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Burial assistance for QC centenarians pushed

A councilor has pushed for a P10,000 burial assistance for Quezon City residents aged 100 and above.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Centenarian Act vetoed for being ‘oppressive’

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About 7,000 Filipinos aged 100 years old and above will have to hang on a little bit longer before they get additional benefits after President Aquino vetoed the proposed Centenarian Act that would have earned them each a P100,000 bonus, plus discounts on purchases.

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Courting the seniors

Since the Cebu city government paid homage to its centenarian citizens during its 76th Charter Day celebration, maybe Mayor Michael Rama can be given leeway for pushing through with his plan to order the early release of P2,500 in senior citizens aid for the first quarter of this year.

Posted: February 27th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

On its 76th, Cebu City honors centenarians

Several centenarian Cebuanos went on stage on wheelchairs.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu City’s centenarians to receive cash gift

City Hall will award today eight of the oldest residents n Cebu City who have lived for 100 years or more.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Tips from Makati centenarian: Delegate tasks, don’t be a gossip

LOLA FILING AND HER GANG  At 102, Felipa Kabigting continues to be a giver of comfort in her household and community in Barangay Guadalupe Viejo, Makati City. She is one of the eight centenarians being honored by City Hall tomorrow. ARNOLD ALMACEN

Felipa Kabigting can be up and about as early as 4 a.m. In the early-morning sun she can be seen doing some stretching by a street post not far from home in Barangay Guadalupe Viejo, Makati City. This is followed by a bath and a dab of astringent, lotion, lipstick and then cologne. In two hours her daily ritual is over.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »


Four centenarians in Mandaue City will be given recognition and P50,000 each. The Mandaue City Council approved yesterday authorized the release of P50,000 and a plaque of recognition to city residents who have reached 100 years old.

Posted: September 20th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Century (wo)men to get P100K, 50% discount


Who wants to live to the ripe old age of 100? Who wouldn’t when you’re guaranteed a P100,000 cash reward, a tax discount and a congratulatory note from the President of the Philippines?

Posted: March 31st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Centenarians to get 100K, 50% discount


Here’s good news for Filipino centenarians. The committee on ways and means in the House of Representatives has approved a bill that would give anyone who reaches 100 years old a cash gift of P100,000 and an increase in the senior citizens discount from 20 percent to 50 percent on the sale of goods and services.

Posted: October 23rd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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