June 21, 2019

Month: August 2018

Huazhu Group customers’ data offered for sale on Dark Web for 8 bitcoin

IT is going to happen, and it is happening as this piece was being written, and will continue to happen as cyber bad guys seem to always be a step ahead of organizations’ cyber-security sentinels.   What is being referred here is “hacking,” the breaching by cyber attackers of security protocols of organizations and stealing […]

DICT sets 5th startup competition; Huawei to send winner to China

DO you have what it takes to solve a national, or even an international, problem? If yes and you desire to be an entrepreneur and have identified the pain point you want to create a solution for, then this could be your time to shine. All you have to do, in coordination with your school, […]

Security Bank breaks barrier, grants loan to Bangsamoro Oil company

ONE of the Philippines’ top 5 financial institutions has broken the barrier of exclusion in the banking industry as it granted a three-year loan to the Bangsamoro Oil and Fuels Corporation (Moro Oil). Moro Oil is a four-year-old company based in Cotabato City, founded by Datu Amor Pendaliday, Ed., president and CEO. Pendaliday, former employee […]

Token News Philippines officially opens for business on ICO consultancy, others

​ LED by CEO Yuki Takarabe, 28, Token News Philippines has officially opened for business, namely for consultancy on initial coin offering (ICO), and other related matters. Takarabe launched the branch of Token News HK Ltd., a highlight of the Token News Conference 2018 held on August 27 at Okada Hotel Manila, Entertainment City, Parañaque […]

DA-BAR holds forum, exhibits on Aug. 30-Sept. 2

THE Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) in collaboration with the Philippine Agriculture and Resources Research Foundation, Inc. (PARRFI) is holding from August 30 to September 2 the 17th Agriculture and Fisheries Technology Forum and Product Exhibition. It will be held at the SM Megatrade Hall 2, SM Megamall, EDSA, Mandaluyong City. The annual […]

Duterte’s special envoy flew to secure freedom of OFWs in Libya

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s special envoy to Kuwait on Tuesday (August 28) flew to Kuwait en route to Tripoli, Libya, to negotiate the release of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) abducted by armed men. Secretary Abdullah “Dabs” Mamao, the presidential adviser on OFWs and Muslim Concerns and special envoy to Kuwait, took off from […]

DOST calls for ‘Pisay’ scholarship applicants for 2018 National Competitive Examination

THE Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System has called for applicants who are Grade 6 elementary pupils for its 2018 National Competitive Examination (NCE) with scholarships awaiting passers. Applicants who plan to enter high school have until September 14 to apply for the NCE, which is given every year. Awaiting scholar-awardees, who must enter into […]

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