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Smartphone-equipped Passengers May Decrease Ferry Accidents in the Philippines

ATANGAS, Philippines, Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new effort to reduce death and property loss from ferry disasters in the Philippines based on crowd-sourced efforts of ship passengers with Smart phones is already producing results, proponents say. According to Lydia Ramos and John Toomey of BatangasVarsitarian.net, alert passengers using both their sharp eyes and ears and cell phone apps that track weather, determine exact position and course via GPS.

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Supporters take to the Web to Publicize Filipino Candidate for Pope

MANILA, Philippines (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Only a few days have passed since the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, and already speculation is rampant about his replacement. In Asia, those who are devoted to one of the prime candidates, Archbishop of Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle, have mounted an Internet campaign to share their support of his potential selection, according to Batangas Varsitarian.

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