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Bangko Sentral to produce national ID cards

Oct 07, 2019 - 8:00 PM

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


Gov't to start 6-month test of national ID system in 2018

Oct 29, 2018 - 1:05 PM

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.

Data privacy, rights groups urge PSA to delay approval of national ID system IRR

Sep 27, 2018 - 4:30 PM

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

Gov’t to launch national ID by December

Aug 24, 2018 - 4:47 PM

Select residents of the National Capital Region, Calabarzon and Cordillera Administrative Region will be the first to get their hands on the national ID

PILOT. National Statistician Liza Grace Bersales says they plan to launch the national ID system by December. Photo from NEDA


Ayala-Aboitiz consortium bids for national ID system

Aug 14, 2018 - 4:40 PM

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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Aug 08, 2018 - 8:57 PM

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PSA sees all Filipinos with national IDs in 3 to 5 years

Aug 08, 2018 - 2:22 PM

National Statistician Lisa Bersales says by 2019 some 25 million Filipinos and registered aliens will be enrolled into the Philippine Identification System

National ID law: Here's the law, plus quick summary

Aug 08, 2018 - 12:02 PM

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

Big majority of Filipinos support national ID system – SWS

Aug 08, 2018 - 10:01 AM

Based on the Social Weather Stations survey results, 3 in 5 Filipinos believe that a national ID system will be helpful to them

Duterte to sign national ID system bill into law

Aug 05, 2018 - 9:30 PM

The national ID system in the Philippines has been the center of debate concerning privacy and data security

Nothing to be afraid of? Other countries use their national IDs in countless ways

Jun 15, 2018 - 3:14 PM

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

NATIONAL ID. Countries like Estonia, Pakistan, India, and Peru show the various way in which a national ID can be utilized by both government and private entities.

'Record history' casts cloud of doubt on Philippine national ID system

Jun 12, 2018 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) Privacy experts warn that maintaining a record history in what could otherwise be a beneficial identification system may pave the way for 'dataveillance'

NCCP opposes National ID system: No More IDs, please

Jun 08, 2018 - 4:41 PM

The National Council of Churches in the Philippines urges lawmakers to ‘be more attuned to responding to the people’s needs'

AGAINST ID SYSTEM. National Council of Churches in the Philippines show disapproval of the proposed ID system through statement. Photo courtesy of National Council of Churches in the Philippines

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Jun 08, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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MARITIME DISPUTE. A ship of the China Coast Guard near Scarborough Shoal, September 3, 2016. File photo from the Philippine Department of National Defense

Past attempts at a national ID system: A battleground of privacy, executive power

Jun 07, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The national ID system has gone through a lot of growing pains on its way to the desk of President Rodrigo Duterte

What you need to know about the Philippine national ID system

Jun 07, 2018 - 10:50 AM

(UPDATED) Proponents say the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) can help improve the delivery of government services but experts worry about its implications on privacy

National ID system bill up for Duterte's signature

May 30, 2018 - 7:55 PM

(UPDATED) Once the bill is signed into law, the national ID system will be managed by the Philippine Statistics Authority

NATIONAL ID. The national identification system will help in getting rid of red tape as it consolidates differing identification systems of the government. Graphics by Rappler

NPC to mitigate data privacy risk concerning national ID system

May 28, 2018 - 7:47 PM

The commission promises to ensure that other government agencies adhere to the Data Privacy Act when handling or processing personal data

LIBORO. The National Privacy Commission chief Raymund Liboro speaks to the press at the 1st National Data Privacy Conference. Photo from National Privacy Commission


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May 25, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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Filipinos to have national IDs soon after bill hurdles Congress bicam

May 24, 2018 - 11:26 AM

The proposed national ID system is expected to streamline the delivery of government services and reduce fraudulent transactions

NATIONAL ID. The national identification system will help in getting rid of red tape as it consolidates differing identification systems of the government.

Filipinos to have national IDs soon after Senate, House pass bill

Mar 19, 2018 - 5:40 PM

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'

NATIONAL IDs. Congress is soon to finalize the bill seeking to establish the Philippine ID System.

DBM: National ID system to improve delivery of gov't services

Mar 14, 2018 - 4:02 PM

'Everybody will benefit especially those who receive government assistance. We can weed out fake IDs,' says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno

NATIONAL ID. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says he is hopeful the Philippine Identification System will be rolled out within a year. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Senate to pass national ID system bill by early 2018

Dec 04, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon allays fears that the national ID system would compromise citizens' right to privacy

NATIONAL ID. The Senate eyes the passage of the National ID System bill by early 2018. Illustration by Nina Martinez

PH a haven for terrorists? AFP, PNP point to 'so much democratic space'

Oct 09, 2017 - 3:30 PM

AFP chief Eduardo Año and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa both say the Philippines must strengthen security and anti-terrorism legislation

SECURITY CHIEFS. AFP chief Eduardo Ano (L) and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa (R) say laws need to be tightened to prevent terrorism from proliferating in the country. Rappler file photo

Ledac agrees to pass federalism, national ID bills by December

Aug 30, 2017 - 7:20 PM

The two bills along with 12 others are classified as urgent by the Ledac Executive Committee

House committee approves national ID system bill

May 10, 2017 - 12:30 PM

If passed into law the national ID card will be honored in transactions concerning a person s identity marital status and birth among others

NATIONAL ID. The House population and family relations panel gives its nod to the national ID system bill. Illustration by Nina Martinez

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Jul 18, 2016 - 7:58 PM

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Lawmakers push for national ID system to reduce red tape

Jul 18, 2016 - 1:56 PM

The Philippines is one of the few countries in the world without a national identification system says a proponent

Ona on MERS: Nat’l ID system needed to track victims faster

May 01, 2014 - 5:20 PM

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

Health Secretary Enrique Ona (center) in Cagayan de Oro, Dr. Jose Chan, chief of Hospital of Northern Mindanao Medical Center (left), Health Assistant Secretary Romulo Busuego. Photo by Bobby Lagsa

Despite privacy concerns, Palace open to national ID proposal

Aug 03, 2013 - 4:15 PM

A national ID system would help streamline government transactions says Albay Rep Al Francis Bichara