1 week Solon urges immediate release of 2nd tranche of approved SSS pension hike Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- A lawmaker is calling for the immediate release of the second tranche of the approved increase in social security pension for senior citizens. Under House Resolution No. 1366, Senior Citizens Partylist Rep. Rodolfo Ordanes said the immediate implementation of the P1,000 second tranche increase of the social security pension will greatly ease the economic suffering of senior citizens especially following the recent calamities that hit the country as well as the ongoing pandemic. "As of [this year], 2,150,000 SSS pensioners are at high risk and fail to properly cope with the consecutive tragedies befalling our country from ... more