By Rio Rose Ribaya | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom– This has been Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s message to voters as she endorses the candidacy of Senator Edgardo Angara’s son a week before the 2013 Senatoril polls. “The Senate needs brilliant and principled young men and women who have a definite vision for the country.
Qualcomm may be ideal known as the company that makes the processors inside many smartphones and tablets, but its ambitions go far beyond eeking out a few extra megahertz with each new device. At its Developer and Analyst event last week, I saw the company’s vision of a vastly more mobile world.
By Edmund Bon and Yap Jin Rui | Aljazeera – Much has been written analysing Malaysia’s thirteenth General Election, due to be held on May 5. No-one is able to accurately predict voting trends, as was evident in the previous election in 2008. Young voters, many of them casting a ballot for the first time, will play a key role in deciding this close race.
The Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts has struggled to maintain its building at 734 Willow St., Lebanon. (LEBANON DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO ) The Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts wants input from its membership to determine whether to close its downtown building or keep it open and find sustainable ways to increase revenue.
AFP News – The first-ever manned airplane that can fly by day or night on the sun’s power alone soared over the western United States on the first leg of a cross-country journey. Solar Impulse, piloted by Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, left the runway in northern California at 6:12 am (1312 GMT) against the backdrop of a golden morning sunrise, in what a mission control operator called a “perfect takeoff.” As of about 0100 GMT, the plane flew over the California-Arizona ...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Mark Sanchez spoke for more than 20 minutes about the New York Jets’ crowded quarterback situation, saying all the right things throughout. Yes, he believes he will be the starter, and, yes, he looks forward to the competition. Then came the question everyone really wanted to know: Hey, Mark, what is up with that headband? “It’s my inner-soccer player,” stated a smiling Sanchez, his hair slicked and held back by a thin green band.
By Nick Barber, IDG News Service | Hardware April 28, 2013, 3:37 PM — The future of computing comes to Paris this week with the annual Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference, which showcases new approaches to the way users connect with electronics. CHI brings together researchers across multiple disciplines from technical to design and engineering with the hope of “cross pollination,” stated Patrick Baudisch the technical co-chair at CHI responsible for choosing the research that will be presented.
Manila Bulletin – Dr. Rene Azurin, management professor and columnist, writes that the failure to address the requirements of automated election may cause an irreparable damage to our democratic institutions. “Our democracy teeters on the brink of a precipice” he notes in this book that was recently launched together with the CenPEG (Center for People Empowerment in Governance) Report before a massive group at the Ateneo.
In an emotional saga that has dragged on for almost three years, the NBA’s relocation committee voted unanimously Monday to recommend that owners reject the application for the Sacramento Kings to move to Seattle, the latest — and by far the strongest — in a long line of cities that have tried to land the franchise.
A youth smokes in Havana March 21, 2013.