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Indonesian metaverse, satellite companies firm up investment plans in PH

At the sidelines of the 43rd Asean Summit in Jakarta on Tuesday, Sept. 5, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) secretary Fred Pascual revealed that two Indonesian technology companies -- PT Vaksindo Satwa Nusantara, and PT WIR Asia Tbk – will be investing heavily in the Philippines in the next few years.

Gov’t exploring immersive technology in healthcare

Current prototypes include Head Mounted Device System for ImGTS-BPSD, ImGTS-CP, ImGTS-CM, ImGTS-PD and Semi-CAVE System for ImGTS-BPSD and ImGTS-CP, aimed at serving Filipinos with disabilities by providing therapy through virtual experiences in a fun and engaging manner.

With rise in online scams, DTI calls for passage of Internet Transactions Act

In 2022, the Department of Trade and Industry received a total of 27,947 complaints, of which 44% or 12,170 pertains to online transactions.

PH game dev’t firms net $1.67M in sales in Nordic Game 2023 in Sweden

A delegation of five Philippine game development companies generated an initial $1.67 million in export sales (actual and potential) and 71 more trade leads following the conduct of 26 B2B meetings during the country’s participation in the Nordic Game 2023 on May 23 to 26 held in Malmö, Sweden. 

DTI proposes removal of tariff for electric vehicles for 5 years

To encourage the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has put forth a proposal...

DTI seizes vape products in Valenzuela City, issues notices to online stores

The DTI’s Online Monitoring Unit (OMU) has also intensified its online monitoring initiatives, with 93 online stores found to be compliant while 17,735 were non-compliant.

DTI seizes almost P3M uncertified vape products in NCR

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it has seized 9,695 units of uncertified vaporized nicotine and non-nicotine products, and novel tobacco products worth P2,988,473 during its enforcement initiatives in NCR from Feb. 9 to April 26.

DTI calls for greater public-private cooperation to assist tech startups

DTI secretary Fred Pascual said the Philippines now has two fintech startups that have achieved “unicorn” status – a startup valued at over $1 billion – e-wallet firms Mynt (GCash) and Voyager Innovations (Maya).

Marcos Jr. orders single operating system for all gov’t transactions

Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. approved last April 11 the creation of a single operating system for all government transactions to ensure ease of doing...

Gov’t to launch e-licensing portal for military, controlled goods

DTI secretary Alfredo Pascual said the e-licensing platform’s launch is a significant stage in monitoring and controlling trade in strategic goods to ensure that these products are not used as weapons.
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