Top 10 Philippine Websites of 2009
The websites below appear in the Top Philippine Websites directory, which ranks Philippine websites according to their aggregated Alexa traffic history for three months.
Sulit.com.ph is the Pinoy favorite when it comes to free advertisement and classified ad postings. Ad categories include Buy and Sell, Business Opportunities, Events, Real Estate, Services, Personals, Cars, and Jobs. Aside from this, the site doubles as a social networking site among its users, with Sulit.com.ph administrators taking the initiative in setting up regular meet-and-greet events.
PinoyChannel.tv provides Filipinos around the world with video streams of Philippine television shows and other related videos. Registration is required in order to view videos in full, to share and upload videos to the site’s database, and to comment on and rate videos by other PinoyChannel.tv users. Registration also gives the user the opportunity to subscribe to his or her favorite television shows.
Inquirer Interactive, Inc., better known as Inquirer.net, is the official website of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. This online version of the popular broadsheet provides news to its readers via its nine channels namely: News, Sports, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Business, Technology, Opinion, Global Nation, and Politics. The site is updated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is partnered with other news organizations.
GMANews.tv is the official website of the GMA Network’s News and Public Affairs department. It offers the latest breaking news in the country, as well as news about business, sports, and entertainment. The interactive site is partnered with other media organizations such as GMA News Research, PCIJ.org, News Break, iGMA.tv, Summit Media, and Business World.
Philstar.com tags itself as The Filipino Global Community. It is the online version of the Star Group of Publications’ leading newspapers and magazines namely The Philippine Star, Pilipino Star Ngayon, The Freeman, Banat, and People Asia. The website was started in March 1997 and has grown in content and reach over the past years.
Akin to Sulit.com.ph, eBay.ph is also a venue for Filipino netizens who are looking for or selling valuable items on the internet. It is the domain dedicated by The World’s Online Marketplace ®, eBay, for Filipino sellers and buyers. The Philippines is one of the 29 countries with a dedicated eBay domain aside from the main eBay site for American users.
ABS-CBNNews.com is the official homepage of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs Department. The site serves ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, ABS-CBN Regional Network Group, Studio 23, ABS-CBN Radio, and the ABS-CBN News Channel. It is the result of the partnership between ABS-CBN and leading broadsheets The Philippine Star and The Manila Times.
The Philippine Entertainment Portal or PEP is an online entertainment portal brought by the people behind YES! Magazine. The site is what many Filipino entertainment enthusiasts frequently visit in order to catch up on the latest showbiz issues, news, and events. Readers may opt to register as part of the PEP.ph community to be able to post comments and upload fan photos.
ABS-CBN.com is the online home of Philippine media conglomerate ABS-CBN. The site provides inside news, TV show updates, and schedules to Kapamilyas and other viewers. It is also the home of ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Forum, blog, and Kapamilya Poll. Links are available to enable viewers to visit other ABS-CBN partner sites such as Studio 23 Catch Up TV, The ABS-CBN Store, TFC Now, ABS-CBN Star Magic, MYX, Tambayan 101.9, ABS-CBN Foundation, and DZMM.
The connotation that Filipinos are boxing aficionados is supported by the inclusion of PhilBoxing.com in this list. PhilBoxing.com is the site to visit for comprehensive news on everything related to Philippine boxing. The site’s content is made possible by its 32 contributors which is said to include the boxing legend, Manny Pacquiao, himself.
- Top Philippine Websites (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- Sulit.com.ph (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- PinoyChannel.tv (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- Inquirer.net (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- GMANews.tv (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- PhilStar.com (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- Ebay.ph (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- ABS-CBNNews.com (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- Pep.ph (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- ABS-CBN.com (Accessed 16 December 2009)
- PhilBoxing.com (Accessed 16 December 2009)