Extension of SSS loan amnesty pushed

THE Social Security System (SSS) has asked President Rodrigo Duterte to extend its loan amnesty program to give more time for delinquent members pay their obligations. “We asked President Duterte to extend the program,” said Emmanuel Dooc, SSS president and chief executive officer. Dooc said the government corporation’s loan restructuring program was successfully implemented for […]

CENECO sets power interruption on July 1

CENTRAL Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. informs its consumers connected to Burgos Feeder 2 (BF2) that maintenance activities will be conducted on July 1, Saturday. This is to ensure stability of distribution lines to avoid further serious damages that will result to major interruptions. Details of these outages are as follow:   Date:                           July 1, 2017 – Saturday Time:                          8:00am to […]

SSS opens new branch in Capiz

ROXAS, Capiz – The Social Security System (SSS) formally opened its newly-relocated branch office in Roxas City on June 28, 2017, serving about 2,450 employers and more than 33,500 members and pensioners in 578 barangays. “As the provincial capital of Capiz, I think it is our job to create bigger branches to accommodate the increasing […]

Transfer of SSS payment checks

THE Social Security System (SSS) announced that starting July 1, 2017, Land Bank of the Philippines checks will be used for SSS benefits being paid through checks. This is in compliance with Department Circular No. 01-2017 issued by the Department of Finance designating authorized government depository banks for national government agencies (NGAs), government owned and […]

Ro-Ro system raised incomes of agri households – PIDS study

THE implementation of the Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro-Ro) policy translated to an increase in income of agricultural households in the country, a study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) showed. “In the short-run, we immediately noticed the increase in income of agricultural households. Using our estimates, we have exhibited how the Ro-Ro port operation stimulated […]

SSS collection jumps to P52B as of end-April

STATE-run Social Security System’s (SSS) revenue collection from member’s contribution in the first four months of 2017 increased by almost 10 percent to P52.18 billion on the back of strengthened efforts to increase the pension fund’s income. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said that based on the data from the General […]