Month: September 2013

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Security Measures Tightened in Zambo Evacuation Center

Security measures have been tightened by the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Philippine National Police in the biggest evacuation center in Zamboanga City amid a rape incident reported there. “Additional security measures were recently installed in partnership with the PNP to ensure the safety and protection of the more than 11,000 families...

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Another BIFF Attack on Army post

A military detachment was harassed by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in Maguindanao on Sunday night, which caused some residents to flee. The BIFF attacked a detachment of the Army’s Alpha Company of the 4th Infantry Battalion in Barangay Magaslong in Datu Piang town at about 9:35p.m., 6th Infantry Division spokesman Colonel Dickson Hermoso said. Civilians from the...

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Teaching Children Safety and Security (Last of Two Parts)

Click here to access the First Part There are, however, opposing views, particularly on teaching the concepts of security and safety to children through seminars or including these in the school curriculum. For instance is Edwin Molina who says “no” to the idea of teaching the said concepts in school, having a “deep understanding of campus...

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Canon Unveils World’s Smallest FULL HD PTZ Surveillance Camera and A Slew of Super Compact Network Cameras

Canon Unveils World’s Smallest FULL HD PTZ Surveillance Camera and A Slew of Super Compact Network Cameras

Manila, Philippines – Canon launches the world’s smallest Full HD powered Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Dome Camera. Together with this, Canon also unveils a range of network cameras that leverages Canon’s expertise in imaging technologies to provide ultra-compact surveillance technology which has an unparalleled feature set and is highly cost-effective. “The new range of network...

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The Risks of Buying Used Car Seats

Even before you bring your newborn home from the hospital, you will be faced with a number of expenses for the requisite baby gear. One effective way of saving money on necessary equipment is to spring for high-quality, gently used items. However, while there are many things that you can safely purchase used, there are...

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Zamboanga City Siege: Day 17 Updates

Government forces continue to conduct clearing operations on the 17th day of the Zamboanga City siege, putting pressure on remaining MNLF rebels to surrender and release remaining hostages. The government is hoping to finally put an end to the fighting that paralyzed the whole and razed portions of the city. The crisis in Zamboanga City...

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Heading on a Big Trip? Don’t Neglect Your Home Maintenance!

All your bags are packed and you’re ready to go, but what’s that nagging feeling in the pit of your stomach? It’s not last night’s lasagna. More than likely, your brain is trying to decide if you missed something critical like properly securing the house. The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that property crime is...

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Can You Take It?

As I stand in an office high above the streets, looking out the window on a beautiful sunlit day, I recall another beautiful September day, but in New York City.  As I write this, the twelfth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon are on my mind. As I look...

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Court Orders Arrest of 13 Police Officers in Atimonan Rubout

Arrest warrants were issued for the 13 police officers charged with multiple murder for the Atimonan shooting incident last January by a regional trial court in Gumaca, Quezon on Friday, September 20. Judge Maria Chona Pulgar-Navarro of Quezon RTC Branch 61 ordered the arrest of former CALABARZON police deputy intelligence head Hansel Marantan and 12...