With the Covid-19 contagion rendering about 2.6 million Filipinos out of work due to the temporary stoppage of business operations, home-based online jobs have become a viable source of income for workers affected by the crisis.
During the online oath-taking of new lawyers – a historic first for the legal profession – SC justice Marvic Leonen highlighted the solemn duty that lawyers must perform in society and the role of technology in fulfilling that responsibility in these troubled times.
Badly needing revenues to arrest the slide of the local economy, the government is moving to introduce tax on the digital economy, particularly on video-streaming companies and large online sellers.
With the end of the Covid-19 pandemic still not within the horizon, it is now highly probable that virtual classes – including the Mandatory Continuing
The Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the tradition-bound Philippine judiciary into a new direction, bringing an unprecedented change by pushing the Supreme Court (SC) to introduce hearings through videoconferencing.
The pandemic has triggered a mode of exchange of good and services that existed some 6,000 BC to surface again.
The homegrown technologies developed by local researchers range from robotics to logistics support.
Despite the limitations brought about the Covid-19 pandemic, technology has provided a solution for physicians to still practice their profession – via teleconsultation.