• 26 September 2016
QUEZON CITY, Sept. 26 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will lead the ceremonial signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 10868 or the Centenarians Act of 2016 today. The law states that all Filipinos, who have reached  100 years old and above, whether residing in the Philippines or abroad shall be honored with a Letter of Felicitation from the President of the Philippines congratulating the celebrant for his or her longevity; and a Centenarian gift in the amount of one hundred thousand pesos (P100,000). As part of the annual Elderly Filipino Week on October 1-7, the first Sunday of October is also declared as National Respect for Centenarians Day during which, all Filipinos who have turned centenarian in the current fiscal year shall be awarded a plaque of recognition and a cash incentive by their respective city or municipal governments in appropriate ceremonies in addition to the Letter of Felicitation and centenarian gift. Aside from DSWD, other agencies involved in the implementation of the law’s provisions are Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Health (DOH), and C ...Read more

All GSIS members may now view records via internet

 CENTRAL  26 September 2016
    PASAY CITY, Sept. 26 -- All active members of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) may now access their membership records and statement of loan accounts in the internet via the Electronic GSIS Member Online (eGSISMO) facility. The new facility allows GSIS members to view ...Read more

DILG enjoins all barangays to hold Barangay Assembly on Oct. 9

 CENTRAL  26 September 2016
PASIG CITY, Sept. 26 - The country’s more than 42,000 barangays are set to hold their respective Barangay Assembly Day on Sunday, October 9, 2016, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced. Proclamation No. 260 issued on September 30, 2011 declared the last Saturday ...Read more