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Gov't vows to cut processing of telco infra permits to 20 days

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Cyberdyne robots go to Manila

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Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso and Vice Mayor Maria Sheilah "Honey" Lacuna-Pangan met with the representatives of Cyberdyne, a company specialized in utilizing robotics for patients with neurological disorders.

Cyberdyne presented one of its products, "HAL" which stands for "Hybrid Assistive Limb" designed to assist a physically-challenged individual to perform everyday tasks through compensating power via bio-electric signals to the lower limb.

Domagoso tried out the device to assess its capabilities firsthand. The netizens quickly tagged him as "Iron-Mayor" in reference to his consistent efforts of using technology as a tool for convenience, research and scientific advancement.


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