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Palace raps Facebook censorship

President Rodrigo Duterte's administration claimed Tuesday that Facebook was imposing censorship in the Philippines after the social media giant took down several propaganda networks in support of Duterte and his allies......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardSep 29th, 2020

Bato wants inquiry on FB ‘censorship’

Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa is seeking a Senate investigation into the takedown of more than 200 accounts belonging to two networks, some of which were linked to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Policeby social media giant Facebook......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2020

Duterte calls out Facebook; House to conduct probe

President Duterte does not intend to ban Facebook, but he called out the social media giant for supposed censorship of advocacies supportive of the government, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2020

No intent to shut down Facebook, Duterte only wants to talk – Palace

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is seeking a meeting with representatives of Facebook after he questioned the social networking platform’s decision to take down progovernment and promilitary “advocacy” pages and accounts, saying he does not see any use for it if it does not help the government in the “fight of ideas.” Presidential spokesperson […] The post No intent to shut down Facebook, Duterte only wants to talk – Palace appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2020

Palace: Facebook ban unlikely, Duterte just wants to talk

The social media platform drew the president's ire for taking down networks of pages, accounts, and groups for "coordinated inauthentic behavior." .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Congress to probe Facebook censorship

Congress to probe Facebook censorship.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Activists want details, Palace official cries foul on Facebook s deletion of fake accounts

In a statement, House Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate called on Facebook to publicize the names of the accounts that it had traced to the two agencies. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2020

Palace to fake Facebook account makers: Find something better to do

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said creating fake accounts is prohibited under the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which seeks to punish internet-related offenses like forgery, fraud, and identity theft......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2020

FB, Twitter see legal battles regarding Trump EO

Facebook is up in arms over an executive order (EO) of US President Donald Trump that places restrictions on Section 23 of the Communications Decency Act, a statute that guards against censorship of free speech. In a statement, Facebook said that as a platform for diverse views, it needs to protect the freedom of expression […] The post FB, Twitter see legal battles regarding Trump EO appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 31st, 2020

NCRPO chief faces criminal raps over birthday celebration, Palace says

Asked if he would be taking a leave of absence as a result of the incident, Sinas said: "Unless otherwise instructed by the chief PNP or the president, I don't think so.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2020

Palace condoles with VP Robredo on mother’s passing

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Sunday conveyed its condolences to Vice President Leni Robredo, whose mother, Salvacion Santo Tomas Gerona, recently passed away. According to a Facebook post of Robredo, Salvacion Gerona died at 7:27 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. She was 83. “We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Vice President Ma. Leonor […] The post Palace condoles with VP Robredo on mother’s passing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2020

Seek legal remedies, Palace tells Duterte critics facing raps

Critics of President Duterte who are facing charges in relation to an alleged ouster plot against the Chief Executive should avail themselves of all legal remedies as there was no politics involved in the filing of the complaints against them, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2020

Russia s RT state TV accuses Facebook of censorship

MOSCOW, Russia – The chief of Russian state-funded broadcaster RT on Friday, November 15, said Facebook was deliberately blocking posts from its documentary channel, accusing the social media giant of "censorship." "They have been limiting the audience for our documentaries for over a month on Facebook," Margarita Simonyan wrote on her ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2019

Beauty firm files cyber libel raps over Facebook posts

A beauty supplement firm has filed a cyber libel complaint before the National Bureau of Investigation against five persons for allegedly spreading false claims in their Facebook posts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2019

Was Duterte snubbed in Japan? Palace debunks viral Facebook post

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo, in a briefing last September 23, said that Duterte might just send someone else to attend the ceremonies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 24th, 2019

Palace denies hand in raps vs. Robredo, critics

Palace denies hand in raps vs. Robredo, critics.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

Facebook on trial for censorship in Poland

WARSAW, Poland – A Polish court held a first hearing Wednesday, June 5, in a case brought against Facebook by a historian who claims the tech giant engaged in "censorship" by suspending accounts that had posted about a nationalist rally in Warsaw. The case comes as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2019

Teacher faces raps over Facebook posts on faculty room

A public school teacher may face charges for posting on Facebook that a toilet was converted into a faculty room at a public school in Bacoor, Cavite......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2019

Duterte affirms support for Partido Barug in Labella’s Palace visit

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella, the standard bearer of the opposition party, Partido Barug-PDP Laban, went to Malacañan Palace on Monday, May 6, to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte as a representative of the entire Partido Barug-PDP Laban slate. Labella earlier posted on his Facebook page the reason why he asked to […] The post Duterte affirms support for Partido Barug in Labella’s Palace visit appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2019

Japan’s Abe enjoys Duterte’s folksy diplomacy in Philippines

DAVAO CITY &'' With a visit to Philipine President Rodrigo Duterte's bedroom, having one of the world's rarest birds named in his honour and guided by a sockless host, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a morning to remember on Friday. Duterte, a charismatic politician known at home for his folksy charm, dropped many of the formal protocols normally associated with visits by a head of government as he took Abe on a tour of his beloved southern home city of Davao. Abe's day began with a visit to Duterte's &'8220;simple home&'8221; for a breakfast of sticky rice cakes and mung bean soup, a presidential aide said, with the leaders dining at a wooden table before heading for a look around Duterte's house. &'8220;We also showed him how the president enjoys the comfort of his own bed, including his old and favourite mosquito net,&'8221; Duterte's aide, Christopher Go, wrote on Facebook alongside a photo of the leaders smiling while standing next to the bed. The leaders later had a casual meeting at a hotel overlooking the sea, where Duterte was photographed in a checkered shirt and long pants but no socks &'8212; a familiar look for the 71-year-old who takes pride in his informal fashion style. Abe's next activity saw him standing in front of a stuffed Philippine eagle, the national bird and one of the world's most endangered. A ceremony saw a two-year-old eagle named Sakura after the famous Japanese cherry blossom. Abe was given a photo of the eagle, which is kept at a nearby sanctuary, as well as a fluffy toy version draped in indigenous clothing. Abe, normally blue-suited and politically conservative who nevertheless showed off his fun side last year when he dressed up as video game icon Super Mario at the Rio Olympics' closing ceremony, appeared to enjoy the day. He smiled and laughed throughout the eagle ceremony, and ended his Davao trip at a Japanese-language school where he was greeted by singing and flag-waving children. Abe was the first foreign leader to visit the Philippines since Duterte took office just over six months ago. His two-day trip began on Thursday with a much more formal itinerary in the capital of Manila, where he held meetings with Duterte at the presidential palace. Abe was also the first head of government to visit Davao, the largest city in the southern Philippines that is 1,500 kilometres (900 miles) from Manila. Duterte, a longtime mayor of Davao before becoming president, has made developing the southern Philippines a top priority, arguing the region has been neglected by &'8220;imperial Manila&'8221;. Abe flew from Davao to Australia on Friday afternoon as part of a trip that will include Indonesia and Vietnam. (AFP) 171&'160;total views, 171&'160;views today.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2017

Matobato’s raps, mere harassment – Palace

The murder complaint filed by a self-confessed hitman against President Duterte is nothing but harassment to distract him from his job, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 10th, 2016