Postponement of SK polls ‘should be made long ago’

PHILIPPINE Councilor’s League (PCL) national president Alma Moreno–Salic said on Tuesday that the postponement of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections should have been decided long before, and not several weeks before the intended election.

She made the personal stand as PCL is yet to come up its common stand about the issue on the postponement of the SK election. Salic said she sympathizes with the SK leaders who have formed their own slate and started campaigning in their respective areas. Read the rest of this entry

Filipino Anglican priest with I-REMIT staff member

Filipino Anglican priestRev. Fr. Ariel Dumaran (right) is shown in photo with Joy Pangilinan, a staff member of I-REMIT, in conjunction with 21st anniversary celebration of the congregation of the Filipino Anglican San Lorenzo Ruiz on September 22, 2013 (Sunday) at the St. Simon-the-Apostle Church, 525 Bloor St. East, Toronto, Ontario.

I-REMIT has been actively supporting Filipino events and activities in Canada. (PR)

Moalboal coastal cleanup

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A TOTAL of 1,609 kilograms or about 1.6 tons of garbage were picked Friday, September 20, from the Panagsama Beach in Moalboal, Cebu in what was considered the biggest coastal cleanup in town.

The cleanup, organized by Johan Blixt of Neptune Diving Adventure and as part of the activities lined up by Project Aware Foundation, gathered around 116 people, excluding divers from different resorts in Moalboal, a southern town in Cebu. Read the rest of this story

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Masbad: iOS 7- Beta to Gold Master

IF YOU all remember, I did a few articles on the beta preview of iOS 7 before its full public release last September 18. So here’s a quick roundup of that and how the full public release is so far. Just a quick backgrounder though, I installed on my iPhone 4S the Gold Master release […]

Nintendo’s Yamauchi dies aged 85

TOKYO — Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company’s transition from traditional playing-card maker to video game giant, has died. He was 85. Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the Seattle Mariners major league baseball club, died Thursday of pneumonia at a hospital […]