Nation, News

DSWD will reduce 4P’s beneficiaries after loans from World Bank and ADB are gone

18 Jul , 2017  

The Department of Social Welfare and Development is seen to continue supporting its 4P’s beneficiaries maybe beyond 2019. This information was confirmed Monday by the agency belying rumors that Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is set to end in 2019. Social Welfare secretary Judy Taguiwalo clarified the misconception and pointed out that only the counterpart […]

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Nation, News

More indigent senior citizens getting P6K annual pension

28 Mar , 2016  

More indigent senior citizens of the country are getting P6,000 yearly pension from the Philippine government as one of its poverty alleviation program is poised to add into coverage 443,332 new beneficiaries. Qualified to receive the P500 monthly dole out under the law are senior citizens who are frail, sickly, or have disabilities and are […]

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Bicol News Now, Crime, News

Millions of money for Rapu-rapu 4Ps beneficiaries lost to robbers by DSWD

29 Jan , 2016  

[flexiblemap address=”Barangay Villahermosa, Rapu-rapu, Albay, Bicol” region=”Bicol” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”250px” zoom=”10″ ]. One version of the report says that the amount lost was P3.3 million. The second version says it was P4 million. Maybe it was rounded off to the highest amount, the thing is millions of pesos were lost! What is disturbing here is […]

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News, NOAH

Big money for PPPs but no spare change for SSS pensioners

21 Jan , 2016  

The government is just so unwilling to hike pension benefits of Social Security System pensioners but is all out and willing to allot big bucks to Public Private Partnership: P-Noy government agreed to shoulder P34.9 billion or 54% of the total project cost of the LRT1 PPP deal with Ayala-Pangilinan consortium Ayala-Pangilinan Group enjoys real […]

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News, NOAH

Why PH is spending P10- billion for the APEC meet

13 Nov , 2015  

Malacanang on Friday defended the P10-billion budget for the hosting of the 2015 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), by saying it is the country’s economy that will benefit most from the amount that the Philippines invested for the prestigious event. ”For the attendance alone, it is expected that more or less 10,000 people including 3,000 […]

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News, Poverty

Conditional Cash Transfer beneficiaries receive prepaid cards

13 Aug , 2015  

Street families, indigenous people and victims of disaster belonging to 203 families are the first batch of beneficiaries of the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer of the Department of Social Welfare and Development who received prepaid cards of the Land Bank of the Philippines. Through the prepaid cards, beneficiaries of MCCT may get their cash grants […]

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Manila, News, NOAH, Tech News

How long can one hold off the urge of checking the cellphone?

1 May , 2015  

How long can one hold off the urge of checking the cellphone? The gadget has emerged from being a luxury just to own one during its first appearance in the 1990’s to a complete necessity in daily living in the wired world now. No doubt there is no reversal of its role but getting more […]

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