February 27, 2020

Day: August 28, 2018

Sheikh Zayed’s legacy lives on; UAE declares 2019 Year of Tolerance

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2019 as Year of Tolerance. His declaration is aimed at highlighting UAE’s approach in bridging communications between peoples of different cultures thriving in a respectful environment which rejects extremism and emphasizes acceptance of others. It’s in honor of and a […]

Facebook admits digital lapse on passwords; PH gov’t offers advice

AS Facebook, the leviathan of social media, admits digital lapse by storing millions of account passwords in plain text — meaning readable by anyone — the Philippine government offered some advice. The National Privacy Commission (NPC) had caught wind of the incident and immediately contacted a Facebook executive. NPC head Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro said […]

DICT taps PSRTI to spearhead national ICT surveys

Media Release: TO better guide the government’s ICT agenda, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute (PSRTI) have partnered to conduct two flagship projects on ICT statistics. On Thursday, March 21, the DICT, led by Acting Secretary Eliseo M. Rio Jr., formally sealed the partnership with […]