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Filipinos should be ready to emulate Burmese bloggers

UK’s TimesOnline features the brave bloggers of Burma who continue to cover the massacre of innocents being done by the unelected Myanmar military junta. These folks are where the international media are prohibited to go and are themselves in grave danger from being arrested or shot to death by the insecure authorities. Their underground and […]

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Abalos resigns as Comelec chair

Benjamin Abalos Sr. has announced his resignation as chair of the Commission on Elections today in a press conference in Mandaluyong City. It was broadcast live by ANC. Weeping and obviously sleepless since he was fingered as having tried to bribe then-Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Romulo Neri in connection with the NBN-ZTE scandal, Abalos said that […]

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Centro revives consumer interest for Palm

Palm has started taking pre-orders of its latest Palm Centro smartphone, aiming to attract a younger set of new smartphone users. Palm is confident that its old, aging Garnet operating system still can appeal to this segment of the US target. Palm Centro’s introduction defies calls from Palm OS enthusiasts for a new, fresh operating […]

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Freedom and democracy for Burma!

UPDATE: Inquirer.net reports that the Myanmar military junta has cut the country’s internet connections and telephones in response to the widespread use of websites, blogs and MMS as people’s media to project the protests. Imagine living in a country with an unelected leader who rules with an iron fist. Demonstrations are banned or violently attacked. […]

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Abalos to Neri: "Sec, may 200 ka dito"

Download the AB-ZTE-FG ringtone by clicking here, here, here or here. — In his sworn testimony before the Senate Blue Ribbon committee, former NEDA director-general Romulo Neri said that Chairman Benjamin Abalos told him during a golf game: “Sec, may 200 ka dito” — the nation’s worst doubts are confirmed. Abalos is politically dead. Nation […]

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Download the new protest ringtone! AB-ZTE-FG!

TXTPower will make available in its website starting tomorrow, the new political protest ringtone — the AB-ZTE-FG ringtone! You may download the ringtone by clicking here, here, here or here. You may also watch the YouTube video below: [UPDATE] News ReleaseSeptember 24, 2007 TXTPower launched NBN-ZTE protest ringtone Mobile activist group TXTPower last night launched […]

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Manila Met to be restored; Street art goes 3-D

Manila Metropolitan Theater may be restored soon after Mayor Alfredo Lim set up a seven-member committee to oversee the delicate and urgent restoration work of this now-rotting Art Deco building located across Liwasang Bonifacio. Constructed in 1931 , the building is now owned by the Government Service Insurance System. I wonder why the GSIS has […]

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MTRCB-censored film "Rights!" now showing on YouTube

Scores of filmmakers are miffed and they are right to feel that way. The MTRCB used its powers to stop a political film composed of public service announcements against extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances. You may watch the MTRCB does not want us to see at http://www.youtube.com/isabellematutina. The film “Rights!” is composed of 30-seconders to […]

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