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DELA ROSA BACKS HIKED VETERANS’ DISABILITY PENSION’’

Senator Bato Dela Rosa has registered his support to efforts in the Senate directed at upgrading the lives of Filipino veterans as he co-sponsored Senate Bill No. 1480, under Committee Report No. 11, which seeks to increase the disability pension of veterans. Dela Rosa, a retired police general himself who had served as chief of […]

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PH VETERANS BANK ACT FOR SENATE’S OK – POE

Senator Grace Poe officially endorsed for Senate approval the “Philippine Veterans Bank Act” or Senate Bill No. 2368 that institutes a revised charter for the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) to include post-World War II veterans and soldiers. “We need to secure the future viability of the bank, as well as ensure its continuing contribution to […]

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LEYTE HONORS WWII VETS WITH P10K GIFTS – PETILLA

The 76th Leyte Gulf Landing commemoration highlighted the valor of World War II (WWII) heroes who fought for the liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese. For the first time, the annual celebration of the historic event to honor the bravery of Filipino guerrilla fighters and Allied forces 76 years ago, was observed with utmost […]

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INTRODUCE WAR HEROES TO CHILDREN THROUGH FILM – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara is urging the country’s defense and veterans’ affairs officials to consider coming out with documentaries about the exploits of our war heroes that have either been forgotten or have never been told. Currently, the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) has been undertaking efforts to inculcate love of country among children through its […]