House Bill 5842 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on House Bill 5842


Roxas backs SSS veto; Duterte 'sad' for elderly

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:37 PM

Presidential bets Manuel Roxas II and Rodrigo Duterte have opposing views on the rejected SSS pension hike bill

Senior citizens: 'We can't afford medication without SSS pension hike'

Jan 15, 2016 - 7:50 PM

President Benigno Aquino III s rejection of the proposed social security pension increase affects about 2 million retirees

Fascade of SSS Main office in Quezon City. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Aquino defends veto on SSS pension hike

Jan 15, 2016 - 2:49 PM

UPDATED So I m heartless now If by 2027 [the SSS] goes bankrupt the more than 30 million members would be calling me careless and heartless at the same time says President Benigno Aquino III

'DAPAT MAGING MASINOP.' President Benigno Aquino III defends his decision to veto House Bill 5842 which provides for a P2,000-hike in the monthly pension of Social Security System members. File photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino veto on pension hike 'unfair' – netizens

Jan 14, 2016 - 5:03 PM

President Benigno Aquino III rejects House Bill 5842 which would have increased the pension by P2000 41 85

DISAPPOINTMENT. Netizens are unhappy about the veto on the SSS pension hike.

Aquino rejects SSS pension hike bill

Jan 14, 2016 - 12:11 PM

4th UPDATE In his veto message to Congress leaders President Benigno Aquino III says the stability of the entire benefit system will be seriously compromised if the proposed P2 000 pension hike is implemented

'DIRE CONSEQUENCES.' President Benigno Aquino III thumbs down the SSS pension hike bill, citing its 'dire consequences' to the entire system and its members in the long term. File photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau