‘National ID system has enough safeguards’

MANILA, Philippines — Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon assured Filipinos that there are enough safeguards in the national ID law to protect their privacy, underscoring that the law’s main objective is to enhance the delivery of basic services to the public. [...]

Misplaced data privacy policy

The ongoing investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation of ghost claims for reimbursement with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) shows the scam may have been abetted by the refusal of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to share its data. [...]