10 months House special panel approves bill granting cash gifts to senior citizens aged 85, 90 and 95 MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza The House Special Committee on Senior Citizens has approved a substitute bill granting, P25,000 cash gifts to senior citizens, who reach 85 years old; another P25,000 to those who reach 90; and an additional P50,000 who reach the age of 95. Workers of House of Representatives cleans the facade of Congress.(Jansen Romero/ MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The House panel, presided by its vice chairperson Senior Citizens Rep. Milagros Aquino-Magsaysay, passed the unnumbered substitute bill that seeks to amend Section 2 of Republic Act 10868 or the “Centenarians Act of 2016” The measure seeks to include senior citizens ... more