Creation of Senior Citizens Hospital in Novaliches sought

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Creation of Senior Citizens Hospital in Novaliches sought 

MANILA, Jan. 3 — A lawmaker is seeking to establish a public hospital for the senior citizens of the 5th District of Quezon City to effectively deliver health services to the elderly in the area.

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Romulo lauds gov't proposal to increase salary of state workers

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Romulo lauds gov't proposal to increase salary of state workers 

MANILA. Oct. 27 — Pasig City Rep. Roman T. Romulo on Tuesday lauded the proposal of the administration to increase the salary of government workers in order for them to cope up with the increasing prices of goods and services.

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Lawmaker seeks probe to address gov’t underspending

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lawmaker seeks probe to address gov’t underspending 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Oct.20 (PNA) — Although the so-called “budget season” has officially ended in the House of Representatives upon the chamber’s approval of the 2016 budget two weeks ago, a lawmaker said Tuesday that Congress still has more works to do in ensuring that appropriated funds translate into concrete public services.

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Negros Occidental provincial gov’t implements P3,000-threshold net pay for employees

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Negros Occidental provincial gov’t implements P3,000-threshold net pay for employees 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 10 — The Negros Occidental provincial government implemented a PHP3,000-threshold monthly net take-home pay for its nearly 2,000 employees.

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More indigent seniors to receive monthly stipend–DSWD

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on More indigent seniors to receive monthly stipend–DSWD 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 17 (PNA)–The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Tuesday that age qualification of indigent senior citizens who can receive the Php 500 monthly social pension as provided for by Republic Act 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 is now lowered.

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Belmonte congratulates solons for job well done as Congress adjourns for Christmas break

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Belmonte congratulates solons for job well done as Congress adjourns for Christmas break 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) — House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Wednesday congratulated and thanked his colleagues in the House of Representatives for their dedication to the Chamber’s work throughout the year that have resulted in the enactment of key laws that bear on our country’s economic growth and productivity.

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Government has funds to build new settlements for victims of Typhoon 'Yolanda', says official

October 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Government has funds to build new settlements for victims of Typhoon 'Yolanda', says official 

MANILA, Oct. 30 — The government has the funds and is ready to build new settlements for victims of Typhoon "Yolanda" but the challenge is finding the right location to construct those new houses, a Palace official has said.

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DPWH to finish Tacloban infra projects this year

October 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on DPWH to finish Tacloban infra projects this year 

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 13 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 8 is currently implementing infrastructure projects in this city that could be finished before Pope Francis’ visit early next year.

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