• 29 May 2016
MANILA, May 29 - Malacanang made an assurance on Saturday that the government continues to fortify the country’s banking system against hackers who have been trying to penetrate the banking system.There were reports saying that foreign hackers tried to breached the country’s banking system.Just recently, a breach in the banking industry resulted to millions of dollars being stolen from the central bank in Bangladesh, with the money ending up in Philippine banks and casinos.In a radio interview, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr said that government fight against financial hacking has two aspects: creating institutions against cyber crimes and strengthening the anti-money laundering system.The government has been strengthening the training of the personnel of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to boost their capability against cybercrimes.“Kailan din lang ay naipasa ang batas na bubuuin na yung isang bagong Department of Information and Communications Technology,” he told dzRB Radyo ng Bayan.“Sa pamamagitan nito, mapapag-ugnay o mai-integrate lahat nang iba’t ibang ahensya na may partisipasyon diyan sa daloy ng di ...Read more

Palace condemns attack on police reporter in Manila

 CENTRAL  29 May 2016
MANILA - Malacanang condemned the killing of a reporter in Manila on Friday and vowed to go after his attackers.“Unang-una ay nakikiramay po tayo sa pamilya ni Alex Balcoba, reporter ng pahayagang People’s Brigada, na napaslang kahapon sa Quiapo, Lungsod ng Maynila,” Communication Secretary H ...Read more

Over 200,000 households benefit from 396 potable water projects under Salintubig program

 CENTRAL  29 May 2016
PASIG CITY, May 29 -- A total of 219,478 households or 1,318,868 individuals are now benefitting from 396 potable water projects in waterless municipalities that have been completed for the first four months of 2016 through the Sagana at Ligtas ng TubigsaLahat (SALINTUBIG) Program, according to the ...Read more