It’s here! The official list of Regular Holidays, Special non-working days, and Special Holidays for the year 2015 has been announced. (Click here if you’re looking for the list of Philippine holidays in 2016!) Start planning your vacations because you’ve got ten (10) long weekends next year!
News & Current Events
Eligible members of the Social Security System (SSS) and the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) who were affected by typhoon Glenda may now avail of a calamity relief package from these institutions.
Those recently affected by typhoon Glenda or other calamities and natural disasters may now avail of PAGIBIG Fund’s Calamity Loan. Here are important details related to this loan program.
With Typhoon Glenda continuing to pummel Metro Manila and parts of Luzon, classes in affected areas have been suspended in all levels in most schools and universities. Here’s a list of cities that have announced cancellation of classes in all levels, including elementary, high school and college, for both public and private schools.
As a follow-up to our post on New SSS Contributions which became effective January 1, 2014, we now bring you a similar Premiums and Contribution Table that will guide PhilHealth members or those intending to enroll in PhilHealth.
If you still have not switched to the e-Passport, do so ASAP or face the risk of not being allowed entry or exit to/from any country in the world. The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has issued an announcement to all Filipino holders of any non-machine readable passports to get the new e-Passport because …
Local mainstream news and social media are currently abuzz about a recorded video showing Makati Mayor Junjun Binay and his “incident” with security guards of the posh Dasmarinas Village Banyan gate weeks ago. In that video, originally reported and uploaded by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the mayor’s convoy appears to force its way through the closed …
The beginning of the end is here. The widely-anticipated taper of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing program or QE3 will finally begin early next year, the US Fed announced today at the conclusion of the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting.