Asia’s Big Switch

16 02 2007

Asian countries have started switching from proprietary software such as Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) to open source software, it was reported Tuesday at the eighth annual Asia Open Source Software Symposium (AOSSS) in Denpasar, Indonesia.

Experts and information technology practitioners from Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and ASEAN member countries are attending the conference. (source)

What about the Philippines? Are we switching too?

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First Gold.

12 12 2006

Update:

  1. Tipon outpointed Korean, took Gold too.
  2. Violito Payla defeated Somjit Jongjohor of Thailand.

Team Philippines finally got it’s first Gold in Doha Asian Games when Antonio “Gaga” Gabica defeated his compatriot Jeffrey “Bata” De Luna in an All-Filipino showdown in Men’s 9 Ball Singles Final.

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