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Angkas transforms public transport through technology

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Angkas, the pioneering motorcycle ride-hailing service in the Philippines, said it is committed to revolutionizing transportation in the country through technology.

Angkas chief executive George Royeca, who participated in the recently held APEC CEO Summit, said  the Marcos administration’s emphasis on digital infrastructure aligns with the company’s  shared goal of leveraging technology to enhance the lives of Filipinos.

“The integration of robust digital infrastructure is crucial not only for education and financial transactions but also for fostering a more efficient and productive society,” Royeca said.

“At Angkas, we recognize the transformative power of technology in driving positive change and economic growth,” he said.

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. delivered a compelling statement on the importance of digital infrastructure that emphasizes the transformative impact on education, villages and financial transactions during the summit.

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Marcos highlighted the potential for improved connectivity to empower students and the public through enhanced internet access, leading to greater convenience in financial transactions and increased productivity.

The participation of Royeca in the summit provided an invaluable opportunity to showcase the success and potential of Philippine tech startups, fostering international collaborations and partnerships.

His insights and experiences contributed to discussions on fostering innovation, enhancing digital economies and addressing the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly evolving technology landscape.

Royeca was part of the business delegation representing the innovative and dynamic tech startup industry in the Philippines, assembled by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in the summit held from Nov. 14 to 17 in San Francisco, USA.

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit served as a premier business event that brought together top executives, government leaders and thought leaders from the APEC region.

It provided a platform for influential figures to engage in discussions on key economic issues, business trends, and collaborative opportunities that shape the future of the Asia-Pacific.

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