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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

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

Pampanga Schools Join Commemoration of Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War

Approximately 1,000 students and employees of Pampanga State Agricultural University and police trainees of Philippine Public Safety College in Magalang town joined the Commemoration of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW). The activity was organized by Heavenly Culture, World Peace and Restoration of Light which is a non-government and non-profit organization associated […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

    Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image rehaul. This is the second significant government change since the appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, son of the king, as heir to the region's most powerful throne. Prince Mohammed serves as deputy prime minister under his father, King Salman. State news agency SPA announced King Salman had replaced the country's labour, Islamic affairs and culture ministers. The kingdom also announced it had set up a royal commission for the holy city of Mecca, which is expected to welcome millions of Muslim pilgrims for the ...Keep on reading: Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

12th Gabii sa Kabilin: History and Culture in the Old Days

Held every last Friday of May, The 12th year of Gabii sa Kabilin, commemorates the rich history of Cebu. On May 25, 2018, the 12th Gabii sa Kabilin was celebrated with the efforts of the Cebu City Government, Talisay City Government, Lapu-Lapu City Government, Mandaue City Government, and Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) with the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Province, DOT to take up Northern Iloilo tourism

THE Iloilo provincial government will meet with the Department of Tourism (DOT-6) on June 3, 2018, to discuss tourism plans and programs for Northern Iloilo. Provincial Administrator Raul Banias said the major agenda of the meeting with DOT-6 regional Helen Catalbas will be the establishment of Northern Iloilo Tourism Authority aimed at developing the pristine […] The post Province, DOT to take up Northern Iloilo tourism appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

NCCA holds workshops on the 7 lively arts in Siargao

In the balmy coastal town of Santa Monica is fabled Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte, with its foaming waters for surfing and seaside rock formations for diving. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) recently held three-day workshops here for the seven lively arts: architecture and allied arts, cinema, dance, dramatic arts, literary arts, music and visual arts. The arts festival was titled "Amping Sining" (Embrace Art) and was held with the support of the municipal government headed by Mayor Fernando Dolar. "We chose Santa Monica because it has never been a recipient of an NCCA grant," said Ferdinand Isleta, head of NCCA's art section. "We want to reach out to...Keep on reading: NCCA holds workshops on the 7 lively arts in Siargao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Government to roll out rice-research software

The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) said it is developing an analysis tool that would allow researchers to fast-track the breeding of new stress-tolerant rice varieties to help farmer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Century-old prison is now a museum

By Louine Hope U. Conserva Correspondent ILOILO CITY — What used to be the Iloilo provincial jail is now a regional extension of the National Museum and is being prepared to house five galleries showcasing the rich history and culture of Western Visayas. The Iloilo provincial government officially turned over to the National Museum what […] The post Century-old prison is now a museum appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Globe calls for collaborations to create ripples of impact through volunteerism

GLOBE Telecom is calling on private organizations and non-government agencies to collaborate and join the company’s volunteerism program by providing opportunities to volunteer or fielding volunteers to create a Globe of Good. Yoly Crisanto, Senior Vice President for Globe Corporate Communications, divulged that the company aims to share its unique culture of volunteerism to more […] The post Globe calls for collaborations to create ripples of impact through volunteerism appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

DILG XII organizes advisory council

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Apr. 11 (PIA) -- In line with its efforts to strengthen governance culture and knowledge sharing, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) XII recentl.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

DILG XII organizes advisory council

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Apr. 11 (PIA) -- In line with its efforts to strengthen governance culture and knowledge sharing, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) XII recentl.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Two artists look at the effects of the ‘Build, Build, Build’ program

WHILE A beauty pageant contestant unabashedly admits she knows nothing about the government’s “Build, Build, Build” program, two Filipino artists look at its ideations and reimagine the sociopolitical effects of the policy. On view until April 3 at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Gallery, artists Ritchie C. Yee and Marvin Angelo […] The post Two artists look at the effects of the ‘Build, Build, Build’ program appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Future brighter for power coops

CONGRESS has ratified the final reconciled version of a measure that would provide government funding for emergency and resiliency initiatives of 122 electric cooperatives providing power to tens of millions of Filipinos nationwide. “With this reconciled version of the bill, we will create a culture of resiliency in our electric….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

DTI says reforms to improve investment climate

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said reforms being carried out by the government are expected to improve the investment climate in the Philippines, and invited large economies to help developing countries expand their trade. In a statement on Monday, Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez issued the call for “global inclusiveness” during […] The post DTI says reforms to improve investment climate appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Harry Roque’s former NGO rebuts Malacañang arguments on ICC

The Center for International Law (Centerlaw) on Thursday said President Duterte’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court gives the false impression that agents of the state can continue perpetuating a culture of impunity and even evade international accountability for crimes against humanity. These state actors include government agents, especially the police force – […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

Local heroes

93 individuals, companies honored for their exemplary works THE government of Davao City has honored 93 individuals and companies for their efforts toward developing the city and improving the lives of its people, endearingly called “Dabawenyos.” Done through “Pasidungog” (“To Honor”), part of this year’s “Araw ng Dabaw” (Davao Day) celebrations, the recognition honors the [...] The post Local heroes appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018