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Philippines going digital by default? Vietnam’s national IDs ‘introduced’

Vietnam and The Philippines are moving on digital IDs, although only one of the South China Sea nations as part…

 

Philippines official walks back comments on biometrics contract

The Philippines Land Transportation Office has walked back comments made by an official in a public interview which suggested dissatisfaction…

 

Lawmaker suggests Philippine biometrics project held up by former contractor

A biometrics contract Dermalog is carrying out in the Philippines is under fire from Land Transportation Office Chief Teofilo Guadiz,…

 

Philippines president calls for speedier issuance of biometric PhilID cards

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has been told to accelerate efforts in the printing and distribution of the biometric national…

 

Biometric credentials issued and promoted by governments from Brazil to Lagos

New biometrics identity credentials have been proposed or launched around the world as government digital identity schemes continue to roll…

 

Philippines pilots new capabilities for civil registry, QR codes galore

The Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) is piloting the country’s new civil registry system ahead of national rollout. The system gives…

 

World Bank says spike in remote payments helped financial inclusion, urges digital ID investment

Digital payments and account ownership are up and the gender gap in accounts has shrunk, according to the World Bank’s…

 

Jamaica, Pakistan look to ease cash assistance programs with digital ID

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the country has to accelerate the implementation of its National Identification System (NIDS) to…

 

PhilSec 2022

PhilSec 2022 Philippines July 12 – 13, 2022 The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in the Philippines launched…

 

World Bank experts cite Philippines’ ID system as good example of ‘digital stack’

Two experts who contributed to the operationalization of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) posit that it is a good example…

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