The National Bureau of Investigation will formally ask the National Telecommunication Commission to instruct the telecommunication companies to provide them with certain information in combatting cyberpornography.
As communications facilities are gradually being restored, typhoon survivors enlisted in cash-for-work projects will now be able to receive salary advisories through their mobile phones and get the money through ATM banking services.
Young software developers in the Philippines are coming up with app ideas to solve the problems of government in an international competition sponsored by Microsoft.
An anticorruption advocacy group has called on Transportation Secretary Jose Emilio Abaya to immediately call for a new bidding of the $3.2-million contract for the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Information Technology System for Terminal 1 and 2, which expired in April and is being renewed on a monthly basis with a US firm recently debarred by World Bank.
Several government websites, including that of the National Food Authority, were defaced early Monday by the “hacktivist” group Anonymous Philippines, drawing attention to the cybercrime law.