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COMELEC to have ‘Live Test Run’ for OFW online voting

June 25, 2021 by onlineph | Comments Off on COMELEC to have ‘Live Test Run’ for OFW online voting | Filed in Government, Internet, Public Service, Technology
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The Commission on Elections announced that it has entered into an agreement or memorandum of agreement (MOA), with the two companies that will conduct “live test runs.” It will try to vote through the internet to be used by Filipinos abroad during the election.

In a statement, Atty. Rowena Guanzon, commissioner-in-charge for overseas voting, who will begin such a live test run in July. Readmore

DOTr installed bike lanes on various railway stations

July 24, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on DOTr installed bike lanes on various railway stations | Filed in Government, LTO, Public Service, Travel
LRT, MRT, PNR install bicycle racks

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has started setting up the bicycle racks at the stations of Light Rail Transit (LRT) -1, LRT-2, Philippine National Railways (PNR), and Metro Rail Transit (MRT)-3.

With the limited public transport under the strict quarantine measures imposed in the country, commuters thought of an alternative way enable to transport from one place to another thru riding a bike. According to DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, he supports the establishment of bicycle lanes as this transportation mode helps in promoting healthy lifestyle and a clean environment. Readmore

National ID System to hasten issuance of DSWD subsidies

June 17, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on National ID System to hasten issuance of DSWD subsidies | Filed in DSWD, Government, Public Service

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) stated that the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) will be a huge help for them to have an organized and effective distribution of social services.

According to DSWD Undersecretary Camilo Gudmalin, they will be able to have proper identification of beneficiaries and it can lessen manipulation and duplication of demands and assistance. Readmore

BIR now requires digital businesses and online sellers to pay their taxes

June 11, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on BIR now requires digital businesses and online sellers to pay their taxes | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Public Service, Tax
bir tax online

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has instructed the online sellers and other electronic-trading businesses to record their past operations, declare previous activities, and liquidate their corresponding taxes before the end of July to guarantee tax compliance and for taxation purposes.

This is the government’s effort to raise more funds as the Philippines is suffering from an economic downturn since the novel coronavirus occurred. Readmore

LTO now offers online payment for car registration and license application

June 10, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on LTO now offers online payment for car registration and license application | Filed in Government, LTO, Public Service
lto online

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) and The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) are adapting the new normal by opening a new system called “Public Transport Online Processing System (PTOPS) to reduce physical contact.

On a press statement by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), motorists may access the online portal at lto.gov.ph to apply for a driver’s license or getting a renewal for car registration starting on June 16. Readmore

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Gapan city Mayor to provide 50 pesos per month internet to all residents

June 10, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on Gapan city Mayor to provide 50 pesos per month internet to all residents | Filed in Government, Internet, Public Service, Technology
gapan internet

On his Facebook live stream last Monday (June 1), Mayor Emerson Pascual of Gapan, Nueva Ecija revealed that he is providing internet connection for every family in the city. Along with his sister, Provincial Board Member Joy Pascual of 4th District, they unveiled the good news that they have sufficient funds for the fiber optic internet which will start this month. Readmore

DOTr reveals new lane system in EDSA

June 2, 2020 by onlineph | Comments Off on DOTr reveals new lane system in EDSA | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Travel
edsa new lanes

Days after the implementation of General Community Quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila, the Department of Transportation unveiled its road plans in EDSA.

According to DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, they have to balance in providing transit and avoid the spreading of the novel coronavirus. Each seat, queue lines, and alleys are all marked as a preparation this Monday. Readmore