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Developing government’s cybersecure culture

Cybersecurity in the Philippines remains in its infancy stage. Several initiatives to address cybersecurity concerns have been undertaken in the previous administrations, all of which were inadequate in deterring a good number of cyber threats that transpired in recent years. In March 2013, after the Lahad Datu incident in Sabah, Malaysians defaced Philippine Web sites […] The post Developing government’s cybersecure culture appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineMar 13th, 2018

Weekly Reflections: Incarnational model of doing mission

August is designated as Mission Month. It is a time for us to reflect on the nature of the church as God’s mission in the world. In an age of fast developing globalized culture, native peoples’ way of life are threatened to be dominated and assimilated by the culture of the global community, particularly by those who control the instruments of culture, especially the mass media. Nowadays, the mass media is perhaps one of the strongest, if not the strongest instrument of cultural formation in our contemporary life. Religion used to be the strongest molder of cultural values in ancient times. But time has greatly changed......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 19th, 2018

Celebrating the 11th Indigenous Fiber Fashion Fair

By: Bombette G. Marin TO preserve the handloom weaving industry, the Office of Culture, Arts, History, and Tourism of the Iloilo Provincial Government in collaboration with the Department of Tourism regional office will again host the Indigenous Fiber Fashion Fair 2018 at the north wing of SM City Iloilo on August 24 to 26. The Indigenous […] The post Celebrating the 11th Indigenous Fiber Fashion Fair appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

‘Shift to federalism can’t be rushed’

A FEDERAL system of government is better suited to the culture of the people, but it must be fully discussed among the people, the Wallace Business Forum said. According to the group, shifting to federalism should not be rushed, because there are many considerations involved. “It cannot be rushed, and its cost (should be) well-researched [...] The post ‘Shift to federalism can’t be rushed’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

ARTA sets its sights on streamlining government process on Starting a Business: End-to-end registration and unified form underway

The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is now focusing on streamlining government procedures for business registration by developing an end-to-end business registration and unified application form......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Tourism to boost grassroots growth

Developing the country’s tourism industry would bring inclusive growth and allow Filipinos to enjoy its benefits from the grassroots, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go told members of the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP). Go recently met with ATOP members and called on them to help the government […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

NCCA, PIA to launch Kalinaw Kultura in Iligan City

ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, July 23 (PIA) - The National Commission for Culture and the Arts in partnership with Philippine Information Agency and the local government of Iligan City will launch on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

QC creates Culture Arts Council

QUEZON CITY, July 24 (PIA)--The Quezon City government has created Culture and Arts Council to develop and strengthen the premier city's cultural fabric. Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has app.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

QC creates Culture Arts Council

QUEZON CITY, July 24 (PIA)--The Quezon City government has created Culture and Arts Council to develop and strengthen the premier city's cultural fabric. Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has app.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

DTI taps startups for Project One: Government to make information on business registration more useful

The Department of Trade and Industry, the temporary Secretariat of the Anti Red Tape Authority (ARTA), is partnering with the startup community in implementing Project One—  One form, One number, One portal for business registration. Banking on the millennial start-up revolution, the government will begin its collaboration with start-ups in developing a content-rich portal that will […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

No culture of impunity in PH – Albayalde

IT would be really unfair for the Duterte government to say that there is a “culture of impunity” in the country where cases of homicide are being thoroughly investigated and amid findings that the series of killings and attacks on local executives this month are not connected with each other,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

City’s transport plan done within the year

THE Iloilo city government is eyeing to complete its comprehensive transportation plan within the year. City Councilor R Leone Gerochi, chairperson of the committee on transportation of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, said they are now in the middle of drafting the plan. Gerochi said they coordinated with the City Planning and Developing Office (CPDO) and the […] The post City’s transport plan done within the year appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

City wants word out on anti-discrimination law

TO promote a culture of respect, the Cebu City Government urged all barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials, and leaders of urban poor and homeowners’ associations to take part in the barangay-based education drive for City Ordinance 2339, or the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance. The ordinance was written by former councilor Alvin Dizon, who now sits as executive… link: City wants word out on anti-discrimination law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

NCCA, NHCP reject Burnham parking buildings

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) have rejected the Baguio City local government's plan of constructing multilevel parking buildings on Burnham Park. But the local press in Baguio said Mayor Mauricio Domogan had given public statements insisting on constructing the buildings. The NHCP position on the projects was sought by Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza) chief operating officer Pocholo Paragas. NHCP chair Rene Escalante replied that Burnham Park is a presumed important cultural property under the National Heritage Act of 2009 since it is at least 50 years old. ...Keep on reading: NCCA, NHCP reject Burnham parking buildings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Weekly Reflections: Theology of Pentecost

We live today in a world of alienation and fragmentation. Globalization promises a global village wherein people all over the world will live together in unity and harmony. With all the advancement in science and technology, people all over the world can now easily communicate with one another and can efficiently move from one place to another. With the lifting of government restrictions, people all over the world can now effectively exchange with one another their goods and services, their culture, knowledge and technology......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

13 firms interested in developing LNG terminal

The Department of Energy has received interest from 13 companies—both local and foreign—to develop the country’s liquefied natural gas integrated terminal, a ranking government official said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Govt should be allowed to build LNG plant – official

AN Energy official wants a provision allowing the government to take over a private firm’s place if it withdraws from building a planned integrated natural gas (LNG) facility included in a bill aimed at developing the country’s natural gas industry. In a briefing on the 6th E-Power Mo Conference at the Department of Energy’s (DoE) [...] The post Govt should be allowed to build LNG plant – official appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

NCCA, Davao City plan to transform Kadayawan tribal village into a ‘hub for culture and peace’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 June) – The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will collaborate with the City Government of Davao to transform the Kadayawan tribal village into a “hub for culture and peace,” a move that seeks to revive the Magsaysay Park. City Tourism Office head Generose Tecson said in an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Next tourist hub

Tagged as the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” the breathtaking Banaue Rice Terraces are being eyed by President Rodrigo Duterte as the next major tourist destination, given Ifugao province’s well-preserved natural environment and indigenous culture, customs and traditions. The provincial government has launched a homestay drive where residents are encouraged to accept tourists into their […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Gov t moves to address cops , soldiers pension issue

President Duterte has ordered his economic team to immediately address the ballooning pension requirement of uniformed personnel, which the government intends to address by developing military prop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Culture to boost PH-China ties

TO further deepen bilateral ties between the Philippines and China, Chinese television series, movies and documentaries that will be dubbed in Tagalog will soon be shown in the government-run People’s Television network. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua inaugurated yesterday the “China TV Theater,” which coincides with the recent….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018