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Foundation launches "Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy" campaign
Tacloban City (November 27) -- One of the highlights of the 6th Knowledge Exchange Center for Community eCenters which was held on November 24 to 25, 2010 at the Cabu Parklane International Hotel, was the launching of the "Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign," which aims to bring functional digital skills to women in grassroots communities.
The essence of the campaign is to meet the ICT needs of women in the different roles they play. (+)
Philippine CeC Roadmap for 2011-2016 turns CeC wheel to rural barangays
Tacloban City (November 27) -- After the successful implementation of the three-year roadmap which envisioned "A CeC in every Municipality," the Commission on Information and Communications Technology and the and the Philippine Community eCenter Network (PhilCeCNet) have come up with the Philippine Community eCenter Roadmap for 2011-2016 which expands the CeC vision by turning the CeC steering wheel to the rural barangays.
Secretary Ivan John E. Uy, Chairman of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology, made the pronouncement in his keynote message at the 6th Knowledge Exchange Center for Community eCenters which was held on November 24 to 25, 2010 at the Parklane International Hotel in Cebu City. (+)
CICT cites grand winners of 1st CeC Excellence Awards
Cebu City (November 26) -- The grand winners for the first Philippine Community eCenter Excellence Awards were cited on November 24, in a ceremony held at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel in Cebu City.
The first Philippine Community eCenter Excellence Awards has two categories, the Outstanding Community eCenter and the Outstanding Community eCenter Knowledge Worker. (+)
eLounge for taxpayers opens in Samar
By Ninfa B Quirante
Catbalogan City (July 6) -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue District Office (RDO) no 87 opens its eLounge facility for taxpayers today.
The eLounge said BIR RD Officer Rolando Espina provides taxpayers with on line access to services like e-Registry, Electronic Filing and Payment System, Electronic Accreditation and Registration of Cash Register Machines and Point of Sale and many more. (+)
CICT leads Cebu Convergence 2009
By Neil D. Lopido
Tacloban City (August 27) -- Aimed to give awareness in enhancing the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in local governance, general community, and the future workforce, the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) in cooperation with the government and local ICT stakeholders, conducted the Cebu Convergence 2009 at the Cebu International Convention Center last August 25-26, 2009.
This was learned from Claire P. Fernandez, coordinator, National Computer Center, who informed that the activities lined up for the said convergence include Industry and local ICT updates, track sessions on cyberservices, ICT infrastructures, human capital development, and eGovernment development, among others. (+)