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2 centenarians to miss award rites

Formal recognition as centenarians in time for North Cotabato’s 100th founding year in September came late for two of the oldest surviving persons in the province.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 centenarians die ahead of recognition

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Two of the oldest persons in the province of North Cotabato have died before their formal recognition as centenarians in connection with the province’s 100th founding anniversary on September 1.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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 »