Policies requiring government offices to buy electric vehicles are being eyed to jumpstart the local e-vehicle (EV) industry, according to DTI undersecretary Rafaelita Aldaba.
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Internet giant Google has confirmed that it pulled out an outsourced work from the Cebu operations of BPO firm Sykes after a few employees were caught converting online gift cards into bitcoins.
Sen. Leila de Lima has expressed her support for the proposal to provide tax exemptions for educational apps, e-books, computers, tablets and other communication devices to be purchased by students and teachers.
A bicameral conference committee has adopted proposal introduced by Sen. Franklin Drilon to suspend certain permits for three years, except the building permit, during the panel’s first meeting on Friday, Aug. 14, to reconcile the disagreeing provisions of the Senate and House versions of the proposed Bayanihan 2.
With P9-billion funding provided to schools division offices, the DepEd noted self-learning modules are continuously being reproduced in field offices.
The NPC said the Data Privacy Act is not a hindrance to contact tracing initiatives, stressing that it seeks to protect individuals from discrimination, harassment, and acts of social vigilantism amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The DOST-Planades Settlement Model Training Module is online course for identifying suitable locations for urban expansion, predicting future demand for housing and its financial requirements, and planning for the spatial development of these emerging areas.
With the FDA certification, IMI Philippines now has the license to manufacture the UCL Ventura Flow Generator to support the government’s call for local outsourcing and manufacturing of low-cost ventilators and other breathing aid solutions in caring for Covid-19 patients.