Zambo City website, best in gov’t category

November 17, 2009 10:14 am 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 17 –- The local government’s official website, was chosen as winner in the government category in the Digital Filipino Web Awards 2009.

The Digital Filipino Awards is a yearly competition among websites in the country aimed to advocate the use of Internet and e-commerce for business development.

The bested all other websites operated by local government units and agencies in the country in the award given annually by the whose members judge the nominations from the public in over 40 categories.

The awarding ceremony was held at the Hotel Intercontinental in Makati City last Friday as a highlight in the two-day e-Commerce Summit 2009.

The city government through the Internet Committee, Computer Services Division, Public Information Division and the city website content management team under the office of Mayor Celso Lobregat, maintains

Prestigious website names consist the list of winners in this year’s Digital Filipino Web Awards that include the, the news website of the Philippine Daily Inquirer (best in news category); De La Salle University-Manila (best in school/ university category); Villman Computers Philippines (best in computer/consumer electronics category); National Council on Disability Affairs (best in association/organization category); and, LevelUp! (best in corporate/professional category).

The websites were reviewed and judged “for their ability to create a noticeable presence on the Internet–their ability to be seen and heard among all the noise and clutter of the Net,” according to the award body.

“The 3rd Digital Web Awards aims to advocate the use of Internet and e-commerce for business development, through the identification, promotion and highlighting of best e-commerce practices from various websites in the Philippines,” the DigitalFilipino web said. (PNA)



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