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Lenddo, social platform for consumer credit, gets $6M investment

Financial startup Lenddo is hoping to improve access to financing for the middle classes in Philippines, and has taken an innovative approach to credit checks.

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DesignCrowd launches in the Asia Pacific

DesignCrowd launches its crowdsourced design efforts in the Philippines, India and Singapore.

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Sharp Officially Enters Philippine Smartphone Market with the SH530U

Popular Japanese consumer brand Sharp has officially entered the robust Philippine smartphone market with the official unveiling of the SH530U.

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Philippines: President Aquino Passes Cybercrime Law

President Benigno Aquino III has signed the proposed Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 into law, four months after approval at the Philippine Congress.

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Anti-Political Grandstanding Viral Campaign in Philippines gets International Attention

Viral campaign showcasing photos of Philippine politicians grandstanding outside of election season gets the attention of international media

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Sony Extends Help to Metro Manila Flood Victims

Sony Philippines extends its help to Metro Manila and Luzon flood victims through gadget discounts and donations.

Residents carry their belongings as they walk back to their homes along a flooded area in Marikina City, east of Manila, Philippines, Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Philippine Govt Announces Unified #Walangpasok Hashtag for Class, Work Suspension Announcements

Philippine government is asking concerned agencies and organizations to use unified hashtag #walangpasok for marking social media posts.

Residents carry their belongings as they walk back to their homes along a flooded area in Marikina City, east of Manila, Philippines, Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Google Offers Disaster Relief Page for the Philippines

Google is offering a disaster relief page that can help citizens in flood-ridden Metro Manila find help and family members.

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Metro Manila & Luzon Provinces Flooded; How Can Social Media Help?

In the light of the flooding situation in Metro Manila, have Filipino netizens been able to use the Internet and social media effectively in mitigating risks?

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Philippine Police Arrest South Korean Cellphone Hackers

Philippine police have arrested eight South Koreans who allegedly hacked into one of the country’s biggest telecommunications companies to lower IDD calls.

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