Tag: Business World

Bill to double subsidies to state workers

A BILL doubling the monthly subsidy given to government employees, military and uniformed personnel to P4,000 has been filed at the Senate.  “With the worsening inflation rate or the increasing costs of some common services and products purchased by consumers, the amount of personnel economic relief allowance received by government workers is no longer significant,”…
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Bill to raise military disability pension

A SENATOR has refiled a bill that seeks to raise the military’s disability pension to as high as P10,000 from P1,700 a month.  “Since expenses currently being incurred are so high, their meager pension that was increased almost three decades ago is no longer meaningful,” Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, who heads the Senate committee on…
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