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Philippines moves closer to biometric national ID

National ID system hurdles 2nd reading (ABS-CBN News)

The proposed “Filipino Identification System Act” aims to reduce red tape in government, Bichara said.

“The bill will reduce costs and lessen the financial burden on both the government and the public brought about by the use of multiple ID cards and maintenance of redundant databases containing the same or related information,” he added.

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