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PH war vets to get 300% hike in pension next year

PH war vets to get 300% hike in pension next year

The 300-percent increase in the monthly old-age pension of Filipino senior war veterans was transmitted to Malacañang last Nov. 26 and is just awaiting President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature. In all likelihood, it will be implemented early next year, providing the more than 6,000 Filipino World War II, Korean and Vietnam war veterans a total of...

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Veterans’ monthly pension gets Senate nod

Veterans’ monthly pension gets Senate nod

Veterans will get a 300 percent increase, from P5,000 to P20,000 on their pension after Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 1766 on Monday. More than 6,000 living veterans from World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War will benefit from it. “The passage of this measure would be a fitting tribute and an act of...