Pag-IBIG Fund - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pag-IBIG Fund


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

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

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 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

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?

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

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

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

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.

Noli de Castro to attend Senate housing scam probe

Apr 07, 2014 - 7:06 PM

The broadcaster turned politician turned broadcaster again sends word he will attend the Senate hearing

AIRING SIDE. Senator JV Ejercito says former Vice President Noli de Castro will attend the hearing to air his side on the housing scam. File photo courtesy:

Umali says he met Delfin Lee 'once,' denies relationship

Mar 18, 2014 - 4:32 PM

The Oriental Mindoro governor says he only met the businessman charged for a housing scam when his project broke ground in his province

IN PHOTOS: Delfin Lee faces Pampanga court

Mar 15, 2014 - 10:04 PM

During his first arraignment since he was arrested the owner of Globe Asiatique refuses to enter a plea The court enters a not guilty plea on his behalf

SC: Delfin Lee stays in jail for now

Mar 12, 2014 - 2:43 PM

The Supreme Court issues a temporary restraining order against a court decision lifting the arrest warrant against businessman Delfin Lee

GA homeowners: Lee must suffer like we do

Mar 10, 2014 - 11:22 PM

Homeowners of Lee s Xevera housing project in Mabalacat Pampanga say he should suffer for stealing their hard earned money

Rappler Newscast | March 7, 2014

Mar 07, 2014 - 9:23 PM

VP Binay says Manny Pacquiao to run in his senatorial slate Real estate businessman Delfin Lee is arrested The US slaps a visa ban on Russia

Binay: Powerful people trying to save Lee

Mar 07, 2014 - 5:04 PM

Backers of Delfin Lee Globe Asiatique owner tried to stop his arrest Thursday night and are bent on influencing the Supreme Court to dismiss the P6 6 B estafa case the VP says

COA to agencies: Return P2.3-B bonuses

Jan 15, 2014 - 7:50 AM

UPDATED The Governance Commission for GOCCs responds to the COA order

GRACEFUL EXIT. COA Chairperson Grace Pulido-Tan leaves the Senate after enduring a one-hour grilling from Sen Jinggoy Estrada. The feisty Tan holds her ground and at times answers back. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

SC issues TRO on Globe Asiatique damage suit

Dec 13, 2013 - 10:46 AM

The high court resolution prohibits lower courts from implementing earlier decisions that favored Globe Asiatique

CA junks Delfin Lee's case vs Pag-IBIG

Nov 29, 2013 - 3:43 PM

The apellate court says the complaint failed to name the correct defendants in the case

DISMISSED. CA dismisses Globe Asiatique's case against PAG-IBI. Screenshot from the Pag-IBIG fund website.

Banks, other lenders relax payment rules for quake victims

Oct 21, 2013 - 9:11 PM

Citi and BPI offer to waive late charges while Pag Ibig and NHMFC extend amortization terms to quake victims in Bohol and Cebu

P4.5-B calamity loans for quake victims

Oct 17, 2013 - 3:39 PM

Pag IBIG urges members affected by the recent earthquake in Central Visayas to obtain calamity loans from the fund

FOUR-LETTER WORD. A 'Help' sign is seen while Filipino children play outside their makeshift tents in rice fields drive following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Calape, Bohol, Philippines, 16 October 2013. EPA/Dennis Sabangan

CA favors Delfin Lee in case vs Pag-IBIG

Oct 13, 2013 - 5:58 PM

CA dismisses Pag IBIG s appeal based on technicality

DENIED. CA dismisses Pag-IBIG Fund's appeal vs Globe Asiatique's Delfin Lee. Screenshot from the Pag-IBIG fund website.

CA blocks ruling that favored Delfin Lee

Apr 03, 2013 - 4:23 PM

A Makati court ruling would cause irreparable injury to the public says the Court of Appeals

IRREPARABLE INJURY. The Court of Appeals said allowing a lower court to implement ruling against Pag-ibig fund will cause the public irreparable injury.

The boy who got the girl

Feb 18, 2013 - 10:28 AM

This is the story of a girl and the boy across the hall at a mass wedding and why happily ever after is possible for a girl who lost a dream

A flower girl waits to walk down the aisle with her parents at the Marikina Hotel. Photo by Patricia Evangelista 14 Feb 2013.

Pag-ibig cuts interest rate for calamity loans

Jul 31, 2012 - 1:54 PM

Pag ibig cuts down interest rate of calamity loans from 10 75 to 5 95