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Solon pushes for blockchain technology

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has authored and filed a bill proposing what he called a “blockchain tech” to make the Philippines Asia’s financial technoology capital......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardOct 17th, 2020

PH magiging Asya fintech center sa ‘blockchain’ bill ni Salceda

Nakasalang ngayon sa Kamara ang “Blockchain Technology Development Act” o House Bill 7864 ni Albay Rep. Joey Salceda. Oras na maging ganap na batas gagawin umano nitong ‘financial technology (fintech) capital’ amg Pilipinas sa buong Asya. Ang ‘Blockchain technology’ na kumikilala sa “cryptocurrency,” ay isang teknolohiya ng kusa at ligtas na paraan ng pagpasa ng […] The post PH magiging Asya fintech center sa 'blockchain' bill ni Salceda first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2020

DICT pushes digitalization as Philippine gains international recognition

The Department of Information and Communications Technology vowed to further boost the country’s digitalization efforts after the Philippines was recently recognized as the top digital riser in East Asia and the Pacific by the European Center for Digital Competitiveness......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2020

Solon pushes 3-year jail term for pranksters of delivery riders

“Pranking” delivery riders for the sake of vlogging could put one in jail, not just for a few days but for three years, once House Bill  7559 or the Magna Carta of E-Commerce Delivery Personnel is enacted into law. The bill, authored by House Deputy Majority Leader and Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette Herrera, primarily seeks […] The post Solon pushes 3-year jail term for pranksters of delivery riders appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 7th, 2020

Ripple wants to upgrade PH digital payments& nbsp;

Ripple, a US financial technology company, wants to upgrade the outdated global payments infrastructure by replacing it with the blockchain ledger system that will enable Filipinos from around the world to send money faster and at less cost to their families in the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 16th, 2020

Salceda pushes broader satellite technology to make Internet faster

Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda, chairman of the House ways and means committee, pushed for a broader use of satellite technology for faster Internet especially in the countryside......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 15th, 2020

BSP pushes post-COVID reforms with private sector

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said there is a need to modernize the country’s health, agriculture and government’s supply chain management systems as well as upgrade information and communications technology infrastructure to survive the economic fallout due to coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2020

Solon Pushes Use of Special Fund for Safe School Reopening

To help schools prepare for a safe reopening this coming school year, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking more flexibility on the use of the Special Education Fund (SEF) allotted to local school boards. Gatchalian, chair of the Senate committee on basic education, arts and culture, said giving local school boards more leeway on the use […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2020

Expert pushes cloud technology for businesses amid pandemic

A Filipino  technology executive says cloud-based platforms can fill the gap for businesses that were affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic that resulted in major disruptions to their processes, transactions and networking. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2020

DOST Caraga pushes for sustainable human waste management

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Caraga is now advocating for an eco-friendly alternative for human waste management through the Eco-friendly Septic Tan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMar 18th, 2020

DOST Caraga pushes for sustainable human waste management

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Caraga is now advocating for an eco-friendly alternative for human waste management through the Eco-friendly Septic Tan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2020

Solon pushes for ‘virtual session’ amid coronavirus scare

Cagayan de Oro Representative Rufus Rodriguez urged lawmakers to hold a “virtual session” to discuss legislative measures to restrain the spread of Covid-19 in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMar 16th, 2020

Blockchain bodes clean polls

Home-grown systems integration company Traxion has proposed the use of blockchain technology in the voting system to make elections transparent. Blockchain is a decentralized storage platform that is the latest buzzword in the industry because, by design, the platform is touted to be resistant to all forms of data manipulation. Ann Cuisia, president and founder […] The post Blockchain bodes clean polls appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2020

Solon pushes for removal of journos as witnesses in anti-drug operations

“While the current law makes it optional to make journalists witnesses, many times, threats to exclude them from coverage or from receiving tips have forced them to do so.” The post Solon pushes for removal of journos as witnesses in anti-drug operations appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2020

5 trends shaping technology in 2020

London—In 2020, will the wow factor return to consumer hardware? Will blockchain and 5G punch into the mainstream? Or will the world unify against Big Tech’s tax-avoiding practices? .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 28th, 2019

Globe pushes for social changes through digital technology

Globe pushes for social changes through digital technology.....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 6th, 2019

Solon pushes to ramp up climate change measures

HOUSE DEPUTY Speaker Loren Legarda on Tuesday urged all sectors to help address climate change issues by building more sustainable […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2019

Solon Pushes for Pasig River Ferry System Revival

Senator Sonny Angara said on Thursday there is the need to revive the Pasig River ferry service as an alternative for commuters to ease the traffic congestion problem in Metro Manila. Angara, who chairs the Senate Committee on Finance, said efforts should be made to make the ferry system financially buoyant again, noting that next […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 27th, 2019

IBPAP pushes approval of pending ecozone applications in Metro Manila

The Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) is pushing for the proclamation of pending ecozone applications in Metro Manila with the Office of the President (OP), warning of as much as 50,000 foregone potential new jobs from a shortage in ecozone space for information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) firms amid a moratorium on processing of ecozone applications in the country’s capital......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2019

DTI, DICT ink partnership with US blockchain firm

US-based Monsoon Blockchain Storage Inc. has partnered with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) for the use of blockchain technology in facilitating the ease of doing business and addressing cybersecurity issues in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 20th, 2019

DTI, DICT tap blockchain firm

MONSOON Blockchain Storage, Inc. has partnered with two government agencies to provide support and consultancy services on how to leverage blockchain technology in various areas of operations......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 19th, 2019