Articles By Lawrence Casiraya

Philippine government pushes Linux thin client

Philippine government pushes Linux thin client

The Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) of the Philippines has developed an open-source "thin-client" solution for users who want...

July 27th, 2004 Lawrence Casiraya
Philippines plans to tap Japanese outsourcing market

Philippines plans to tap Japanese outsourcing market

Next to the U.S., Japan maybe the biggest IT outsourcing market for the Philippines. But if the country's IT outsourcing...

December 4th, 2003 Lawrence Casiraya
BIR to intensify collection of royalty tax on software

BIR to intensify collection of royalty tax on software

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is set to release this week a circular that will define exact and uniform...

November 6th, 2003 Lawrence Casiraya
HP makes a play for Asian consumer market

HP makes a play for Asian consumer market

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) will roll out its "store-in-store" strategy all over the Asia-Pacific region, leveraging its extensive retail network in...

September 29th, 2003 Lawrence Casiraya
GMA forecasts 200 per cent growth for call centres

GMA forecasts 200 per cent growth for call centres

Call centre seats in the Philippines will grow from 20,000 to 60,000 by 2004, the fastest growth rate by any...

August 14th, 2003 Lawrence Casiraya
Frequency dispute looms over 3G mobile services

Frequency dispute looms over 3G mobile services

Although the government has yet to issue licenses to mobile operators, a global wireless industry body is already advocating the...

August 14th, 2003 Lawrence Casiraya
Philippine telecoms improving, study says

Philippine telecoms improving, study says

The Philippines telecommunications industry has progressed from being "underdeveloped" last year to "having high potential" for rapid development this year,...

July 24th, 2003 Lawrence Casiraya