A call for solidarity

For a few years now, the global media community has named the Philippines among the most dangerous places for journalists. In the past two years, our country has been second only to Iraq in the number of media killings. Philippine journalists have fought hard to roll back the tide of violence. Today, however, the PhilippineContinue reading “A call for solidarity”

Get a beta free personal website: Google Page Creator now live

Get a better personal website with Google Page Creator. Google Page Creator allows users to easily run and maintain a website and create web pages using a What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) visual editor. I tested the service half an hour ago (screenshots below) and found it very easy to use andContinue reading “Get a beta free personal website: Google Page Creator now live”

Pity the policemen

It seems having sex during anti-prostitution raids is a sacrifice for them. Chief Insp. Romeo Perigo of the Cebu Provincial Police Office says so. Provincial Prosecutor Jane Petralba, however, says police should stop having sex in anti-prostitution raids because they are “not only exposing their butts, but also (themselves) to criminal case for having sexContinue reading “Pity the policemen”

Manuel Oyson, Jr., 71

Sun.Star Cebu columnist Manuel Oyson Jr. died Monday, months after suffering a massive heart attack. Oyson, considered the dean of Cebu sportswriters, suffered a heart attack reportedly after an emotional outburst over his legal battle with an insurance company. Oyson had been claiming insurance payments for one of his properties that had been destroyed inContinue reading “Manuel Oyson, Jr., 71”

Back to K2

I changed themes last night, reverting to the latest version of K2. Phoenixrealm, the WordPress theme I used prior to the current one, is a great minimalist WordPress theme but I missed having a proper blog header. Im still customizing the theme and tidying up things here and there. The photo page, while functional isContinue reading “Back to K2”

Do you want to try Ubuntu?

I just got my Ubuntu Breezy Badger CDs yesterday. I’ve started distributing it among newsroom colleagues, telling them to try it out and then pass it on to other people. The live CDs that come with Ubuntu are really great in introducing people to the operating system. Do you want one? If you’re in CebuContinue reading “Do you want to try Ubuntu?”

Upgrading to WordPress 2.0.1

I finished upgrading this blog Wednesday night to WordPress 2.0.1, which was released two weeks back to fix bugs in WordPress 2.0. I was a bit wary in upgrading the blog because of problems posted on the WordPress support forum by those who upgraded their installations. I already lost a lot (close to 50) ofContinue reading “Upgrading to WordPress 2.0.1”