Cebu City Hall, Capitol are blogging

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

Feeling lucky?

Here’s a nifty trick: go to www.google.com, search for Angela Calina and click on I’m Feeling Lucky or Sinuswerte Ako. Ta da! Cool huh? So you’re asking: Who’s Angela Calina? Angela Calina is one of Cebus most popular TV personalities and she’s on the top five in my list of beautiful Cebuano women. She recently… Continue reading Feeling lucky?

Murder City: another ex-convict killed by vigilantes

Sun.Star Cebu‘s Page 1 today carries the phrase “Murder city” in large, bold letters to report on the 102nd victim of vigilante-style killings in Cebu City. The latest victim, according to this Sun.Star Cebu report, was killed five meters from the gate of the Mobile Patrol Group office, where he was detained for drunkenness. A… Continue reading Murder City: another ex-convict killed by vigilantes

Are you willing to play Warcraft for hours each day for P10,000 a month?

There’s an active discussion over Istorya.net on the advertisement by a Cebu company seeking players of World of Warcraft. Here’s a link to my earlier post containing a copy of the ad. Migs Paraz earlier asked in PinoyTechBlog: “Is it all that good, or is it a “Third world MMOG sweatshop?” Read for yourself but… Continue reading Are you willing to play Warcraft for hours each day for P10,000 a month?

Now this is the perfect job

I was scanning the classified ads section of Sun.Star Cebu last night when I found this advertisement (see photo below) offering to pay people to play World of Warcraft. The company is looking for ‘professional gamers.’ This would be a great job, just a step or two below being a professional blogger. I wonder if… Continue reading Now this is the perfect job

Blogging a beauty pageant

Sun.Star Cebu’s Bisaya tabloid Superbalita is celebrating its anniversary. Part of the activities is the search for Miss Sun.Star Superbalita 2005. The Superbalita staff wanted a blog for the pageant so I created the Miss SuperB! blog, using WordPress, last night. I used the Vader style of the K2 theme. Superbalita wants all blog entries… Continue reading Blogging a beauty pageant

A Bisaya FAQ for Knoppix

There’s a Bisaya FAQ for Knoppix. The link was posted in the ce-gnu-lug mailing list. The document still needs work and I hope more people would help maintain it.

You say local government leaders are feudal?

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?