Malacañang says EDSA 30th Anniv is ‘all-set’
The Malacañang Palace has finished preparing for the EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary on February 25.
According to Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) Undersecretary Manolo Quezon III, the program will start at 7:30 am for the flag-raising ceremony, followed by Panunumpa sa Watawat, prayer, awarding ceremony, traditional salubungan, and opening speech from President Beningo Aquino III.
Guest tour on experiential museum in Camp Aguinaldo is also included in the program.
Comelec and DOH on Medical Assistance Stations for Election
The Commission on Election has finally coordinated with the Department of Health for the implementation of the medical assistance stations in all voting precincts in the country for the near 2016 Elections.
According to Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista, they already coordinated with DOH Secretary Janette Garin for the said plan. He added that the said medical assistance station will be a big help for the voters and also to the government personnel that will assist during the elections. The memorandum of agreement for the plan is set to sign at the end of the month.
DOJ backs renewal of Anti-Hazing Law
Department of Justice supported the proposal of the renewal of the Anti-Hazing Law. According to DOJ Undersecretary Zabedin Asis, it is necessary to renew the said law because in the present only regulations are only used and not the implementation of the punishments same as the other crimes.
He added that it will better to implement a heavier punishment against hazing in fraternities, sororities and other organizations. For quite some time now in the senate that they have been moving this to the upper to change the anti-hazing law where the punishment will be heavier this time.
Huawei releases “MateBook” as their first tablet PC
Chinese electronics brand Huawei Technologies has released their first personal computer designed in a form of convertible tablet.
The “MateBook” has specifications of 12-inch pixel display, weighs just 640 grams (1.4 pounds), a keyboard that can be attached through its magnet case, fingerprint reader and battery life that lasts up to ten hours in standard use.
Richard Yu, Huawei’s consumer devices chief, said that they target businessmen as they need a long lasting battery to maximize the utilization of their gadgets.
Yu added that they aim to outdo Apple Inc. of U.S. and Samsung Electronics of Korea in “three or four years” and become the world’s leading maker of smartphones.