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Politics

REGISTER SIM CARDS, PREVENT DIGITAL CRIMES – POE

Senator Grace Poe sponsored a bill that aims to address and penalize the proliferation of subscriber identity module (SIM) card-aided fraud in the country especially in the pandemic. “Our reliance on our mobile phones for various financial and personal transactions requires us legislators to ensure that digital connectivity is safe for all users,” Poe said. […]

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Business & Economy

HM, SIS? TIPS ON DEALING WITH ONLINE DEALERS

The internet is like a pandora’s box; you can find anything under the sun in just a few clicks. But it’s also a place filled with bogus deals, especially for unsuspecting giddy online dealers. Read through these tips to avoid falling into a fishy situation. Even before COVID-19 became a global pandemic, the world was […]

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Politics

SENATE TO PROBE CREDIT CARD FRAUD – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian said the Senate will proceed in its investigation on credit card fraud and other unauthorized bank transactions as existing laws show a lack of necessary mechanisms to protect consumers from nefarious individuals. “Mula noong ibinunyag natin ang pambibiktima sa aking credit card hanggang ngayon ay hindi humihinto ang pagdagsa ng mga reklamo […]

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Government

DTI, MONSOON SIGN PARTNERSHIP TO FACILITATE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN PH – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Monsoon Blockchain Storage Inc., a U.S.-based company that provides blockchain-based cloud data storage optimization service, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) recently that will enhance capacity building and institutional development on the effective use of blockchain technology in the Philippines. The partnership, signed by Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez and Monsoon Blockchain […]

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Politics

HOUSE APPROVES MOBILE NUMBER PORTABILITY BILL – VELASCO

A measure allowing mobile phone users to retain their numbers even when switching network providers has hurdled third and final reading at the House of Representatives. Members of the lower chamber overwhelmingly approved House Bill 7652 or the “Mobile Number Portability Act” with 216 affirmative votes, zero negative and no abstention. The bill also allows […]