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Seniors get cash gifts from Cebu City gov’t

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Unmindful of the drizzle, Delia Miñoza and her husband Felicisimo joined the crowd of other senior citizens in public elementary school gymnasiums here on Saturday to collect their P2,000 cash assistance from the city government.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Free rides for senior citizens at LRT, MRT train on Saturday


Senior citizens riding the trains on Saturday, October 5, will not have to fall in long lines to purchase a ticket.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyer known for poll recount now fights for ‘senior’ discount


He’s known for handling election cases calling for a recount, but now Romulo Macalintal is also demanding a discount.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Rama to press on with seniors aid in March

Amid opposition from a hostile City Council, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama ordered the City Treasurer’s Office to process the allocation of the senior citizens assistance for next month.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama wants a quarterly distribution of senior citizen’s assistance.

Posted: February 5th, 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 »

Rama photos greet Mabolo’s seniors

HUNDREDS of senior citizens waited patiently at the Mabolo Elementary School Sports Center for their P4,000 cash assistance from the Cebu City government at noon yesterday.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mandaue gives P1,000 to senior citizens

THE Mandaue City government started distributing P1,000 financial assistance to 12,000 qualified senior citizens at the Mandaue Sports and Cultural Complex last Monday. The city will release the balance of P1,000 in December. “We  plan to increase the financial aid to senior citizens depending on the availability of funds,” said Councilor Jefferson Ceniza, chairman of [...]

Posted: July 11th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

65-year-old returns to Kuwait, hopes to retire in 2016

BY the time his story sees print, he is now back in the desert.

Posted: May 21st, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aussie, 97, becomes ‘world’s oldest graduate’

USTRALIA, Lismore : This Southern Cross University Lismore handout photo taken on May 4, 2012 shows university graduate, 97-year-old Allan Stewart, talking to students before his graduation ceremony at the university. Stewart was to receive his masters degree in clinical science on May 4 in what Southern Cross University said could make him the world's oldest graduate.

A 97-year-old retired Australian dentist was to receive his masters degree in clinical science on Friday in what Southern Cross University said could make him the world’s oldest new graduate.

Posted: May 4th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

79-year-old man arrested for stealing chocolates at grocery store


A 79-year-old man was arrested on Monday for allegedly stealing a small bag of chocolate worth P36 at a grocery store in Manila.

Posted: February 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Mandaue City starts giving cash aid to senior citizens

THE Mandaue City government yesterday started giving P1,000 financial assistance to the more than 10,000 senior citizens.

Posted: October 25th, 2011 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Senior is mayor for one week

DAYANDANTE as mayor: First-time jitters as public speaker. PHOTO COURTESY OF OSCA

She may look like your ordinary grandmother, but this 67-year-old managed to do something not very many people her age can do: Become city mayor for one week.

Posted: October 21st, 2011 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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