Cebu Capitol echoes PCL’s call for voluntary GSIS contribution

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has echoed the call of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL) to allow elected officials who have served nine years in office to voluntarily contribute for their Government Service Insurance…

Gwen’s portaits, Christmas goodies, insurance distributed during barangay chiefs’ assembly

Rosalie Abatayo 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The over 1,000 barangay captains from across the province received on Tuesday, December 10, their Christmas gifts from the Capitol. During their general assembly at the IEC Convention Center in Cebu City, the…

Garcia’s draft ordinance promises retirement gratuity for Cebu City barangay officials

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Barangay officials may soon receive retirement gratuity if the Cebu City Council passes a draft ordinance by Councilor Raymond Alvin Garcia that will authorize the release of the compensation after they have completed their…

DFA now accepts Philpost ID cards in passport applications

Futch Anthony Inso 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will already accept postal identification cards issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) as a proof of identify in passport applications. Rachel Betos, Philpost Central Visayas (Philpost-7)…

Insurance for barangay workers may have to wait for new Capitol admin

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol’s granting of medical, accident and life insurance to frontline barangay workers in the province may have to wait until incoming officials assume office on July 1. Jone Siegfred Sepe, vice chairman…

House OKs bill lowering retirement age of GSIS members to 56

Inquirer.net 12/10/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill amending the Governmment Service Insurance Act of 1997, which would allow government workers to retire at age 56. Two hundred…

GSIS restores reactivation of pensioners

Futch Anthony Inso 03/23/2018

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will implement the policy requiring all GSIS pensioners to report annually. Vilma Fuentes, branch manager of GSIS Cebu, said that a three-month reactivation of pensioners will start yesterday, March 23, up…

GSIS shortens benefit, loan processing period

Inquirer.net 09/06/2017

THE state-run pension fund Government Service Insurance System has cut short the processing periods for members and retirees’ benefits. “Retirement and life insurance claims are now being processed within 30 days from 90 days, even shorter than…

Seniors receive cash aid from DSWD

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/11/2017

More than 2,000 senior citizens received cash aid on Saturday morning from the Social Pension Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The distribution happened outside Cebu City Hall in which each beneficiary received…

Provincial Capitol: Of fresh mandates and new chapters

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/02/2017

(Part 1) In true Cebuano fashion, the year 2016 kicked off with the Sinulog festivities; but for the Cebu provincial government, last year’s events had a different twist in light of Cebu’s hosting of the 51st International…

DSWD starts home delivery of social pension

PR 11/03/2016

Lola Julita Plarisan, Lolo Celestino Vaflor and Lolo Emiliano Masayon of Barangay Sto. Niño, Toledo City were all happy when they received the social pension from the Department of Social Welfare and Development through door-to-door delivery. Social…

NegOr government agencies group sets benefit run

PR 09/27/2016

THE Government Agencies’ Association of Negros Oriental (Gaano), in partnership with private organization Live Again, will spearhead a bloodletting and anti-dengue awareness campaign dubbed “Dugo Ko, Gasa Ko Fun Run” on October 16 at the Freedom Park…

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