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Government Upgrades our “Knowledge Economy”

Former DOST Secretary William G. Padolina heads P1.9 billion project aimed at boosting “knowledge economy.”(Growth Publishing for PCARI-CHED) The government is pouring P1.92 billion for the development of state-of-the art technologies  in health and infrastructure including sensors to monitor cardiopulmonary functions and an information system that will automate irrigation in Philippines’ farms. These projects are …

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Groups decry bill lowering minimum age of criminal responsibility

Children’s rights advocates vowed to intensify the campaign to oppose proposals in Congress to lower the current minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) from 15 to nine years old. Lowering MACR is anti-human rights and anti-poor. It is a wrong solution to the problem it seeks to address. It goes against the rights and best …

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12 couples officially wed in AC mass nuptial

  LOVE IS IN THE AIR. Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan, on Valentines Day, poses with one of the newly married Angeleño couples for a souvenir photo after the mass wedding ceremonies held at Robinsons’ Place Angeles. Also in the photo are Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) officials (L-R) Bonito Bundalian, Jo Salac, Cynthia Canlas, and City Civil …

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Delingkwenteng Employers, Posibleng Ma-aresto — SSS

Binalaan ng Social Secury System ang iba pang mga delingkwenteng employers na posible silang ipa-aresto ano mang oras, sakaling mapatunayan na sila ay lumalabag sa kautusan ng SSS sa hindi pagbabayad ng obligasyon para sa kanilang mga empleyado. “Pwede kayong tumakbo pero hindi kayo makakapagtago,” ito ang sinabi ni Chairman Dean Amado D. Valdez ng …

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SSS hahabulin ang mga kumpanyang hindi nagbabayad ng kontribusyon

Para masulusyunan ang hinihinging P2,000 dagdag pensyon at mapondohan ito, paiigtingin ng Social Security System (SSS) ang paghabol sa mga delingkwenteng kumpanya na hindi nagbabayad ng kanilang obligasyon para sa kanilang mga empleyado, ayon kay Social Security Commission (SSC) Chairman Dean Amado Valdez. “Hindi maikakaila na may mga employers na hindi nagbabayad ng kontribusyon ng …

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SSS suportado ang mga mambabatas sa pagreporma ng pensyon

Nagpahayag ang Social Security System (SSS) ng pagsuporta sa mga mambabatas para sa makabuluhang batas sa pensyon upang masigurong tatagal ang pondo para dito. Ayon sa bagong-hirang na Chairman ng Social Security Commission na si Amado Valdez, dating dekano ng University of the East College of Law, na sumusuporta ang pamunuan ng SSS sa pagtaas …

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SSS offers calamity relief package for members affected by Typhoon ‘Nona’ starting January 4

Members of the Social Security System (SSS) from areas devastated by Typhoon "Nona" can avail of a calamity relief package that includes early renewal of salary loans, advance disbursement of pensions and preferential terms for house repair and improvement loans starting on January 4, 2016. SSS Assistant Vice President for Member Loans Department Boobie Angela …

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NAST, idinaos ang 2015 Magsaysay Future Engineers/ Technologists Award

Si Mr. Ryan Carlo A. Madamba ng University of the Philippines Los Baños Laguna, 1st place sa isinagawang 2015 Magsaysay Future Engineers/ Technologist Award competition, masaya habang ini-interview ng mga Media mula sa Philippine Science Journalist MegaManila (SCijourn MegaManila). Pinangunahan ng Department of Science and Technology, National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (DOST-NAST, PHILS.) …

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