The Philippines was the top “digital riser” in East Asia and the Pacific region, according to the Digital Riser Report 2020 which analyzed the digital competitiveness of countries as indicated by its digital ecosystem and mindset.
Author: Philippine News Agency
Data from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority showed that from January to July 2020, registered investments from the BPO sector grew 37 percent to P11.4 billion amid the global health crisis.
The cyber theft, which was first reported by local finance website bilyonaryo.com, occurred during the Independence Day weekend this year. Hackers were said to have used a combination of ATM withdrawals and online transfers to undertake the heist.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said it has received letters of intent from 13 firms asking to register as common tower companies.
Complaints related to online businesses also surged in the past months, with complaints filed with the DTI in the first eight months of the year reaching 12,630.
The Philippine office market has continued to grow “making it unique in the world,” according to real estate firm Leechiu Property Consultants (LPC) in a recent study on the performance of the office, residential, and tourism sectors in the first half of 2020.
The Philippine Army Covid-19 Telemedicine Information System (PACTIS) will record and consolidate detailed information on identified Army personnel and their dependents who have tested positive for the Covid-19 to efficiently monitor and manage human resources amid the pandemic.
The Department of Trade and Industry the number of registered online businesses surged from more than 1,600 online businesses that registered for the whole of 2019.