NEWS: P-Noy signs law creating ICT dep’t

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MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino signed yesterday Republic Act 10844 creating the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), answering a clamor for a government agency that is focused on ICT matters, including Internet speed and online or electronic-related crimes. 

Under RA 10844, the Department of Transportation and Communications will be renamed the Department of Transportation. All of its units with functions and responsibilities dealing with communications will be abolished along with the Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO), National Computer Center (NCC), National Computer Institute (NCI), Telecommunications Office (TELOF) and National Telecommunications Training Institute (NTTI).

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