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Printed version of Philippine digital ID reaches 2M as issuance of physical cards climbs

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has reported progress in issuing the digital printed version of the Philippines national ID (PhilID)…

 

Biometric SIM card registration ongoing worldwide, but what about Ghana’s ‘final’ deadline?

Biometric identity registration for mobile phone subscribers continues around the world with soft nudges or more stringent changes. In India…

 

Digital identity boosts public infrastructure for India, Philippines

Digitization of state bureaucracy, digital identity, digital public infrastructure and digital skills have been recognized for their important role in…

 

Uneven global progress on biometrics-backed voting. Politicking saps efforts

Nigerian officials using an automated biometric ID system have found that 23 percent of people registered to vote in the…

 

Philippines begins issuance of PhilID printed digital version

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has announced the rollout of the printed digital version of the national ID card, dubbed…

 

Philippines distributes 16M biometric ID cards, downloadable version coming soon

Officials of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) say 16.7 million biometric national digital ID cards dubbed PhilID have already been…

 

Biometric passport adoption trend grows amid data privacy, cost, issuance concerns

Multiple developments have emerged from different countries in recent days concerning biometric passports, from Pakistan announcing it has issued first…

 

Millions of SIM cards in Kenya yet to be registered as deadline nears

There is said to be unease among mobile telephone users in Kenya as almost 14 million active SIM cards across…

 

Digital identity progress means small decrease in 2023 budget for Philippines agency

Progress made by the Philippines digital identity system PhilSys is the reason for a cut in the agency’s proposed budget…

 

Philippines officials want to fight driver’s license fraud with facial recognition

Philippines land transportation officials are considering adding a facial recognition to their driver’s license renewal portal. This comes as the…

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