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List of Philippine Sites with web accessibility features

List of Philippine Sites with web accessibility features

collage of two sample accessible Philippine sites

Even though PWAG took a semi-hiatus in doing accessibility validation and monitoring of websites, a notable number of organizations took their own initiatives in making their sites accessible. collage of two sample accessible Philippine sites Google Search reveals that 11 government agencies as well as eight private companies claimed that they placed accessible features on their sites. Although they are […]

www.batangas.gov.ph – Web Accessibility Compliance Report

www.batangas.gov.ph – Web Accessibility Compliance Report

Screenshot of Batangas Provincial Official Website

Here is the Web Accessibility Compliance Report of the Official Website of Batangas Provincial Government which was submitted to the National Council on Disability Affairs A) and Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) last July 8, 2013. WEB DESIGN ACCESSIBILITY RECOMMENDATION CHECKPOINTS OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF BATANGAS PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT (www.batangas.gov.ph) MATURITY STAGE 1 MS 1-1 […]

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Batangas Receives PWD Friendly Website Awards

Batangas Receives PWD Friendly Website Awards

PWAG President Esposa shakes the hand of Batangas Governor Recto.

Nearly a year after their PWAG-NCDA led web accessibility seminar, the Official Website of Batangas Province is now the first provincial website that received the “PWD Friendly Website Awards”. The awarding coincides with the province’s 1st Mabini Batangan Awards, held last July 18 at Batangas Provincial Capitol. No less than their newly elected for the second term popular movie and […]

PWAG Releases List of Accessible Websites

PWAG Releases List of Accessible Websites

Random words about web accessibility

Random words about web accessibility The Philippine Web Accessibility Group releases its Official List of Accessible Websites in the Philippines as of October 2012. These are the sites that were evaluated and passed PWAG’s Web Design Accessibility Recommendation and at the same time maintained its accessibility within the required time frame of more than three years. As a government-mandated organization […]

Comelec Website Accessibility Recognized

Comelec Website Accessibility Recognized

COMELEC Commisssioner Rene Sarmiento congratulates the Web Development Team.

No less than Commissioner Rene Sarmiento of Commission on Elections (COMELEC) congratulated their web development team by holding a formal launching of their official website last August 15 at COMELEC Session Hall in Intramuros, Manila. Commissioner Sarmiento advocated for voting rights of Persons With Disabilities. He emphasized on the need to make registration and election information accessible to everyone, including […]

Cebu City Official Website Receives Apolinario Mabini Awards

Cebu City Official Website Receives Apolinario Mabini Awards

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo awarded the trophy for the webmasters of Official Website of Cebu City Government for bagging the “Disabled Friendly Website Award” during the Apolinario Mabini Awards last August 6, 2008 at Malacanang Palace. Based on the recommendation submitted by PWAG Team of Evaluators, the Cebu City website “provides a non-obtrusive and an efficient way of offering their […]

Deaf Students Design Anew Accessible Websites for Free

Deaf Students Design Anew Accessible Websites for Free

As part of their thesis work, twenty four deaf students representing the graduating batch of Manila Christian Computer Institute for the Deaf attended in the yearly seminar-workshop on Web Accessibility held last April 2 and 3 conducted by Jojo I. Esposa Jr. and Sir Ervin R. Reyes at MCCID Lecture Hall. The students then used the lessons they acquired for […]