Stories by Rosary Grace Sarmiento

Philippines launches Linux for government project

To provide government agencies with an alternative platform to the more costly proprietary systems, Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) recently launched an open source operating system called Bayanihan Linux.

Study: Corporate classroom training becoming obsolete

Classroom training in corporations is expected to decline by 60 percent in 2003 as more than half of corporate training will be conducted via electronic means. These were among the findings of the Learning Xchange study conducted by the Corporate University Xchange, said Victor Magdaraog, vice president at SGV-Development Dimensions International.

Philippine carriers set to expand GSM networks

Two of the Philippines' major GSM network operators plan to spend billions of pesos in 2001 to help ease their heavily congested networks. Both Globe Telecom Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. told Computerworld Philippines that they will be investing billions in network expansion projects this year.