Sen. Joel Villanueva underscored the importance of innovation at the time of the pandemic, as he credited the country’s improved ranking in the Global Innovation Index where the Philippines ranked 50th out of 130 economies due to the increased investments of the government in research and development.
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The cPass sVNT kit is the first “rapid” test kit that can detect neutralizing antibodies (NAbs), a specific type of antibody that has been shown to interfere with virus re-infection and may be a good indicator of potential immunity against Covid-19.
The fresh allocation for the Free Internet Wi-Fi Connectivity in Public Places Project is lodged in the budget of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) for 2021.
Sen. Manuel “Lito” Lapid said old and used gadgets can still carry out its purpose in families and individuals in need of these things, especially with the shift to remote learning modalities for school year 2020-2021 due to the pandemic.
In his keynote speech last Wednesday, September 23, Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping admitted that the company is currently under significant pressure and that they are still assessing the specific impacts of their “difficult situation”.
The Supreme Court, in an order dated Sept. 24 and signed by court administrator Jose Midas Marquez, has allowed all first and second-level courts to conduct videoconferencing hearings for both criminal and civil cases.
Lawmakers are calling on local telcos to find a way to speed up the slow Internet speed in the provinces with the opening for public schools fast approaching on Oct. 5.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is soliciting the support of lawmakers after its proposed budget for National Broadband Program was trimmed from P18 billion to P902 million.