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Politics

EMPOWER PRESIDENT TO DEFER SSS RATE HIKE — GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises, proposed a bill granting the President of the Republic the power to defer the increases in contributions of the Social Security System (SSS) in times of declared national emergency or state of calamity. “The President should be given the authority during […]

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Government

ECs LAUDS CUSI FOR FOR URGING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO SETTLE POWER DEBTS

Electric cooperatives (ECs) have lauded Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi for urging government agencies to settle their electricity bills, saying that the timely payment of the agencies’ obligations would allow the ECs to properly service their franchise areas. Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc. (PHILRECA) Executive Director Atty. Janeene Depay-Colingan on Sunday said […]