“Pasinaya” is the DTI’s first digital trade fair that will serve as a platform where buyers can connect digitally with MSMEs via Zoom.
According to a report from online tax filing platform Taxumo, 30.3% of Filipino online taxpayers declared totally no income during the lockdown. However, 19.1% of online taxpayers also reported an increase to their monthly income.
Tech startup Connected Women is training both Filipino women for them to become data annotators, which are considered to be essential in any program that uses artificial intelligence (AI).
News and updates related to Covid-19 continue to be on the list in the most searched queries and terms that topped Filipinos’ search history for the month of June.
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