5.6K Senior Citizens In Tarlac City Get Year-End Benefits

5.6K Senior Citizens In Tarlac City Get Year-End Benefits


Tanza Receives School Building From SM

SM Prime, through SM Foundation, formally turned over a two-story, four-classroom school building to Punta Elementary School (PES) in Tanza, Cavite on November 20, 2020

Legislators Take Steps To End Child Marriage In The Philippines

Because of the increasing cases of child marriage in the last 6 months, Philippine legislators have recently united to end child marriage in the country.

Amid Rising Suicides, A Province Acts To Bolster Mental, Emotional Health

Iloilo province’s “Isip Kalasag” initiative aims to combat the rising cases of suicide in Iloilo by “developing, training and capacitating mental health warriors."

World Vision Relief Ops To Cagayan And Isabela Underway

World Vision continues its various relief efforts for communities in Cagayan and Isabela province that have been severely affected the recent typhoons.

The city government of Tarlac has started the distribution of the year-end benefits to the elderly here.

A total of 5,662 senior citizens received on Monday their year-end benefits, which Mayor Cristy Angeles said is her administration’s early Christmas treat in this time of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

The distribution was held in areas designated by each village such as barangay halls. However, for elderlies who couldn’t walk from home, the benefits were delivered by barangay officials to their residences.

The beneficiaries came from 15 villages, namely Central, Cut-Cut II, Mapalacsiao, Balete, Bantog, Asturias, Lourdes, Burot, San Carlos, Sapang Tagalog, San Francisco, Atioc, Dela Paz, Armenia, and Capehan.

Angeles said the distribution of year-end benefits will continue until all the 38,000 senior citizens in the city’s 76 villages are given, in recognition of their vital contribution to society.

Aside from PHP500 cash, she said the elderly also received vitamins to boost their resistance, especially in this time of a health crisis.

Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the province breached the 1,000 mark.

As of Monday, there is a total of 1,001 total confirmed cases of which 399 are on active status.

The total number of recoveries, on the other hand, reached 569 while the total number of deaths remained at 33. (PNA)

UNIQLO Provides Aid To The Philippines Affected By Typhoon Rolly And Ulysses

UNIQLO donates 1 million USD in aid to Typhoon victims through SM Foundation.

Teodoro Appeals For Materials To Repair Typhoon-Damaged Houses

Marikina City is currently in need of construction material donations to rebuild damaged houses of affected by massive flooding due to Typhoon Ulysses last week.

Historic Iloilo City Plaza To Get New Look Next Year

Iloilo’s historic Plaza Libertad will have a new look before 2021 ends!

Baguio Calls Residents 65 And Older To Stay At Home

Bawal lumabas! Baguio city government has ordered residents aged 65 years old and above to stay at home for a period of 10 days from Nov. 17 to 27.

Mati City Donates P8-M Equipment To DepEd

The city government of Mati in Davao Oriental donated PHP8 million worth of equipment and materials for module reproduction to the Department of Education.

Manila Bats For Revival Of ‘Nilad’ Plant Population

Manila City together with DENR is set to launch the “Nilad for Maynila” project which aims to bring back the nilad plant to re-green a part of the Manila Bay.

College Students In N. Samar Village Get Internet Allowance

Amid the global healh crisis, Northern Samar has prioritized a program to help college students with their virtual classes by giving students internet allowances.

realme Officially Launches #realmeWithYou Christmas Specials Starting With Huge Prizes

It’s really gonna be merry Christmas with realme! As a way to give back to its fans, realme PH is offering exciting freebies which includes the raffle of 6 motorcycles! #realmeWithYou

Loud Noises Banned In Iloilo City

Bawal ang maingay! Penalties await violators of a city ordinance banning loud noises from videokes, karaokes, and other sound systems that can disturb children in their studies.

Globe At Home Powers Digital Learning For Public Schools With WiFi2TEACH Program

Globe At Home is carrying out its pledge to support schools amid the new normal by donating 2,000 modems to teachers for their jobs.