Why it’s important to be financially prepared for anything, pandemic or not

09/23/2020

CEBU, Philippines — When the COVID-19 pandemic struck in all corners of the globe, it became clear to all of us that more has to be done than to wash our hands properly or wear surgical masks.…

Gary Valenciano: Why AIA Philam Life is a perfect partner during emergencies

Marc Cosep 07/17/2020

In his 37 years in the entertainment business, Gary Valenciano has indeed come a long way. He starred in numerous films, won many awards, performed on different venues, produced 39 best-selling albums, and raised a family while…

CPPO vows to work harder amid gov’s support

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) will work ever harder so the Cebuanos can rest peacefully in their homes during this enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, director of CPPO, said…

Continue full coverage for treatment of COVID-19 patients, Philhealth told

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 04/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Several lawmakers called on the state-owned Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) to reconsider its decision to limit financial coverage for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Bagong Henerasyon Partylist Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy said that now is…

Philhealth to hike members’ premium starting January 2020

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHeath) will increase the premium that they are collecting from their members starting January this year. Dina Cinchez, Public Information Officer of PhilHealth in Cebu City, said that…

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…

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…

Davide: ‘Nothing irregular on private insurance for barangay workers’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Outgoing Governor Hilario Davide III maintains that there is no irregularity in availing of the insurance program from a private provider for barangay workers. In an interview on Tuesday, May 27, Davide said…

PCIC tells fishermen, farmers with insured crops to file for indemnity claims

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Farmers with insured crops and fishermen affected by the El Niño phenomenon can file for indemnity claims with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) to cover for their losses. “So kinahanglan nga mag-file…

Sun Life teams up with Raquel Pawnshop to offer affordable insurance

PR 02/11/2019

In its bid to make life insurance more accessible to more Filipinos, Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. (SLOCPI) has teamed up with Raquel Pawnshop, a financial services institution offering a variety of services such as pawning,…

Sinulog organizers, volunteers covered by insurance

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There’s good news for organizers and volunteers of the Sinulog 2019 Festival.  In an interview today, Councilor Dave Tumulak, the overall chairperson of the executive committee of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), announced that all…

Angara files bill to ensure tax-free health insurance premiums

Inquirer.net 12/04/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sonny Angara has filed a bill seeking to ensure tax-free health insurance premiums among employees. Senate Bill No. 2112 seeks to exempt medical insurance premiums from income tax and fringe benefit tax. This…

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