Day: June 2, 2020

DSWD takes digital route for payment of 2nd tranche of cash aid

After getting backlash for the slow disbursement of cash assistance under the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP), the DSWD is now going digital to accelerate the payment of the second tranche of cash aid for Filipinos severely affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.

Twitter unveils local language notification for gender-based violence

When people search on Twitter for Tagalog keywords associated with gender-based violence, they will see a notification in Tagalog directing them to the hotlines of local organizations where they can seek help, together with a list of NGOs that can provide support they need.

E-commerce will help drive PH economic growth, says NEDA

NEDA is recommending the revisit of the Electronic Commerce Act of 2000 to make it more comprehensive in detailing transactions covered by the law, specifying the rights of consumers, and strengthening the penalties imposed on service providers.

SC: Videoconferencing hearings to continue in GCQ areas

The Office of the Court Administrator noted the initial success of videoconferencing hearings in authorized courts nationwide where more than 7,000 videoconferencing hearings were done in a month and more than 22,000 PDLs were released during the lockdown.

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