Category Archives: Government

Girls Not Brides Act

  The GIRLS NOT BRIDES ACT has passed the Philippine Senate! The Girls Not Brides Act is authored and sponsored by Senator Risa Hontiveros. What is the Girls Not Brides Act? Girls Not Brides Act when passed into law will make child marriages illegal. Marriages between minor (below 18 years old) and adults are considered child abuse. When… Read More »

Who is the 8th President of the Philippines?

  Who is the 8th President of the Philippines? Today, November 4, 2020, we commemorate the 124th birth anniversary of the 8th President of the Philippines, Carlos Polestico Garcia. Carlos P. Garcia was born in 1896 to parents Policronio Garcia and Ambrosia Polestico in Talibon. He finished Bachelor of Laws in 1923 in the Philippine Law School, and… Read More »

Olongapo City Emergency Hotlines

  Olongapo City Emergency Hotlines Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office at Olongapo Fire Search and Rescue Globe: 0917-306-5966 Smart: 0998-593-7446 Landline: 223-6876 Olongapo Barangay Contact Numbers Banicain: 611-0382 Barretto: 222-4295 East Bajac-Bajac: 222-5035 East Tapinac: 223-3444 Gordon Heights: 223-5497 Kalaklan: 224-6983 Mabayuan: 602-3900 New Asinan: 223-5708 New Cabalan: 224-5414 New Ilalim: 602-0328 New Kababae: 222-8326 New Kalalake:… Read More »

Philhealth Benefit package for COVID-19

  Philhealth Benefit package for COVID-19 Testing Package Community Isolation Package Pneumonia Package Starting April 15, 2020, the new Philhealth packages for CoViD-19 will be effective. Testing Package Php 901-3,409 conducted in RITM-DOH Certified Laboratories. Community Isolation Package Php 22,449 Based on Philhealth Circular 2020-0018. Pneumonia Package Php 43,997 Mild Pneumonia for elderly or with co-existing conditions in… Read More »

Bawal Bastos Law RA 11313

  Bawal Bastos Law | RA 11313 (Safe Spaces Act) A. No sexual harassment in schools and workplaces. B. No sexual harassment in the streets. C. No sexual harassment online. D. No sexual harassment in public spaces (bars, restaurants, public transportation) Punishable acts: 1. Physical, psychological, and emotional threats 2. Unwanted sexual misogynistic, transphobic, homophobic, and sexist remarks… Read More »