Start sending your e-mails now: the campaign by activists to google bomb President Arroyo’s website with the search term “pekeng pangulo” or fake president has succeeded. Check it out. Go to www.google.com enter pekeng pangulo in the search field and click on I’m Feeling Lucky or Sinuswerte Ako. The Young Radicals blog, which initiated the… Continue reading Google bombing of President Arroyo, Cabinet secretaries succeeds
With the number of blogs discussing Philippine politics, how does one monitor postings without getting tied up in blog-hopping for hours? With an RSS reader, of course. I recommend Google Reader even if it suffers short (less than a minute) downtimes once every few days. Bloglines, the reader I used before I transferred to Google… Continue reading Pinoy politics in RSS feeds
Cebu City will continue to bear its new label “Murder City” if the city police can’t stop the series of vigilante killings that has claimed 102 lives as of last Monday, Sun.Star Cebu reported.
I found this morning, via Technorati, a link to a new blog by the Cebu City Government. From the date of the “Hello World” entry, which is automatically published when you install WordPress, Blog Cebu City was set up only yesterday. It appears that the site is still being configured-what with the default Hello World… Continue reading Cebu City Hall, Capitol are blogging
Please excuse me while I puke. Netopia, according to this Inq7.net article, is “urging” the government to create a censorship body to monitor the local Internet infrastructure. An official of the Internet cafe chain says the body “will operate similarly to the Movies Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) and provide guidelines for the compliance… Continue reading Cafe chain pushes censorship body for Philippine Internet
Cebu 2nd district Rep. Antonio Cuenco has asked the House of Representatives to suspend action on the proposals to create Cebu del Sur, Cebu del Norte and Cebu Occidental. Cuenco said proponents of the plans to create new provinces out of Cebu failed to follow instructions in the implementing rules for the creation of new… Continue reading Bills to split Cebu flawed?
This week’s holding of the 1st Bohol Internet and Net Security conference marked the island-province�s move to take part in the information and communications technology (ICT) world. The initiative is led by the private sector — with some support from the government sector. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) appears to be the initiative’s… Continue reading Bohol takes first step into ICT world
I first heard of it from a colleague — Mandaue City Mayor Thadeo Ouano’s birthday celebration theme was to be a “halad sa hari” or tribute to the king. Last night, I saw a copy of the invitation (see picture) from another colleague who got the copy from a Mandaue official. I don’t know if… Continue reading You say local government leaders are feudal?
By Max T. Limpag Sun.Star Cebu, November 27, 2004 Top Stories Section, Page 4 (Here’s a story I wrote for Sun.Star Cebu on the IT initiative of Bry. Calamba in Cebu City) BARANGAY Calamba’s IT dreams are built on refurbished computer parts and donated units. The barangay hall now serves both as an Internet cafe… Continue reading Barangay hall gets ‘wired’