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Telco rides new market trend

A TELECOMMUNICATIONS company is aiming to help small and medium entrepreneurs to be more competitive by providing them more opportunity to sell their products through the Internet. There’s more to telecommunications than just the basic call and text. There’s more opportunity for them to conduct merchandising through the Internet,” said Wil-R Saldua, Globe head for [...]

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

No phone signal? No problem, military resorts to couriers

A soldier carries a baby to board a US C-130 military transport plane (background) which is on a mercy flight Sunday Nov. 17, 2013 at the damaged Tacloban airport, Tacloban City. With many communication facilities still down in Supertyphoon “Yolanda”-devastated areas, the military has resorted to the age-old system of couriers to reach local officials.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

With many communication facilities still down in Eastern Samar, the military has resorted to the age-old system of couriers to reach local officials.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Telcos restore partial services in Tacloban City

In this aerial image, damaged airport is seen Saturday Nov. 9, 2013 after powerful typhoon Haiyan (Philippine name: Yolanda) passed Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines. AP

The country’s largest telecommunications companies have restored partial services to Tacloban City, one of the areas hardest hit by typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan).

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cebu, Bohol airports reopen hours after quake

Mactan-Cebu International Airport. CDN FILE PHOTO

Airport operations in Cebu and Bohol were affected Tuesday morning after a deadly earthquake hit Bohol and other parts of Visayas and Mindanao

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Brillantes blames telcos anew for failure to transmit results


Some 18,000 automated machines failed to transmit results to the transparency server of the Commission on Elections, Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. said Thursday.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

QC court acquits ex-People’s Journal reporter of libel

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After almost 12 long years of court battle, a veteran journalist has been acquitted by a Quezon City court of libel case filed by former Southern Leyte Representative Aniceto Saludo.

Posted: May 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Comelec, NTC warn signal jammers planning to sabotage May polls

Signal jammers are warned. JAMIE ELONA/INQUIRER.net

Authorities warned the public Thursday that using signal jammers on the day of the midterm elections next month is a criminal offense and punishable with at least eight years of imprisonment.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Three persons use fake names to get free phones

THREE persons were arrested by security personnel of Globe Telecom after they were allegedly caught using fake documents in their postpaid service subscription application.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Telco backs search for ‘greenest’ schools

SMART Communications Inc. is once again supporting a government initiative that aims to get the involvement of the academe and the youth on environmental issues.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

French telco helps link up towns isolated by Pablo

IN emergency cases, providing telecommunications access to affected communities as a humanitarian response is as critical as the need for food, water, shelter and medical help. This was the case for the residents of three coastal towns in Davao Oriental who were displaced by typhoon Pablo in December last year. Most of the structures, including [...]

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Bringing down prices of vegetables


The late Interior Secretary Jessie Robredo is Inquirer’s Filipino of the Year for 2012.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in On Target | Read More »

Telco plants mangroves in Guimaras

SMART Communications Inc. (Smart), together with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), the Hoskyn Fisherfolks Association Inc., Philippine Coast Guard and local government officials, replanted around 1,000 mangrove propagules last month in Guimaras.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Smart services normalized in ‘Pablo’-ravaged provinces


Smart Communications Inc. has normalized services in many of the provinces hit hard by Typhoon “Pablo,” and has put up free call and charging stations there.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


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  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
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  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
  • UST posts twin kill in Filoil pre-season cup opening day
  • Wizards beat Bulls in OT to take 2-0 series lead
  • Lifestyle

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  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

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  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

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  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
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  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
  • China won’t budge, wants PH gov’t to apologize to HK
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