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More benefits for S&T workers pushed

A lawmaker is requesting the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives to appropriate P787 million for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) workers to cover the benefits of its science and technology workers mandated by Republic Act 8439.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note II, Android camera in PH

Beauty queens Shamcey Supsup and Venus Raj (right) join executives of Samsung Philippines during the grandiose launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone and Galaxy Camera at the Marriott Hotel in Pasay City on Tuesday night.

P1.7-B project is biggest R&D initiative in PH

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is spearheading the Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI), which is touted as the single-best outlay for research and development (R&D) in the country.

‘Greatest game’ NBA 2K13 makes PH debut

The NBA 2K13 ? called by gaming website IGN as ?possibly the greatest sports game of all-time? -- has landed in the Philippines.

NBI ordered to hunt down hackers of gov’t sites

As government sites went down anew on Wednesday, Department of Justice (DOJ) secretary Leila De Lima ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to hunt down hackers responsible for the defacement.

Palace hits hackers, calls on discourse on new Cybercrime Law

As RA 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act took effect on Wednesday, Oct. 3, Malacanang sought to reassure the public amidst widespread opposition to the new law even as it deplored the hacking attacks on government websites.

Cybercrime Law violates int’l rights obligations, says militant group

Militant group Karapatan on Tuesday, Oct. 2, joined activists, netizens, journalists, bloggers, organizations, and individuals in a protest action in front of the Supreme...

Bill filed for more S&T scholarships, incentives for teachers

A senator has filed a bill for the creation of new science, math and engineering scholarships, building on the current program offered by the DOST through its Science Education Institute (SEI).

DICT needed to boost PH dev’t, says solon

A lawmaker highlighted the need for comprehensive legislation covering the information and communication technology (ICT) sector during the IBM Think Forum last week.

Solon raises alarm over ‘cyberthreat, cyberdefamation’ in new Cybercrime Law

With the passage of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 this week, Kabataan Partylist representative Raymond Palatino reiterated the dangers that the new legislation might post to Internet freedom.

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