2000 Peso Increase to SSS pensions

Did You Know? To preserve the SSS, PNoy unpopularly vetoed the 2,000 peso increase to SSS pensions. Under Du30, after promising a 2K increase, he later admitted “Tama pala si Aquino”. He approved a 1K increase & hiked SSS contributions from 11% to 15% so SSS will not go bankrupt. Source: @SaltAndReality You may want … Read more

Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month

In January 2012, Former President Benigno S. Aquino III signed Proclamation No. 313, designating January as Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month, urging public awareness and support for the use of indigenous textiles. The celebration promotes textile production through the use of natural textile fibers such as abaca, banana, pineapple, and silk. With the theme, “Spinning Innovations”, … Read more

First Filipino Executive Director of ASEANAPOL

PCOL David Martinez Vinluan of the Philippine National Police (PNP) is the new Executive Director of the ASEANAPOL Secretariat effective 11 January 2024, becoming the first Filipino to hold the position since ASEANAPOL was founded in 1981. You may want to read: The First Licensed Pharmacist in the Philippines First Waterworks of Manila

Automatic Income Classification of Local Government Units Act

The Automatic Income Classification of Local Government Units Act is now a law! R.A 11964 The Automatic Income Classification of Local Government Units Act Under RA 11964, the Secretary of Finance will have the authority to adjust the income brackets according to the actual growth rate of the annual regular income from the last income … Read more

Carmen de Luna

Remembering the legacy of Carmen de Luna In most histories in the Philippines, men are tediously studied and mentioned with their illustrious lives gracing the pages of many a history book. However, many Filipinas were able to equate or even prove themselves better than men, in the course of their lives. One of them is … Read more