August 24, 2019

Month: August 2018

Sulu wants BOL scuttled; MILF casts doubts on motivation

ALTRUISTIC, or just to prolong a political career? Image: File photo of MILF Chairman Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim from Agence France Presse (AFP) through Rappler. He will head once established the BARMM, a new political entity. The skepticism is from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) headed by Chairman Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim in response to a […]

​CEZA officially welcomes Asia Premier Int’l at ‘Crypto Valley of Asia’

THE Philippine government continues to push the possibilities and potentials of the digital age, the 4th Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) as more blockchain-powered offshore companies get license. Below is a news story from CEZA, sent by media specialist Joseph Muego, veteran photo-journalist: The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), in Sta. Ana, Cagayan province, formally welcomed Hong […]

CEZA working with blockhain firms to protect consumers, investors

​COLLABORATION between the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) and its many locator fintech firms which are on blockchain and cryptocurrency exchange business is vital for consumers’ and investors’ protection. Secretary Raul L. Lambino, administrator and CEO of CEZA, emphasized this during the formal launch of and welcome for Asia Premier International Ltd. at a hotel […]

Int’l, local governing bodies applaud NPC for winning seat at ICDPPC

CONGRATULATIONS! For winning seat at the  prestigious International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), the National Privacy Commission (NPC) has received a well-deserved commendation from both international and local governing bodies.​ NPC Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro brought home the honors after attending the ICDPPC meeting in Brussels, Belgium, over the week. Since its […]

IDC names 13 winners of APAC DX Awards 2018; PhilCare wins, too

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced the winners in the Asia Pacific (APAC) Regional IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) 2018. At IDC’s DXa 2018, ANZ and regional winners of IDC DXa 2018 (from left in no order of preference are: Eva Au, managing director of IDC Asia/Pacific; National Library Board of Singapore; SP Digital; […]

MapleStory in huge content update with Spooktacular Halloween Event

ARE you a fan of MapleStory, which has a mobile version since July 2018? MapleStory is a side-scrolling massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), which received more than five million downloads only two weeks after it was launched globally.MapleStory Mobile (M) has just been massively updated that included a Halloween event. Below is a news […]

Chinese online English teaching hub expands in Cavite with new center

CHINA-based 51Talk, an English language mentoring platform continued its Philippine expansion with a new education center in Imus City, Cavite. Considered as the “leading online English language teaching platform,” 51Talk has focused its Southeast Asian operations in the Philippines after having seen how well Filipino teachers have been performing as English teachers to thousands of […]

Ground Zero e-Sports Lounge brings premier gaming experience to NMM

Gamers now have a place they can call “home” with the launch of Ground Zero e-Sports Lounge at Xentro Mall, Antipolo City, North Metro Manila (NMM). And they don’t have to be alone. In an email to SDN — Scitetech and Digital News, it was learned that Ground Zero’s major objectives include becoming “an avenue […]

Privacy commission brings honor; PH wins seat at ICDPPC ExeCom

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has won a voting seat at the five-member Executive Committee of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in Brussels, Belgium. In the process, the NPC has brought honors to the Philippines, despite its being only a newcomer to data privacy regulation. Republic Act No. 10173, also […]

Oriente, JG Summit officially launch fintech app Cashalo for PH inclusion

BACKED by Oriente and JG Summit Holdings, Inc., a new fintech company — Cashalo — is now fully open for business. All transaction processes are done digitally as the Filipino technology and financial services organization leverages Filipinos’ huge mobile penetration as it commits to accelerating financial inclusion in the Philippines. From left, Lance Gokongwei, president […]