Tag: Senate Committee on National Defense

Jinggoy commends Metrobank Foundation’s outstanding Filipino soldiers

SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada gave a special citation to the soldier-awardees in this year’s Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos for being torchbearers of exemplary service and for their faithful performance of their sworn duties and responsibilities. “Saludo po ang inyong lingkod sa inyong angking galing, tapang, malasakit sa kapwa, at pagmamahal sa bayan na siyang ipinamalas…
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AFP chief pays a courtesy visit

AFP chief pays a courtesy visit: Newly-installed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Bartolome Vicente Bacarro (second from right) pays a courtesy visit to Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada at the Senate on Tuesday afternoon, September 6, 2022. Estrada is the Chairperson of the Senate Committee on National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification,…
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Jinggoy files bill increasing veterans’ disability pension

In order to help military veterans shoulder the high cost of medicines and their basic needs, Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada filed a bill seeking to increase their disability pension by 350 percent to 488 percent. Estrada noted that the current pension rates being received by military veterans are no longer realistic and have been made…
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China-Taiwan tension ‘something to be concerned about’ — Jinggoy

Senator Jinggoy Estrada, chairman of the Senate Committee on National Defense, on Thursday, Aug. 4 expressed worries about the brewing tension between China and Taiwan, considering that many Filipinos are working and living in both countries. In a statement, Estrada said “The reported tension in the region is something to be concerned about.” He said…
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