NEDA’s Chua tells gov’t statisticians to accelerate digitization process

ACTING Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua has ordered an accelerated process of digitization to ensure faster delivery of economic data to the public. “In the services sector, effective ICT (information and communications technology) applications accelerate productivity by trimming down lengthy manual processes, which results in cost effectiveness, faster …

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Nationwide round-up

PHILSTAR Solon dares colleagues to declare Speaker’s seat vacant A LAWMAKER supporting Speaker Alan Peter S. Cayetano dared his colleagues to declare the House of Representatives’ top post vacant and hold an election. Anakalusugan Partylist Rep. Michael T. Defensor made the call following Wednesday’s vote rejecting Mr. Cayetano’s announcement of …

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Regional Updates (10/01/20)

Transport chief wants private firms to give contactless cards for free to commuters TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY Arthur P. Tugade wants the reloadable card for fare payments at Metro Manila’s busway and railway systems be given for free to commuters in consideration of the coronavirus-prompted crisis, a department official said. Transportation Assistant …

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