ADB Launches New Partnerships to Support Innovative Solutions
An education platform for 21st-century technology skills that provides accessible blended training relevant for the digital economy regardless of the students’ socio-economic background, Eskwelabs, a Cohort 2019 startup at #TheIncubatorAtAIM, won the top prize at the ADB-AIM Hackathon on "Digital Skills for Today’s Workforce" as the sole Philippine startup winner. (Photo courtesy of The Incubator at AIM Facebook page)

ADB Launches New Partnerships to Support Innovative Solutions

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will partner with three winning teams from a hackathon hosted by ADB in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) from 31 August to…

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Improving PH investment attractiveness to benefit from trade war
ile photo of Ms. Marie Sherylyn Deleña Aquia, chief of Multilateral Relations Division at Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Bureau of International Trade Relations. (Photo courtesy of PIDS)

Improving PH investment attractiveness to benefit from trade war

By Leslie Gatpolintan The Philippines should work on reducing restrictions on foreign direct investments in order to benefit from opportunities amid the trade war between the United States (US) and…

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Know the benefits and uses of gov’t IDs
May Pagkatipunan-Aceron, 38, says she keeps four government issued IDs - Pag-ibig ID, Passport, SSS Unified ID at PhilHealth ID -- to ensure that she has enough proof of identity for public and private transactions. On Aug. 6, 2018, President Duterte signed Republic Act 11055 creating PhilSys or the National ID, which serves as a single official identification card for all citizens and foreign residents in the country. (Photo courtesy of May Pagkatipunan-Aceron via PNA)

Know the benefits and uses of gov’t IDs

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor For many people, nothing can be more frustrating than a transaction that cannot be processed due to lack of valid IDs that could verify their identities. May…

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Portion of Cavite-Laguna expressway to open next month
DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, along with DPWH technical team and project contractor Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation subsidiary MP CALA Holdings Inc. executives, inspects the on-going road extension developments and finishing touches following the drive-through at the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX)-Laguna on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Photos by Saul E. Pa-a/PNA)

Portion of Cavite-Laguna expressway to open next month

By Saul Pa-a The first 10-kilometer Laguna segment of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) will open in October, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said Tuesday, September…

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Piling works for LRT-1 Cavite Extension begin
This photo provided by the DOTr shows piling works set in motion on Sunday, September 1, at the Dr. Santos Station of the LRT-1 Cavite Extension project in Parañaque City.

Piling works for LRT-1 Cavite Extension begin

After 19 years of waiting, piling works for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 Cavite Extension have finally started on September 1. Following completion of ground investigation and foundation…

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