Malacañang now has new website, Twitter

Posted at 07/27/10 12:08 PM

MANILA, Philippines - The new Malacañang website is finally online.

The website, with URL www.gov.ph, sports the head "Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines."

Malacañang website screenshot


Featured prominently is President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III's State of the Nation Address (SONA) along with the English translation of his speech.

President Aquino's platform of government is also featured, along with a photo gallery.

To connect more with the Filipino people, the Aquino government also provided a link to its new Twitter account, twitter.com/govph, on the website.

Screenshot of the Aquino government's Twitter account


Twitter users hailed the Aquino government's entry into the microblogging site Twitter.

A user named I_amHologram wrote: "Finally, an official Twitter account: @govph! Will be awaiting for weather forecasts and earthquake alerts."

User TeamManila, on the other hand, tweeted: "Lets all follow@govph The official twitter account of the new govt. hitech ka na!" -- Report from ANC