philippines

Nielsen releases latest PH internet access data

Global market research company Nielsen today made a pre-release of its Southeast Asia Digital Consumer Report which says, among others, that “one in three consumers in the Philippines are now accessing the Internet, with younger demographics significantly more likely to get online than older generations.”

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Bayanihan of Filipino bloggers

Margaret Mead reminds cynics: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. An unknown author meanwhile offers this advice: If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative. Inspired by these words and […]

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The fastest mobile broadband

Smart and Globe are fighting over the title of having the “fastest mobile broadband service”. As they fight themselves in the media, I thought that perhaps its better to make my own study of the three competing mobile broadband products. To do the tests, I made use of a Compaq Presario notebook computer running on […]

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Comelec throws out 26 partylist groups

The Commission on Elections en banc on Tuesday adopted a resolution deleting 26 partylist organizations from the official list of accredited national, regional or sectoral parties, organizations or coalitions under the partylist system. In Resolution No. 8679, signed by the Chairman and all commissioners,  the Comelec cited Section 6 of Republic Act 7941 (Partylist System […]

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