Taiwan helps train over 180K Filipinos in computer literacy program

Philippines Today
Date: June 6, 2015
By: By Louie Morente

MANILA, June 6 (PNA) -– More than 180,000 Filipinos have received computer literacy training under the APEC Digital Opportunity Centers (ADOCs) established across the country by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in collaboration with Taiwan.

Ambassador Gary Song-Huann Lin, Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines, announced this Saturday during the 2015 Taiwan Alumni Association gathering at the SM Jazz Mall in Makati City.

Lin said that Taiwan had spent tireless efforts in promoting digital education exemplified in the establishment of ADOCs in the Philippines and in other member countries as well in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

”Based on our long standing friendship and good will, Taiwan has helped the Philippines set up 17 ADOC Centers, allowing more than 180,000 Filipinos to receive training. Among them, 47.77 % are female. It is a friendly gesture that Taiwan sends to assist young Filipino generation to catch up with the digital era,” Ambassador Lin said.     [FULL  STORY]

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