Category Archives: Government

Secretary Locsin in Brussels

Secretary Locsin is in Brussels to represent President Rodrigo Duterte in the biennial summit that brings together leaders of Asia and Europe.   During their meeting, Secretary Locsin and Prime Minister Rutte discussed the state of relations between the Philippines and the Netherlands and steps both countries could take to further strengthen bilateral cooperation.   The Image above… Read More »

What Is The SSS Pension Loan Program?

Apply for an SSS Pension Loan Program.   SSS knows that many of the SSS pensioners are approaching “loan sharks” charging very high interest. SSS pensioners are oftentimes forced to pledge their ATM cards as collateral to them.   In response to the pensioners requests, the SSS Pension Loan Program (PLP) was launched.   It aims to provide… Read More »

World’s 4th Biggest and Lucrative Transnational Crime

Did You Know that illegal trade of wildlife and wildlife related products is the world’s 4th biggest and lucrative transnational crime after drugs, arms and human trafficking? The Illegal Wildlife Trade’s estimated worth in the Philippines is at least Php50B.   Wildlife trade is a multi-billion dollar industry that sees the rapid depletion and extinction of animals for… Read More »

Anti-Catcalling Measure Passes on 3rd and Final Reading

The Philippine Senate passes measure that seeks to protect women from catcalling and other forms of street-based harassment. Senator Risa Hontiveros authored and sponsored the bill.   A measure that seeks to protect women from catcalling and other forms of street-based harassment was passed on third and final reading on Monday by the Senate.   Senate Bill No.… Read More »