Apir and proof of life

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 10/25/2022

I first got my GSIS (Government Service Insurance System) retirement pension after I turned 65 in 2017. At that time, I opted to get a five-year lump sum since I was still serving as UP Diliman chancellor…

GSIS intensifies move to shift to digital services

Futch Anthony Inso 09/16/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has intensified its campaign to digitalize its services. Jose Arnulfo Veloso, president and general manager of GSIS, said that they were intensifying the campaign to give the…

GSIS president: Agency has enough funds to last for 31 years

Futch Anthony Inso 09/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has enough reserves and fund life which will last for 31 years. This was stated by GSIS President and General Manager Jose Arnulfo Veloso during his visit…

COA to Cebu City: Remit P43M to BIR, GSIS, PAG-IBIG, Philhealth

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has asked the Cebu City government to remit the P43,156,394.00 funds withheld in 2019 due to the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), PAG-IBIG Fund,…

COA flags ‘delayed’ remittance of contributions for Daanbantayan employees

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — State auditors have flagged down a supposed “non-prompt and inaccurate” remittance of statutory benefits for employees of the municipality of Daanbantayan for the year 2019. In its 2019 audit report, the Commission on…

Amid pandemic, GSIS plans to offer educational loans for members

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 05/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The chairman of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) on Friday revealed that the agency is planning to offer educational loans to its members amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. During the joint virtual…

GSIS says pensions out 3 days earlier on May 5

Ben O. de Vera - Philippine Daily Inquirer 04/29/2020

Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) pensioners will receive their cash three days earlier than usual in May, according to GSIS president and general manager Rolando L. Macasaet on Wednesday (April 29). Macasaet said at a Laging Handa…

GSIS members, pensioners nationwide can avail of COVID-19 emergency loan

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The members and pensioners of the state pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) could now avail of the COVID-19 emergency loan program online. GSIS president and general manager Rolando Ledesma Macasaet made the announcement…

GSIS allows online submission of pensioners’ proof of life

Ben O. de Vera - Philippine Daily Inquirer 04/06/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) pensioners who failed to do their mandatory “proof-of-life” appearance at the start of the year may now do so online. In a statement last Saturday, the GSIS said the…

GSIS releases monthly pension earlier

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Pensioners of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will receive their monthly pension on Thursday, April 2, 2020,  instead of the usual crediting date of every 8th of the month. GSIS president and general manager…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump didn’t save the Philippines from ISIS

02/18/2020

U.S. President Donald Trump contended this week that the United States saved the entire Philippines from Islamic State terrorism. His assertion vastly overstated both the threat IS posed to the country and what the U.S. did about…

Ex-SC justice Bersamin named GSIS chair

Ben O. de Vera, DJ Yap - Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Former Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin, whose tenure in the Supreme Court was marked by a number of controversial decisions that tended to favor the Duterte administration, will take the helm of the Government Service Insurance…

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