The Department of Education (DepEd) said it is is eyeing to hire Learning Support Aides (LSAs) to assist teachers and parents in the delivery of basic education services in the distance learning set-up.
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A telecom industry study released on Friday, Oct. 2, raised serious concerns, particularly on national security, on the selection and impending operation of Dito Telecommunity-China Telecom as the country’s third telecommunications player.
The initiative is part of Phase 1 of the National Broadband Program (NBP) which will link provincial broadband networks through fiber-optic cables.
As some banks are set to resume collecting online transaction fees via InstaPay on Thursday, Oct. 1, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has asked the government to suspend or reduce these fees until the end of the Covid-19 pandemic.
FCash Global Lending, which operates online lending platforms Fast Cash and Fast Cash Loan, has made multiple attempts to collect loan payments by contacting or threatening persons other than those that the borrower has identified as guarantors or co-makers.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has approved the setting of an annual interest rate ceiling of 24 percent on all credit card transactions effective November 3 this year.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it is initiating a deeper probe on its own after Facebook recently took down accounts supporting Pres. Rodrigo Duterte and Davao City mayor Sarah Duterte-Carpio due to “coordinated inauthentic behavior”.
A new study said there is a need for both government and private sector to support the promotion of most S&T disciplines given that new jobs are emerging from new technologies and industries.