SSS net income soars to all-time high of P83B in 2023

Inquirer.net 02/25/2024

MANILA,  Philippines  —The Social Security System (SSS) posted a net income of P83.13 billion in 2023, exceeding by 62.8 percent its target  of P51.06 billion for the year and the highest attained so far by the state pension…

P500-B ‘ayuda’ for 48-M poor families included in 2024 budget — Romualdez

Inquirer.net 12/19/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The proposed P5.768-trillion 2024 national budget includes almost P500 billion social amelioration program or “ayuda” for at least 12 million poor and low-income families or an estimated 48 million Filipinos, Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez…

Annabelle Rama nipadungog-dungog ba ni Sarah Lahbati?: ‘Si Richard nagtatrabaho, ‘yung isa nagwawaldas’

Inquirer.net 12/08/2023

Bisan pa nga si Annabelle Rama wala dayon niconfirm o deny sa hugong hugong nga panagbuwag sa iyang anak nga si Richard Gutierrez ug ni Sarah Lahbati, niingon ang Gutierrez matriarch nga ang aktor nagistar na sa…

5.9 magnitude quake strikes near Lubang, Occidental Mindoro

Inquirer.net 12/05/2023

MANILA, Philippines– A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 hit near Lubang, Occidental Mindoro at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday,  December 5, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The earthquake’s epicenter was located at…

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 latest temblor to shake Surigao del Sur

Inquirer.net 12/04/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Surigao del Sur was hit on Monday, December 4, by another earthquake, which was of magnitude 6.8. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the latest temblor struck 63 kilometers east-southeast…

Another earthquake rattles Surigao del Sur, 2 hours after 6.9 magnitude quake hit the area

Inquirer.net 12/03/2023

A second strong earthquake hit Surigao del Sur, just two and a half hours after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit the area. According to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck near…

Filipino seafarer, injured after Russian missile hit ship in Black Sea, back in PH

Inquirer.net 11/27/2023

MANILA, Philippines – The Filipino seafarer, who injured his left hand when a Russian missile hit their ship in the Black Sea is back in the Philippines. This is according to Hans Cacdac, Department of Migrant Workers…

Rondina, Cebuana scoring ace, hones her ‘boring’ skills

Inquirer.net 11/12/2023

Cebuana Sisi Rondina, who plays for Choco Mucho in the Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference, is focusing on improving her “boring skills”. This is despite everyone marveling at her scoring prowess, but she brushes this off and…

Pagasa: Rain showers on Tuesday in parts of Luzon; fair weather in VisMin

Inquirer.net 10/23/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The shear line will bring rain showers to parts of eastern Luzon on Tuesday, Oct. 24, while the northeast monsoon is expected to cool Northern Luzon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical…

Edsa People Power Anniversary not a holiday in 2024

Inquirer.net 10/13/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Edsa People Power Anniversary, which celebrated on February 25 of each year, is no longer a holiday in 2024, according to President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s Proclamation No. 368 that was released on Friday.…

Pura Luka Vega released from police custody after posting bail

Inquirer.net 10/07/2023

Drag artist Pura Luka Vega was released on bail Saturday, Oct. 7, three days after he was arrested in Manila following charges of “immoral doctrines, obscene publications and exhibitions and indecent shows.” Pura Luka’s motion for bail was granted…

Pura Luka Vega nabbed in Manila for ‘Ama Namin’ performance

Inquirer.net 10/04/2023

Pura Luka Vega, an alum of “Drag Den Philippines,” was arrested after he was served a warrant of arrest on Wednesday, Oct. 4, months after their viral “Ama Namin” performance, which drew flak from religious groups and…

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