Posts Tagged national ID system

PSA fast tracks implementation of national ID System

Marje Pelayo   •   May 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) is fast-tracking the full implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or the national ID under Republic Act No. 11055. This is...

NEDA eyes Nat’l ID registration of 5-M Filipinos this year as it crafts COVID-19 recovery plan

Marje Pelayo   •   April 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) expects to complete the data on the overall impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on the Philippine economy by...

Pilot testing of National ID set in September for 10,000 individuals

Marje Pelayo   •   August 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The pilot testing for the National Identification System will kick start in September, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). According to NEDA Secretary Ernesto...

Palace: Pilot testing of PH ID system to start in September

Robie de Guzman   •   June 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The pilot testing of the national identification system will begin on September, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that during the Cabinet meeting on...

SWS: 73% of Filipinos approve the National ID

Marje Pelayo   •   August 8, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – The latest survey of the Social Weather Station (SWS) showed 73% or at least seven in 10 Filipinos support the implementation of the national ID system....

Bicam approves National ID system

Marje Pelayo   •   May 23, 2018

  PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Bicameral Conference Committee passed Wednesday, May 22, the proposed National ID System. The sponsor of the Senate measure, Senator Panfilo Lacson, said the system...

DBM hopes for national ID implementation this year

admin   •   March 15, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Benjamin Diokno is confident that Congress will pass the national ID system bill as early as next week and will be...

Prone to risk, Filipino ID system needs an oversight body

admin   •   May 12, 2017

MANILA — There is a need to create an oversight body that will monitor the implementation of the national identification system. Rep. Sherwin Tugna, the chairman of the House Committee...

National ID System bill passes House committee level

admin   •   May 11, 2017

MANILA — None of the members of the House Committee on Population and Family Relations opposed the passage of the bill seeking the implementation of a Filipino identification system. The proposal...

Government mulls the establishment of a national ID system

UNTV News   •   April 21, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The government is considering the establishment of a national identification system in the country as a way to combat terrorism. Presidential Spokesperson Undersecretary Ernesto Abella said,“I think...


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