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Jinggoy Estrada: Disability pension ng mga beterano, dapat itaas

(ABS-CBN) Nasa plenaryo na ng Senado ang panukalang batas na magrerepaso sa disability pension ng mga beteranong may kapansanan. Sa kanyang sponsorship speech, sinabi ni Senator Jinggoy Estrada na hindi makatarungan ang buwanang pension na P1,000- P1,700. Sabi ni Estrada, kung isasaalang-alang ang mataas na halaga ng pamumuhay ngayon at lagay ng kanilang kalusugan, kakarampot…
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Jinggoy wants pension of disabled war veterans raised to P4.5K

(MALAYA) SEN. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada yesterday urged his colleagues to support the upgrading of the monthly pension of disabled war veterans that has been in effect for the past 28 years. In sponsoring Senate Bill No. 1480 under Committee Report No. 11 or an Act Rationalizing the Disability Pension of Veterans, which seeks to amend…
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Jinggoy pinatataasan ang disability pension ng mga war veteran

(ABANTE) Hinimok Senador Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada ang kanyang mga kasamahan sa Senado na repasuhin ang pensyon ng mga beteranong may kapansanan na tatlong dekada nang hindi nababago. Sabi ni Estrada, isang matinding kawalan ng hustisya para sa mga benepisyaryo ang buwanang pension na ang kasalukuyang halaga ay naglalaro lamang sa P287. Ang P1,000 hanggang P1,700…
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‘Pasasalamat sa mga beterano’: Jinggoy bats for hike in monthly pension of WWII veterans

(POLITIKO) Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Tuesday called on the government to increase the monthly pension of World War II veterans, who have been receiving only P1,000 to P1,700 a month for defending the country from the Japanese invaders in the 1940s. Estrada said the benefit that the living military veterans and their families had been…
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Senators push for increase in disability pension of disabled veterans

(MANILA BULLETIN) Senators on Tuesday, November 22 called for an increase in the disability pension of disabled veterans which has remained stagnant for almost three decades already. Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said there is an urgent need to upgrade the 28-year old disability pension of disabled veterans, noting that the P1,000 to P1,700 monthly pension for…
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Jinggoy backs Paralympians

(DAILY TRIBUNE) Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Friday filed a measure seeking to level the playing field among able-bodied athletes and those with disabilities relative to the granting of cash incentives. In a statement, Estrada stressed that athletes with disabilities who joined in international competitions and brought pride to the country should not be discriminated. “Our…
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Jinggoy Estrada pushes for cash incentive hike given to para athletes

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines – Senator Jinggoy Estrada is seeking to increase the cash incentives given to para athletes that secure podium finishes in international sports competitions, bringing it to the same level as those given to other national athletes. In filing Senate Bill No. 1442, Estrada seeks to amend the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits…
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Estrada says Harris’ Palawan visit means strong PH-US ties

(MANILA STANDARD) Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said the planned trip of US Vice President Kamala Harris to the Philippines is a manifestation of the robust RP-US relations.  He said it is an expression of the enduring alliance and strategic partnership of the two countries.  “We can also view such as being consistent with the November 2021 Joint Vision Statement…
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Jinggoy eyes 50 kgs. monthly rice subsidy for policemen

(MANILA STANDARD) Senator Jinggoy Estrada wants to increase the rice allowance of policemen from 20 kilos to 50 kilos a month. “Can we not increase it to 50 kilos per month? Are we capable of doing this?” Estrada inquired during the Senate deliberation of the proposed 2023 budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP). “We’ll…
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‘Extra rice!’: Jinggoy seeks increase in rice subsidy for PNP personnel

(POLITIKO) Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Tuesday asked his fellow senators to augment the monthly rice subsidy given to personnel of the 266,000-strong Philippine National Police (PNP). During the Senate plenary deliberations on the PNP’s budget proposal for 2023, Estrada was surprised that policemen were only getting a monthly subsidy of P650, or equivalent to 20…
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