South Korea prepares $57 billion corporate financial support programme

02/15/2024

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has prepared a financial support programme of 75.9 trillion won ($56.97 billion) for companies increasing investment in key sectors as well as small businesses struggling with the impact of high interest rates.…

DSWD-7 readies P15,000 cash aid for rice retailers in CV

Futch Anthony Inso 09/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) is now preparing for the distribution of financial assistance to rice retailers in the region. This was confirmed by Kerwin Macopia, information…

COA flags Cebu City for P50M assistance to earthquake-hit LGUs in Luzon

Wenilyn Sabalo 07/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) flagged Cebu City’s release of P50 million worth of assistance to local government units (LGUs) in Luzon that were hit by a strong earthquake in 2022. Auditors disapproved…

Cebu City OSCA: Senior citizens may claim financial assistance starting June 30

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eligible senior citizens in Cebu City may claim their financial assistance from the city for the second quarter of the year this June 30, 2023. This was confirmed by the Cebu City Office…

Seniors in Cordova will now be asked to vote in at least one election to qualify for cash aid

Futch Anthony Inso 05/29/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Municipality of Cordova would implement a new policy in the distribution of financial assistance to senior citizens. Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan said seniors would now be asked to vote in at least on…

Simone Gabrielle Balaba needs help to travel to US, avail of scholarship offer

Futch Anthony Inso 04/18/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Simone Gabrielle Balaba may already be excited of the idea of studying in the United States, but she still has a lot of preparations to make. On top of her list is the…

PWDs in Mandaue receive first tranche of financial assistance

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/18/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Persons With Disability (PWDs) in Mandaue City received the first tranche of their financial assistance worth P3,000 on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. The distribution of the financial assistance for PWDs in some barangays was conducted…

Distribution of financial assistance for Banilad fire victims set April 14

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/13/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Mandaue City Government will distribute the financial assistance for victims of the fire in Banilad on Friday, April 14, 2023, at the Banilad National High School. Camilo Basaca Jr., head of City…

Turning 60 this year? Here’s how to get your senior citizen’s ID

Wenilyn Sabalo 04/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents turning 60 years old this year will qualify for the senior citizen’s financial assistance from the Cebu City government. Under City Ordinance No. 2453, as amended by City Ordinance No.…

Almost 13K PWDs in Cebu City to receive 1st quarter aid starting March 30

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 12,953 persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Cebu City are set to receive the first tranche of their 2023 cash aid from the city government on Thursday, March 30. Dr. Ester…

Cebu City dad: ‘Exert due effort for bedridden seniors’

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has requested various department heads of the city hall, whose personnel are temporarily designated as disbursing officers for senior citizens’ financial assistance, to exert due efforts in distributing the…

Cebu City senior citizens may claim P3,000 assistance starting March 16

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 03/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eligible senior citizens in Cebu City can claim their P3,000 cash assistance for the first quarter of 2023 starting on March 16, 2023, Office of Senior Citizen’s Affair (OSCA) head Vicente “Inting” Esmeña…

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