Establishing a dynamic and enabling ecosystem built on strong government-industry-academe partnerships and data governance will drive more innovation in Philippine business and industry, as team of experts said in an online forum.
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has endorsed the Socioeconomic Research Portal for the Philippines (SERP-P), the country’s first and free electronic repository of socioeconomic materials produced by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS).
This was revealed by the Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS) in its latest book, "Critical Issues in the Philippine Digital Economy" which offers valuable insights into the country's digital economic landscape.
The government is losing substantial revenue as it struggles to impose taxes on digital transactions and non-resident digital service providers amid the digital commerce boom, said a law expert at a webinar organized by state think tank Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS).
“Outdated” regulations in the ICT sector hamper the country’s digital readiness and efforts to drop internet cost, improve speed, and enhance service coverage, experts said in a recent webinar organized by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS).
The study from the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) noted that the Philippines is the only country in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation region that requires interested companies to secure a legislative franchise before applying for a certificate to operate as a telecom firm.