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.
Malacanang has announced that various government agencies will start releasing weekly price monitoring charts via the Internet to serve as guide for consumers regarding prices of basic commodities and goods.
REAL-LIFE APPLICATION. Sen. Edgardo Angara greets Sen. Loren Legarda during the opening of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on Tuesday at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. With them are DOST secretary Mario Montejo (left) and DA secretary Proceso Alcala.
BIG COLLABORATION. IBM Philippines chief Mariels Almeda Winhoffer (right) and DOST Sec. Mario Montejo exchange copies of the MOU establishing the first ?Philippine Systems and Technology R&D Laboratory? in the country. The signing ceremony, held in Malaca?ang on Thursday, was witnessed by Pres. Noynoy Aquino and Sen. Edgardo Angara (hidden).