Articles By Lawrence Casiraya

Philippines firm aims to grow in US call center market

Philippines firm aims to grow in US call center market

Diversified Technology Solutions International Inc. (DTSI), a local call centre solutions provider, is looking to grow its business in the...

January 15th, 2006 Lawrence Casiraya
Philippines police to get cybercrime training

Philippines police to get cybercrime training

Regional policemen will soon be trained to handle evidence related to “cyber crimes” through training to be conducted by the...

September 21st, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
deputy commissioner, BOC

deputy commissioner, BOC

The Philippines has been chosen as the pilot site for a regional initiative that will integrate the import/export clearance systems...

May 10th, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
Philippines IT spending to reach $1.2B in ’05

Philippines IT spending to reach $1.2B in ’05

Driven by niche markets like telecommunications, call centres, gaming and even small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs), total information technology spending among local...

May 4th, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
Philippines plans single national ID system

Philippines plans single national ID system

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will spearhead the development of a single national identification (ID) system that would...

April 27th, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
chairman of the Optical Media Board

chairman of the Optical Media Board

Here's one downgrading the Philippines would welcome with open arms. Long suffering from the stigma attached to being a haven...

April 13th, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
Report looks at Philippines software piracy

Report looks at Philippines software piracy

Strict monitoring by corporate users of compliance with, rather than government’s enforcement of intellectual property laws, could be a better...

March 14th, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
Philippines eyes US$55M funding for SMEs

Philippines eyes US$55M funding for SMEs

A new Philippines government corporation attached to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is looking to provide at least...

February 28th, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
the lawyer co-chair of the ITECC subcommittee on security

the lawyer co-chair of the ITECC subcommittee on security

The latest draft version of a cybercrime bill that will be filed to The Philippines' Congress next year will cover...

January 3rd, 2005 Lawrence Casiraya
Asia-Pacific operators keen on Project Bluephone

Asia-Pacific operators keen on Project Bluephone

More Asia-Pacific telecommunications operators are interested in joining a consortium that promotes a single network for fixed-line and mobile services,...

October 14th, 2004 Lawrence Casiraya