SSS announces delay in release of benefits, pension due to central office fire

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 09/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The release of benefits and pensions of Social Security System (SSS) members that were processed from August 25 would be delayed due to the recent fire that affected its central office in Quezon City,…

More benefits, perks for barangay health workers pushed

Zacarian Sarao 08/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Robin Padilla on Sunday said he filed a bill seeking to provide barangay health workers (BHW) more compensation and benefits. In filing Senate Bill 232, or the “Act Providing for the Magna Carta…

DBM to release order allowing DOH to distribute funds for health workers’ benefits

Krissy Aguilar 08/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is targeting to release to the Department of Health (DOH) this Wednesday the special allowance release order for P311 million worth of funds to cover benefits of…

PhilHealth benefits for health workers affected with COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 05/08/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Health workers who were hospitalized due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) may avail of the COVID-19 benefits for inpatient case management, both in public and private facilities. This is based on PhilHealth…

Nurses in Cebu concerned of rising COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nurses in Cebu are concerned of the rising cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a statement, the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) Cebu Chapter said that the rising cases may again place a…

Trump signs massive COVID-19 relief bill: White House

Agence France Presse 12/28/2020

WEST PALM BEACH – After nearly a week’s delay and under pressure from all sides, President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill Sunday, the White House said, extending benefits to millions of Americans struggling…

DOH hit over delayed health workers’ benefits

Marlon Ramos - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/04/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III and his colleagues minced no words as they took Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to task on Wednesday for the failure of the Department of Health (DOH) to…

What are the benefits of dancing?

Marc Cosep 06/03/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–There is always something about swaying and grooving to the sound of music that takes all of our cares away. Maybe it’s the rhythm or the heart-pumping workout that gets us all up on off…

The magic of the silica gel packets

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/06/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–If you’re wondering what the purpose of those little white packets inside your shoe box is, read on. They actually have multiple household uses, too. Those things, as written on the packets, are silica gels.…

The secret benefits of your favorite hot sauce

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/03/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–Some of us want some spice in our food. Sometimes, we add some peppers, sauces, seasonings or another spicy condiment in our meals. We just want hot sauce on almost everything! A drop of spicy…

Papaya is a superfruit you need to include in your diet

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/22/2020

The papaya fruit or also known as ‘pawpaw’ in other countries has several nutritional benefits. Aside from its delicious and sweet taste, papaya is a great source of Vitamins A and C. Recent research has shown that…

Health benefits of coconut water

Marc Cosep 04/03/2020

In recent years, coconut water has become a very trendy beverage. It’s tasty, refreshing and definitely good for you. What’s more, it’s loaded with several important nutrients, including minerals that most people don’t get enough of. Here…

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