Malacañang now has new website, Twitter

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 27 2010 12:08 PM | Updated as of Jul 27 2010 11:03 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 [email protected] The official twitter account of the new govt. hitech ka na!" -- Report from ANC