Rappler's latest stories on national ID system
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Philippine Statistics Authority sign a memorandum of agreement for the production of 116 million cards worth P3.4 billion
By the end of 2018, one million unconditional cash transfer beneficiaries will be asked to register for a PhilSys ID. The Philippine Statistics Authority also introduces the national ID system logo.
The groups call on the Philippine Statistics Authority to extend the period for public consultations for the implementing rules and regulations of the Philippine Identification System
Select residents of the National Capital Region, Calabarzon and Cordillera Administrative Region will be the first to get their hands on the national ID
Ayala Corporation, AC Infrastructure, Aboitiz InfraCapital, and Unisys Philippines aim to design and develop the infrastructure for the national ID system
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National Statistician Lisa Bersales says by 2019 some 25 million Filipinos and registered aliens will be enrolled into the Philippine Identification System
The Philippine Identification System will record every instance you use your national ID or number in a transaction, aside from any modification of personal information
Based on the Social Weather Stations survey results, 3 in 5 Filipinos believe that a national ID system will be helpful to them
The national ID system in the Philippines has been the center of debate concerning privacy and data security
While proponents of a national ID system in the Philippines argue it will improve government services, examples from other countries show the many uses of a national ID beyond government functions
(UPDATED) Privacy experts warn that maintaining a record history in what could otherwise be a beneficial identification system may pave the way for 'dataveillance'
The National Council of Churches in the Philippines urges lawmakers to ‘be more attuned to responding to the people’s needs'
The national ID system has gone through a lot of growing pains on its way to the desk of President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) Proponents say the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) can help improve the delivery of government services but experts worry about its implications on privacy
(UPDATED) Once the bill is signed into law, the national ID system will be managed by the Philippine Statistics Authority
The commission promises to ensure that other government agencies adhere to the Data Privacy Act when handling or processing personal data
The proposed national ID system is expected to streamline the delivery of government services and reduce fraudulent transactions
Senator Panfilo Lacson, author of Senate Bill 1738, says at present there are 33 different ID cards issued by various government agencies, which lead to 'duplication of efforts and uncoordinated identity approaches'
'Everybody will benefit especially those who receive government assistance. We can weed out fake IDs,' says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon allays fears that the national ID system would compromise citizens' right to privacy
AFP chief Eduardo Año and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa both say the Philippines must strengthen security and anti-terrorism legislation
The two bills along with 12 others are classified as urgent by the Ledac Executive Committee
If passed into law the national ID card will be honored in transactions concerning a person s identity marital status and birth among others
The Philippines is one of the few countries in the world without a national identification system says a proponent
One week to trace possible carriers of deadly virus is too long as what happened with the attempt to track passengers of Etihad Airways Flight EY 0424 says the health secretary
A national ID system would help streamline government transactions says Albay Rep Al Francis Bichara