Google Checkout

Google Checkout So, it’s not GBuy. It’s Google Checkout.

And like Paypal, it’s not available in the Philippines. At least, not yet. For now it’s only for US residents. Aray. I hope it will accept residents of other countries soon.

Google Checkout lets users “buy from stores with a single Google login -– no more entering the same info each time you buy, and no more having to remember different usernames and passwords for each store.”

Check out Google Checkout here.

Marinduquenos support Bicolanos vs mining

Suportado ng mga taga-Marinduque ang paglaban ng mga Bicolano laban sa muling pagbubukas ng La Fayette sa Bicol. Narito ang pahayag ng Marinduque Council for Environmental Concerns:

BOAC, MARINDUQUE – The Marinduque Council for Environmental Concerns (MACEC), joins the people of Albay and Sorsogon and other environmental groups in condemning in the highest degree the recent decision of DENR to allow the re-opening of La Fayette Mining despite the damages it wrought to the rich fishing ground of the area and its continuous threat to the people and the environment.

The series of mining disasters (heavy metal contamination in Calancan Bay since 1975, collapse of Maguilaguila Siltation Dam in 1993, and the infamous Boac River Environmental Disaster of 1996) which we experienced in Marinduque due to the irresponsible operation of Placer Dome, Inc (now Barrick, Inc.) and Marcopper Mining Corporation and the inefficiency of the government’s environment agencies are coming back to us as nightmares when we heard of the cyanide spill in Rapu-rapu. Continue reading “Marinduquenos support Bicolanos vs mining”