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Pag-IBIG 'illegally' increased salaries in 2018 by P248 million – COA

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:14 PM

Auditors want a refund of the excess salaries

Ompong-hit families can borrow up to P150,000 from Pag-IBIG

Sep 24, 2018 - 4:50 PM

Borrowers only need to bring a photo of their house and their title to annotate their loans, says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

FULLY DAMAGED. A house in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, is wiped out after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Supreme Court downgrades charges vs Delfin Lee, allows bail

Jul 31, 2018 - 2:12 PM

The charges against Globe Asiatique owner Delfin Lee are downgraded from syndicated estafa to simple estafa, which is a bailable offense

After the arraignment and back to jail.

Marawi evacuees who lost homes will get free housing units – HUDCC

Dec 04, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario says there are companies pledging to give housing assistance to residents affected by the Marawi siege

Briones eyes mandatory financial literacy workshops for teachers

Nov 18, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says teachers must be smart about their finances since they will soon teach students about financial literacy as mandated by law

DEPED CHIEF. Education Secretary Leonor Briones smiles during a Rappler Talk interview on November 16. Screenshot by Rappler

Criticisms vs DepEd over teachers' loans are 'misplaced' – Briones

Nov 17, 2017 - 6:05 PM

DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says they had to step in and make sure teachers' loans from GSIS are being paid, because 26,000 teachers did not receive retirement benefits in 2016 due to unpaid debts

DEBT DILEMMA. Education Secretary Leonor Briones explains the urgent need for teachers to pay off their debts from the GSIS and Pag-IBIG Fund. Screenshot by Rappler

DepEd to restore teachers' loan deductions on October 30

Oct 30, 2017 - 4:05 PM

The DepEd says GSIS and Pag-IBIG Fund loan payments deducted from teachers' salaries this month would be returned to their bank accounts

RESTORED INCOME. A teacher holds a lesson in a public school in Marikina City on September 27. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

DepEd assures teachers of P4,000 pay even with loan deductions

Oct 26, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says they are examining emergency measures 'to assuage the situation' of teachers affected by the recent loan deductions

INCOME WOES. A teacher holds a lesson in an elementary school in Marikina City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Teachers' group cries foul over loan deductions from take-home pay

Oct 24, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says public school teachers' loans are now at P300 billion: 'Are you going to suffer the pain now and look for solutions or continue the same practice until your loans will accumulate?'

INCOME ISSUES. A public school teacher conducts a lesson in Marikina City on September 27. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#HackSociety 2017: Using tech to help the marginalized

Sep 15, 2017 - 3:41 PM

Five finalists for this year's HackSociety propose ideas to help persons with disabilities, juvenile delinquents, depressed individuals, and ordinary people with limited knowledge of the law

HACKSOCIETY 2017. The second day of the ideathon sees 20 finalists pitch their innovative solutions to society's problems. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Pag-IBIG eyes P8.6-billion socialized housing takeouts in Mindanao

Sep 15, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The projected figure is a challenge for the agency’s accredited developers on the island but Pag IBIG Fund Deputy Chief Executive Officer Marilene Acosta says it is for developers to produce more socialized housing units for its members here

Pag-IBIG in talks with Ramon Ang on Marawi housing units

Sep 14, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Acmad Moti Pag IBIG Chief Executive Officer says Chairman Eduardo del Rosario will meet with Ang next week to talk about the plan Ang he says might donate houses to help evacuees rebuild their lives from scratch

RAMON ANG. San Miguel Corp president Ramon Ang, DOTC Secretary Arthur Tugade, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar and Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno during the inauguration of NAIA X (expressway) in Pasay City. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Film workers to receive SSS, PhilHealth, Pag-Ibig benefits via FDCP

Aug 04, 2017 - 3:29 PM

The FDCP s registry will allow film workers access to basic social services as well as job and learning opportunities

LIZA DIÑO. An impassioned FDCP chair at the kick off of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino. Photo by Martin San Diego/ Rappler

Pag-IBIG gets COA nod on law firm to handle Globe Asiatique cases

Jul 17, 2017 - 12:37 PM

With over a billion pesos involved in these cases COA says full commitment is extremely necessary to ensure proper representation in courts

LAW FIRM. Delfin Lee and his property firm are accused of double sale to various buyers of subdivision housing units that were also mortgaged or used as collateral for housing loans from Pag-IBIG Fund. File image

Duterte appoints Pag-IBIG Fund OIC

Mar 06, 2017 - 2:20 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Pag IBIG Fund Deputy Chief Executive Officer Acmad Rizaldy Moti as officer in charge to replace Darlene Berberabe

NEW OIC. Acmad Moti is the new Pag-IBIG Fund OIC chief executive officer. Photo from Pag-IBIG Fund website

Post-Valentine weekend: Making special children feel they belong

Feb 18, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Quezon City government and the Philippine Association for Intellectual Disability gather some 2 000 children with special needs and their parents

CAMP PAG-IBIG. The Philippine Association for Intellectual Disability and the Quezon City government gather 2,000 children with special needs for a fun and creative 2-day camp on February 19-20, 2017. Photo by Benjamin Rey Nualan

Still no PAG-IBIG Fund head? Here's why

Sep 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Will it be President Rodrigo Duterte s former campaign spokesperson or Vice President Leni Robredo s fellow lawyer?

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Robin Padilla ng ‘Pag-ibig sa Tinubuang Lupa’ ni Andres Bonifacio

Aug 23, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika binigkas ni Robin Padilla ang isang tulang isinulat ng Ama ng Katipunan na si Andres Bonifacio

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Rio Alma ng 'Poem #45'

Aug 22, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Ang Poem 45 ay mula sa Lungting Lungsod ng Lunggati isang libro ng tulang erotiko ni Rio Alma Pambansang Alagad ng Sining

Pokémon Go, parang pag-ibig lang

Aug 13, 2016 - 4:26 PM

As in love this game that we put ourselves through isn t easy It can push you to your limit and leave you tired empty and hopeless

Movie reviews: All 8 MMFF 2015 films

Dec 31, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Here are reviews for all 8 Metro Manila Film Festival entries including Honor Thy Father My Bebe Love and more

‘All You Need is Pagibig’ review: Love Overdose

Dec 30, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Critic Oggs Cruz writes All You Need is Pag ibig could have been a sickening saccharine trifle except that it’s not

Box office update: MMFF 2015 films earn P547-M in 5 days

Dec 30, 2015 - 6:59 PM

The movie Walang Forever enters the list of top earners

Box office update: MMFF 2015 films earn P468 million in 4 days

Dec 29, 2015 - 10:37 PM

‘My Bebe Love’ and ‘Beauty and Bestie’ remain on the top 4 of the list

IN PHOTOS: Stars at the MMFF Awards Night 2015

Dec 28, 2015 - 7:02 AM

See photos of the winners and performers here

BEST ACTRESS. The 'Walang Forever' star Jennylyn Mercado wins the award at the 2015Metro Manila Film Festival. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappelr

FULL LIST: Winners, MMFF 2015 awards night

Dec 27, 2015 - 11:15 PM

Walang Forever brings home the Best Picture award among many other awards Buy Now Die Later wins 2nd Best Picture while Honor Thy Father also wins big

MMFF 2015 AWARDS NIGHT. 'Buy Now Die Later,' 'Walang Forever,' and 'Honor Thy Father' win awards at the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival. Screengrabs from YouTube/TIFF Trailers/Quantum Films

MMFF 2015 movies hit P271 million mark

Dec 27, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Which 4 MMFF movies are topping the box office?

6 life lessons from 'hugot' director Antoinette Jadaone

Dec 26, 2015 - 3:40 PM

The All You Need is Pag ibig director gives advice to aspiring filmmakers and the heartbroken

ANTOINETTE JADAONE. The director of the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival entry 'All You Need is Pag-ibig' shares advice on love and life. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MMFF 2015: 5 Things to know about 'All You Need is Pag-ibig'

Dec 24, 2015 - 10:15 PM

Hugot director Antoinette Jadaone s latest offering stars Kris Aquino Derek Ramsay and KimXi

KIMXI. Kim and Xian in 'All You Need Is Pag-Ibig.' Screengrab from YouTube

IN PHOTOS: MMFF 2015 Parade of Stars with AlDub, JaDine, KimXi, Kris, and more

Dec 23, 2015 - 4:43 PM

See photos of all the tandems at the MMFF 2015 Parade of Stars plus a collection of the videos and interviews that we were able to stream live aboard some of the floats

ALDUB. Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza on top of the 'My Bebe Love' float at the Metro Manila Film Festival 2015 Parade of Stars. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Xian Lim: My feelings for Kim Chiu grow everytime I see her

Dec 09, 2015 - 11:46 AM

Kim Chiu and Xian Lim talk about their feelings for each other at the All You Need is Pag ibig press conference

'ALL I NEED.' At a press conference for their movie 'All You Need is Pag-ibig,' Kim Chiu says that 'all she needs is Xian.' Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MMFF 2015: How did 'All You Need Is Pag-Ibig' change after Herbert Bautista's departure?

Dec 08, 2015 - 9:22 PM

Though the film stays true to director Antoinette Jadaone s vision changes still had to be made to the MMFF 2015 film

ANTOINETTE JADAONE. Antoinette's Metro Manila Film Festival entry, 'All You Need is Pag-ibig,' originally cast Quezon City mayor Herbert Bautista as the leading man. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: 'All You Need is Pag-ibig' official trailer released

Dec 06, 2015 - 12:11 AM

Antoinette Jadaone s All You Need is Pag ibig stars Kris Aquino Derek Ramsay Kim Chiu Xian Lim and more

Screengrab from YouTube/Star Cinema

Herbert Bautista out of MMFF movie with Kris Aquino

Oct 23, 2015 - 9:31 PM

The Quezon City mayor leaves All You Need is Pag Ibig Derek Ramsay joins the project

HERBERT BAUTISTA. The Quezon City mayor backs out of his MMFF movie with Kris Aquino. Screengrab from Facebook/Mayor Herbert M Bautista

Most Filipinos not ready for retirement – study

Sep 25, 2015 - 5:36 PM

An East Asia retirement survey shows that Filipinos are the least knowledgeable when it comes to using financial instruments for retirement

GETTING OLD. Although many Filipino retirees do not have pensions and personal savings, almost all can count on extensive support from families. Image from Shutterstock

Trillanes, Pag-IBIG chief spar over Binay ally loans

May 11, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Lawyer Darlene Berberabe president and CEO of the government s housing corporation says due diligence was conducted before awarding loans

CONFLICT OF INTEREST? Pag-IBIG president Darlene Berberabe says of Senator Trillanes: ‘He just said Vice President Binay knows this and that person. I said, well, perhaps I should have a directory of all the people VP Binay knows.’ Berberabe photo by Senate PRIB; Trillanes file photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Allot P100B agri-agra fund to socialized housing, gov't urged

Mar 27, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The central bank is looking into the proposal of the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Association CREBA to tap the unused agri agra funds to solve the housing backlog in the country

Binay witness surfaces, China's reclamation, Japanese ISIS hostages | The wRap

Jan 22, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Another alleged Binay dummy surfaces Photos show China’s massive reclamation on a West Philippine Sea reef The clock ticks for Japanese ISIS hostages

Beyond Makati: Senate resumes Binay probe

Jan 22, 2015 - 5:31 PM

The Senate Blue Ribbon committee resumes its probe into charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay

Rappler file photo

Trillanes: Where Binay goes, anomalies follow

Jan 22, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay appoints people he can control to key positions says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

PROBE RESUMES. (Background to foreground) Senators Antonio Trillanes IV, Aquilino Pimentel III and Alan Peter Cayetano during the Thursday, January 22 Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee hearing. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappelr

Pag-IBIG chief: 'No hanky panky' in our contracts

Jan 22, 2015 - 11:56 AM

In the strongest terms your honors I say this is the most unfair We have been very vocal in our collective stance against corruption Pag IBIG chief Darlene Berberabe tells a Senate panel probing allegations against Vice President Binay

BINAY PROBE. Pag-IBIG president and CEO Darlene Berbarabe attends the Senate hearing on corruption allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay who chairs the Pag-IBIG board of trustees, on January 22, 2015. Photo by Senate PRIB

Mass housing developer to fund P1-B GenSan project

Jan 20, 2015 - 8:36 PM

8890 Holdings is banking on the significant number of Pag IBIG Fund members surrounding the property with 89 780 members in General Santos alone

Pag-IBIG: Is it helping Filipinos help themselves?

Dec 20, 2014 - 12:23 PM

How is Pag IBIG fulfilling its mandate to assist Filipinos in building homes and giving loan assistance? Watch and participate in the discussion

How Pag-IBIG can help you get a home

Nov 22, 2014 - 12:30 PM

Starting with P100 monthly here s how Pag IBIG fund can help finance the home of your dreams

‘Relaks, It’s Just Pag-Ibig’ Review: Love letter to teen romance

Nov 14, 2014 - 5:05 PM

The film is adorable in all its simplicity writes movie reviewer Oggs Cruz

Movies playing this week: '1st Ko Si 3rd,' 'White Bird in a Blizzard,' and more

Nov 12, 2014 - 2:39 PM

Planning to watch a movie? Here is this week s list of films to check out

More ways to pay loans and savings in Pag-IBIG

Jun 10, 2014 - 7:50 AM

Pag IBIG Fund further enhances the membership experience of its members worldwide

Easy financing schemes for homebuyers

May 27, 2014 - 12:40 PM

Here are 4 financing schemes available for homebuyers in the Philippines

Rappler Newscast | April 8, 2014

Apr 08, 2014 - 9:34 PM

The SC upholds the RH law but strikes down some provisions Noli de Castro says he didn’t give Lee special treatment Pistorius testifies

De Castro: No VIP treatment for GA; Senators disagree

Apr 08, 2014 - 2:35 PM

The former vice president insists that Pag IBIG did not give special treatment to Delfin Lee s Globe Asiatique which is accused of siphoning off P7B in loans through ghost borrowers

VIP? Senators question former vice president and Pag-IBIG head Noli de Castro about the alleged special treatment the housing fund gave embattled property firm Globe Asiatique.