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Check out Davao City on Google Earth!

Check out Davao City on Google Earth!

A friend of mine alerted me to the latest developments in Google Earth with respect to Davao City. There are now 3-D renderings of some of the city’s more prominent buildings! Check out these images from Google Earth. Image #01. The Marco Polo Hotel and the Ateneo de Davao University-College Campus — two of the [...]

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Advances in airline online booking

Advances in airline online booking

After introducing an air ticket booking service that’s completely online and automated, Cebu Pacific has introduced new features into their Web-based reservation system. This is one thing that I’ve long been pining for ever since I started using this airline’s Web site: the facility to not only book tickets but reserve seats as well. And [...]

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The Cebu Pacific Blogging Challenge

When we, the organizers of WordCamp Philippines 2008, were in the midst of preparing for that international bloggers’ event, we carried the banner of Mindanao Bloggers. The reason being, we wanted the world to know about the various blogs of Mindanao, and about the beautiful places here. So, one of the attached activities we thought [...]

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Online trading

The Internet has opened up a whole range of business possibilities for everyone who cares to find out. Anybody anywhere in the world, within reasonable parameters, can set up an online business, open up a merchant account and start selling products and/or services. In Davao, there is a growing number of businessmen who are getting [...]

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Business & Industry, Internet   1

Gadgets, gadgets, gadgets!

Ever since the mobile phone boom that started in the mid-90s, there’s been an explosion of gadgets around. All sorts of cellular phones are now available — Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, etc. — and at really affordable prices, too. And thanks to the abundance of free Wifi zones in Davao City, a marked increase in [...]

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Davao’s online giftshop

The air’s starting to get nippy already in Davao. Today I noticed it was much cooler than it was last week. So, the Christmas season has really set in finally. Time to think about Christmasy stuff again! Speaking of which, it’s all about gifts this time of year. Receiving is a lot better, yes, but [...]

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Business & Industry, Internet   4

Davao Delicious

As some of my readers might already know, I’ve created a new blog for my food escapades: Davao Delicious. From now on, that’s now where I will write about eating, cuisine, restaurants, coffee shops, what have you…. It’s my newest blog, and probably not my last. It wasn’t planned, though, this baby blog. You see, [...]

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Blogging about Davao in Japanese

I’m so happy to announce that — finally! — I’ve gotten around to completing my Japanese-language WordPress blog: (ManMaru Kükan or “Maru’s Space”wink. I’ve had my maruo.blogspot.com blog forever (and it’s actually doing very well, SEO-wise), but I’d always wanted to port it to WordPress — I just never had that push I needed to [...]

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Blog for professionals’ exam results

Blog for professionals’ exam results

A couple of Dabawenyos have come up with a great new blog: PRC Board Exam Results. The idea germinated from the super-active minds of Winston Almendras (Batang Yagit) and Jehzeel Laurente (JehzLau Concepts). Only this month, Winston came up with the working site, with the objective of providing a centralized repository that provides nursing board [...]

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Defend the Filipina honor

Defend the Filipina honor

Not that I’m naïve, but it was a shock when I saw what results come out on Google when you do an image search for “Filipina”. I’ve been encouraging my friends to join Janette Toral’s “Filipina” Writing Project, and one of them showed me the current Google image search results. To put it very lightly, [...]

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