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COMELEC on gun ban implementation for 2016

Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has enforced a ban on carrying firearms in public places starting on January 10 to June 8 of 2016.

According to COMELEC, licensed guns are prohibited unless there is a certification of authority. The gun ban also prohibits the procurement of services of security personnel. Even the weapons and explosives, including its spare parts, cannot be transported. Also suspended is the issuance of permits to carry firearms outside the residence. Violators will be imprisoned for one to six years. COMELEC added that the application can be done online by visiting their website.


ChildFund PH launches “Whistle for Protection” campaign

Campaign for “Whistle for Protection” launched last week led by National Director of ChildFund Philippines.

ChildFund launched this campaign to introduce the habit of using whistles to alert assistance needed. The campaign aims to prevent abuse and violence against children with disabilities (CWD).

According to project specialist Allan Nuñez, ChildFund will be assiting 200 CWDs in barangays Bata, Banago, Alijis and Handuman in Bacolod City, same with two barangays of Roxas City, Capiz Province and San Joaquin, Iloilo Province. This campaign is among the many activities of ChildFund Embrace funded by Australian Aid.


ING Bank sees inflation decrease on 2016

Dutch financial giant ING Bank expects inflation to drop below the two to four percent target of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) for 2016 despite the impact of El Niño.

“Inflation by yearend 2016 is expected to rise to around 2.5 percent, in our view, and to average at 1.6 percent,” said Joey Cuyegkeng, senior economist at ING Bank Manila.

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) shows the latest data of inflation accelerating up to 1.1 percent in November, from a record of 0.4 percent in October due to increase in food prices.


Cloudfone and Spotify partners for better digital music experience

The  mobile  technology  innovator,  Cloudfone  and  digital  music  streaming  service,  spotify, joins  forces  to  change  the set  of  mobile  devices  to  improve  the  listening  experience  of  music  lovers.  The  set  of  the  mobile  device  was  named  “Cloudfone  and  Cloudpad  Spotify  editor”  series.

This  device  includes a  Cloudfone  thrill five  hundred  X,  Cloudfone  thrill  five  hundred  plus and  Cloudpad  seven  hundred  two  Q.  Aside  from  these  things,  the  said  device  also  has  a  semi-professional  camera  that  can  be  used  in  different  purposes including  panoramic  and  high  dynamic  range  or  h-d-r,  smile  detection  system  and  even  voice  command  controls.

According  to  Eric  Yu, chief  executive  officer  of  Cloudfone, this  was  the  first  time  that  Spotify  had  a  partnership  with  a  mobile  phone  brand.


Ateneo Blue Eagles welcomes Baldwin as their new head coach

Tab Baldwin is the newest head coach of Ateneo De Manila Blue Eagles as he replaced the former coach Bo Perasol. According to Baldwin he is very excited to train with his new team and he is looking forward for a productive and powerful players which has great skills in basketball.

Baldwin is also the coach of Gilas Pilipinas, who brought the silver medal for the FIBA Asia Championship last October. Handling two powerhouse basketball team will sure be stressfull for him but he assures them that he will still be committed and prioritize to Gilas Pilipinas in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Qualifying Tournament in July 2016.


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