Founder of Dolby Laboratories dies

PORTLAND, Oregon — Ray Dolby, an American inventor and audio pioneer who founded Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80. The company said Thursday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. He had been living with Alzheimer’s disease for several years and was diagnosed with acute leukemia this summer. Dolby founded […]

Comelec names PPCRV as its citizen’s arm in October polls

THE Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) will be the citizen’s arm of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the October 28 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.

During a press briefing, Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes announced the accreditation of the election watchdog. Read the rest of this entry

Silayan Community Centre officers’ induction set Sept. 14

Ben Ferrer

BEN Ferrer, newly elected chairman of the board of the Silayan Community Center (SCC), heads the new SCC board of directors who will be inducted into office on Saturday, September 14, at the social hall of the Canadian Martyrs Parish located at corner Woodbine & O’Connor Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Philippine Consul General Junever Mahilum West will be the inducting officer. Filipino-Canadian Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr. was invited to be the guest speaker.

Aside From Ferrer, the other Silayan Community Centre board of directors to be installed into office include Jazzmine Manalo, Florence Salcedo, Ave Gutierrez, Zeny Armas, Zeny Lopez, Lolit Asis, and Lynette G. Perez.

The affair will be highlighted by the awarding of certificates to seniors working for seniors’ program participants for the years 2012-2013. (PR)