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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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