Smart Farming

Just like any other business, the farming business also needs information so that the farmers could make intelligent decisions in each and every step of the agriculture supply chain. And just like any other business, information starts with data as the raw input that will be processed. The opposite of course is guess work that would often result in dumb decisions. Perhaps in the old days, the farmers would base their decision making on their past experiences and nothing more. That is as far as the production side is concerned, because the marketing side is another story altogether. As we…

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Mar Roxas says voting receipts to safeguard will of the people

Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas on Wednesday said the Supreme Court's order to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to issue voting receipts in the May 9 general elections will safeguard the will of the people.

Roxas said the issuance of receipts to voters would ensure that correct votes are counted by the counting machines.

“It is good that our voters have hard copy of their votes to ensure that the computer is counting the correct and true votes,” Roxas said.

“So, there will be basis for complaint because right now, after you shaded and submitted your vote, you will never…

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Smart Farming

Just like any other business, the farming business also needs information so that the farmers could make intelligent decisions in each and every step of the agriculture supply chain. And just like any other business, information starts with data as the raw input that will be processed. The opposite of course is guess work that would often result in dumb decisions. Perhaps in the old days, the farmers would base their decision making on their past experiences and nothing more. That is as far as the production side is concerned, because the marketing side is another story altogether. As we…

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DSWD launches tilt for app vs. child abuse

More and more minors are falling prey to sexual abuse – many of them being exposed to child pornography.

This was what the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has said last February 19.

According to data from 2010 to 2014, the average number of child porn cases in the country a year was 50.

But this figure has increased tremendously from January to February alone this year, with cases reaching as much as 100.

Thelma Biolena of DSWD's Social Technology Bureau said the victims, some as young as 7 years old, often come from poor families. In some cases,…

Read more: DSWD launches tilt for app vs. child abuse

DSWD launches tilt for app vs. child abuse

More and more minors are falling prey to sexual abuse – many of them being exposed to child pornography.

This was what the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has said last February 19.

According to data from 2010 to 2014, the average number of child porn cases in the country a year was 50.

But this figure has increased tremendously from January to February alone this year, with cases reaching as much as 100.

Thelma Biolena of DSWD's Social Technology Bureau said the victims, some as young as 7 years old, often come from poor families. In some…

Read more: DSWD launches tilt for app vs. child abuse

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