a number of government websites, hacktivist group Anonymous Philippines defaced the online portal of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) as part of its continuing online protest against the […]

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hodgepodge / journalism / philippines

Anonymous Philippines hackers attack gov’t websites over cybercrime law

Hackers from the group Anonymous Philippines defaced the website of American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines as well as the web portals of a number of government agencies to push for […]

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Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]

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#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

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How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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