Govt speeds up national ID, infra drives to revive economy

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 16:22:50 +0000

First of two parts The Philippine economy had much to look forward to when it welcomed 2020. The year before, gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 6 percent, hitting the low end of the government’s target band, despite the delayed passage of the 2019 national budget. Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said then […]

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Over 2M Pinoys started registration for National ID

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:24:41 +0000

MORE than 2 million Filipinos have now taken the first step to register for a national ID, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Thursday. In a statement, the statistics agency said that as of October 27, 2,104,904 individuals had completed Step 1 of their registration with the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys). This step involved […]

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National ID pre-registration exceeds 1M — NEDA acting chief

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 08:46:57 +0000

NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Acting Secretary Karl Chua said that the national ID pre-registration, the first of a three-step process toward the implementation of the national ID system, has exceeded one million as of October 20. Data provided by Chua in a Viber message to reporters on Thursday, showed that 1.058 million registrations […]

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‘National ID to help digital economy grow’

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:08:47 +0000

The planned national identification (ID) system can transform how public- and private-sector services are accessed and delivered and speed up the growth of the country’s digital economy, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said on Tuesday. During the “Digital Readiness for the New Normal” virtual forum of the Makati Business Club and the Carlos […]

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 IATF: Enforce National ID system to hasten Covid aid distribution

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:53:41 +0000

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for Emerging Infectious Diseases is pushing for the speedy implementation of the government’s national identification (ID) system to streamline relief distribution to vulnerable groups as the country continues to grapple with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), a Palace official said. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles, co-chairman of the IATF, said the […]

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Lawmaker: National ID should be fast-tracked

Credit to Author: Javier J. Ismael| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 05:22:03 +0000

SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian has stressed that the government needs to fast track the implementation of the national ID system for a quicker health and calamity response in the future to prevent a repeat of the mistakes committed in tracing persons suspected with Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections. Gatchalian recalled during a hearing of the Senate […]

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Neda target: 105M Filipinos with national IDs by end of Duterte term

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:44:50 +0000

Up to 105 million Filipinos will have national identification (ID) cards by middle of 2022 as the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) starts implementing the national ID law in September, according to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, Neda chief.

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Colmenares says nat’l ID system could be a ‘data breach nightmare’

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:16:01 +0000

Colmenares says nat'l ID system could be a 'data breach nightmare'

The possible data leak that hit the government-run FOI website raises doubts about the National Identification System law.

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National ID system to roll out in September – PSA

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 02:21:25 +0000

National ID system to roll out in September – PSA

The registration for and the release of identification cards under the Philippine Identification System will start in September.

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