After exceeding its projected life span of 18 months with four years of journey in space, the country’s first micro-satellite – Diwata-1 – is ending its mission and is expected to burn up as it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere.
Day: April 7, 2020
The National Association of Data Protection Officers of the Philippines (NADPOP) said it should be the sole discretion of a Covid-19 patient whether or not to disclose his or her health information.
Ranging from nano-enhanced sanitizers to mobile AI-powered thermal scanners, the technologies are DOST’s quick response to the ongoing pandemic that has endangered the lives of many.
Smart Communications is deploying carrier-grade fiber-powered WiFi at New Clark City in Tarlac and the Philippine Army Gymnasium in Taguig, which will also accommodate Covid-19 patients under investigation (PUIs) and persons under monitoring (PUMs).
The National Privacy Commission stressed that even in times of calamity or a state of a public health emergency, privacy rights “remain in effect and upholding them equate to protecting lives.”