Articles in the category Technology (32)

When the Department of Education (DepEd) began the virtual enrollment of millions of students in June, Janet Villamar, 44, braced for a conversation any parent fears. Like millions of others, her family was being buffeted by the perfect storm of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economically devastating lockdown. Her husband, who had been eking out a daily income from selling old bottles to neighbors, was now cloistered at home.
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Published on 12/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Education, Society, Technology
Tags: children, COVID-19, Education, Kids, Philippine, School, students, System
Russia has proposed to manufacture its vaccine for the new coronavirus in the Philippines, a move seen as opening a Southeast Asian hub for the production of its drug for COVID-19. The plan is part of a bilateral deal proposed by Russia to the Philippines, which includes joint clinical trials and immediate provision of vaccine supply after the third and final phase and regulatory approval.
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Health, News and Events, Technology
Tags: country, COVID-19, Manila, vaccine
In the Philippines, it’s normal for neighbors to share their food, and — since areas most are still under a form of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic — even toiletries, clothes, and other essentials. But what if a neighbor gives you wild animals?
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Published on 08/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Environment, Legal, Technology
Tags: animals, country, DENR, illegal, Image, Internet
The Department of Education (DepEd) is allocating P700 million to provide internet service to 7,000 schools nationwide, in preparation for the country’s shift from basic education system to online learning in view of the coronavirus pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte told Congress.
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Published on 30/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Education, Politics, Technology
Tags: COVID-19, DepEd, Internet
The Philippines has seen its needs for electricity steadily increase over the years just as the government wants to bring electricity to all the country’s 107 million residents by 2022. At the same time, the country wants to wean itself off coal-fired power plants, which have been a mainstay of domestic electricity generation.
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Published on 21/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Environment, News and Events, Technology
Tags: electricity, Energy, Power
Much welcome is the news that the Armed Forces, after prodding from senators, is open to reconsidering the deal that allows a China-backed telco to install communication equipment and facilities in Philippine military camps. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he’s taken note of the senators’ concerns and will look again into the agreement.
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