Memorandum of Agreement was signed by DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo M. Rio, Jr.,
NGCP Chairman and CEO Anthony L. Almeda, and TransCo President and CEO Melvin
A. Matibag to seal the partnership that will advance the implementation of the
NBP by giving DICT the right to access and certain spare Fibre Optic Cores
(FOCs) with a total length of 6,154kms spanning from Luzon to Mindanao, vacant
lots, tower space and related facilities of the NGCP.
In a promise to provide digital banking for Overseas
Filipino Workers, the DOF asked assistance from IFC, a sister organisation of
WB, to keep the Overseas Filipino Bank abreast with advances in technology.
This will allow overseas-based Filipinos to experience a more effective and
efficient response to their banking needs.
NTU Singapore to collaborate with one of China’s leading battery manufacturers Guoxuan High-Tech Co., Ltd. (Guoxuan) to develop innovative energy storage technologies for electric vehicles
Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratory will provide
technology to enable India to domestically produce lithium-ion batteries,
reducing its dependence on imports from other countries.
HKUST and the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen to establish SUSTech-HKUST Joint School of Microelectronics