Leading telco provider Globe Telecom welcomed President Duterte’s commitment to improve government services by reducing bureaucratic red tape, expressing hope this will lead to the standardization of LGU permits and fast track the approval process of securing permits to build cell sites and right-of-way.
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Int’l Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council Working Group Vice Chairman Salalima named 1st DICT Secretary
President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has appointed telecommunications thought leader, author and lawyer Rodolfo A. Salalima as secretary of the newly-formed Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) which is mandated to formulate and implement policies that will promote the development and use of ICT in the country.
HealthJustice Philippines, Medical Action Group and WomanHealth Philippines, composed of lawyers, medical doctors and tobacco control and health advocates, called on President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, himself a known advocate of tobacco control, to appoint “fearless and uncompromising leaders who can be tough against the tobacco industry” to the Departments of Health and Trade, both of which have huge roles in the implementation of tobacco control laws.
Public health policy think tank and Bloomberg Awardee for Global Tobacco Control HealthJustice Philippines welcomes presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he will implement a “no smoking” policy nationwide, including in enclosed public spaces such as bars and restaurants.