Members from CERT-PH, DICT, UNODC, Armed Forces of the Philippines to discuss future of a cyber-secure nation at PhilSec 2021

MANILA, Jun 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – With an aim to aid Philippines’ Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in promoting the National Cybersecurity Plan 2022 and to develop counter-intelligence against the burgeoning state of cyber-crimes in the Philippines, Tradepass has taken the initiative to launch PhilSec 2021, scheduled for 13-14 […]

US, PHL complete five-year animal disease program

THE US and the Philippines have finished the final phase of a five-year biological threat capacity-building program worth around, aimed mainly at addressing the Philippines’ ability to handle animal diseases. The US Embassy in the Philippines said the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency – Biological Threat Reduction Program (DTRA-BTRP) was conducted alongside the Department of […]

Limpag: Trolling coach

Nobody likes online trolls, right? They love to hijack the discussion or sometimes they push for a false narrative. It’s almost election season, so expect trolls to come in droves. It would be great, wouldn’t it, if we’d take a collective push against a troll, right? Well, we got sort of a preview in the […]

US Embassy welcomes deferment of VFA termination 

THE United States Embassy in the Philippines on Tuesday welcomed President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s postponement on the termination of a military agreement between the two countries by another six months.   “Our alliance continues to contribute not only to the security of our two nations, but also strengthens the rules-based order that benefits all nations in the Indo-Pacific,” it said […]

Azkals face Guam tonight

THE Philippines hopes to bounce back from a painful loss to China as it takes on Guam tonight, June 11, 2021, in the second leg of Group A in the joint FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers at the Sharjah Stadium in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The Azkals are […]

Grab PH launches GrabAcademy

TO DEVELOP advanced skills of the future, Grab Philippines has announced the launch of GrabAcademy, an online platform that provides its driver- and delivery-partners across the country free and equitable access to new learning and development opportunities to help them become more competitive in today’s digital-first economy. The GrabAcademy is introducing new learning and development […]

BPO industry touts expedited-vaccination deal with QC as model for other LGUs

THE Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry has signed an agreement with Quezon City to speed up the vaccination of 67,000 outsourcing workers based there. Twenty-nine companies have registered their employees for access to coronavirus vaccines under a program offered by the Quezon City government. “The local government unit (LGU) will facilitate and expedite the inoculation […]

SsangYong PHL ‘Lifestyle Elite’ program enables trade-up to brand-new vehicle

SSANGYONG PHILIPPINES makes buying a brand-new SsangYong vehicle for new customers a worry-free experience as it launches a new preferred customer incentive program. SsangYong Lifestyle Elite is the latest package for new SsangYong customers who intend to purchase any of the Korean car maker’s latest models — and future products. Predicated on SsangYong Philippines’ “We […]