Pag-IBIG Fund, LGU team up to house teachers, cops, settlers

Pag-IBIG Fund and the National Housing Authority (NHA) partnered with the City Government of Gingoog in Misamis Oriental in a socialized housing project implemented by the city government to benefit teachers, policemen, local employees, and informal settlers. “Pag-IBIG’s efforts are in support of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s campaign to uplift the lives of our minimum- […]

SSS tops agencies with highest 8888 resolution rate

THE Social Security System (SSS) has achieved the highest feedback resolution rate of 91.33 percent based on the 1st Quarter 2017 Citizen Hotline 8888 Report by the Civil Service Commission (CSC). SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said the pension fund resolved 1,170 queries, complaints, and requests out of 1,281 calls endorsed […]

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 […]