Globe: Users need to register SIM asap

TELECOMMUNICATIONS giant, Globe, is calling on their subscribers to register their SIM cards especially now that spam messages and security attacks have become even more rampant. Globe regional corporate communications manager for Visayas-Mindanao Rofil Sheldon Magto said as of February 13, 2023 they have logged only 13.3 million registrations out of the 86.7 million users […]

Globe, Smart set up counters during Sinulog festival week

TWO of the biggest telecommunication companies (Telcos) in the country have installed assistance booths to assist their subscribers struggling with the registration of their SIM (subscriber identity module) cards amid the ongoing Sinulog activities. In a media interview on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022, Smart Communications and Globe Telecom announced that they had put up several […]

Telco microsites buckle as SIM registration starts

Telecommunication company Globe has discovered “potential minor vulnerabilities” in its subscriber identity module (SIM) registration microsite that requires patching to prevent any serious threat to customer data, and asked the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to allow Globe to stabilize the fixes it made for the next 72 hours. “These issues prompted Globe to take proactive […]

Robinsons Malls host Comelec’s Register Anywhere Program

THE Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) Register Anywhere Program (RAP) was recently opened at two Robinsons Malls. Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC) said it continued its partnership with the Comelec as the latter’s Register Anywhere Program opened in Robinsons Galleria and Robinsons Manila on Dec. 17. Robinsons Malls also opened more satellite voter registration venues in over […]

Senate approves SIM card registration bill on final reading

THE SENATE on Tuesday unanimously approved on third and final reading a bill mandating the registration of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards for electronic devices.   “Finally, we can do more than just ignoring, deleting or blocking the numbers with fraudulent or spam messages,” Senator Mary Grace Natividad S. Poe-Llamanzares, primary author and sponsor of the […]

Tax Notes: Removal of 5-year validity period on receipts/invoices

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has recently issued Revenue Regulation 6-2022 to remove the five-year validity periodon all manual and system-generated receipts and invoices, in line with Republic Act 11032, otherwise known as the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018, which aims to improve, streamline, and reduce financial […]

HKIoD Recommends a Director Identification Number System

HONG KONG, Apr 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Government has plans to introduce subsidiary legislation to implement provisions under the Companies Ordinance relating to legitimate and necessary access to personal information contained in the Companies Register. The Hong Kong Institute of Directors supports the new arrangement. Under the new arrangement, public […]

All frontliners ‘priority’ when they register to vote

MEDICAL and non-medical frontliners will be given priority should they register for the 2022 national and local elections. This was announced by Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu Provincial election supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. “We’re not holding a special registration for them since we will also cater to other voters. It’s […]