(NOTE: Below is my public statement when I announced my intention to run for the Congressional Race of Bacolod in 2010. These are My DREAMS for Bacolod 9 years ago. On November 26, 2009 I faced the public to share these dreams. My dreams never changed – until today – I have consistently worked to… Read More November 26, 2009: When I decided to Step Forward For The First Time
Despite its vast natural, mineral and agricultural resources, Mindanao remains to be the poorest geographical cluster of the Philippines. Eleven of the twenty poorest provinces are in Mindanao. On top of the list is the Province of Lanao Del Sur. Marawi is the capital and the largest city of the province of Lanao del Sur on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. It… Read More Creating Cities of Hope Through SITIO: Social Innovation Through Impact Outsourcing
Inspirational Message of Senator Sonny Angara DIGITAL CITIES PH AWARDS: Best Practices in eGovernance for LGUs Friday, October 12, 2018| Jose Rizal Hall, PICC, Pasay City WHILE WE CONTINUE TEACHING STUDENTS GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES USING MAPS THAT DIVIDE HUMANITY INTO COUNTRIES, THE WORLD TODAY SHOULD BE SEEN AS A COMPLEX WEB OF CONNECTIONS. AND IN… Read More HOW DO WE EMPOWER CITIES TO BECOME DIGITAL CITIES?
The emergence of “smart” or “digital cities” is fueled by the need to find new solutions to old problems, driven more by innovation aside from new technologies. Cities need to understand how development of startups in their localities can address the urgent requirements of their growing population especially in the urban areas. By opening government… Read More Learnings from Taiwan: Building Digital Cities Through Open Governance
Ten local government units in Luzon bagged ten out of seventeen championship trophies during the The Digital Cities PH Awards for Best Practices in eGovernance (DCP eGOV Awards) during the awarding rites held last October 12 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila. The champion LGUs are the municipalities of San Mateo in… Read More Luzon LGUs Bag 10 of 17 Digital Cities PH eGOV Awards 2018
The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Council of Iligan City is set to hold the Iligan leg of the Philippine Freelancers Caravan, Digital Career Expo and Freelancer Fair, on October 25-26, 2018 at the Iligan Medical Center College with the theme, “Up your game”. The two-day interactive event seeks to promote and support the growth of digital careers… Read More Iligan City to Host Digital Career Expo and Freelancer Fair
My running for mayor this May 2019 elections will probably come as a suprise to most of you. Even my closest circle of friends were not aware of my sudden decision to return to the political scene of Bacolod again. But I have carefully and prayerfully considered all probable consequences amd challenges between coming forward… Read More An Open Letter to My Fellow Bacolodnons
CURRICULUM VITAE OF ATTY. JOCELLE BATAPA-SIGUE ADVANCED LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE Cross-Functional and Cross-Industry and Sectoral Experience Highly qualified executive leader and manager with over 26 years of experience in leading teams, companies, institutions and large organizations with proven ability to achieve targets and deliverables according to the mission and strategies of these entities. Possesses… Read More Who is Jocelle Batapa – Sigue?
In 2012, the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) under the late Jesse Robredo, and the Cyber City Teleservices Philippines Inc. (CCTP) launched in synergy the Awards for Excellence in Governance Through ICT for Local Government Units or the eGov Awards. The… Read More Digital Cities PH Awards Recognize Top eGovernance Projects of LGUs