Social media without the internet – will it ever go mainstream?

By Jane T. Uymatiao, as originally published on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles At Blog Watch, we have long realized that staying online is not going to be good enough, not just for advocacy but also because there is a pressing need to extend communication and engagement beyond the reach of the internet for emergencies […]

Blog Watch is the social media partner for #ChangePH #SocialMediaDay2015 to be held on June 27

Free tickets and more information about #ChangePH are now available at the TweetUpMNL website: http://tweetupmnl.com. Yesterday was Fairy Day. Today is Global Beatles Day. Tomorrow will be Chocolate Pudding Day. There are many ridiculous “day” celebrations throughout the world, in June alone, you likely don’t know and care about. However, there’s one that matters and something […]

Precinct Automated Tallying System (PATaS): An Alternative Solution to Smartmatic

It’s not the people who vote that count, it’s the people who count the votes. – Joseph Stalin There is a proposed alternative election system solution called TCReS (Transparent and Credible Election System) now called PATaS to the Smartmatic PCOS, and designed by TransparentElections.org.ph led by Gus Lagman with the participation of the IT team […]

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Social media without the internet – will it ever go mainstream?

By Jane T. Uymatiao, as originally published on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles At Blog Watch, we have long realized that staying online is not going to be good enough, not just for advocacy but also because there is a pressing need to extend communication and engagement beyond the reach of the internet for emergencies […]

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Blog Watch is the social media partner for #ChangePH #SocialMediaDay2015 to be held on June 27

Free tickets and more information about #ChangePH are now available at the TweetUpMNL website: http://tweetupmnl.com. Yesterday was Fairy Day. Today is Global Beatles Day. Tomorrow will be Chocolate Pudding Day. There are many ridiculous “day” celebrations throughout the world, in June alone, you likely don’t know and care about. However, there’s one that matters and something […]

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Precinct Automated Tallying System (PATaS): An Alternative Solution to Smartmatic

It’s not the people who vote that count, it’s the people who count the votes. – Joseph Stalin There is a proposed alternative election system solution called TCReS (Transparent and Credible Election System) now called PATaS to the Smartmatic PCOS, and designed by TransparentElections.org.ph led by Gus Lagman with the participation of the IT team […]

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Letter to House Speaker Belmonte re Blacklist at the House of Representatives

May 25, 2015 The Honorable Feliciano R. Belmonte, Jr The Speaker of the House of Representatives HOR Complex, Constitution Hills 1126 Quezon City, Philippines Dear Mr. Speaker, On May 20, 2015, lawmaker Terry Ridon of Kabataan Partylist denounced a memo from the House of Representatives, dated March 18, 2015, banning certain activists and progressive leaders […]

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Is your house sitting on top of the East Valley Fault or West Valley Fault line?

Quick links of the West and East Valley Fault line maps: 1. Google map over the Phivolcs map via nababaha.com 2. Is your house standing on an earthquake faultline? 3. Download The Valley Fault System Atlas. 4. Clearer look at the East and West Valley Fault on Google Maps —— I admire the work and […]

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Self-check for earthquake safety of concrete hollow blocks houses in the PH

…it’s bad enough that the faultline exists; but it’s worse when you’re clueless where. Have you seen the new, detailed The Valley Fault System Atlas from Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) ? It is a handbook with 33 map sheets of cities traversed by the East Valley Fault and West Valley Fault. You […]

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Choosing the right leader by learning from PNoy’s strong points #juanvote

By Bernadine Racoma, as originally posted on Blog Watch /Philippine Online Chronicles Continued from Choosing the right leader by learning from PNoy’s mistakes (Part 1) It wouldn’t be fair to say that there’s nothing positive about President Aquino or the current Aquino government. It may not be easy digging these positives, but they do exist […]

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Choosing the right leader by learning from PNoy’s mistakes #juanvote

By Bernadine Racoma, as originally posted on Blog Watch /Philippine Online Chronicles Fresh from his “hugely successful” trip to Canada, as he claims it, and the recent revelation that he is already in talks with Senator Grace Poe regarding the upcoming elections, perhaps it’s about time to discuss some important points about the elections in […]

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