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VILLAFUERTE TO DOF, DBM: FUND P1K SENIORS’ PENSION

Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte has appealed to the Departments of Finance (DOF) and Budget and Management (DBM) to exert their “optimum effort” in looking for enough funds to enable the Marcos administration to possibly carry out fully beginning this year new amendatory law doubling to P1,000 the monthly social pension of more than 4 million […]

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SENIORS TO GET P1K MONTHLY PENSION BY 2023 – NCSC

The National Commission on Senior Citizens (NCSC) announced that the increase in the monthly social pension of indigent senior citizens could be enforced starting January 2023. NCSC chairperson Franklin Quijano said Congress would first have to approve the budgetary requirement for the new law, which raises the monthly social pension of indigent senior citizens from […]

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DUTERTE URGED: SIGN LAW ON SENIORS’ PENSION HIKE

Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte has expressed hopes that President Rodrigo Duterte before he leaves office by end-June, would sign into law an amendatory law doubling the monthly pension of indigent senior citizens to P1,000. One of its co-authors, Villafuerte said this pro-elderly measure only needs Duterte’s approval as both the Senate and the House […]

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P1K MONTHLY PENSION FOR SENIORS GETS SENATE OK

Re-elected Senator Joel Villanueva fulfills one of his campaign promises as Senate Bill No. 2506 which proposes a P500 increase in the monthly social pension for indigent senior citizens is passed on third reading in the Senate. “This is a huge blessing as we have already fulfilled one of our campaign promises even before our […]

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RAISE PENSION OF SENIORS TO P1,000 – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva is pushing to increase the monthly social pension of senior citizens to P1,000, saying that it is the least the government can do for a sector that is one of the worst-hit by the pandemic, the rising cost of fuel, and inflation. “The current P500 monthly allowance is not enough for the […]

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DOUBLE MONTHLY PENSION OF SENIORS TO P1,000 – RODRIGUEZ

Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez proposed to double the monthly pension of senior citizens to P1,000 to tide them over amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. In filing House Bill 7266, Rodriguez said the current monthly stipend at P500 being received under Republic Act No. 9994 (Expanded Senior Citizens Act) should at […]

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INCREASED BENEFITS FOR WAR VETERANS SHOWS DUTERTE’S CONCERN– GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go welcomed the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to sign into law a measure seeking to increase the monthly old age pension of the country’s war veterans. “Sa wakas nadagdagan na rin po ang pension ng ating mga senior citizens na beterano matapos pirmahan ni Pangulong Duterte […]