Business, political groups call for action vs disinformation, hate speech  

BUSINESS GROUPS on Monday called for action from the private sector and other players involved in the 2022 presidential race to help address online disinformation and hate speech, as Philippine politics become more polarized.   In a statement, the groups said the business community has “watched with concern” how social media and other platforms have been used by different parties to […]

The Government Blockchain Association Strengthens its Global Footprint with New Mumbai Chapter Lead

MUMBAI, INDIA, Nov 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The new GBA Chapter Lead for Mumbai, Sumit Kumar Gupta is the Chief Product Officer with Asva Labs, a platform fueling next-gen interoperable applications for DeFi developers. An IIBA Certified (CBAP) Business Analyst, he carries 14 years of experience in Capital Markets, Asset Management, […]

Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK) supports the new initiatives on telecommunications industry in the Chief Executive’s 2021 Policy Address

New initiatives will be beneficial to the further development of 5G and the implementation of the Smart City HONG KONG, Oct 6, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK) has expressed positive support to the Chief Executive’s 2021 Policy Address, in particular its new initiatives on Smart City as highlighted under the […]

Technica Zen Now Official Training Partner of The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

HYOGO, Japan , Oct 1, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Technica Zen today announced it is now an Official Training Partner (OTP) of The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. With this new partnership, Technica Zen will offer key privacy training courses […]

BFAR 7 Siquijor provincial office conducts coastal cleanup drive

MORE than 200 kilos of garbage was collected during a coastal cleanup organized by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 7-Siquijor Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) in Barangays Tinago and Caticugan, Siquijor town on Aug. 18, 2021. Joining the activity were 107 individuals, mostly members of fisherfolk associations who are beneficiaries of BFAR-aided livelihood […]

Solve.Care Joins The Government Blockchain Association

FAIRFAX, VA, Jul 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Solve.Care, the healthcare technology platform company leveraging blockchain to change the way we deliver and manage patient care, is now an official member of The Government Blockchain Association (GBA). The GBA is a non-profit independent association aimed at promoting blockchain technology by empowering individuals […]

DTI set to standardize recipes for adobo, sinigang and other Pinoy dishes

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is developing national standards for Filipino dishes like adobo to establish a “common ground” among businesses.   A committee under the department has been tasked with developing Philippine National Standards (PNS) for popular dishes such as adobo, sinigang, lechon, and sisig, while considering the variation of cooking techniques across the country, the DTI said in a statement on Friday. The […]

Government Blockchain Association Announces Government Blockchain Week in Washington DC September 27 – October 2

Washington, D.C., Jul 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – September 27-October 2, 2021, the Government Blockchain Association, (GBA), will present Government Blockchain Week, live, in Washington DC. This global experience will be the largest government blockchain event in history. Government Blockchain Week will be 6 days of classes, seminars, forums, a pitch competition, […]

AVIA appoints Celeste Campbell-Pitt as its new Chief Policy Officer for the region

SINGAPORE, Apr 30, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed a new Chief Policy Officer to be based in its Singapore office, a first for the role. Celeste Campbell-Pitt joins AVIA on Monday 3rd May, initially joining Chief Policy Officer John Medeiros, who will be retiring after […]

Ubitquity Joins the Government Blockchain Association (GBA)

WILMINGTON, DE, Mar 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Ubitquity LLC, the leading enterprise blockchain-secured platform for real estate and title recordkeeping, is pleased to announce that it has officially joined the Government Blockchain Association. With a diversified product suite that includes solutions for the aviation, title abstracting, and escrow industries, Ubitquity will […]

Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Announces New Ai Community for Blockchain

Washington, D.C., Feb 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – In response to the Executive Order titled Promoting the Use of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in the Federal Government, the Government Blockchain Association, GBA, is pleased to announce that we are launching the AI for Government Community, led by Mr. Oki Mek, the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer, […]