April, 2013

April 30th, 2013ReviewsTechnology blog 0 Comments

ORLANDO, Florida — Google Now is often compared with the Siri voice assistant on Apple’s mobile devices, but its power lies in giving you information you need to know before you have to ask. It works best as a supplement to Siri, rather than a replacement, now that it has expanded from Android devices to …

April 30th, 2013Armm, BEIs, Comelec, elections, Latest, Local, News, poll duty, Security, teachersPhilippine Polls 0 Comments

A TEACHERS’ group is demanding a P6,000 pay for each teacher who would be rendering poll-related duties in the May 13 midterm polls. Benjie Valbuena, Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) chairperson, said teachers deserve a P2,000 additional pay from the P4,000 set by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Read the rest of this entry

A TEAM PNoy senatorial candidate assured Monday that Quezon province will support the administration coalition in the upcoming May 13 midterm elections. “Quezon has always been a healthy stronghold in 1992 the ticket of Salonga and Pimentel. The PDP Laban even won in the province of Quezon precisely because of the long history of strong

WITH two weeks more to go before the May 13 elections, the police, military and Commission on Elections (Comelec) ironed out their final plans yesterday and are nearing completion on their preparations. Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) Director Patrocinio Comendador said the third and fourth districts of Cebu Province, which have 10 potential election watch-list

THE San Pedro Calungsod Chapel lost P100,000 and an undetermined amount of bank checks to burglars Sunday dawn. Chapel employees discovered the burglary at 10 a.m. Sunday and reported the incident to the Mambaling Police Station. Read the rest of this …

April 29th, 2013Alayon Party, campaign, cebu, Latest, Local, News, Parties, Talisay CityPhilippine Polls 0 Comments

OFFICIALS of Talisay City’s ruling administration bloc denied allegations that they were using the national government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program for political leverage. In a press conference, Talisay City Administrator Richel Bacaltos, who is also Alayon Party’s campaign manager, told reporters that that they have never forced the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino

A transport group in Cebu announced Sunday it will support a labor-oriented party-list with roots in Cebu, instead of at least two other groups for drivers and transport operators. In a press conference, Rudy Laconza, president of the Alliance of Transport Organization Members Intra-Cebu (Atomic), said they “feel at home” under the fold of the

PERSONNEL from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP), and appointed Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) cast their votes in different polling centers in Davao City as the local absentee voting for the May 13 midterm elections entered its second day Monday. Commission on Elections (Comelec) regional director Atty. Wilfredo

THE Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) is not threatened by the endorsement of several celebrities of the slate of Mayor Michael Rama’s Team Rama. BOPK chief Rep. Tomas Osmeña (Cebu City, south) believes celebrities will not make Team Rama win. Read the rest of this entry

April 29th, 2013cebu, Comelec, Latest, Local, local absentee voting, News, Voters, votingPhilippine Polls 0 Comments

THE first day of absentee voting proved to be a quiet one in Cebu yesterday.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor Eddie Aba said he did not receive any report about a policeman, soldier or teacher who cast his or her ba…

TRAILING in surveys, the nine senatorial candidates of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) will have to work double time to convince as many voters as possible. But the strategy has not changed, that is to go directly to the people and present a legislative agenda, which include the promotion of transparency in governance and improvement

Albay Governor Joey Salceda is being asked by a Team PNoy senatorial candidate as to why he was present at the campaign rally of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) in Legaspi City despite being a member of the ruling Liberal Party (LP). Ramon Magsaysay Jr., a Team PNoy senatorial bet, said that while no sanction

April 28th, 2013FestivalsPhilippine Festivals 0 Comments

LAPU-LAPU CITY – Children were playing and natives were dancing and offering a ritual to an anito when foreign invaders reached the shores of Mactan one fine Saturday morning. The natives, who were armed with kampilan (large sword), clashed with the colonizers and won the battle after Datu Lapu-Lapu killed the invaders’ leader Portuguese explorer […]

April 28th, 2013Candidates, Church, Latest, Local, National, News, pro-life, RH billPhilippine Polls 0 Comments

SENATORIAL candidates who clinched the support of Catholic lay groups should make good on their commitment to uphold the Church’s pro-life teachings or risk backlash in the next polls. “Every three years, we have a day of reckoning. We will make steps toward the right direction instead of exacting revenge,” said White Vote Movement spokesperson

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