Angara: Faster Growth of Digital Careers to Address Impact of COVID-19 to Employment

Over the course of the lockdown imposed in Luzon and other parts of the country, work from home has become the new normal for offices that continue to function. For many businesses and even the government service, Senator Sonny Angara sees the work from home arrangements continuing even after the lockdown is lifted or atContinue reading “Angara: Faster Growth of Digital Careers to Address Impact of COVID-19 to Employment”

ANGARA PUSHES FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Philippines need to adopt a digital transformation as part of its major strategies to face the current crisis brought about by the pandemic. Prompted by this urgent need, Senator Juan Edgardo Angara authored a bill for the creation of a national digital transformation policy to focus on the digital competence and skills of Filipinos,Continue reading “ANGARA PUSHES FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION”

Visayas Teams Advance to NASA Space Apps Global Challenge

Internet connectivity for far-flung coastal areas, sound to energy for communities with no access to electricity and a mobile application that measures individual carbon footprints emerged as top ideas during the NASA International Space Apps Challenge in Iloilo last week. The NASA International Space Apps Challenge bring together individuals interested in space science and exploration,Continue reading “Visayas Teams Advance to NASA Space Apps Global Challenge”

SEARCH FOR 2019 PHILIPPINES OUTSTANDING WOMEN IS ON

The search for The Outstanding Women in Nation’s Service (TOWNS) award is now underway. Presented by TOWNS Foundation, the award is given to outstanding Filipino women ages 21 to 50 years old who have contributed positively to strengthening national capability and shaping the nation’s future. Since 1974, TOWNS has recognized 165 women from various walksContinue reading “SEARCH FOR 2019 PHILIPPINES OUTSTANDING WOMEN IS ON”

Creating Cities of Hope Through SITIO: Social Innovation Through Impact Outsourcing

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. ItContinue reading “Creating Cities of Hope Through SITIO: Social Innovation Through Impact Outsourcing”

Learnings from Taiwan: Building Digital Cities Through Open Governance

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 governmentContinue reading “Learnings from Taiwan: Building Digital Cities Through Open Governance”

Luzon LGUs Bag 10 of 17 Digital Cities PH eGOV Awards 2018

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 inContinue reading “Luzon LGUs Bag 10 of 17 Digital Cities PH eGOV Awards 2018”

Iligan City to Host Digital Career Expo and Freelancer Fair

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 careersContinue reading “Iligan City to Host Digital Career Expo and Freelancer Fair”

Digital Cities PH Awards Recognize Top eGovernance Projects of LGUs

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.  TheContinue reading “Digital Cities PH Awards Recognize Top eGovernance Projects of LGUs”