In its two-year journey, the Diwata-2 microsatellite has captured 32,256 images, including a wide-field camera image of Typhoon Ambo on May 12, 2020, two days before it made landfall in the country when it was still a tropical storm.
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said the sudden change of bidding rules that allowed Madras Security Printers and Mega Data Corporation to bag the project was due to its strategy towards incorporating cloud computing as part of a hybrid approach.
The Philippine government will soon roll out a community-based monitoring system (CBMS) following the signing of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11315 which will provide large-scale initiative in collecting data to fight against poverty.
The distribution of food and financial aid to families affected by the quarantines caused by Covid-19 would not have been delayed if the National ID program has been fully implemented, three senators have said.
Among the regions, the highest percentage utilization of e-commerce via Internet was recorded in ARMM, in which one out of three establishments reported purchased of goods or services via Internet translating to 33.3 percent.
Pilipinas Teleserv, the company behind PSAHelpline.ph, has stopped accepting online and telephone applications from the public last January 4 after being told by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) that its contract has been cancelled.
The series of pilot test registrations will run from September 2019 until May 2020 before the mass registration scheduled in June.
Under the MOA agreement signed between the BSP and the PSA, the central bank will produce within three years 116 million blank cards that will have security features that are said to be are better than those used in making passports.