Archive for February, 2008

Glocomm Pty Ltd is an innovative Filipino – Australian company dedicated to providing a wide range of IT services and support to both businesses and individuals alike. Technology understanding people as the founding philosophy, Glocomm endeavours to give customers a quality one-stop shop with nothing but the latest technology in the most cost effective and convenient way.
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One of the most awaited events in junior chess was held at the Cranbrook School in Sydney last January 13 – 25, 2008. The Australian Junior Chess Championship (AJCC), organized by the Australian Chess Federation is restricted to endorsed junior amateurs under 18 years of age. There were 169 participants, 55 of those were Under 12 Open Division and 114 were Under 18.
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by Jerry Liao

I am a self-confessed Internet addict. Every time I turn on my computer, the first thing I do is to check my email, read some news, and do some business correspondence. But never have I thought that there would come a time when I would rely on the internet to provide me the knowledge that I needed.

Last January 5, 2008, My family and I visited the new Arc of Avilon Zoo located at Frontera Verde in Pasig. The highlight of the zoo is they allow people, especially kids to touch animals like donkeys, parrots, eagles, rabbits, and snakes. And when you allow your kids to touch these animals, you trust that the animals are harmless and are trained not to hurt visitors.

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by Benjie de Ubago

I’ve come to realize that community work can indeed be hazardous to our health! It is definitely not for the faint hearted.

Stress causes blood pressure levels to skyrocket and there will be numerous stress-related instances. Sitting for hours at meetings means you’re not getting enough exercise. There’s no end in sight except added inches to your back side.

You’ll wonder if you’ve been to a picnic or a meeting as you munch on gastric delights that may cause intestinal chaos and wrap your heart in cholesterol.

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I couldn’t believe what I heard when I received a call from Leonie Martirez. Leonie just returned from a trip in Campbelltown to pick up some boxes full of used clothing that were donated by Ateneo Alumni Australia. Leonie and Ella Magallanes Martirez own Austral Cargo. They offered free pickup and delivery of the boxes to the families (of some 12 Filipino boxers) who reside in Manila, Cebu, Davao and other provinces in the Philippines. There were about 20 big balikbayan boxes and each box could have earned $100 for Austral Cargo but Leonie so generously gave up at least $2,000 worth of cargo revenue.
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