Seniors get P266-M social pension cash aid in Caraga
A total of 113,176 indigent senior beneficiaries have already been provided with social pension as of September this year by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Caraga (DSWD-13). Over PHP266 million has also been released to the same senior citizens within the period, DSWD-13 said, adding that the grant for poor senior citizens… (0 comment)

LTO extends registration validity for vehicles affected by community quarantine
In consideration of the present situation brought about by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has moved to further extend the validity of registration for motor vehicles. To recall, the LTO has previously issued an order to implement non-collection of penalties for late registration of motor vehicles and renewal of… (0 comment)

DSWD assists more LSIs in NCR
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues its provision of assistance to locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in Metro Manila. On June 17, through the DSWD Field Office National Capital Region (FO-NCR), the Department provided financial assistance, under the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program, to approximately 500 LSIs in Pier 4,… (0 comment)

Senators laud PRRD for signing anti-terror bill
Several senators on July 3, 2020, lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing into law the anti-terrorism bill despite mounting opposition from various sectors over fears that it could be used to silence government critics and stifle dissent. Senator Panfilo Lacson, author of the anti-terrorism bill, credited President Duterte for his strong political will in signing… (0 comment)

PH gov’t honors fallen heroes of Marawi siege
As the country commemorates the third anniversary of the Marawi siege, Malacañang on May 23, 2o2o, honored the government troops who offered their lives to liberate the Islamic City from the hands Dawlah Islamiya-Maute extremist group. “Today, as we remember Marawi, we pay tribute to the heroism of our fallen men in uniform during the… (0 comment)

The Department of Social Welfare and Development on Tuesday said it has started coordinating with various local government units (LGUs) for the distribution of the Social Amelioration Package to help Filipinos during the coronavirus crisis. DSWD spokesperson Irene Dumlao said they started with the profiling using the social amelioration card, and LGUs are set to… (0 comment)