Telecom firm wants access to country’s ID database

TO HELP validate the information provided by its subscribers, Globe Group president and chief executive officer Ernest Cu said they want access to the country’s ID database. “The best help the government could give is to provide us access to some of the relevant ID database the country has… We all know the proliferation of […]

Palawan health advocacy group backs better youth access to family planning services, education

LEGISLATION providing adolescents better access to family planning commodities and services is needed to address teen pregnancies in the country, which is more prevalent in rural areas, according to a Palawan-based non-government organization promoting reproductive health.     Roots of Health Executive Director Amina Evangelista-Swanepoe said the biggest hurdle to reproductive healthcare is the “bias” of service […]

US gets access to 4 more bases in Philippines amid China doubt

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter THE PHILIPPINES has given the United States greater access to its military bases, their defense chiefs said on Thursday, amid mounting concern over China’s increasing assertiveness in the disputed South China Sea and tension over self-ruled Taiwan. The US would be given access to four more locations under the […]

Access of minors to contraceptives pushed 

Congressmen who filed separate bills seeking to prevent teenage pregnancy on Thursday pushed access of teenagers at least 16 years old to contraceptives without parental consent.  “If we treat them as beings who can decide [for themselves], then they can better take care of their reproductive health,” Party-list Rep. Raoul Danniel A. Manuel told a […]

Linework Releases Its App, a New Way of DeFi

Milan, Italy, January 09, 2023 – (SEAPRWire) – Recently, Linework has released the beta version of its App and started the journey to reach a new way of DeFi. While individuals and institutions are already starting to explore decentralized financial systems due to the significant increase in cryptocurrency investments, Linework facilitates access to these technologies and benefits of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) […]

PHL justice system needs to improve on women’s plight — UN

THE PHILIPPINE justice system must improve in terms of access and provisions specific to women’s needs, considering the physical, social, and economic vulnerabilities they face, according to the United Nations Women. “It is important for society as a whole to understand and address women’s vulnerability to violence and ensure their economic and social empowerment,” National […]

Digitalization of finance seen supporting inclusivity goals

THE digitalization of financial services is expected to reduce the ranks of the underserved, including rural residents, micro-businesses, and women, according to a report on Southeast Asian digital financial services issued by the World Economic Forum. “Access to finance is not uniform among ASEAN’s digital generation. Among those who sought credit support, nearly half could […]

News group asks QC court to hold telecom agency in contempt

NEWS website on Thursday asked a Quezon City trial court to hold the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) in contempt for leaving its website blocked despite being ordered to stop limiting access. In a six-page petition, Bulatlat said the country’s telecommunications regulator went against the trial court’s order to unblock the website. It added that […]

Editorial: Smart city dream

The work for the Rama administration’s achieving its vision for Cebu City to become like Singapore has begun, and the mayor’s “investment begging” resulted in pledges of P1.3 billion from businessmen for the completion of the Cebu City Medical Center and construction of multiple medium-rise buildings that will house displaced informal settlers.These funding commitments are […]

XQUI Pioneering the Real Web3 Vision with XQUI DAO Fund Release

The NFT connects investors to a private club, well-researched analytics, and investment products under one DAO. New York, NY, August 15, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Being an early investor in Web3 does not negate the fact that data matters. XQUI (Exquisite) gives access to deep market analytics, private investment rounds and investment products to generate passive income. The […]

Meta 1 Network Launches the Infrastructure Needed to Bring over 3 Billion Gamers into the Metaverse

Singapore, July 18, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Established in 2021, Meta 1 (M1) Network is launching the decentralized real-time rendering infrastructure necessary to unlock global metaverse adoption. M1 is building the first decentralized, scalable, real-time cloud rendering platform allowing users to access the metaverse without the limitations imposed by hardware. This means that for the first time, gamers […]

Cebu Chamber, SB Finance ink partnership for ‘Go Invest’ initiative

CONSUMER lender SB Finance (SBF) recently signed an agreement with the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) to improve financial knowledge and literacy, as well as extend a credit facility to entrepreneurs, investors, and retail organizations.As part of the chamber’s commitment to conduct informative and engaging programs, it identified SB Finance as a promising […]

NTC approves registration of Musk’s Starlink

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) announced on Friday that it recently approved Starlink Internet Services Philippines, Inc.’s registration as a value-added service (VAS) provider, allowing it to directly access satellite systems, build and operate broadband facilities to offer internet services in the country. Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by billionaire Elon Musk’s Space Exploration […]

Star Teen Filipino Race Driver Bianca Bustamante Unveils NFT Project to Achieve her F1 Dream

Launches groundbreaking project, “The Dark Horse” NFT Access Pass, to support basic living and training costs Inclusive community offers fans unprecedented insight into her journey up the global racing ladder Her NFT Access Pass includes behind-the-scenes content; additional drops and airdrops; plus future prize pools planned MANILA, May 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via […]

Satellite technology seen to help banks ensure business continuity during disasters

THE CENTRAL BANK said liberalized access to satellite technology can help banks ensure continued operations during disasters. — BW FILE PHOTO LIBERALIZED ACCESS to satellite technology is expected to benefit banks and their clients as it could help ensure business continuity during disasters. “With enhanced access to satellite broadband services, financial institutions can improve their […]