News and Updates

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s why body cameras for the PNP are a step in the right direction

22/01/2018
The biggest thing that could help the image of the Philippine National Police (PNP) is the use of body cameras. If the police’s actions are in doubt, the use of body cams will address the need for...

IoT spending in the Philippines to hit US$ 766.8 Million in 2020

29/12/2017
Lets face it, when thinking of IoT markets that are of interest, most companies go for the automatisms of naming the USA, Europe and maybe China. There are very few of who would mention the...

The Rise of Thingbots in the Philippines

27/12/2017
Published November 9, 2017, 10:00 PM Thingbots, botnets built exclusively from IoT devices, are set to become the infrastructure for a darknet future. This is one of the key findings of F5 Networks’s...

Philippines’ government to introduce biometrics-based national ID system

14/12/2017
July 27, 2017 - The Philippines’ government will soon roll out a national identification (ID) system following President Duterte’s approval of the project intended to enhance the delivery of...

Philippines - Safety & Security

24/11/2017
This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data Last Published: 7/17/2017 Overview There is a significant demand for safety and security products...

Philippines overtakes China in economic growth again

20/11/2017
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines pulled ahead of China in the 3rd quarter of 2017 as the Southeast Asian economy reported growth of 6.9%, slightly faster than the Asian superpower's 6.8%. (READ...

'Almost 400' PH towns have no fire trucks – DILG

11/07/2017
As of April 2017, the Bureau of Fire Protection has 2,674 fire trucks – 932 units short of the ideal number MANILA, Philippines— Almost 400 municipalities nationwide do not have their own fire trucks...

Hope for Marawi

11/07/2017
WORKING for Dubai made me realize that religion is not a hindrance in developing cities and nations. When culturally and spiritually diverse countries assimilate into one society, there is economic...

Dutertenomics: ‘Golden age of infrastructure’

11/07/2017
President Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to sign in November an agreement that would jump-start the construction of the country’s first subway system, Transportation Secretary...

Private sector boom drives Philippine security

07/07/2017
The Philippines’ security market is as bright and shiny as the country itself – growth prospects are good especially in the wake of a new government administration which places a strong focus on law...

COA to BFP: Better to buy new fire trucks than repair old ones

08/06/2017
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) ordered the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to buy new fire trucks instead of spending an "unreasonable" amount of money to repair aging ones. In a...

DOJ: BFP has authority to enforce fire safety regulations in casinos

08/06/2017
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has reversed the legal opinion of his predecessor, Senator Leila De Lima, that apparently gave the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) the power to...

Pages