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GSIS offers emergency loan to members in Maguindanao

GSIS offers emergency loan to members in Maguindanao

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has earmarked around Php14 million in emergency loan for some 300 active members and old-age pensioners in Datu Piang, Maguindanao who were affected by flash floods that hit the municipality in November. The deadline for loan application is December 27, 2016. Emergency loan is payable in 36 equal monthly installments at 6 percent interest rate per annum computed in advance. It is covered by a ...

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JULY 2016: National Disaster Consciousness Month

JULY 2016: National Disaster Consciousness Month

Mary Rae Floresca | Negosentro.com This July, we’re remembering the National Disaster Consciousness Month. In line with this, let’s do a recap on what is this month’s about and quick tips on what to do in case of natural and man-made disasters. National Disaster Consciousness month aims to increase the awareness of Filipinos on natural and man-made tragedies, such as flood, earthquake or fire. It also hopes to ensure that ...

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SSS covers PAG-ASA, PHIVOLCS and EMB job order workers

SSS covers PAG-ASA, PHIVOLCS and EMB job order workers

The Social Security System (SSS) has signed agreements with three national government agencies (NGA) for the coverage of 310 workers hired as job order (JO) or contractual workers of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB). SSS Professionals Sector Department Manager Noel L. Coyupan said that the signed SSS agreements formalize the inclusion of these ...

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GSIS allots Php533M in emergency loan in Palawan, Misamis towns

GSIS allots Php533M in emergency loan in Palawan, Misamis towns

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) allotted close to Php533 million in emergency loan for members and pensioners who were affected by El Niño in Palawan and municipalities of Sinacaban in Misamis Occidental and Tagoloan in Misamis Oriental. A total of 15,404 and 584 active members in Palawan and two Misamis municipalities, respectively, may apply for a Php20,000 loan as first-time borrowers.  The 4,251 members with existing emergency loans in ...

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Good News: National Museum announces “permanent” FREE admission

Good News: National Museum announces “permanent” FREE admission

Nadj Villaver | Negosentro.com No excuses not to visit our very own National Museum, because starting today, July 1, 2016, admission to the National Museum is free of charge.  The announcement was made after the Board of trustees of the National Museum had officially passed the policy allowing free general admission. The main goal of the policy was to build upon significant spikes in viewership, especially among younger Filipinos. Previously, the museum charges Php 50.00 for ...

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GSIS PGM Vergara receives Presidential Medal of Merit

GSIS PGM Vergara receives Presidential Medal of Merit

GSIS President and General Manager Robert G. Vergara is one of the Aquino Administration’s senior officials who received the distinguished Presidential Medal of Merit, during the conferment of Presidential awards to various heads of departments and agencies, held at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall in Malacañang Palace on Thursday. The Medal of Merit is “granted to those who have rendered outstanding service to the President.” The President also conferred  to several Cabinet ...

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GSIS offers emergency loan in Zambo areas

GSIS offers emergency loan in Zambo areas

Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) allotted more than Php116 million emergency loan for its active members and old-age pensioners in the entire province of Zamboanga del Norte, R. T. Lim in Zamboanga Sibugay, and Dimataling in Zamboanga del Sur due to the ill effects of El Niño. A total of 1,224 members in Zamboanga del Norte who are borrowing for the first time may avail of a Php20,000 emergency loan, ...

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GSIS Reveals 2016 Art Tilt Winners

GSIS Reveals 2016 Art Tilt Winners

The Government Service insurance System (GSIS) has announced the new crop of winning artists of the 2016 art competition on Monday at the GSIS head office in Pasay City. Winners for the representational category are Wilfredo Cañete Jr. of Minglanilla, Cebu for his work entitled “Fused Dimensions” (1st prize), Roman Angelo R. Cruz of Taytay, Rizal for “History of Art: The Avant Garde – One Subject Different Approach” (2nd prize), and Edu Perreras of Angeles City, ...

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Department of Finance Launches the DOF Institute

Department of Finance Launches the DOF Institute

The Department of Finance (DOF) launched the DOF Institute Training Program on May 17-20, 2016. As part of the DOF’s larger Professional Development Program, this 4-day program, “Fundamentals of Public Finance and Staffing for Finance Executives”, aims to fill the skills gaps identified by senior management in DOF junior staff with special concentration in the fields of public economics, public finance, building reform programs, staffing and completed staff work,  basic ...

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Uber Systems Inc. Updates

Uber Systems Inc. Updates

By Mary Rae Floresca | Negosentro.com The US-based online ride has created a probe of global leaders to help guide the company for new public policies especially because of the emerging new markets. Uber also announced recently that they have expanded shuttle service to the central business districts in the south, particularly Makati and BGC. Based on the reports of bworldonline.com, the App-based uberHOP will pick up passengers from Trinoma ...

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GSIS accepts applications for enhanced college scholarship program

GSIS accepts applications for enhanced college scholarship program

State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) announced that applications for the enhanced GSIS Scholarship Program (GSP) are being accepted until June 10, 2016. For Academic Year (AY) 2016-2017, GSIS made several enhancements to further improve the program. The number of scholars was increased from 200 to 400. Aside from shouldering the actual cost of tuition and miscellaneous fees not exceeding Php40,000 per academic year, GSIS has also raised ...

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