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Support for Gwen up in online survey

December 27, 2012

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AN informal online poll on the Cebu Capitol impasse showed that majority of respondents still believe the suspension of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is justified. But three days after the first results of the Cebu Daily News poll were released for Dec. 21 to Dec. 23, the gap narrowed between those who say Garcia deserves the […]

Facebook used to kidnap, traffic Indonesian girls

October 29, 2012

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DEPOK, Indonesia (AP) — When a 14-year-old girl received a Facebook friend request from an older man she didn’t know, she accepted it out of curiosity. It’s a click she will forever regret, leading to a brutal story that has repeated itself as sexual predators find new ways to exploit Indonesia’s growing obsession with social […]

Koreans nabbed for online gambling racket

October 20, 2012

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SIX South Koreans were arrested for allegedly running an illegal online gambling ring in barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City yesterday. The suspects identified as Dong Chul, 28; Jaehak Han, 24; Moonoh Kim, 31; Seungyeop Oh, 34; Kiwon So, 34; and Zu Mao Rum, 30 were arrested in their rented condominium units in Winland Towers. Operatives of […]

Lexmark firm to close Cebu plant

August 29, 2012

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SAN FRANCISCO  — Lexmark is jettisoning its inkjet printers and laying off 1,700 workers as paper becomes increasingly passe in an age of ever-sleeker digital devices and online photo albums on Internet hangouts like Facebook. The shake-up announced Tuesday is the latest fallout from the growing popularity of smartphones and tablet computers that make it […]

NO FUN FOR TUKI. Facebook photo of hapless whale shark sparks online outrage

April 2, 2012

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A Facebook photo of a girl riding atop a whale shark and assisted by a native in barangay Granada in Boljoon town, southern Cebu stirred up a tempest of outrage among the Filipino cyber community yesterday. The Facebook photo was posted last March 31 by a certain Liza Sesaldo who stated in a caption that […]

Cebu GTH eyes online shop for Tindahang Pinoy project

March 21, 2012

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by Aileen Garcia-Yap, Reporter     The Cebu Gift, Toys and Housewares (GTH) Foundation Inc. aims to launch an online shopping center for Tindahang Pinoy within the year. Cebu GTH Foundation president Ramir Bonghanoy and marketing manager Pete Sepulveda said they thought of setting up the online shop after seeing an opportunity to tap markets outside […]

Law studes bring fight against red tape online

October 3, 2011

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Law students of the University of Cebu-Banilad campus are bringing the information campaign about government red tape, elections, and child protection online with the recent launching of three web sites dedicated to tackle these issues. These web sites are “Sugbo Talks Against Red Tape” (START), the “Elections: Cebu Advocates of Reforms and Education” (ECARE), and […]