January, 2013

January 31st, 2013NewsTechnology blog 0 Comments

NEW YORK — After lengthy delays, Research In Motion Ltd. has unveiled its first two phones with the new BlackBerry 10 system. The Q10 will have a physical keyboard, while the Z10 has only a touch-screen keyboard. RIM says it will also change its name to BlackBerry to maintain a single brand. It will have …

January 31st, 2013Toontime 0 Comments

All fairies know that they are born when a baby makes its first laugh. They all know they need pixie dust to fly. But no one knows why Tinker Bell’s wings sparkle. She discovers that hers do when she sneaks out into the Winter Wood, where warm fairies are not supposed to go. When her […]

January 30th, 2013Comelec, Latest, Local, News, official, straffing, violence, ZamboangaPhilippine Polls 0 Comments

THE police are conducting thorough investigation to identify the lone gunman who strafed the residence of an election officer in Zamboanga del Norte, an official said Wednesday. Citing a belated report, Zamboanga Peninsula Police Office (ZPPO) spokesman Senior Superintendent Nelson Eucogco said the gunman strafed the house of lawyer Wilfred Jay Balisado located along Padre

January 30th, 2013campaign, campaign period, Comelec, Latest, Local, News, pampangaPhilippine Polls 0 Comments

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The provincial election officer explained Wednesday the various forms of election propaganda that are prohibited come election period. Lawyer Lydia Pangilinan said any candidate who would violate any of the prohibited acts under the prevailing Commission of Elections (Comelec) resolutions, rules and regulations governing the conduct of 2013 midterm elections

January 30th, 2013bacolod, Comelec, election watchlist, hotspot, Latest, Local, NewsPhilippine Polls 0 Comments

THE municipality of La Castellana in Negros Occidental is now included in the list of “areas of concern” of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), following Sunday’s ambush in Barangay Puso that killed nine persons. The assessment was made Wednesday during the joint police and military peace and order meeting with the Comelec. Read the rest

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) First Division dismissed the electoral protest filed by former Silay City mayor Carlo Gamban against Mayor Jose Montelibano.
The order, dated January 28, 2013, was signed by presiding commissioner Rene Sarmiento an…

(Source: LiberalPartyPhils) THE administration coalition is confident that its candidates will grab the lead in survey rankings as their first television advertisement for the midterm elections is aired ahead of the official campaign period. In a latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey on preferred 2013 senatorial candidates conducted on January 17 to 19, members of

Governor Lilia Pineda has enjoined all candidates in Pampanga province to work hard for peaceful elections, during the covenant signing held at the San Guillermo Parish Church in this town Tuesday. According to Pineda, she signed the treaty as a manifestation of her serious advocacy to make Pampanga the most peaceful province during the campaign

ARE Talisay Liberal Party (LP) bets heading for a split? Members of the City’s ruling party said they saw LP bets going on separate sorties. But an LP official said this is the party’s strategy to cover more ground during the campaign. Read the rest of this entry

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress. Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with

MACABEBE – Residents here warmly welcomed Candaba mayor and fourth district congressional candidate Jerry Pelayo during a consultative meeting held in this town Monday. “Ang maganda kay Mayor Pelayo ay mayroon siyang bitbit na programa at malinaw ang gusto niyang mangyari sakaling maupo siya bilang congressman. Nakakatuwa dahil narito siya para makinig sa aming mga

January 29th, 2013Features, NewsPhilippine Festivals 0 Comments

THE Dinagyang Festival has succeeded in placing Iloilo City in the world tourism map and tourist destination following the presence of numerous foreign tourists and guests came here to witness the festivities. Tourism Regional Director Helen Catalbas said the Dinagyang was remembered by the tourists because of its highlights such as the Kasadyahan Mardi Gras […]

January 29th, 2013FeatureTechnology blog 0 Comments

To workers being pushed out of jobs by today’s technology, history has a message: You’re not the first. From textile machines to the horseless carriage to email, technology has upended industries and wiped out jobs for centuries. It also has created millions of jobs, though usually not for the people who lost them. “People suffer …

MARAWI CITY — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has successfully cleaned the list of registered voters in Lanao del Sur. The number of registered voters in Lanao del Sur went down by 33 percent to 350,268 after the voters registration held last July in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm), said Provincial Election Supervisor

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