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.
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.
A public policy information portal measuring the impact of the coronavirus pandemic developed by Filipinos has won the Space Apps Covid-19 Challenge -- a special edition of NASA’s annual Space Apps Challenge, an international hackathon that takes place around the world and online every October.
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.
Broadcast firm ABS-CBN said its digital shift has started on an auspicious note with netizens and advertisers expressing their excitement for Kapamilya Online Live, which provides all-day livestreaming of shows on YouTube and Facebook.
With online transactions at an all-time high in the country, e-commerce site Lazada Philippines and local lender UnionBank have launched what is dubbed as the country’s first credit card optimized for e-commerce transactions.