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GIVE FARMERS, FISHERS ‘AYUDA’ NOW – PANGILINAN

Vice presidential candidate Senator Kiko Pangilinan urged concerned agencies to ensure that farmers and fishers are receiving fuel subsidies, especially in the light of the new round of fuel increases. “Ang ayuda sa magsasaka at mangingisda, dapat ibigay na. Kailangan kumilos dito ang pamahalaan nang madalian dahil hindi na kinakaya ng ating magsasaka ang gastos […]

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RUSH RELEASE OF P500 MONTHLY ‘AYUDA’ – SALCEDA

The chairperson of the House Ways and Means Committee urged the government to expedite the promised relief, including the targeted cash subsidies of P500 for low-income families, to help them cope with the rising prices of goods and oil prices. Albay Representative Joey Salceda said the inflation rate for March at 4 percent is still […]

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MANILA GOV’T GIVES STA. CRUZ FIRE VICTIMS CASH AID

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno took time out from his presidential campaign to assist victims of a fire that struck a residential area along New Antipolo St. in Sta. Ana, Manila. The mayor gave each affected family P10,000 in financial assistance. Moreno was accompanied by Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan. “Basta lahat ng pamilyang nasunugan, lahat […]

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DENR GIVES P42-M CASH AID TO YOLANDA-HIT WORKERS

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna awarded a check amounting to P42.2 million as relief assistance to DENR employees in typhoon Yolanda-stricken areas, particularly Palawan, Eastern Visayas, and Western Visayas. “This check speaks of the DENR’s valued commitment to push tirelessly for the welfare and benefits of its hardworking workforce, […]

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LEGAZPI CITY GIVES BRGY OFFICIALS P3K AID – ROSAL

Officials of the 70 villages in Legazpi City received P3,000 each as financial assistance from the national government for their role in carrying out the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. Mayor Noel Rosal said the assistance came from the social fund of President Rodrigo Duterte. “The P2.3 million fund of the financial assistance was […]

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CASH AID LAW TO BENEFIT 1.6-M FARMERS – VILLAR

About 1.673 million small rice farmers would benefit from President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing into law of Republic Act 11598, otherwise known as the Cash Assistance To Filipino Farmers Act, according to Senator Cynthia Villar. An elated Villar, chairperson of the Senate committee on agriculture and food, thanked Duterte for the law that would be a […]

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CASH AID FOR ‘ODETTE’-HIT BACOLOD CITY RESIDENTS

The city government of Bacolod is set to grant financial assistance to owners of 9,054 houses damaged during the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. Data from the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) as of December 28 showed some 745 houses were wrecked while 8,309 others were partially damaged in 57 out of 61 […]

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ZAMBO PENINSULA FARMERS, LGUS GET P1-B AID – DAR

President Rodrigo Duterte, assisted by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, handed over certificates of award, representing P1-billion worth of farm-to-market road (FMR) and agricultural projects, and financial assistance to respective local government executives and rice farmers in the Zamboanga Peninsula. The ceremony was part of the program during the joint meeting of the National and Regional […]

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DA GIVES 59,125 NUEVA ECIJA FARMERS CASH AID – DAR

A total of 59,125 rice farmers in Nueva Ecija will each receive P5,000 direct cash assistance through the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RCEF-RFFA) Program launched in Cabanatuan City recently. The cash aid comes from the P7.6 billion excess tariff collection from rice imports in 2019 and 2020. Through the Rice Tariffication Law […]

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PANGILINAN TO GOV’T: INCENTIVIZE VACCINATION

“Incentivize, not penalize.”Vice presidential candidate and Senator Kiko Pangilinan issued this suggestion following the proposal of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to withhold financial assistance to unvaccinated Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries.”Ayaw ba ng mga tao magpabakuna? Parang ang isyu ng mababang vaccination rate ay availability ng bakuna at tiwala […]