Manila Bulletin

Published by the Manila Bulletin, the Manila Bulletin is a daily newspaper. Dr. Cris J. Icban, Jr. is the editor-in chief, Hermogenes P. Pobre is the publisher and Diego C. Cagahastian is the news editor.

Articles from April 20, 2004

1st National Cheerleading Camp, Held
The 1st National Cheerleading Camp headed by NBA cheerleaders, Jason Bass and Giselle Fabricante of the New Jersey Nets and NBAs Fan Patrol kicked off at the Adidas Sportskamp at the Fort recently. The weeklong event culminates on April 23 at the...
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3 RP Fencers Eliminated; Asia-Oceania Olympic Qualifying
Byline: jean malanum FILIPINO FENCERS Armand Bernal, Harleen Orendain and Joanna Franquelli failed to secure berths in the Athens Olympic Games yesterday, losing to world-class opponents in the Asia-Oceania qualifying competitions at the PhilSports...
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7-11 Chain Sees 4.4% Sales Rise
Byline: ANA MARIE MACUJA Philippine Seven Corp. (PSC), the master licensee of the 7-11 chain of convenience stores in the Philippines is expecting a 4.4 percent growth in sales by the end of the year or a total of P3.3 billion. PSC said this...
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ABS-CBN Launches Its Interactive Career Web Site
Seeking to enhance its employee recruitment processes, broadcast network ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. has entered into a partnership with online recruitment services firm Jobstreet.com to create an interactive recruitment Web site. Launched in March...
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Acer MF 350: A Handy and Functional Storage Drive
Acer introduces the new Acer MF 350 Multi-Functional Storage Drive. It lets users listen to music from FM radios, MP3 and WMAs, record voices and music from FM radios, store datas on its 128MB USB disk and learn by creating audio segments for repeating...
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Across the City
Political tension heats up in Caloocan Political tension heated up yesterday in Caloocan City after supporters of mayoralty bet Edgar Erice allegedly threw rocks and fired guns at supporters of incumbent Mayor Rey Malonzo who were pasting campaign...
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A Game Plan for Every Pinoy
Didnt you wish that there were more TV people like those behind Probe Productions? Consider their scorecard: the celebrated and longrunning The Probe Team (now airing as fearlessly and probingly under a new title, Lente on ABC), Art is Kool and...
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Angel Thought for the Day
Byline: Deedee A. Siytangco "Be happy that God answers your prayers, But be happier when God makes YOU the answer to someone elses prayer!" Solomon Khu Despite Raul Rocos bravura, announcing his return in two weeks, the damage to his quest...
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Another Age-Fighting Strategy: Surgery for a Younger Voice
Byline: JOANN LOVIGLIO PHILADELPHIA (AP) After the tummy tuck, the forehead tightener, the nose job and the jowl trim, something still might be giving away your age: your voice. For patients who think their trembly, raspy or wispy words dont...
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A PROGRAMMER'S WINTER IN TORONTO, CANADA; Second of Three Parts
Byline: Paul Vergel I like where my cubicle is located, facing the window. I can see everything and I love watching the snow falling from the sky. I sometimes stop working and just stare outside. First things first, check personal e-mails....
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Around the Nation
SEC OKs documents The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has certified documents submitted by the Filipinos for Progress and Justice (FPJ) Crusade Inc. headed by lawyer J. Oswald Lorenzo, prominent professor of law and bar reviewer. Documents...
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Arroyo Leads ECoP Confab on Job Creation, Preservation
The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECoP) will hold its 25th National Conference of Employers on April 21-22 at the Westin Philippine Plaza Hotel focused on contributing to an environment that will help create and preserve jobs by becoming...
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Athletic Fortitude and San Mig Light
An extraordinary thing is happening in sports nowadays. The principle behind racing turns over a new leaf as thrill seekers and adventure racers compete against themselves and nature to overcome obstacles and defy their limits. For Hardcore Athletes...
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Aussie Agency to Review RP Farm Productivity
Byline: MELODY M. AGUIBA The Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is anticipated to extend a grant to the Philippines aimed to find ways to improve farm productivity through technology as experts found out that agricultural...
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BackStagePass; Retrospecting to 23 Seasons of Theatrical Legacy
Byline: Text by LEO ORTEGA LAPARAN II Photos by MERLINA R. HERNANDO Sining-Lahi Polyrepertory must have a score and three reasons this year to further live up to and exalt their image of being the resident student's theater organization of the Polytechnic...
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Bank Mode of Payment of Traffic Fines in 2 Months
Byline: CHITO A. CHAVEZ Within two months, payment of traffic fines will be through banks after the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) sealed a deal with Metrobank yesterday. Chairman Bayani Fernando of the MMDA said on April 26,...
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Battle on for Junior World Golf Berths
ONE HUNDRED eighty jungolfers from all over the country seek slots to the Callaway Junior World golf championships in San Diego, California in the third leg of the Samsung-DHL Jungolf Tour starting today at the Sherwood Hills Golf Club and Riviera...
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Benchmarks for the Nation's Common Good
Byline: Jesus P Estanislao THE increasingly frequent reference to the common good in our society would remain at the rhetorical level unless we make clear what the benchmarks are for achieving it. There is some need to be somewhat more specific...
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BoI to Continue Granting Perks to Mining Projects; but Only to Filipino-Owned Ventures
Byline: BERNIE CAHILES-MAGKILAT The Board of Investments will continue granting incentives to mining projects but will limit it to majorityowned Filipino mining projects in deference to the Supreme Court decision which declared full foreign ownership...
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Born of the Spirit; John 3:7-15
JESUS said to Nicodemus, Do not be amazed that I told you, You must be born from above. The wind blows where it wills, and you can hear the sound it makes, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes; so it is with everyone who is born...
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Broken Silence; the Death and Misconception of Idealism
Byline: JUAN MIGUEL LAGO Network of Campus Journalists of the Philippines City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro It's true. Filipinos are impatient. They are the most impatient people in Asia, if not in the world. A decade and a half ago, we ousted...
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Business Option; Revisiting Tax Incentives
Byline: Lydia N. Orial For over 50 years, the Philippines has implemented a plethora of tax incentives to attract foreign investors to the country. Foreign capital investment is always a welcome boost to the economy, and hastens the achievement...
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Camp North Caravan Takes the Road April 23
The Camp North 2004 Caravan will take the road April 23 to 28, Undersecretary Renato V. Diaz, Presidential Assistant for North Luzon, announced. This caravan is part of the "Go North Philippines Advocacy," which was launched by President Arroyo...
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CITEM Eyes Asian ICT Market Opportunities
The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), the export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), is setting its sights on the Asian information and communications technology market in yet another strategic...
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Constant Learning Will Be Key to Success in the Future; What One Learns in School Is Obsolete in Five Years; to Cope with Change, One Needs Seven Critical Skills
In a global economy that is constantly in flux because of new information and technology, how does one stay ahead? By primarily embracing the fact that one will have to be constantly learning and adapting to new innovations every few years, according...
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DA Discourages Corn Exportation
Byline: MELODY M. AGUIBA While corn export apparently offers many growth opportunities for the Philippines corn industry, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said government is not inclined to encourage corn export and would rather wait until the...
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'David' Meets Software's 'Goliath'
A fast-growing IT services firm and software laboratory based in the Philippines begins its uphill climb this year against US-based software giant Microsoft in an ambitious project that would eventually allow Windows applications to run smoothly on...
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Disney Brings to Screen C.S. Lewis Well-Loved Tale
The Walt Disney Studios announced recently that it has entered into an agreement with Walden Media to co-finance and distribute the long-awaited motion picture adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, the first...
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ECS EZ30D Tablet PC; Small Footprint, Big Features
Byline: Allan D. Francisco In this age of postage stamp-sized memory cards that come in two-megabyte incarnations, micro-hard drives the size of a ten-peso coin, and cellphones that are no bigger than a credit card, users by now should have gotten...
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Election Spending Boosts SMC's 1st Quarter Income; Company Holds Annual Meeting Today
Byline: ROSEMARIE FRANCISCO MANILA, Apr. 19 (Reuters) Strong beer sales by San Miguel Corporation ahead of next months Philippine elections should have boosted first-quarter profits at Southeast Asias largest food and drinks group by at least...
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FPJ Stresses Need for Non-Wage Benefits
Koalisyon ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (KNP) standard bearer Fernando Poe Jr. yesterday underscored the need for more non-wage benefits for workers such as rice and food subsidies and medical insurance to help them cope with rising living costs and increase...
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From 'Fitness Blonde' to 'Fitness Babe'
Thank you to Well Being and all the readers who sent me messages of congratulations on my new baby boy, Colin Anthony. I really appreciate the good wishes. I thought Id be giving birth by C-section on Saturday, April 3, but was very happily surprised...
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GMA Lawyers Move to Dismiss Poll Cases
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, through her lawyers, yesterday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to dismiss the five disqualification cases lodged by various groups against her for lack of merit. Lawyer Alberto Agra, lead counsel for...
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GMA's Offer of a Gov't of Nat'l Unity
Byline: Cerge M. Remonde UNITY seems to be the Holy Grail that has eluded the opposition over the last three months. In fact, its more like over the last three years. Brokers from the different power centers with different shades of influence...
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GMA Woos - and Wins - Business Community
Byline: Beth D Romulo COMPARED to some rather testy confrontations in the past, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyos appearance before the general membership meeting of the Makati Business Club of April 14 was a lovefeast. Businessmen are after all...
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Gov't Directs Local Processing of Minerals
The government has tightened rules on the exports of low value added industrial and mineral products in an effort to develop the countrys capability for processing and manufacturing and to create and save jobs. To qualify for incentives with the...
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Gov't Pushes R&D on Alternative Use of Tobacco
The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) is looking at alternative uses of tobacco following a growing global concern on its ill effects on human health which is exerting pressure on the multi-million peso industry. NTA would intensify its research...
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Grand Program of Development If GMA Wins
ALMOST a week after President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appeared at the Presidential Candidates Series sponsored by the countrys most influential business groups, people continue to talk about her speech with increasing interest and curiosity. And...
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Great Games (Must Have Games for the PS2); Soul Calibur II
Genre: Fighting Game ; Rating: 5/5 stars ; E: Everybody Many people consider the original SOUL CALIBUR as the greatest 3D fighting game of its time. Since I never played the game, much less lay my eyes on a copy of the game; I cannot claim this...
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GSIS Seeks TRO on EBC Voting Rights
The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO) to stop EBC Investments Inc. from exercising the latters voting rights over its shares in Equitable PCI Bank during the Banks annual stockholders meeting...
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Having a Ball at Adidas Sports Kamp
Byline: OWEN ARAOJO BAUTISTA Finally, Asias premiere athletic training center opens! Neatly nestled on a 500 sq. meter lot along Libertad Drive, Bonifacio Global City Taguig, just across The Fort, is the adidas Sports Kamp. It envisions a mecca...
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Home & Garden Talk
STONE LOVERS OUTING. Members of the Natural Stone Society of the Philppines will go on their annual summer outing tomorrow, April 18. They will go on a stone hunting trip to Rio Chico in General Tinio (formerly Papaya), Nueva Ecija. Participants...
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Independent Bet for House in P'que Mauled, Robbed
Byline: JAMES I. CATAPUSAN An independent candidate for congressman in the first district of Paranaque City reported to the Paranaque police yesterday that he was mauled and robbed last April 16. The victim, Menandro Cardona Caunan, 46, of Mabini...
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Interest in Off-Season Mango Production Keen
We mentioned once in our column that ECJ Farms made more profit from the 500 tons of off-season mango it harvested in Davao than the 2,900 tons it harvested in Negros. Thats because assorted fruits of the off-season crop sold for about R48 a kilo...
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Labor Files P75 Daily Wage Hike
Byline: ANNA REGIDOR and ED MAHILUM The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) yesterday filed a petition for a P75 daily across-the-board daily wage increase before the Regional Wage Board citing the increasing prices of commodities and...
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List of New Professional ECEs Part 1
ABAD, BARVIN SENADRIN ABALOS, ROCHELLE RITURBAN ABAR, REGIE RAMOS ABAT, ARTURO JR AQUINO ABITONA, JOVIE MIRA ACAP, JONATHAN DICON ACEDERA, ZION SO ADAN, EDERLHIE PANGAN ADDURU, BRYAN MATURAN ADOLFO, ERNIE TORRES AGANG-ANG,...
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List of New Professional ECEs Part 2
GUEVARRA, MARY JOY TALPLACIDO GUILLERMO, JERALD POLESTICO GULMATICO, WELMER DOMAYCOS GURANGO, HARRIS VALENCIA GURTIZA, ARNEIL CARIASO GUTIERREZ, CARLO ANGELO YAMBAO GUZARIN, AARON ORTINERO GUZMAN, NILO GUMERA HENRY, SHARON GRACE...
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Losing 3-Year Term; Old Court Was Faster
Byline: Romeo V Pefianco (Editors note: The old CFI (Court of First Instance) was a lot faster in resolving election protests of local officials cited in this article.) LAST Sunday, MB printed this headline: "Comelec unseats Muntinlupa vice mayor."...
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Loyal Friends & Fans Greet Erap on Birthday
Byline: BRENDA PIQUERO TUAZON Thousands of loyal friends and supporters of detained President Joseph Estrada braved the more than 15-kilometer stretch from Manila to Tanay, Rizal to greet him on his 67th birth anniversary as food, cakes, fruits...
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LXS: The Ateneo LEX; Just Cause
Byline: CAROL H. PAJARON Ateneo's LEX truly embodies its three main thrusts of law, business, and people. While it seems that most school organizations must address such varied advocacies in autonomy, Ateneo de Manila University's LEX (Latin...
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Manotoc Launches Foundation for Golf Development
Byline: dodo catacutan jr. SIX MAJOR golf personalities led by Tommy Manotoc have banded together to form a foundation committed to spurring the growth of the sport at all levels, with the aim of helping produce more Filipino golfers that could...
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Mead Johnson Takes Up Crusade vs Malnutrition
Malnutrition is a prevalent, yet often neglected problem in the Philippines. Children especially those who belong to poor and disadvantaged families are often those who suffer the most from this condition. One company has taken up the challenging...
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Meeting of Poe and Lacson Fizzles out, but Hope Remains
Byline: MARIO B. CASAYURAN The highly touted unification talks between opposition presidential candidates Fernando Poe Jr. and Sen. Panfilo Lacson scheduled yesterday fizzled out due to conflicts in their schedules. The two opposition candidates...
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MMDA Orders Arrest of Deputized Traffic Enforcers Issuing TVR
Byline: CHITO A. CHAVEZ The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) ordered the apprehension of deputized traffic enforcers who are still issuing traffic violation receipts (TVR) in a crackdown on abusive non-uniformed traffic personnel....
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More Companies Now Deploy DWDM Technology for Uninterrupted Access
Byline: edu h. lopez Companies want their idle assets to be more productive and maximize the utilization of their servers and storage capacities by creating a server cluster. Nortel Networks response to this challenge is a technology called DWDM...
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Muslims Urged: Be Self-Reliant & Not Rely Too Much on Gov't; 'Our Poverty Is Our Own Making'
Byline: EDD K. USMAN CAMELOT HOTEL, Quezon City Muslim Filipinos should not rely too much on the government for food, clothing, shelter, and cost of living, because to have the state provide all these needs for its citizens is anomalous. Muslims...
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Mussaendas Add Color to the Landscape
You can make your garden more interesting with the so-called Dona flowers. These are the mussaenda hybrids which are regarded as among the most significant contributions of the Philippines to the world of ornamental horticulture. They are also among...
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Narrowing the Choices
If you cant stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Attributed to Harry S. Truman WITH three weeks left to election D-Day (May 10), the presidential race has narrowed down to the "tested," experienced, and industrious incumbent President Gloria...
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News in Brief
The peso closed higher at P55.62 to the US dollar yesterday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines from P55.80 last Friday. The weighted average rate appreciated to P55.71 from P55.765. Total volume amounted...
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Nokia 7200; Clamshell Phone for Cyber-Babes and Fashionistas
Sleek. Stylish. Sophisticated. The Nokia 7200 pampers the woman who knows how to live the good life with a phone that's as equally trendy. The first flip type mobile unit to be launched by the company this year, the N7200 speaks of class with its...
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Oil Firms Hike Gasoline, Kerosene, LPG Prices
Byline: MYRNA M. VELASCO The oil industrys upstart players have raised their gasoline and kerosene prices by R0.30 per liter over the weekend; with cost adjustments attributed to their under recoveries as hinged on January prices. The latest...
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Opening Pages; A Novel in Your Phone
Byline: Peachy Limpin I just spent a very relaxing Holy Week break catching up on John Grishams work and by the time I finished my fifth book I already had an affinity with the citizens of Clanton, Mississippi. Grishams works are all page-turners...
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Opening Pages; Nano-Nano 2
Byline: Peachy Limpin Some updates first before I discuss nanotechnology further. There are now ten applications for new top level domain names (TLD) pending before ICANN. Some of the more interesting ones are: .jobs for human resources management...
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Pathway; Bestowing Hope to the Marginalized Pathfinders
Byline: Text and photos by MERLINA R. HERNANDO Every minute, four Filipino babies are born. In an hour, 240 babies are produced a total of 5,760 totaling to almost two million Filipino babies a year. Knowing these figures, who wouldn't...
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Perez Orders Tighter Security on Oil Facilities
In the wake of the freaky gunning incident at the Pilipinas Shell head office in Makati on Sunday dawn, Energy Secretary Vincent S. Perez has ordered the implementation of stricter security measures in all oil facilities and installations all over...
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Predicted Moon Is Missing from Solar System's Body
Byline: JEAN-BAPTISTE PIGGIN HAMBURG (dpa) Only a month after the discovery of the Solar Systems most remote body, Sedna, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have made the shock discovery that its predicted moon is missing. Sedna was...
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President Cites Plans for Gov't Reforms
Byline: Jesus M Elbinias IT is pro and con whether children of former senators and representatives now running for election to take over their parents in Congress would make better or worse solons than the ones they seek to succeed. If those heirs...
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Primero First in 5th Stage; Feliciano Retains Yellow Jersey
Byline: noli cruz A promise fulfilled and a plan ran to perfection. Dole skipper Albert Primero beat Alfie Catalan in a sprint finish to capture the 5th stage of the Air21 Tour Pilipinas 2004, turning his coach Arsenio Tado into some kind of...
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Psx; Up Close & Personal
Byline: Paolo M. Zaide Last year, Tech News featured in its pages what can probably be described as the ultimate Multi-Media monster known as the PSX. This year, Tech News is fortunate enough to cut its teeth and get a hands on preview of the machine...
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Rags Wins Cruiser Class Line Honors
ALLAN BURRELLS Rags won the line honors in two more windward-leeward races at the end of the Smart-Infinity Presidents Cup Regatta last Saturday off Subic Bay Waters. This enabled Burrells Ffar 1104 to unseat multi-titled Jo de Ros, which was the...
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Rice Subsidy for Teachers, More Classrooms Vowed
Teachers will receive more benefits while students will have more classrooms under the administration of Muntinlupa mayoral bet Bess Aguila Masangkay. Masangkay said all teachers in the city will receive one sack of rice every quarter to decrease...
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Sendo X; A Looker from a Homely Family
Byline: Allan D. Francisco By launching the X smartphone, Sendo seeks to make itself rid of reputation as purveyor of low-cost, low-tech mobile handsets. This UK-based vendor has, quoting from its Web sites literature, taken the best technology...
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Siemens and Research in Motion to Integrate BlackBerry Connectivity Solution in Mobile Phones
Siemens mobile and Research In Motion (RIM) today announced plans to enable BlackBerry[R] connectivity on Siemens mobile phones. Siemens and RIM will work together to provide integrated data connectivity capabilities on Siemens mobile phones using...
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Splashing Colors around with Alcatel One Touch[TM] 332
French telecommunications giant Alcatel sizzles in the summer sun as it goes on a wet and wild color splurge with One Touch 332. With a vivid color screen, highly adaptable interface and user-friendly features, this light, compact and reasonably priced...
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Sun Previews Landmark Solaris 10
SINGAPORE Sun Microsystems, Inc. previewed the Solaris 10 Operating System, the upcoming version of its award-winning OS for systems based on UltraSPARC and x86 microprocessors. The new release, with early access versions available now for download,...
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Tao of Programming; A PROGRAMMER'S WINTER IN TORONTO, CANADA (Last Part of Three Parts)
Byline: Paul Vergel Our usual meeting time is 12pm Eastern Time. That is 9am in LA, where our client is. For the project I am doing, we are required to have a meeting 3 times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This is a conference call with...
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Taxi Drivers and Operators Give Arroyo Solid Support
Byline: BABY CAYABA MANILA (PNA) A group composed of at least 4,000 drivers and owners of major taxi companies operating in Metro Manila has expressed solid support to the candidacy of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, who, they said was the first...
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Tell-a-Bration: The 1st Storytelling Fest in RP Set
Amanda: Im Snow White, kiss me! Nicolas: "Im sleepy." Amanda: "But youre the handsome prince!" Nicolas: "But, Im sleepy" Amanda was supposed to be, at that moment, the happiest child in the world. Shes dressed in a beautiful white gown,...
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The Quest Corner
Byline: Timmy Magalang This week I invited William Nabaza to talk about the internet. He has an extensive background on the internet and e-commerce. INTERNET FOR BEGINNERSby: William Nabaza < william@nabaza.com > There's a very powerful...
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THE QUEST CORNER; Keyboard Stuff
Byline: Timmy Magalang I use the computer keyboard an average of 8 hours a day, 7 days a week. The irony is among the computer devices it is the most accessible yet the most neglected. To be frank about it after so many hours of usage I still have...
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The Real Score on the Anti-Diabetic and Other Medicinal Properties of Ampalaya
Byline: Dr. Eduardo G Gonzales Is it really true that ampalaya tea and capsules are effective in lowering the blood sugar of diabetics? Are they really good substitutes for the anti-diabetic drugs that are available in the market? Does ampalaya...
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The Team Behind SAFE 4 SR
Byline: LLOYD A. LUNA / Polytechnic University of the Philippines Call it political gimmick but for the officials and employees of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Youth Affairs (OPAYA), the Student Assistance Fund for Education for...
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Toshiba TECRA M2 Series; the Next Generation Lightweight Business Notebook
Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, Computer Systems Division (South and Southeast Asia Regional Headquarters) introduced its next generation lightweight notebook, the TECRA M2 series a notebook designed for the corporate and small-to-medium sized business...
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Trade Rumors Persist; Shell, Ginebra Officials Discuss Possibilities
THE TRADE rumors regarding Shell and Ginebra continue to persist, despite both camps coming out with official denials. The trade story hit the Philippine Basketball Association and reports had it that Ginebra was to deal trigger-happy guard Mark...
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Transco Clinches 2 More Deals on Sub-Transmission Assets Sale
Byline: MYRNA M. VELASCO The bid of spinoff National Transmission Corporation (Transco) to dispose of its subtransmission assets is steadily gaining ground as it clinched two more deals with two of the private distribution utilities in Central Luzon....
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Tyson Augments Poultry Export to Japan
Byline: MELODY M. AGUIBA Tyson Agro Ventures Inc. (TAVI), one of the Philippines largest broiler integrators, is expanding its capacity in order to meet within the year a targeted two-container daily export shipment to Marubeni Corp. of Japan before...
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'Walk This Way' Program Launched for Kids' Safety
Byline: CHRIS DATOL An international campaign that highlights the critical need for pedestrian safety awareness recently launched its Philippine chapter in Manila, formed through a partnership between Safe Kids Worldwide and FedEx, the worlds largest...
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When Did We Stop Loving the Flag?
TOTAL disrespect for the Philippine flag is so widespread that I am both alarmed and depressed. And so is Congressman Luis (Mang Baby) Asistio who recently blew his top during an official event in Caloocan City, his hometown. Apparently, the Philippine...
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Willie Revillame: On the Upswing Again
Back on the boob tube where he became a household name is Willie Revillame. He is certainly on the upswing once more, after resigning from Magandang Tanghali Bayan (MTB) later named Masayang Tanghali Bayan when he learned he again has incurred the...
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