11 months Duterte signs law creating a national agency that ushers the country into the space-age MB
By Genalyn Kabiling A new Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) has been established based on a new law signed by President Duterte amid the government resolve to propel the country into a space-capable nation within the next decade. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte(SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Apart from creating the PhilSA, Republic Act No. 11363 establishes the Philippine Space Development and Utilization Policy as well as P10-billion Philippine Space Development Fund. Under the Philippine Space Act, the PhilSA will be established as the central government entity addressing all national issues and activities on space research development, and related science ... more