Senate Bill No 365, or the Prepaid Load Forever Act of 2019, seeks to prohibit all telcos and service providers from imposing an expiration period on the validity of prepaid load credits and their forfeiture.
An AI task force composed of seven agencies will be drafting the road map.
A P1-billion Innovation Fund will be established to strengthen entrepreneurship and enterprises engaged in developing innovative solutions benefitting the poorest of the poor.
The national team, represented this time by Grace Christian College’s “Gracean Whiz”, received the Silver Award for Gracious Professionalism in the competition that drew 43 teams (over 400 students) from 21 countries.
For the first time in 19 years, the BPO sector is going to be number 2 to the Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGO) industry, which is projected to take up 450,000 square meters of office space by the end of 2019.
E-money account penetration has surpassed that of credit cards with 31 e-wallet accounts for every 100 Filipinos, as of the fourth quarter of 2018. Meanwhile, there are just nine credit cards per 100 individuals.
The land surface temperature map from the GUHeat Project showed that establishment-filled areas are hotter.
The latest report, which covers Q1-Q2 2019, also showed both PLDT and Smart widening their respective leads over its competitors Globe Telecom and Sky.