The bill seeks to establish a legal framework for the gig economy that will map out strategies to promote and strengthen digital careers and institutionalize employment standards for digital career workers.
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A Senate resolution noted the DICT has not been meeting its targets. In 2018, the agency targeted to add 5,308 sites in 1,500 cities. But as of April 13, 2020, there are only 3,707 live hotspots across the country’s public spaces.
The Covid Action Network, made up of 67 organizations and 38 individuals and youth groups, has sent proposals to the government aimed at expanding Internet coverage and helping ease broadband network rollout.
Sen. Leila M. de Lima has sought for an immediate Senate investigation following international reports that public funds are being used to pay online “troll armies” to manipulate public discourse in the country.
The DICT said there is a compelling need for LGUs and HOAs to cooperate in addressing the need for connectivity and better quality of ICT services especially in the current Covid-19 pandemic.
One of the agencies with an outdated online infrastructure is SSS, making the state pension firm unable to respond to the requests from members wanting to get financial assistance from the government.
Amid the global coronavirus contagion, Chinese tech giant Huawei recently highlighted the capabilities and advantages of its cloud offerings for the education and health sectors.
Classified as a telehealth device, the RxBox is capable of measuring a patient’s temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation, uterine contractions, and electrocardiogram readings remotely.