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DFA issues advisory on delays in e-passport releases

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has issued an advisory saying that a machine breakdown would cause a “delay of two to three days” on the release of the electronic passports (ePassports) due from January 28 to February 2.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mobile phones boost mother, child health care in 8 PH areas–UNICEF

Globe Rewards Program Ambassador TV personality Bianca Gonzalez, Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu, UNICEF Philippines Chief of Health and Nutrition Willibald Zeck, and Globe Head of Customer Lifecycle Management Jay Beltran.

Mobile phones will scale up the initiatives to monitor maternal and child health care in eight poor municipalities in the Philippines, an official from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said.

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bayan asks Congress to tackle cyber law amendments with urgency

Bayan Secretary General Renato Reyes . FILE PHOTO

Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) Secretary General Renato Reyes on Wednesday urged members of the Congress to exercise a “sense of urgency” in dealing with proposed amendments to the controversial Cybercrime law, saying that he feared that the coming 2013 elections would hinder progress on the said amendments.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

‘SC might take down controversial provisions of cyber law’–constitutionalist

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A constitutionalist and former chairman of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said he believed that the Supreme Court would strike out controversial provisions in the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

USAID-backed mobile banking project to be launched in PH

An officer of the United States Agency for International Development (US AID) will be in the country to launch a mobile banking project aimed at expanding Filipinos’ access to financial services.

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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