The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines received 80 reports and complaints of IP violations in the first semester of 2020, 66% higher than the 47 reports received in 2019.
Category: I.T. News
From the 17,000 celll towers reported in February 2019 to the 23,230 towers by 2020, there is an increase of more than 6,000 towers mostly deployed by telcos.
Sen. Manuel “Lito” Lapid has filed Senate Bill No. 1751 which seeks to create the “National Legal Knowledge and Assistance System” which will serve as an online repository of different laws, rules, and regulations in the country.
The e-commerce accelerator program provides start-up incentives, necessary tools, trainings, and assistance for business owners to tap into eBay’s global marketplace of over 174 million active buyers.
Landbank will be working with Department of Trade and Industry-Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines, the Bureau of the Treasury, and PayMaya to ensure the efficient settlement of online payments made by clients and timely remittance of payments to the National Treasury.
The national government is urging LGUs to ramp up usage of digital tools and services to better cope with the economic setback brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, even as access to ICT remains riddled with deep-seated problems.
Sen. Grace Poe expects the telecommunications companies to fast-track the construction of cell sites across the country with the whole-of-government support and streamlining of permitting processes.
DOF secretary Carlos Dominguez III said they cannot make secure projections on PhilHealth’s fund life as its information system is incapable of generating relevant data despite spending “close to P200 billion”.