SSS holds stakeholders forum in Iloilo City

THE state-run Social Security System (SSS) gathered and met the pension fund’s stakeholders from different sectors in Iloilo City last June 27, 2017 to discuss recent developments in the agency and its benefits to its members. Photo shows SSS President and chief executive officer Emmanuel F. Dooc (center) assuring more than 140 employers and employer-representatives […]

Easy credit access for farmers, fisherfolks

By: Sheila Mae H. Toreno FARMERS, animal raisers, and fisherfolk of Tigbauan, Iloilo will no longer run to private lenders and pay high interest rate to finance their farms. With the Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) credit program of the Department of Agriculture (DA), a farmer could loan up to P50,000 at 6 percent interest rate […]

Shelter agencies mobilize resources for Marawi

CABINET Secretary Leoncio B. Evasco, Jr. has ordered the Key Shelter Agencies to find a way to use their gender and development (GAD) budgets to immediately help women and children in Marawi’s evacuation centers. In a special meeting on June 21, 2017, Secretary Evasco convened the housing agencies under the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating […]

Cebu Pacific starts night operations in Dumaguete

LEADING Philippine airline Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) will commence evening flights to and from the Dumaguete-Sibulan Airport, effective July 7, 2017. CEB will be mounting three additional round-trip flights weekly between Manila and Dumaguete, with the last flight leaving Manila at 5:20pm and arriving in Dumaguete at 6:50pm, while its return flight will be departing […]

SSS in Negros partners with 10M in 10 Movement

THE Social Security System (SSS) Visayas West 1 Division committed to be part of the “10 Million Trees in 10 years for a Greener Negros Movement” as it officially inked a pact with the private sector-led cause. SSS OIC Vice-President of Visayas West 1 Division Lilani B. Benedian said in the recently-concluded commitment signing that […]

RSB’s My Wallet bags 2017 ADFIAP Award

A FINANCIAL literacy project of the RCBC Savings Bank MyWallet recently received the “Outstanding Development Project Award” from the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP). The initiative reaches out to individual members of non-government organizations who are encouraged to start a banking relationship via the RSB MyWallet, and effectively taking […]

CARD MRI sends assistance to Marawi City

AN INSTITUTION that treats its staff and members as family, CARD MRI sends immediate assistance to the affected members and staff of the organization in Marawi City. Through CARD, Inc. and CARD MBA staff and MBA coordinators, CARD MRI immediately provided relief goods to members and staff in Marawi, Saguiran, Ramain, and Marantao. The gesture […]