Thirty-five percent of Kagay-anons access the Internet, maintain blogs

Manila – Internet use is not restricted to big cities like Metro Manila, Jay Bautista, Nielsen’s executive director for media, said. The study revealed that 35 percent of Filipinos from Cagayan de Oro City have accessed the Internet last month. “Internet use has spread across the country. An estimated 15 …

Chip Tsao apologizes for ‘maid-country’ remark

Chip Tsao apologizes for ‘maid-country’ remark S. DEDACE and J. SISANTE, GMANews.TV 04/01/2009 | 09:26 AM MANILA, Philippines – I crossed the line. This was the admission of the HK Magazine columnist who branded the Philippines as a “nation of servants,” a report over dzBB radio said Wednesday morning. DzBB’s …

Armed conflicts and poverty: How war has taken its toll on Mindanao

Decades of armed conflict has taken its toll on Mindanao. GMA News Research’s geographic information system (GIS) overlay shows that all but one of the provinces identified as conflict areas have remained mired in poverty, with poverty incidence worse than the national average. This year, the Department of Social Welfare …