MARINA warned the public against using fake documents

The MARINA (maritime industry authority) reinforces the fight against the handling and passing of any fake documents obtained through false procedures.   In this regard, the Maritime Industry Authority warns the public to abstain or refrain from doing wrong because anyone caught in flagrante delicto doing wrong may be subjected to administrative and criminal offenses that may result… Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Senate approves 300% increase in Filipino war veterans pension

The Senate, on Monday, gave its approval to a bill increasing by 300 percent, from P5,000 to P20,000, the old-age monthly Filipino war veterans pension.   Senators, all 20 of those present, passed on third and final reading Senate Bill No. 1766, providing the increase to the more than 6,000 eligible living senior veterans of World War II,… Read More »

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