Why are geeks going to Palawan?

'Geeks on a Beach' 5 on Aug. 24-25
"We have something cool to reveal to you today. The most laid back tech Startup conference in the world will take place in the most beautiful island in the world," says Tina Amper in an email blast to her list from the previous Geeks on a Beach in Panglao, Bohol.

This time, she announced, GOAB 5 will happen in Palawan this August 24-25, 2017.

No fine details yet.

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Media awards champs to inspire new writing

Globe Media Excellence Awards updates 2016
As the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) begins its call for submission of entries for 2016, last year’s GMEA Visayas awardees hope to inspire new writing that matter to readers while upholding the practice of journalistic excellence.

 

[caption id="attachment_6219" align="aligncenter" width="908"] 2015 Globe Media Excellence Awards Winners[/caption]

GMEA 2015 winners Sun.Star managing editor for special pages and features Cherry Ann Lim, former Sun.Star writer Liberty Pinili, Cebu Daily News (CDN) reporter Ador Mayol, and columnist Atty.

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21 things to know re GMEA 2015 awards

Globe Media Excellence Awards finals
After the Catholic Mass Media Awards 2015 finals, attention shifts to the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) 2015. The Visayas leg of the awards will happen during the Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration this September 2015.

A lot has happened since journalists, bloggers, and social media beat the deadline months ago to join this prestigious annual awards.

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Public Relations in southern Philippines this 2012 (c)

[caption id="attachment_2154" align="alignright" width="406" caption="Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama (center) poses with Miss Earth 2011 candidates and Charlyn Macaraeg, image model of GT Cosmetics, during the second Visayas Blogging Summit held in Cebu City. Charlyn was promoting GT & Me, the Facebook community of GT Cosmetics. PRworks helped organize the event."][/caption]

Emerging social media communities.

Since the first Filipino bloggers began writing online at the turn of the century, their numbers and significance have grown as the years passed. In 2010, Visayas and Mindanao bloggers have separately organized blogging summits and awards for several years now.

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Public Relations in southern Philippines this 2012 (b)

[caption id="attachment_2151" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Doris Mongaya, managing director of PRworks Inc., poses with Superbalita columnists Bobby Nalzaro (left) and Ruphil Bañoc (right). Bobby is also a columnist of Sun.Star Cebu, a top rated commentator of dySS, and news anchor of GMA 7. Ruphil, on the other hand, is the station manager of dyHP and news anchor of TV 5."][/caption]

Sun.Star publisher Sonny Garcia and Editor-in-Chief Pachico A. Seares published the first Cebuano-language daily in1994 that primarily catered to the B-C-D market in Cebu and neighboring provinces.

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Public Relations in southern Philippines this 2012 (a)

[caption id="attachment_2145" align="alignright" width="262" caption="Helping Honorary Russian Consul Armi Lopez-Garcia promote Philippine-Russian relations."][/caption]

The Visayas and Mindanao, the central and southern islands in the Philippine archipelago, have been the public relations playing field for the Cebu-based PRworks for several years now.

Top Philippine corporations like Globe Telecom and Nokia Philippines along with small-medium enterprises like GT Cosmetics Manufacturing has precisely engaged PRworks because of its Vis-Min niche.

In Cebu and Central Visayas, we are helping several friends, corporations, and agencies like Honorary Russian Consul Armi Lopez, the San Remigio Beach Club (SRBC), the KEPCO-SPC Power Corporation (KSPC) and

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PRworks list of CDO journalists affected by Sendong

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image via Wikipedia[/caption]

Houses totally washed out:

1. Cong Corrales - Mindanews, Gold Star Daily, TV 5, and Reuters

2. Joe Felicilda - Mindanao Daily Balita

3. John Paul Barsopia - Newsline Mindanao

4. Henry Lasola - GMA 7 CDO

5. Aping Bergacio - Reuters

First floor of houses totally inundated:

1. Erwin Mascariñas - Associated Press

2. Jigger J. Jerusalem - Gold Star Daily, Phil Star

3. Mike Baños - Business Week Mindanao

4. Joe Palabao - Business Week Mindanao

5. Joe Pantoja - Business Week Mindanao

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