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Arroyo years saw dramatic surge of RP ICT sector
Manila (29 June) -- Many milestones in the country's information, communication and technology (ICT) sector have been achieved under the term of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, according to the national commission that pursues ICT buildup in the country.
Ray Anthony Chua, Chairman of the Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) who holds the rank of cabinet secretary, said yesterday at a news briefing in Malacanang that the Arroyo years were undoubtedly a period of unprecedented developments in ICT." (+)
Private sector, Canadian Chamber hail Palace "cyber czar"
Manila (29 April) -- The advances in the government's information and communication technology (ICT) program drew private sector recognition when Secretary Ray Anthony Roxas-Chua III, chairman of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT), was recently conferred with a prestigious award as top individual achiever in the field of business process outsourcing (BPO).
The CICT is the government's ICT arm which operates under the Office of the President. (+)
Online ICT conference organizers call for papers
Manila (24 September) -- Organizers of the Fifth International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2009) are calling for interested authors to submit full conference papers electronically in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format through the website of the conference at http://www.cisse2009conference.org
CISSE 2009 is a virtual conference to be held on December 4-12, 2009 under sponsorhip of the University of Bridgeport, and technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, Communications Society and Education Society (Connecticut Section). (+)
RP's cyber corridor sustains growth
Clark City (11 March) -- The Central Luzon Cyber Corridor, one of five Super Regions envisioned by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo under her country-wide development scheme, continuously grows by leaps and bounds and is proving to be an oasis of hope for many Filipinos feeling the crunch of the deepening global economic meltdown.
In a presentation during the 26th Cabinet meeting at the Cyber City Teleservices (CCT) main office here yesterday), Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) chairman Ray Anthony Chua said that last year 372,000 jobs and $6-billion in revenue were generated by the industry alone. (+)