Tag Archive: Philippines

Comeleak

Foundation for Media Alternatives Revisits Comelec Breach of 2016

With two years already having elapsed since the Philippines’ biggest government data breach grabbed hold of global headlines, non-government organization, Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA),has released a briefing paper providing a summarized account of the events surrounding the infamous hacking incident.

(From left: Ella Mangubat - SAP Philippines Digital Business Services General Manager, Albert Billones – Head of IT CSS for PLDT, Claus Andresen – President and Managing Director of SAP Southeast Asia, Chaye Cabal-Revilla, SVP and PLDT Group Controller and concurrent Smart CFO and Edler Panlilio, Managing Director of SAP Philippines)

PLDT leads the way in digital finance transformation

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced the completion of the SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting (RAR) solution implementation for PLDT, Inc., the country’s largest telecommunications company. This implementation makes PLDT the first in the Philippines to use RAR as a step in addressing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) compliance requirements.

e-cigarette (Pixabay)

E-cigs should be regulated by DOH and FDA

HealthJustice Philippines, a think tank and advocacy group with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, proposed that electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), better known as e-cigarettes, should be regulated by the Department of Health (DoH) and the Food and Drug Authority (FDA) instead of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).