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P186M FOR CASH GIFTS OF PINOY CENTENARIANS ASSURED

Quezon City Rep. Marvin Rillo has assured Filipinos who are turning 100 years old this year that there is ample funding for their P100,000 centenarian gift. “In the 2024 General Appropriations Law, the sum of P186 million has been earmarked for the tax-free cash gift of Filipino centenarians,” Rillo said in a statement on Sunday. […]

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CENTENARIANS GET P1.2B IN CASH GIFTS FROM GOV’T

The national government has already paid out an aggregate of P1.2 billion in cash gifts to Filipinos who have reached the age of 100 years, Quezon City Representative Marvin Rillo, a member of the House committee on appropriations, said. “A total of 12,186 Filipinos have already received their P100,000 cash award each since the passage […]

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EXPANDED CASH GIFT FOR CENTENARIANS URGED

The House Special Committee on Senior Citizen Affairs has approved the bill expanding the scope of the Centenarians Act or Republic Act 10868, and asked the House Committee on Appropriations for its support. “This bill will widen the coverage of our centenarian gift by giving every senior citizen who reaches the age of 80 an […]

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CONGRESS ALLOTS P254M FOR CENTENARIAN CASH GIFTS

Congress has boosted to P254 million the sum meant to pay for the P100,000 one-time cash gift of Filipino centenarians, Makati City Representative Luis Campos Jr. said. “We in Congress are absolutely determined to sustain the annual funding required for the P100,000 cash gift of every Filipino who turns 100 years old,” Campos, House appropriations […]

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GIVE CASH GIFTS TO OCTOGENARIANS, NONAGENARIANS – ZUBIRI

Senior citizens need not wait to reach 100 years old to get cash incentives from the government. According to a proposal from Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri and Senator Ramon Bong Revilla, Jr., senior citizens 80 years old and above will be given a cash gift and a letter of felicitation by the government. […]

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DIVIDE DISTRIBUTION OF P100,000 INCENTIVE TO CENTENARIAN – REVILLA

Various groups representing the senior citizen sector expressed their support for Senator Bong Revilla’s proposed amendment of Republic Act 10868, “An Act Honoring and Granting Additional Benefits and Privileges to Filipino Centenarians,” or the “Centenarians Act of 2016.” During the public hearing of the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development joint with […]