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Budget chief seeks permanent fix for troop pension

MANILA – The government is looking for a permanent funding source for the military and police forces’ pension, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Friday. The basic pay of soldiers and police officers were increased starting this year, as President Rodrigo ...

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SSS pension hike a welcome but meager relief

A woman files for her pension inside the SSS Building on East Avenue in Quezon City. John Jerome E. Ganzon MANILA – Restituta Ariola still accepts laundry jobs at 71 and while the P1,000 pension increase from the Social Security ...

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Palace orders increase in SSS pension

INQUIRER PHOTO/GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE Malacañang issued on Wednesday the formal order approving the P1,000 increase in the monthly Social Security System pension. The memorandum, signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, was sent to SSS Chair Amado Valdez. “Upon representations made ...

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P1,000 additional pension out within two weeks: SSS chair

MANILA – Social Security System (SSS) members should expect the additional P1,000 pension within the next two weeks, Social Security Commission Chairman Dean Amado Valdez said Wednesday. “Baka itong week na ito or early next week maibigay na natin itong ...

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Retirees across the nation welcome P1,000 increase in pension

“A big ‘thank you,’” seamstress Concepcion Cucharo said, expressing her gratitude for the P1,000 increase in the pension of retired members of the Social Security System (SSS). The increase is effective this month and another increase of P1,000 is expected ...

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Gov’t doubles budget for social pension program

MANILA – Over one and a half million poor Filipino senior citizens will be included in the government’s pension program next year as the budget allocation for the project doubled from P8.7-billion this year to P18-billion in 2017. The pension ...

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Binay promises pension fund for overseas workers

ABS-CBN News Posted at 24 Apr 2016 09:19 PM [embedded content] Vice President Jejomar Binay on Sunday promised to establish a first of its kind pension fund for overseas Filipino workers and help them plan their return to the country. ...

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Roxas also rejects SSS pension increase

ADMINISTRATION standard bearer Manuel Roxas II said Monday he opposed raising Social Security System  pensions for retirees by P2,000 and said President Aquino III was right in vetoing the bill that proposed it. “All of our decisions and actions will ...

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